VMware Carbon Black

Director, International Tax

2 months agoPalo Alto, CA

Job Description

The Elevator Pitch: Why will you enjoy this new opportunity?

You'll love this position because VMware has embarked on its new journey as standalone company (Dell Technologies, Inc. spun out VMware on November 1), and we have exciting and challenging growth opportunities ahead. VMware's rapid growth coupled with the ever-evolving tax landscape means that every day will be a new learning experience.

We believe that multi-cloud is the model for digital business for the next 20 years and multi-cloud and apps are the center of gravity for everything we do at VMware. Now and going forward, we are uniquely positioned to help our customers be cloud smart, so they can unlock the full value of multi-cloud to accelerate their business.

In this innovative environment, you'll engage with tax and business professionals in strategic tax planning to achieve desired business outcomes. You'll build a team designed to evaluate, through cross-functional collaboration and quantitative modeling , the impact of business strategies and global legislative developments on the company's effective tax rate, profitability, and cash flow.

Success in the Role: What are the performance outcomes over the first 6-12 months you will work towards completing?

Working with colleagues to identify tools needed to model tax outcomes and implement those tools. Operating independently in a fast-paced environment. Working closely and proactively with numerous functional teams across the company to understand all commercial initiatives, considering the tax implications and pro-actively suggesting potential solutions to manage risks and maximize opportunities as appropriate.

The Work: What type of work will you be doing? What assignments, requirements, or skills will you be performing on a regular basis?

Tax Planning Analysis & Support -

  • Be positioned as a member of the US international tax team to intersect with foreign colleagues to integrate both US and international law impact on US international tax position, with domestic colleagues to facilitate post M&A integration, federal tax, and worldwide tax provision accounting.
  • Develop analytical quantitative modeling and data support for tax planning team, and provide technical review, support, and project management of strategic initiatives.
  • Provide technical risk and quantitative impact analysis concerning legislative proposals to VMware's US international tax position.
  • Oversee maintenance of supporting documentation for previously taxed earnings and profits, foreign taxes, and US tax basis for foreign subsidiaries and/or branches to facilitate quantitative analysis for repatriation and general planning purposes.
  • Assist in management and defense of tax audits.
  • Evaluate current processes and workflow; recommend and implement improvements.


Tax Accounting & Compliance -
  • Review of components of GILTI, FDII, BEAT, FTC, and Subpart F for the quarterly close process.
  • Review APB23 model updates, Sec. 987 calculation updates, tax basis calculations, and asset allocation calculation updates for FTC model.
  • Review Forms 5471 for controlled foreign corporations and 8858 for foreign disregarded entities.
  • Review analysis of taxable distributions, §78 gross-ups, §956 inclusions, §986(c) gains/losses, §987 gains/losses, subpart F income, ECI, etc.
  • Review Forms 1118 for foreign tax credits, supporting documentation, and §861 allocations to foreign source income.
  • Review required elections and disclosures, such as check-the-box elections, DCLs, etc.


What is the leadership like for this role? What is the structure and culture of the team like?

The Tax Department is a relatively large team of approximately 50 professionals worldwide. The Tax Team is a highly experienced team of all levels and always available to support you in your day-to-day role. The Director, International Tax will be a member of our Tax Team and will report to the Senior Director, International Tax. You will interact both with members of the Tax Team as well as other teams at VMware, such as Finance, Treasury, Accounting, and Legal. You will also manage and work with VMware's external tax advisors. Team culture is very important to our team, we believe it is important to get to know your team members on a personal level.

Where is this role located?

This role is located in Palo Alto HQ in the San Francisco Bay Area.

What are the benefits and perks of working at VMware?

You and your loved ones will be supported with a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Below are some highlights, or you can view the complete benefits package by visiting www.benefits.vmware.com.

Wellness reimbursement and online fitness and wellbeing classes
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Medical coverage, retirement, and parental leave plans for all family types
  • Generous time off programs
  • 40 hours of paid time to volunteer in your community
  • Financial contributions to your ongoing development (conference participation, trainings, course work, etc.)


VMware is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: VMware is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at VMware are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. VMware will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. VMware encourages applicants of all ages. VMware will provide reasonable accommodation to employees who have protected disabilities consistent with local law.

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