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Senior International Tax Manager
United State Of America
Feb 27, 2019
Salary: Negotiable
Experience 10.0-15.0 years
Job Category Financial Jobs
Employment Type Full time
Industry Oil & Gas
Skill Accounting, Process Management
Role Taxation Jobs
Designation Tax Analyst
Education B.B.A,BCA,MBA
No. of vacancies 1
About Company

With operations in more than 20 countries, Nabors is one of the world's largest oil and gas drilling contractors. Nabors Industries owns and operates the world's largest land-based drilling rig fleet and is a leading provider of offshore platform workover and drilling rigs in the U.S. and multiple international markets. Nabors also provides innovative drilling technology, directional drilling operations and drilling instrumentation and software. Through its various subsidiaries, Nabors manufactures and sells top drives, catwalks, wrenches, drawworks and other drilling related equipment which are installed on both onshore and offshore drilling rigs.

Job Description


We seek a bright and highly-motivated professional that can join our Nabors International Tax team as an International Tax Senior Manager. We'll look to your knowledge in technical practices and processes to provide value to keep the ETR low, improve cash positions, maintain accurate reporting, advise business units and assist in audits and tax planning initiatives.

Approximate Time Spent on Responsibilities

20% Tax Audits

10% Tax Compliance

45% Tax Planning & Advice

25% ASC 740?


Tax Research / Planning

  • Identify and respond to complex domestic and international tax issues
  • Provide timely technical tax advice to international business operations
  • Assist with international tax plan preparation, execution, and documentation
  • Write technical and non-technical tax research and compliance memos and summaries
  • Oversight and review the tax consequences of foreign operations
  • Reduce taxes of all types by working closely with local country tax advisors
  • Understand and review double tax treaty benefits and challenges
  • Review cross border intercompany transactions and identify opportunities to enhance transfer pricing
  • Review transfer pricing documentation from external consultants for all applicable jurisdictions

Tax Compliance/Financial Reporting

  • Review foreign tax returns and coordinate with local finance managers and local tax advisors to ensure they are accurately and timely filed
  • Prepare and review quarterly and annual ASC 740 tax accruals
  • Review return to provision adjustments, uncertain tax positions, review FIN 48, and valuation allowances and write technical memos to document positions
  • Review U.S. International Tax returns
  • Create, review, and provide internal control documentation required by Sarbanes-Oxley

Tax Audits

  • Manage International tax audits and assessments
  • Communicate with internal and external personnel, including auditors, by providing tax research and helping to defend company transactions that are challenged

Tax Administration

  • Constantly attain professional knowledge by monitoring emerging practices, local country tax legislation and technologies to develop trusted advisor status
  • Connect with various international business teams to understand technical issues and operations
  • Suggest improvements to processes, products, and documentation as appropriate
  • Participate in meetings with International Tax Director, local finance managers and tax advisors to discuss outstanding issues
  • Provide international technical tax training
  • Prepare tax estimates, budgets, and tax forecast reports


  • Bachelor's degree in relevant field such as Accounting, Business, Finance
  • 10 years international tax experience in a large corporate or Big 4 tax department
  • CPA
  • ASC 740 experience
  • Expertise in international tax compliance and related processes
  • Excellent tax research skills
  • Working experience with transfer pricing compliance and overall working knowledge of global transfer pricing concepts
  • Knowledge and experience calculating the foreign tax provision
  • Familiarity with EU tax regimes and tax treaties
  • Ability to understand and communicate complex concepts and processes quickly through excellent writing and speaking skills
  • Ability to confidently prioritize complex projects and demands
  • Ability to collaboratively work with others
  • Good knowledge MS Office Excel, Word, Powerpoint


  • Masters in Tax
  • Fluent in Spanish a plus, but not required


  • Self-starter and highly motivated.
  • Enjoys interacting with people to achieve outstanding results.
  • Emphasis on detail and accuracy
  • Proactive
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to prioritize that addresses strict deadlines while achieving intended results.

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