Stan Hamlet Associates Inc.

60 E. 42 Street, Suite 4600, New York, NY 10165

VP of International TAX - Global Media and Entertainment Company (NYC)

VP of International TAX - Global Media and Entertainment Company (NYC)

Salary: $350-400K

  • The Vice President, International Tax contributes to the Company’s success by providing strategic direction and tactical support on tax matters globally.
  • Develop strong working relationships with business, finance, and tax leaders across the global organization to collaborate on significant tax matters affecting the Company’s operations outside the U.S.
  • Lead strategic tax planning related to the Company’s global operations and tax structure including mergers and acquisitions, cross-border financing, transfer pricing, and tax credit opportunities
  • Proactively work with businesses to structure their operations to promote tax efficiency and mitigate tax risk
  • Oversee international tax operations in areas of compliance, cash management, tax provisioning, and audits
  • Strong expertise in US international tax particularly with hybrid entities, check-the-box planning, US tax attributes of foreign subsidiaries, foreign inclusions under Subpart F, and foreign tax credit utilization
  • Actively engage in quarterly financial reporting processes and advise on the impact of international transactions on the global tax provision
  • Monitor significant tax legislation and developments globally and advise of the impact on the Company’s taxes
  • Review US tax filings for completeness and technical accuracy including proper elections and disclosures
  • Review legal agreements, step plans, and documentation to ensure tax requirements are met
  • Review and document uncertain tax positions affecting the US and non-US tax provisions
  • Provide strategic support and assist with the development and review of relevant tax audit information requests
  • Work closely with and manage US and non-US tax advisers on significant tax projects
  • Develop and provide direction on global tax policies and processes to help foster a strong control and governance environment within the tax function

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 15+ years of progressive tax experience with emphasis on U.S. Federal and non-U.S. taxes.
  • Experience with a Big 4 accounting firm, large multi-national organization, or law firm(or combination thereof
  • CPA certificate required
  • Masters Degree in Taxation or JD/LLM in Tax is highly desirable
  • Extensive international tax expertise is essential
  • Strong communications skills and ability to explain complex technical concepts in a simple and succinct way to non-tax internal constituents is essential
  • Ability to think critically to resolve complex issues and challenges
  • Transparency; the ability to communicate up and down the organization, respecting differing views and reducing potential surprises
  • Ability to build relationships and work effectively with internal clients and external advisors
  • Well-developed organizational, time management, planning and prioritization skills
  • Team player that cultivates collaboration and leadership throughout the global tax organization


Contact a Stan Hamlet Associate: 212-685-4884