Tax Advisor - Operational Transfer Pricing at FedEx

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Company: FedEx Services
Job Title: Tax Advisor - Operational Transfer Pricing
Job Requisition Number: RC498220
Category: Accounting/Finance
Pay Type: Exempt
Memphis, Tennessee 38125
United States
Memphis, Tennessee 38125
United States
Job Specific Responsibilities:
  • Primary duties and responsibilities include transfer pricing U.S. compliance related to foreign entities, foreign structuring and restructuring, foreign tax audits, BEPS reporting, indirect taxes and transactional analysis:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Design and implement tax process improvements to streamline and rationalize manually intensive tax processes by utilizing integrated financial, operational and information systems.
  • Help develop new transfer pricing models and software implementation.
  • Perform monthly transfer pricing calculations and process journal entries.
  • Support BEPS documentation including Master File, Local File and Country by Country reporting.
  • Work on transfer pricing components to help with IRS audits.
  • Assist with non-U.S. tax audits, especially on issues related to cross-border transactions.
  • Work the Tax Accounting team to determine areas of tax exposure and help manage risks associated with these tax audits, keeping management apprised of potential liability and ensuring that reserves are adequate.
  • Identify, research and implement tax planning strategies (alongside Manager of International Tax Planning) to optimize non-U.S. income taxes, repatriate non-U.S. earnings, minimize subpart F income, and effectively utilize foreign tax credits, with overall goal of cash tax optimization and reducing the Company's effective tax rate.
  • Help monitor international tax legislation developments and advise on impacts and opportunities.
  • Support international and U.S. tax compliance reporting with respect to non-U.S. entities to ensure all reporting obligations are satisfied accurately and timely.
  • Work with the Tax Operations team to support plan, design and implementation of process improvements.
  • Support transfer pricing policies and procedures, including preparation of necessary transfer pricing documentation and related studies.

Tax Compliance/Tax Accounting/System support:
  • Review, advise and oversee the application of city/county/state/federal and international tax regulations to ensure company compliance with governmental tax regulations.
  • Advise, review and ensure the completion of the separate/combined/consolidated tax returns, tax provisions, estimated tax payments, cash tax forecasts, and extensions for all FedEx companies.
  • Create, review, and advise on detailed documentation to support tax positions
  • Analyze, interpret and review data to form conclusions regarding statutory incentive tax credit opportunities for all FedEx companies.
  • Advise on, review and maintain point of sales tax system including, but not limited to determining and updating custom tax rates.
  • Evaluate, design and implement tax process improvements under the supervision of the Executive Advisor or Tax Manager to streamline and rationalize manually intensive tax processes by utilizing integrated financial, operational, and information systems.
  • Review, analyze and interpret information from diverse sources to form tax positions for multiple FedEx companies.
  • Create, review and advise on detailed documentation and findings in support of tax filings.
  • Consult with management on tax issues and provides tax recommendations
  • Oversee and ensure adherence to department policies regarding managing, updating, and ensuring tax work is in compliance with required SOX control objectives.
  • Review and advise on tax footnotes including consolidated schedules that go into the footnote.

Tax Research/Special Projects:
  • Utilize academia knowledge and communication skills to execute FedEx Tax protocols in accordance with governmental regulations including but not limited to the Internal Revenue Service, state, and local jurisdictions
  • Evaluate, review and communicate detailed research documentation supporting tax planning/compliance conclusions
  • Analyze, interpret and review tax regulations for tax impact to all FedEx companies
  • Evaluate, document conclusions, and communicate to management tax impact for various tax special projects

Tax Controversy:
  • Represent all FedEx companies in Tax Audits including federal/state/local and international tax issues
  • Analyze, review and interpret information to complete Information Document Requests for federal/state/local and international tax audits
  • Develop and review detailed documentation supporting tax requests
  • Prepare/review memorandums documenting tax conclusions and communicate to management

Legislative Analysis:
  • Review and evaluate tax legislation and legislative changes.
  • Form conclusions related to tax legislation and communicate the tax impact to management.
  • Interpret tax legislation to ensure appropriate application for tax reporting purposes.
  • Create/review detailed documentation/calculations supporting tax impact of legislative changes

Other Duties:
  • Assist in management coordination of the Tax internship and mentoring programs.
  • Assist, as needed, with training, learning and development function for the Tax organization.
  • Assist with vendor management
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in accounting, finance, business administration, economics or related discipline.
  • Five (5) years directly related tax experience in public accounting or corporate tax department.
  • Strong human relations, analytical, communications and research skills.

  • This position is currently located in Memphis, Tennessee. Ability to work remotely within the United States may be available based upon business needs. Relocation assistance may be available based on business needs.

Application Instructions/Deadline:
  • Upload current copy of Resume (Microsoft Word or PDF version) and answer job screening questions to apply by close of business (5:00 PM CST) on April 8, 2022.

FedEx. Where now meets next.
Our vision is to be the earth's most engaged advocates of connected commerce where open borders, new markets and fair, sustainable practices are the norm for the billions of personal supply chains being managed every day in our always on, mobile-first world. We stand for ease, access and opportunity. We lead purposeful innovation, champion entrepreneurs, advocate free trade and empower humans and their place in the era of autonomy and AI. We fight for our customers, a more sustainable planet and an ethical playing field.
FedEx inspires its more than 570,000 team members to remain focused on safety, the highest ethical and professional standards and the needs of their customers and communities. FedEx is committed to connecting people and possibilities around the world responsibly and resourcefully, with a goal to achieve carbon-neutral operations by 2040.
FedEx has been recognized on many different lists both for business success and for being a great employer:
  • Fortune "World's Most Admired Companies" - 2021
  • Forbes "Best Employers for Diversity" - 2021
  • LinkedIn "Top 100 Companies" - 2021
  • TIME "100 Most Influential Companies" - 2021
  • World HRD Congress "Best Gender Equality Workplace" - 2021
  • InsiderPro ComputerWorld "Best Places to Work for IT" - 2021

Application Instructions/Deadline:
Upload current copy of Resume (Microsoft Word or PDF format only) and answer job screening questionnaire by close of business (5:00pm CST) on the date below. If the date below is blank, there is no specified closing date for this requisition.
FedEx Services is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetics disability, or protected Veteran status.
FedEx Services does not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities in regard to job application procedures, hiring, and other terms and conditions of employment. Further, FedEx Services is prepared to make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant or employee to enable the applicant or employee to be considered for the desired position, to perform the essential functions of the position in question, or to enjoy equal benefits and privileges of employment as are enjoyed by other similarly situated employees without disabilities, unless the accommodation will impose an undue hardship. If a reasonable accommodation is needed, please contact [email protected]
More Information on FedEx
FedEx operates in the eCommerce industry. The company is located in Memphis, TN. FedEx was founded in 1973. It has 500000 total employees. To see all 107 open jobs at FedEx, click here.
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