International Tax Manager

Accounting / Finance San Antonio, Texas


Rackspace is looking for an International Tax Manager or to join our team.   As an International Tax Manager, you will be responsible for transfer pricing calculations and compliance, Local GAAP and US GAAP tax provision preparation, international income tax compliance, tax account reconciliations, and tax research. The ideal candidate will assist with international expansion, special projects, and tax audits.   

To be a Racker is all about Fanatical Support, the results obsessed customer service that's been at the core of Rackspace since 1999. By being a member of the Tax team, the role of International Tax Manager will play a key part in helping drive the performance of Rackspace.

The ideal candidate is great at thinking analytically and strategically, while bringing creativity and experience to their work. In this role, you will prepare and review transfer pricing calculations and review of transfer pricing reports including coordination with external tax advisors.


If you like being challenged and want to continue to learn and grow while bringing your best every single day - then being an International Tax Manager at Rackspace is for you! Join us at a company that has an award-winning culture and a set of core values that you can stand behind.

In this role you will:

  • Build, modify and model new and complex transfer pricing and tax calculations due to changes in the business and/or tax law.
  • Preparation and review of the quarterly local GAAP and US GAAP tax provision for international entities.
  • Review of local country tax returns and manage external local country tax advisors to ensure timely filing.
  • Investigates and prepares responses to notices and inquiries from various taxing authorities.
  • Perform tax research and analysis in order to provide a recommended solution and prepare written documentation to support tax positions taken.
  • Understanding and ongoing development of knowledge related to tax reform and the impact of transfer pricing and intercompany transactions on tax reform and US compliance including assisting with limited preparation and review of Forms 5471, 8858, 8975, 8990-3, and 1118 as needed.
  • Assist with income tax or indirect tax audits as needed.
  • Assist with expansion into new international locations as needed.
  • Prepare calculations for journal entry postings and perform account reconciliations.  
  • Assist with Value Added Tax (VAT) and other indirect tax returns as needed. 
  • Ongoing development of technical knowledge of applicable tax laws and regulations.

Basic Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related discipline required.  Master's degree preferred.
  •  8 years professional accounting experience with 2-4 years in area being managed. 
  • Minimum 2 years leadership experience required. ERP experience a plus.
  • Experience in Public Accounting, Big 4 and Corporate Accounting highly desired. CPA or equivalent preferred.
  • Knowledge of international tax and transfer pricing.
  • Thorough knowledge of the proper method for documenting transfer pricing, tax and accounting calculations and preparing supporting workpapers.
  • Knowledge of SEC and IRS reporting requirements.  
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision, independently and/or as a member of a project team.
  • Ability to conduct tax technical research and analysis in order to provide a recommended solution.
  • Must be detailed oriented – with strong attention to accuracy and problem solving. “Following-up until resolved” skills are a must.
  • Excellent computer skills. Skills in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) are a must.  Skills in Accounting software (Hyperion Financial Management) preferred.  
  • A strong ability to communicate information and ideas both verbally and written so others can easily comprehend communication.  
  • Ability to successfully work with other departments in the company and with teams outside the US.  
  • Excellent time management, communication, and organizational skills.
  • Must be able to adapt quickly to change. 
  • Ability to provide FANATICAL support.

Rackers are fanatical about growth, innovation and collaboration. We are constantly striving to improve and better ourselves so that we can better support our clients. If you have a growth mindset and thrive under pressure, you are probably a great fit for our team!


About Rackspace
We accelerate the value of the cloud during every phase of digital transformation. By managing apps, data, security and multiple clouds, we are the best choice to help customers get to the cloud, innovate with new technologies and maximize their IT investments. We have been honored by Fortune, Forbes, Glassdoor and others as one of the best places to work. Join us on our mission to build the world’s best technology services company.

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Rackers aren’t all alike. We look different. We think uniquely. We are from many places and our beliefs & backgrounds vary. But, being a Racker — a valued member of a winning team on an inspiring mission – is what connects us all. Rackers are encouraged to bring their whole self to work every day, as we know that unique perspectives fuel innovation and enable us to best serve our customers & communities around the globe. We welcome you to apply today and want you to know that we are committed to offering equal employment opportunity without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender reassignment or identity or expression, genetic information, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity status, military or veteran status, nationality, ethnic or national origin, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or any legally protected characteristic. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.