International Tax Manager

Job Requisition ID:  50219


Who we are


Founded in 1920, Eastman is a global specialty materials company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With the purpose of enhancing the quality of life in a material way, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. The company’s innovation-driven growth model takes advantage of world-class technology platforms, deep customer engagement, and differentiated application development to grow its leading positions in attractive end-markets such as transportation, building and construction, and consumables. As a globally inclusive and diverse company, Eastman employs approximately 14,500 people around the world and serves customers in more than 100 countries. The company had 2022 revenues of approximately $10.6 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA. For more information, visit 


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******  Kingsport, TN location preferred, remote candidates also considered  ******


The International Tax Manager is a leader within the Tax Department with responsibility for projects that optimize the Company’s cash tax position and its effective tax rate.  The International Tax Manager plays a key role in developing, optimizing, and managing the international tax profile of the Company.  The role requires a strong technical tax foundation, a strategic mindset, and a motivated approach to driving impactful change to the organization.  The International Tax Manager will also support the international aspects of the Company’s acquisition and divestiture strategy, its greenfield and organic growth strategy, the company’s annual tax compliance process, as well as its interim and annual financial statement disclosure requirements.  


The International Tax Manager should possess strong communication skills and the ability to partner and share knowledge with other members of the global tax team as well as cross-functional specialists outside of the global tax team.  


How you'll help us innovate to build a better world


•    Leads projects directly related to optimizing the Company’s cash tax payments and effective tax rate through planning initiatives
•    Deep technical knowledge of Internal Revenue Code international provisions (FTC, FDII, GILTI, BEAT, 163(j), etc.) as well as OECD issued Pillar 2 guidance 
•    Supports business development (e.g., M&A) initiatives and works closely with other capabilities 
•    Leads the preparation of responses related to tax controversy/audit defense in the resolution of the audits
•    Mentors teammates and acts as a resource to peers
•    Performs research and analysis on more complex tax issues and monitors tax law changes
•    Implements technology to maximize efficiency, minimize errors and take a new perspective on existing solutions

We would love to hear from people with




•    Productivity/continuous improvement mindset
•    Identifies and solves complex problems
•    Strong communication skills and can explain difficult information to others
•    Decisive, Autonomous, Collaborative as specific circumstances require
•    Exercises judgment after analyzing and considering various sources of information
•    People development and coaching skills
•    Creative in application of problem-solving skills
•    Able to adapt to minimal site resources
•    Ability to network to achieve goals and leverage resources




•    BS/BA in accounting or equivalent education
•    7+ years of experience in large Corporate Tax department, public accounting or law firm
•    CPA, Law Degree or other advanced degree, preferred 


Eastman Chemical Company is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.


Eastman is committed to creating a powerfully diverse workforce and a broadly inclusive workplace, where everyone can contribute to their fullest potential each day.

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Nearest Secondary Market: Knoxville

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