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International Tax Manager

With more than $1B in revenue, Tennant Company is a globally recognized leader in the cleaning equipment industry. For the past 150 years, we have been passionate about developing and manufacturing innovative and sustainable solutions for our customers. At Tennant Company, we are committed to stewardship and creating a cleaner, safer and healthier world. With manufacturing, operations and sales, service, and support functions across the globe, your journey at Tennant can take you places you never expected.


Are you an experienced Tax Analyst looking to round out your skillset? Have you always had an interest in international tax or perhaps you’re burnt out on Big Four and are looking for some more work/life balance? Come join our small but mighty team of Tax Analysts as an International Tax Manager. You’ll work closely with the Global Tax Director on all international corporate income tax matters. In this role, you’ll have visibility into the entire tax life cycle including tax planning, research, compliance, provision, audit assistance, and process improvements.  




  • Income Taxes
    • Support preparation of U.S. international income tax compliance forms and schedules
    • Model U.S. international tax calculations including GILTI, Subpart F, and foreign tax credit expense allocations
    • Assist with U.S. or local country tax audits by gathering information needed to respond to information requests, drafting responses, researching issues, and negotiating settlements
    • Research tax treatment of business transactions and document conclusions.
  • Income Tax Accounting
    • Assist with calculation of tax rates, preparation of quarterly and annual tax provisions and application of ASC 740 covering both U.S and international taxes Coordinate with local country finance personnel and external advisors as required
  • Tax Research & Planning
    • Monitor tax legislative changes and update management regarding developments which impact Tennant.  Recommend changes in policies and procedures to ensure compliance with applicable tax laws and regulations
    • Assist the global tax director with development and implementation of tax planning strategies
    • Analyze potential tax exposure areas and develop recommendations to mitigate risk
    • Assist with acquisitions and divestitures focusing on both US and local country implications of transaction and structuring options
  • Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Documentation
    • Ensure compliance with SOX controls required in the income tax area
  • Other
    • Adopt a continuous improvement mindset to drive efficiencies in the tax compliance and provision reporting processes
    • Other ad-hoc projects as assigned


Education and Experience


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • Minimum 5 years of corporate income tax experience in a large CPA firm and/or corporate tax department 
  • International tax experience desired but not required
  • CPA preferred
  • MBT or other advanced tax courses a plus
  • Working knowledge ASC 740 and SOX rules
  • Project management experience a plus
  • Sound business judgment including ability to look at issues from a non-tax perspective
  • Well-developed computer skills, including MS Office suite, tax software (Thomson Reuters OneSource), SAP, etc. a plus


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Equal Opportunity Employer

Tennant Company is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made on the basis of individual skill, ability, reliability, productivity, and other factors important to performance. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, veteran status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or any other basis protected by state or federal law or local ordinance.

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