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Tax Associate - International

Job Number:  42093
Group:  Magna Corporate
Division:  Magna Services of America (Troy Office)
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Troy, MICHIGAN, US, 48083

Group Description

At Magna, we create technology that disrupts the industry and solves big problems for consumers, our customers, and the world around us. We’re the only mobility technology company and supplier with complete expertise across the entire vehicle.

We are committed to quality and continuous improvement because our products impact millions of people every day. But we’re more than what we make. We are a group of entrepreneurial-minded people whose collective expertise gives us a competitive advantage. World Class Manufacturing is a journey and it’s our talented people who lead us on this journey.


Role Summary

The Tax Associate - International will assist Tax Managers and other department personnel with International components of U.S. Federal compliance, accounting for income taxes, and special projects. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Timely and accurately prepare all International forms (5471, 5472, 8858, 8865, 1042, 1120F, etc.).
  • Conduct tax research and assist in planning pertaining to US Tax on non-US operations, working with outside Advisors as necessary.
  • Identify and implement improvements to existing tax processes to increase efficiencies and reduce risk. 
  • Prepare and maintain audit-ready tax work papers and detail files for all open tax years.
  • Assist with tax audits and queries relating to International components of return, including maintenance of audit control logs and compiling and preparing responses.
  • Assist in the preparation of quarterly and annual ASC 740 income tax provisions including Subpart F, GILTI, FDII, BEAT, and APB 23.
  • Responsible for working within time constraints, meeting deadlines, and providing timely updates to tax team on project status.
  • Ask appropriate questions and communicate with team members as required to complete tasks, and be available to attend meetings when scheduled as required by management.
  • Interface and collaborate with others in the organization
  • Handle other duties and projects as assigned.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Academic knowledge of general US tax principals and ASC 740, including FIN48
  • Proficiency with OneSource tax software, Checkpoint, and Microsoft Office 
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and manage multiple projects in time-constrained environment

Additional Information


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required; Advanced degree in Taxation is a plus 
  • CPA preferred 
  • 2-3+ years’ related experience preferred  
  • Previous International Tax experience is desirable but not required 


At Magna, we believe a diverse workforce is critical to our success, which is why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire based on your experience and qualifications, regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Troy
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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