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Job Summary: The purpose of this position is to be a member of the Equinix Global Tax Team with a primary focus on Hyperscale Joint Venture international income tax compliance and tax accounting. The ideal candidate must have a strong general tax background including competent analytical and critical thinking capability. The position will report to the Tax Manager, Hyperscale.
Assist with data accumulation required for outside service providers to assist with preparation of accurate income tax returns, withholding tax returns and tax payments for multiple subsidiaries in multiple jurisdictions;
Assist with quarterly and annual income tax accounting process for Hyperscale Joint Venture entities under US GAAP and local GAAP for the management report and statutory report, including preparation of tax provision to return true-up;
Assist with preparation of AFFO tax calculation
Assist with quarter end close procedures, including the preparation of tax account reconciliations;
Research local tax requirements for expanded geographic presence, conduct various tax research projects and analyze the income tax implications of any new tax legislations with proper memorandums prepared;
Maintain tax fixed asset register for US tax purposes and local country tax purposes;
Work closely with FP&A to review quarterly/annual forecast and prepare cash tax forecast.
Assist with tax planning and strategies implementation in the various regions;
Assist with the tax controversy team related to income tax audits in various regions, discuss technical issues with tax auditors and negotiate audit settlement;
3+ years plus working experience with BIG 4 and/or corporate tax department is preferred
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance preferred
CPA/Chartered Accountant/Equivalent certification preferred
Master of Taxation preferred
Extensive experience in global corporate income tax compliance preferred
Sufficient knowledge of US income tax laws and regulations related to multi-national corporations.
Demonstrated technical strength and knowledge related to income tax accounting and income tax reporting
Self-starter with strong accounting, analytical, time management and project management skills
Ability to recognize, understand, and analyze complex issues with excellent communication and writing skills
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management in an organization
Must be well-organized, hands-on, detail-oriented and able to work independently and as part of a team
Proficient computer skills including strong working knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint, ERP systems (e.g. SAP, Oracle, PBCS) required and FAS Encore Fixed Assets system preferred
Proficiency in second European language preferred.
Equinix is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
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