Company: Transocean
Skills: Accounting
Experience: 10 + 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.

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Job Summary

Job Description

  • Responsible for overall tax reporting of the group company.
  • Responsible for consolidation of all global provision reports/schedules/workpapers including deferreds/payable/FIN48s
  • Responsible for and guides the tax dept on all ASC740 technical matters.
  • Ensures that workpapers conform to ASC740 requirements.
  • Works to standardize all provision workpapers/schedules and reports.
  • Develops and adheres to a Q/YE provision process and manages this process for and to the tax dept.
  • Records all JEs for the provision at both the Q and YE.
  • Prepares Management Reports for the Q/YE for review.
  • Manages the FIN48 process and ensures a strict following of Transocean's FIN48 policy.
  • Manages the RTP process and ensures a strict following of Transocean's RTP policy.
  • Manages the VA process and ensures a strict following of the VA policy.
  • Manages the payable process and ensures a strict following of the payable policy.
  • Works with Financial Reporting (including the Corp Controller) to ensure that the provision is booked timely and accurately.
  • Serves as the tax dept lead and point of contact to EY.
  • Works with and develops EY's scope of the provision.
  • Develops other policies and procedures as necessary.
  • Prepares insights into the ETR and guides the tax dept on potential impacts to the ETR such as M&A, rig sales, purchases, and tax planning.
  • Works with outside service providers on provision improvements whether it be technology or best practices.
  • Manages a group of 1-2.

  • Minimum Education: Under graduate degree in Accounting
  • Preferred Education: Graduate degree in Accounting
  • Minimum Experience: 10 years
  • Preferred Experience: 15 years
  • CPA Required

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