International Tax Accountant (Remote)


United States of America
Los Angeles

Korn Ferry is a global organizational consulting firm. We help clients synchronize strategy and talent to drive superior performance. We work with organizations to design their structures, roles, and responsibilities. We help them hire the right people to bring their strategy to life. And we advise them on how to reward, develop, and motivate their people.

Our 10,000 colleagues serve clients in more than 50 countries. We offer five core solutions:

  • Organizational Strategy
  • Assessment and Succession
  • Talent Acquisition
  • Leadership Development
  • Total Rewards


This position is a key member of the corporate tax group for Korn Ferry, a global organizational consulting firm, headquartered in Los Angeles, California. This Senior Tax Accountant position will report to the Senior Tax Manager, and will be working closely with the peer tax professionals and regional controllers across the world. The position is focused on the U.S. International tax matters for tax compliance and reporting purposesThis role is 100% remote. Primary responsibilities include:

  • Assist in the preparation of the Company’s income tax provision and participate in all tax accounting processes, including calculations of permanent/temporary differences, deferred assets/liabilities and rollforward, valuation allowances, return-to-provision adjustments, and tax journal entries
  • Prepare and roll the international income tax reporting packages in Thomson Reuters Dataflow system
  • Assist with the preparation of all U.S. international income tax filings workpapers and preparation of the Forms 1118, 5471, 8858, 8991, 8992, 8993 and 8975 within OneSource Income Tax [OIT]
  • Maintain PTEP and E&P tracking schedules
  • Assist in the preparation of workpapers for GILTI, FDII, and FTC to support tax compliance and reporting
  • Data gathering and preparation of source workpapers for the global transfer pricing analysis
  • Performing tax research to assist in preparation of technical memorandum and internal documentation
  • Support other corporate tax functions as needed
  • Maintain a summary list of non-US open tax audits
  • Support special tax projects as needed
  • Provide general tax support to other corporate and business groups
  • Monitor current and proposed tax law changes to identify and assess impact on the organization


The ideal candidate will have at least 3+ years of tax experience, with emphasis on income tax accounting and compliance; a minimum of 3 years in public accounting and/or in industry, corporate and/or government. The ideal candidate will have:

  • A working understanding of U.S. corporate income tax laws and tax accounting pursuant to ASC 740 and international income taxation, including aspects of Tax Reform
  • Previous working experience with GILTI and FTC preferred
  • Strong overall computer skills and proficiency in Excel, OneSource Tax (specifically OneSource Income Tax [OIT]) and Dataflow; experience with SAP and familiarity with financial consolidation systems a plus
  • High energy with a willingness to “roll up his/her sleeves” is critical
  • Strong curiosity to understand who we are and what we do
  • Strong functional and technical tax skills, organizational and interpersonal skills, as well as written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to effectively assist with projects, prioritize and handle multiple tasks
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team as well as function well with independent responsibilities
  • A strong drive to improve functional results, strong decision-making abilities and a desire to execute flawlessly
  • Ability to identify and define problems, collect and analyze data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions with effective solutions.


  • An Undergraduate degree in Finance or Accounting
  • A current Certified Public Accountant certification and a graduate level degree with emphasis in Tax are strongly preferred.


Korn Ferry is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minority/Female/Disability/ Veteran. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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