U.S. International Tax Senior Associate (Remote Eligible)

General Mills

General Mills

Multiple locations
Posted on Tuesday, September 12, 2023

Job Description


Our Tax Team is on a journey to build and enhance capabilities in order to align with our business’ needs and support our organization. Our work will drive profitable growth, mitigate risk and enable us to support innovation for the enterprise.


The U.S. International Tax Senior Associate – Compliance and Modeling will be responsible for working with teammates in the U.S. and abroad to design, implement, and maintain international tax calculations. The international tax senior associate will be responsible for using those tax calculations to support the U.S. International Tax Group’s financial reporting and tax audit responsibilities.


This role also supports the North American tax team with its U.S. compliance reporting initiatives as they relate to U.S. international tax calculations. Finally, this role works alongside General Mills’ accounting, treasury, information technology (IT), and FP&A teams to improve General Mills’ tax data flows. This role requires navigating the complexity of the U.S. tax rules as they relate to General Mills’ global presence.


  • Assist in the design, execution, and maintenance of General Mills’ U.S. international tax model, including data inputs, calculations, and outputs
  • Research, analyze, interpret, and apply outbound US international tax laws and principles in accordance with updating the tax model
  • Coordinate and collaborate with external tax and IT advisors on various U.S. and local tax issues and processes
  • Review, assist, and provide technical expertise with regards to international income tax compliance, including but not limited to Forms 1118, 5471, 8865, and 8858 and their related calculations
  • Assist with tax accounting work related to the reporting of the U.S. international tax function
  • Assist local country controllers and global tax teams with local tax and U.S. tax reporting issues
  • Analyze and assist with cross functional projects (business transformation, IT initiatives, etc.)
  • Support International Tax Managers in the Modeling and Compliance functional in all international tax and US international tax activities
  • Direct and review the work of external vendors that assist in tax modeling and compliance work
  • Cross-Functional Responsibilities
    • Assist with identifying the information necessary from finance, business operations, IT, and accounting for tax modeling and compliance purposes
    • Collaborate with transfer pricing team to understand intercompany transactions and data to be used in tax modeling and compliance
    • Closely collaborate with other tax teams, functional teams, global and regional business units, and sector teams when appropriate
    • Interact with external parties such as auditors, consultants, and tax compliance advisors


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum 3 years of related experience
  • No immigration sponsorship available for this position
  • Detailed understanding of international tax and US international tax concepts, including E&P, Subpart F, GILTI, FDII, and Foreign Tax Credit models
  • Detailed understanding of the U.S. international tax forms (e.g., 5471, 8858, 1118)
  • Experience with tax return software, including Corptax and/or ONESOURCE
  • Intermediate ASC 740 knowledge with respect to international tax topics
  • Excellent computer skills, particularly with the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Solid project management skills
  • Ability to establish priorities of work assignments
  • Ability to risk assess in an ambiguous environment.
  • Ability to use own judgment and initiative in problem resolution
  • Ability to extract, analyze, and review data
  • Ability to operate independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong time management skills. Ability to plan and organize non-routine tasks


  • CPA, JD, or Equivalent
  • Experience with ONESOURCE Tax Provision software
  • Experience with ERP system reporting, including SAP and HFM
  • Experience with PowerBI, Alteryx, or other data transformation processes
  • Experience in consumer foods industry


  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the U.S. General Mills will not sponsor applicants for a U.S. work visa.
  • Relocation support will not be offered to applicants within the United States.
  • International relocation or international remote working arrangements (outside of the US) will not be considered.


We exist to make food the world loves. But we do more than that. Our company is a place that prioritizes being a force for good, a place to expand learning, explore new perspectives and reimagine new possibilities, every day. We look for people who want to bring their best — bold thinkers with big hearts who challenge one other and grow together. Because becoming the undisputed leader in food means surrounding ourselves with people who are hungry for what’s next.


Salary Range

The salary range for this position is $77900.00 - $117000.00 / Annually. At General Mills we strive for each employee's pay at any point in their career to reflect their experiences performance and skills for their current role. The salary range for this role represents the numerous factors considered in the hiring decisions including, but not limited to, educations, skills, work experience, certifictions, etc. As such, pay for the succesful candidate(s) could fall anywhere within the stated range. Beyond base salary, General Mills offers a competitive Total Rewards package focusing on your overall well-being. We are proud to offer a foundation of health benefits, retirement and financial wellbeing, time off programs, wellbeing support and perks. Benefits may vary by role, country, region, union status, and other employment status factors. You may also be eligible to participate in an annual incentive program. An incentive award, if any, depends on various factors, including, individual and organizational performance.