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Senior International Tax Counsel, GE Digital

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/24/2017 4:16:10 PM
  • 2795624
  • Job Function: Finance
  • Business Segment: Digital Finance
Location(s): United States ; California; San Ramon


About Us:
GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:
The Senior International Tax Counsel, GE Digital, will report to the Global Head of Tax of GE Digital and will support the business’s global competitiveness by minimizing its global tax cost and risk, while complying fully and with the highest integrity with the laws around the world.

Essential Responsibilities:
As our new Senior International Tax Counsel, you will:
  • Provide leadership to a team responsible for advising the GE Digital Global Head of Tax, the wider tax team and senior management on all aspects of international tax planning for the business which will include Subpart F, M&A, Foreign Tax Credits, IP migration, FX and Treasury related matters, commercial deal support, tax controversies, government advocacy and general tax advice.
  • Partner with GE Corporate Tax colleagues for planning support and for Digital aspects of Corporate initiatives.
  • Partner with Digital and Corporate tax operations teams regarding tax provisions and tax return filings.



Qualifications/Requirements:
  • JD with a minimum of 12 years work experience in the field of international tax, at least 6 of which were with a major U.S. law or accounting firm
  • Experience in the technology industry

Eligibility Requirements:
  • GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this role.
  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.
  • Ability and willingness to travel, as required.


Desired Characteristics:
  • Excellent communication skills, including strong competence in communicating complex tax issues, opportunities, and risks to non-tax experts in a clear and concise manner
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, positive attitude, good analytical skills
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate a global team
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and persuade within a matrixed and/or cross-functional organization

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Locations: United States ; California; San Ramon

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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