Manager, Global Tax Accounting

LOCATIONS: Remote, United States

The Manager will be responsible for preparing the U.S. tax provision and assisting with the consolidation of the global tax provision, including drafting journal entries and the tax footnote. Manager is also responsible for the income tax related Sarbanes Oxley requirements including internal control design, documentation, and testing.

Income Tax Accounting Responsibilities:

  • Preparation and/or review of the U.S. income tax provision in Onesource Tax Provision (“OTP”) software at interim periods as well as year-end.
  • Consolidation of the global tax provision in OTP.
  • Assist in identifying, analyzing, and reporting of U.S. uncertain tax positions in accordance with ASC 740.
  • Assist in the calculation and analysis of the U.S. return to provision and tax basis balance sheet review processes for domestic entities.
  • Partner with members of the tax planning group to ensure the consequences of planning strategies are properly included in the effective tax rate.
  • Monitor and analyze proposed/enacted changes in accounting standards and tax law so impacts can be communicated to the team and properly reported.
  • Assist with the preparation and reporting of information required for all interim and annual SEC income tax disclosures.
  • Leverage technology and automation to enhance and simplify global tax accounting processes and procedures.

Internal Control Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the design of all tax department internal controls are properly documented based on processes in place.
  • Coordinate with internal control owners to ensure that control descriptions and flow charts are continually updated, and review thresholds are consistently being applied across all tax department internal controls.
  • Ensure all tax related internal controls associated with U.S. tax provision and the global consolidation process are executed and properly documented.
  • Manage and coordinate the efficient internal testing of all tax department internal controls.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact with all internal and external stakeholders as it relates to internal controls including coordinating the delivery of documentation supporting the execution of all internal controls.
  • Assist with internal control deficiency analysis and remediation to the extent necessary.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • CPA certification
  • 7-12 years of experience in tax ideally with exposure to both domestic and international tax matters
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office tools
  • Proficient in Onesource Income Tax (“OIT”) and Onesource Tax Provision (“OTP”)
  • Ability and commitment to work significant hours and overtime during quarterly and year end reporting periods to meet external reporting and filing deadlines

Preferred Requirements:

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent time-management and organizational skills
  • High motivation, intellectual curiosity, and willingness to meet difficult deadlines
  • Ownership mindset on work products – will proactively go deeper on a problem vs. doing exactly what was assigned
  • Ability to switch between multiple priorities and to function in fast paced environment
  • Experience with Hyperion Financial Management (“HFM”)


Yum! Brands, Inc., has over 53,000 restaurants in more than 155 countries and territories, making it a leader in global retail development primarily operating the company’s brands – KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell – global leaders of the chicken, pizza and Mexican-style food categories. The Company’s family of brands also includes The Habit Burger Grill, a fast-casual restaurant concept specializing in made-to-order chargrilled burgers, sandwiches and more. In 2019, Yum! Brands was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index and in 2020, the company ranked among the top 100 Best Corporate Citizens by 3BL Media.

As the world's largest restaurant company, we have a clear and compelling mission: to build the world's most loved, trusted, and fastest-growing restaurant brands. The key and not-so-secret ingredient in our recipe for growth is our unrivaled culture and talent, which fuels our results. To that end, we're looking for talented, motivated, team-oriented individuals to join us and have the opportunity be your best, have fun, make friends, and make a positive impact.

We are excited about the future growth of our brands. In fact, as a company we are opening an average of 8 restaurants a day worldwide! This growth creates endless opportunities for professional, as well as personal growth. Customer sentiment and love for our brands is the fuel for our excitement! Taco Bell has been named one of the 10 Most Innovative Companies in the World by Fast Company. Pizza Hut delivers more pizzas than any other pizza company in the world, KFC's still uses its 75-year-old finger-lickin' good recipe, including secret herbs and spices to hand-bread its chicken every day, and the Habit Burger Grill is looking to expand its regional footprint across the country.

Check Out Some Of Our Great Benefits (Some available at HQ locations only)
  • Recognition based culture and unique, fun events year round
  • 401(k) with a 6% matching contribution from Yum! Brands with immediate vesting
  • 4 weeks of vacation per year plus holidays
  • Onsite childcare through Bright Horizons
  • Onsite dining center (yes, you can eat KFC, Taco Bell or Pizza hut every day!)
  • 2 paid days off per year to volunteer
  • Tuition reimbursement, education benefits and scholarship opportunities
  • Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • Company paid life insurance
  • Generous parental leave for all new parents and adoption assistance program
  • Onsite dry cleaning, laundry services, concierge
  • Onsite gym with fitness classes and personal trainer sessions
  • Discounts for life’s adventures (ex: theme parks, wireless plans, etc.)
  • Comprehensive medical, vision and dental including prescription drug benefits and 100% preventive care
  • Grow Yourself Week which is devoted to your personal development

Yum! has instituted a COVID-19 vaccination requirement for health and safety reasons. Yum! requires that corporate employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and be able to show proof of vaccination upon starting with the company as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodation as required by law.

Benefits at Yum!

Most of the employee programs and benefits are applicable in the U.S. Internationally, benefits are tailored by market and role. Check with your hiring team to see which ones apply to your job in your market.

Yum! Brands RSC, 1441 Gardiner Ln, Louisville, KY 40213, 502.874.8300

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