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Senior Accountant - International Tax Technical

Live Nation

Houston, TX 03-15-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

WHO ARE WE?

Live Nation Entertainment is the world's leading live entertainment company, comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, and Live Nation Media & Sponsorship. Ticketmaster is the global leader in event ticketing with over 500 million tickets sold annually and more than 12,000 clients worldwide. Live Nation Concerts is the largest provider of live entertainment in the world promoting more than 40,000 shows and 100+ festivals annually for nearly 4,000 artists in over 40 countries. These businesses allow Live Nation Media & Sponsorship to create strategic music marketing programs that connect over 1,000 brands with the 98 million fans that attend Live Nation Entertainment events each year. For additional information, visit www.livenationentertainment.com.

WHO ARE YOU?

Passionate and motivated. Driven, with an entrepreneurial spirit. Resourceful, innovative, forward thinking and committed. At Live Nation Entertainment, our people embrace these qualities, so if this sounds like you then please read on!

THE JOB

The International Tax Sr. Accountant's primary function is the preparation and filing of the company's tax returns for various tax jurisdictions. This person will be responsible for reporting, researching, and maintaining documentation for non-U.S. operation and will be expected to provide key leadership role on teams and various project assignments.

WHAT THIS ROLE WILL DO
• Prepare the company's U.S. tax forms as they relate to international operations, including Forms 5471, 8858, 8865, etc.
• Research and calculation of a variety of complex adjustments while maintaining clear, concise documentation of reporting positions in electronic workpapers
• Research, document, and prepare E&P calculations for various controlled foreign corporations and disregarded entities
• Assist with ASC 740 annual and interim period international tax provision
• Assist in tax analysis related to acquisitions and help perform entity rationalization
• Gather data from various foreign locations necessary for the documentation and preparation of forms for international compliance
• Communicate with accounting and finance departments to facilitate the flow of information required for compliance
• Develop responses to information document requests from tax authorities as necessary to resolve tax issues
• Assist with country by country reporting and other transfer pricing requirements as necessary
• Other international projects as assigned

WHAT THIS PERSON WILL BRING
• Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required
• Minimum of 5 years of corporate federal income tax experience with at least 3 of those years concentrated in international
• CorpTax experience required
• Strong tax accounting skills and tax compliance knowledge required
• Excellent leadership, analytical and process/systems skills required
• CPA preferred but not required
• Excellent time management and organizational skills
• Experience with partnerships and disregarded entities in the international context a plus
• Foreign tax credit experience a plus
• Knowledge of Oracle software a plus
• Canadian tax experience a plus
• Experience with Microsoft Office software required with advanced excel skills a plus
• Experience with new tax reform concepts such as transition tax, GILTI, etc. a plus
• Ability to work effectively in a dynamic environment
• Ability to research tax technical international issues and apply knowledge to tax technical memos

If the above description sounds like you and fits your background, apply online at www.livenationentertainment.com/careers to join the Live Nation Entertainment team today!

Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa.

BENEFITS & PERKS
Our motto is 'Taking Care of Our Own' through 6 pillars of benefits:
• HEALTH: Medical, Vision and Dental benefits for you and your family, including Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) and Health Savings Accounts (HSAs)
• YOURSELF: Generous paid time off policy including paid holidays, sick time and paid days off for your birthday, Free concert tickets
• WEALTH: 401(k) program with company match, Stock Program
• FAMILY: New parent programs & support including caregiver leave and baby bonuses, infertility support
• CAREER: Tuition reimbursement, student loan repayment internal growth and development programs & trainings
• OTHERS: Volunteer time off, crowdfunding network

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

We are passionate and committed to our people and go beyond the rhetoric of diversity and inclusion. You will be working in an inclusive environment and be encouraged to bring your whole self to work. We will do all that we can to help you successfully balance your work and homelife. As a growing business we will encourage you to develop your professional and personal aspirations, enjoy new experiences, and learn from the talented people you will be working with. It's talent that matters to us and we encourage applications from people irrespective of their gender, race, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status or caring responsibilities.

Live Nation strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of age (40 and over), ancestry, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), family and medical care leave or the denial of family and medical care leave, mental or physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), marital status, domestic partner status, medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, military and veteran status, political affiliation, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship, race, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, and gender expression, sexual orientation, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law, rule, ordinance or regulation.

We will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and the California Fair Chance Act and consistent with other similar and / or applicable laws in other areas.

We also afford equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability. For this reason, Live Nation will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant consistent with its legal obligations to do so, including reasonable accommodations related to pregnancy in accordance with applicable local, state and / or federal law. As part of its commitment to make reasonable accommodations, Live Nation also wishes to participate in a timely, good faith, interactive process with a disabled applicant to determine effective reasonable accommodations, if any, which can be made in response to a request for accommodations. Applicants are invited to identify reasonable accommodations that can be made to assist them to perform the essential functions of the position they seek. Any applicant who requires an accommodation in order to perform the essential functions of the job should contact a Human Resources Representative to request the opportunity to participate in a timely interactive process. Live Nation will also provide reasonable religious accommodations on a case by case basis.

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Live Nation Entertainment is the global leader in live entertainment and ticketing. Our world-class portfolio reaches all aspects of the live event and ticketing industry, from ground-breaking software in Ticketmaster, mix of legendary venues and restaurants in House of Blues, production leaders in Concerts, exceptional brand partnerships in Media & Sponsorship, and unparalleled team of artist managers in Artist Nation supported by diverse professionals in all facets of Corporate operations.