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Director, International Tax

Company: RGA Reinsurance Company
Location: Chesterfield
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Position OverviewRGA's culture stresses high performance and collaboration, and the company hires the smartest people in the industry. And, the smart people they hire are not just number crunchers. RGA values creativity and curiosity. RGA also values humility, and its employees work together without ego to bring value to RGA while revolutionizing the life and health insurance space. The Director, International Tax performs tax planning analysis and research, and makes recommendations to minimize tax liability and tax risk. This role assists with the review of tax returns and related reports for RGA's global operations to ensure compliance with all tax laws and regulations. Ensures department alignment and coordination with all other areas of the company to achieve corporate business strategies and vision.Responsibilities

  • Performs tax research, analysis of tax issues, and modeling to determine tax impact and make recommendations.
  • Assists with the review of tax returns and other compliance activities pertaining to RGA's international operations, working closely and effectively with other team members with this area of responsibility.
  • Monitors the global tax landscape, identifies areas that may impact RGA, and assists in the impact analysis and process development.
  • Works closely with the VP of International Tax to support corporate projects such as reinsurance deals and M&A activities, including international tax due diligence, legal document review, pre-acquisition structuring, and post-acquisition implementation.
  • Develops procedures necessary for management area of responsibility.
  • Performs other assigned responsibilities which may include FATCA/CRS, VAT, tax controversy/audit support, permanent establishment analysis, foreign currency calculations, or other compliance duties.
  • Develops and maintains relationships with local consultants and local RGA associates.
  • Maintains frequent contact with management and staff associates in finance, valuation, treaties, and administration to facilitate accomplishment of department objectives.
  • Acts as a resource and provides assistance to internal and external clients.
  • Leads and manages work area activities including, but not limited to, team/department workflow, establishing and monitoring quality goals, reviewing work, ensuring timeliness and quality of tax preparation and reports and communication to associates and management.
  • Fosters a positive and engaged work environment. Mentors associates and gives guidance on associate development. Requirements Education and Experience Required:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Tax or equivalent experience
    • 8+ years tax experience with a minimum of 4+ years working in international tax
    • International Experience Preferred:
      • Certified Public Accountant
      • Master's Degree in Tax
      • 3+ years public accounting experience
      • Insurance/reinsurance experience
      • 5+ years supervisory or management experience Skills and Abilities Required:
        • Basic Word, advanced Excel and SQL/Query skills.
        • Advanced knowledge of broad business practices.Advanced knowledge of international technical tax issues.
        • Advanced skills in managing multiple tasks and projects simultaneously, including the ability to delegate key areas of responsibility.
        • Advanced persuasion skills when working with internal and external partners to resolve issues/problems.
        • Advanced oral and written communication skills, demonstrating the ability to convey business terminology that is meaningful and well received by internal and external contacts. Ability to communicate complex tax issues to senior management in a concise manner with the ability to establish credibility and decisiveness.
        • Advanced ability to investigate, analyze and solve complex problems/issues.
        • Advanced people management skills, demonstrating an ability to lead, mentor and develop associates. Ability to collaborate and work effectively with others.
        • Advanced skills in translating business needs and problems into viable and accepted solutions.
        • Advanced ability to analyze and improve business processes
        • Advanced ability to liaise with individuals across a wide variety of operational, functional, and technical disciplines.
        • Knowledge of tax accounting practices and procedures including GAAP and Statutory accounting methodologies, disclosure and reporting.
        • Advanced ability to work well within a team and foster a teamwork environment. Company OverviewReinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (NYSE: RGA) is one of the largest global providers of life reinsurance, with offices around the world. RGA delivers expert solutions in individual life reinsurance, individual living benefits reinsurance, group reinsurance, financial solutions, facultative underwriting and product development. Our mission is to enhance our clients' prosperity by supporting their financial and risk management capabilities.

          State of Colorado: This information is provided per the Colorado Equal Pay Act. The pay range for this position in Colorado is $119,920 - 147,740 per year. Base pay varies depending on job-related knowledge, skills, experience and market location. #LI-LR1 #LI-Hybrid

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