Company: Weatherford
Skills: Accounting
Experience: 7 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Houston, Texas, United States

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.
     




ORGANIZATION SUMMARY

Weatherford is one of the largest multinational oilfield service companies providing innovative solutions, technology and services to the oil and gas industry. The Company operates in over 90 countries and has a network of approximately 1,000 locations, including manufacturing, service, research and development, and training facilities and employs approximately 29,500 people. For more information, visit  www.weatherford.com  and connect with Weatherford on  LinkedIn ,  Twitter ,  YouTube  and  Facebook .

Weatherford delivers innovative technologies and services designed to meet the world's current and future energy needs in a safe, ethical, and sustainable manner. Grounded by our core values and inspired by our world-class people, we are committed to being a trusted business partner to those we serve.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Tax reporting manager will assist with the corporate oversight of the non-U.S. tax accounting function.  Specific tasks will include coordination, review, and hands-on management of the Global effective tax rate, deferred tax calculations, return-to-accrual (RTA) calculations, accounting for uncertain tax positions, and tax balance sheet validations processes (Tax Basis Balance (TBBS)). Assist with technical research and analysis in ASC 740 related matters and tax footnotes and disclosures. This role reports to the Sr. Director of Tax Accounting, however the candidate will work closely with all Houston and Region-based tax accounting professionals  

A significant amount of time will be dedicated to collaboration with local country tax personnel (and finance personnel responsible for tax to insure that U.S. GAAP tax data is properly reflected in tax provisioning software and HFM.  In addition, the individual will manage the global monitoring of tax filings and corresponding RTA calculations. 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Ensure accuracy of the Non US tax accounting calculations.

Coordinating with foreign subsidiaries and affiliates to prepare the consolidated effective tax rate and tax expense for the best forecast development (including current receivable/payable, deferred tax assets/liabilities, and cash flows)

Assisting with the assessment of accounting and reporting for uncertain tax positions, permanent reinvestment of foreign earnings, and other subjective areas of income tax accounting

Identifying, researching, and preparing company position papers related to income tax accounting issues, in cooperation with the technical accounting team for discussion and review with senior management and external auditors

Assist in reviewing the tax footnote and other related tax disclosures, in coordination with external reporting; managing all internal reporting for tax accounting; documenting support for external auditor's quarterly review and annual audit of the tax provision

Working with the corporate accounting and technical accounting teams in development of policies and procedures to minimize risk

Ensuring that SOX 404 controls are appropriate, properly monitored and maintained and effective

Assisting foreign subsidiaries and affiliates for all income tax accounting and reporting

Review the annual tax return to provision reconciliation and deferred validation (TBBS)

Proactively identify opportunities to improve processes that will increase efficiency.

Develop strong partnerships with the local country personnel, Houston-based accounting and cross-functional tax teams. 

Informs management on status of work, issues with potential to escalate, resource gaps, and unmanaged risks. 

Adheres to all company policies, standards, and procedures. 

Assist in mentoring and developing income tax accounting staff, in both technical competency and leadership

Other duties and projects as assigned

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

7+ years of Big 4 Public Accounting experience, preferably at the Manager or Experienced Senior level, with a strong background in corporate tax accounting, or industry equivalent experience.

Strong ASC 740 technical knowledge, including UTP, Quarterly Provisions, Valuation Allowances, APB23, tax footnote disclosures, etc.

Previous experience with managing a team

Understanding of the components of the international tax provisioning process necessary, to not only calculate the provision, but also maintain the balance sheet. 

Ability to identify, collaborate and resolve issues arising in technical areas, such as related party transactions, purchase accounting, foreign currency, Stat-to-GAAP differences, permanent and temporary differences, etc.

Strong analytical and Excel skills with the ability to manipulate and analyze data.

Excellent communication skills for interacting with a broad range of business people within the organization.

Ability to work effectively with local country personnel (tax and finance), who may have English as a second language. 

BA degree in Accounting or Finance

Preferred: 

Experience in International taxation and OneSource tax provision software knowledge and experience

 

 

POSITION SPECIFIC DETAILS

Weatherford offers competitive compensation and benefits upon hire; including paid vacation to start, matching 401K program, comprehensive benefits program, and employee stock purchase program (ESPP) and opportunities for on-going training and career development. VEVRAA Federal Contractor - Priority Referral Requested

Weatherford is an Equal Opportunity Employer Females/ Minorities/ Veterans/Disabled and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

 

Weatherford is one of the largest multinational oilfield service companies providing innovative solutions, technology and services to the oil and gas industry. We may be a large company, but we empower our team to create fresh ideas that challenge convention and break the status quo. Our employees are the key to driving our growth and success. Everywhere we operate, they are inspired to develop new and efficient ways of raising the bar to meet the needs of an evolving industry and solve our clients’ toughest challenges.

 

At Weatherford, you will work in an exciting, high-energy environment where we are making groundbreaking, award-winning advancements in oilfield technology.  The opportunity to explore your potential is limitless.

               

                Visit www.weatherford.com/careers to learn more. 

 

 

Weatherford is ranked in the Global Top 10 in Rigzone's Ideal Employer Rankings - find out more here.