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Cummins Inc. International Tax Manager in Columbus, Indiana

International Tax Manager


We are looking for a talented International Tax Manager to join our Corporate team in Columbus, IN.

In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways:

  • Responsible for advising on tax laws, including national, local, payroll, international or other taxes. Manages the preparation of tax returns and related reports to ensure compliance with all relevant laws.

  • Assist in the preparation and review of all required US tax compliance relating to international transactions, including the foreign tax credit (1118), and information returns for international entities (5471’s, 8858’s, and 8865’s).

  • Assist with US International components of global tax provision process.

  • Provide assistance to the Tax Planning group.

  • Prepare responses to IRS Information Document Requests (IDR’s).

  • Mentor and develop tax pool staff and encourage teamwork.

  • Researches and interprets current and emerging tax regulations to analyze the impact on the corporation.

  • Manages tax returns, tax reconciliations and projects related to the application of tax law in one or more tax jurisdiction.

  • Partners with business to provide guidance on tax regulations in one or more jurisdiction.

  • Responds to tax notices to make sure any federal and state tax methodologies have been updated appropriately and communicated to tax department and corporate finance leaders as necessary which includes reassessing any outstanding FIN 48 reserve positions.

  • Manages tax audits and interactions with tax authorities.

  • Coaches and mentors tax accountants; assigns work according to availability,skills, and developmental needs; assesses performance and provides feedback to direct reports.


To be successful in this role you will need the following:

US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles - Evaluates US accounting standards to record transactions in compliance with requirements and company policies; assesses the accounting requirements and objectives to determine the implications on the business and communicate to stakeholders with varying financial knowledge.

Capital Structure Planning - Examines the projected funding requirements of the company and determines the appropriate levels of debt and equity in its capital structure in order for the company to meet its long-term financial growth targets; evaluates the appropriate debt levels for the company and the desirable mix of floating and fixed rate debt on the balance sheet to optimize the company’s weighted average cost of capital.

Legal Entity Capital Structure - Examines the current and future funding requirements of the company’s various legal entities in close collaboration with Legal, Tax and Treasury to determine the appropriate capital structure for those entities considering tax, foreign exchange and legal implications.

Tax Technical Analysis - Leverages various tax technical resources by researching applicable regulations, tax code, and case law to ensure taxes recorded in compliance with regulation.

Tax Based Modeling and Computation - Performs income tax provision computations, tax return calculations and tax modeling taking into account the relevant business facts and assumptions.

Action oriented - Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.

Manages ambiguity - Operating effectively, even when things are not certain or the way forward is not clear.

Nimble learning - Actively learning through experimentation when tackling new problems, using both successes and failures as learning fodder.

Being resilient - Rebounding from setbacks and adversity when facing difficult situations.

Resourcefulness - Securing and deploying resources effectively and efficiently.

Project Management - Establishes and maintains the "Balanced Triangle" of Scope, Schedule and Resources for a temporary effort (a "project").

Education, Licenses, Certifications

College, university, or equivalent degree in Accounting required. Certified Public Accountant, Chartered Accountant or similar certification preferred.


Significant experience required, including supervisory experience.



Primary Location United States-Indiana-Columbus-US, IN, Columbus, Corporate Office Building

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Dec 14, 2020, 11:57:47 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 200003JC