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Senior Manager, International Tax

Date: Feb 28, 2021

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28277

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, we look for employees who take pride in their work and show dedication to their job. As the Senior Manager of International Tax, you will develop and implement corporate tax strategies to minimize tax liability and ensure compliance with international tax laws. You’ll research and analyze tax issues, direct the maintenance of tax records and the filing of income, benefits and other tax returns, and oversee related reporting requirements. Join XPO, and we’ll give you the support you need to excel at work, and the resources to build a career you can be proud of.


Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and more.


What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Manage all aspects of tax return preparations (Form 1118, 5471, 8858, 8865, 8975, 8991, 8992, 8993, 5713, Fincen), ensuring compliance with applicable federal regulations and review complex tax returns prepared by team members for accuracy, completeness and timely filing
  • Perform technical reviews of quarterly subpart F,GILTI, FDII, BEAT and monitor tax  calculations supporting international provisions (E&P, PTEP, §988, §987, FTCs, APB 23, etc.)
  • Work collaboratively and proactively with other XPO tax teams including SALT, European, indirect, planning and provision.
  • Work collaboratively with Senior Directors and Finance team throughout the year to ensure tax consequences of all transactions are well understood and tax reporting of these transactions are completed in an optimal manner and communicate with BU controllers on estimated cash tax payments.
  • Assist in tax planning projects
  • Tax process optimization, including development and implementation of procedural changes and/or enhancement of existing processes to improve the tax function
  • Manage specific process improvement initiatives, including the creation of tools and enablers, briefing and reference materials and coordinate the roll out of such projects
  • Train, mentor, grow, inspire and evaluate your team to enhance their performance, development and work product; address performance issues and make recommendations for personnel actions

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance or J.D.  
  • 5 years of experience in a publicly traded corporate income tax department, or in the tax department of a large public accounting firm or law firm with 3 years of experience managing a professional staff. 
  • Experience with international tax laws and compliance, U.S. Corporate Income Tax Law, and general knowledge of ASC-740

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Master’s degree in Tax
  • CPA certification
  • 9 or more years of experience in a publicly traded corporate income tax department, or in the tax department of a large public accounting firm 
  • 5 years of experience managing a professional staff

Be part of something big.


XPO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team – energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make XPO a great place to work.


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.


XPO adheres to CDC, OSHA and state and local requirements regarding COVID safety. All employees and visitors are expected to comply with XPO policies which are in place to safeguard our employees and customers.


All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

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