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US International Tax Manager

Discovery hires the very best and brightest talent who are enthusiastic and passionate to fulfill the company's mission of empowering people to explore their world and satisfy their curiosity.

In exchange for their talent and drive, employees are provided with an engaging, diverse workplace and the resources they need to learn, thrive and grow in their careers.


1. Support the Director of International Tax in developing and implementing international tax planning strategies to minimize U. S. federal and non-U. S. cash tax and effective tax rates.

2. Perform U. S. federal income tax research and analysis, including writing technical memos supporting tax positions.

3. Prepare PowerPoint presentations documenting complex tax matters in a concise and effective manner.

4. Provide technical tax support relating to U.S. international tax issues.

5. Facilitate analysis relating to complex business transactions (acquisitions, dispositions, and joint ventures) and internal reorganizations to ensure transactions are designed, analyzed and implemented in a tax efficient manner.

6. Provide limited assistance and oversight in the area of U. S. federal income tax reporting related to U.S. international tax aspects.

7. Provide limited assistance reviewing certain components of the U. S. federal income tax return related to U.S. international tax aspects.

8. Provide limited assistance with U.S. international tax modeling to support international tax planning strategies.

9. Collaborate closely with all key stakeholders, including Corporate Development, Legal, Treasury, Accounting, and FP&A.

10. Perform other duties, as assigned.


* BS Accounting or related field

* CPA and/or MS Taxation a plus

* JD and/or LLM Taxation a plus

* Media/ entertainment industry background helpful.

* At least 4 years of progressive tax experience and a proven knowledge of the following:

o U. S. federal and non-U. S. income tax planning for corporations and partnerships

o Principles of U. S. international taxation

o U. S. and O. E. C. D. transfer pricing principles (services, intellectual property and financing)

o Cross-border M&A and associated due diligence related to U.S. international tax

o U. S. federal income tax compliance and U. S. GAAP reporting

* Strong project management skills;

* Excellent oral and written communication skills;

* Excellent analytical and modeling skills;

* Excellent MS Excel and PowerPoint skills;

* Excellent tax research skills;

* Ability to interact effectively with the accounting, treasury, legal and business development teams and members of the global tax department;

* A superior work ethic and a dedication to the highest work quality and job excellence;

* Demonstrated ability to contribute to a culture of excellence, integrity and accountability; and

* The legal right to work in the United States.

New York City, New York, NYC, NY

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