Senior Tax Specialist – International

Company Name: Bentley Systems

Location: Exton, PA, US - 19341

Job Duration: 2021-10-13 to 2021-11-12


About Bentley Systems

Bentley Systems (Nasdaq: BSY) is the infrastructure engineering software company. We provide innovative software to advance the world’s infrastructure – sustaining both the global economy and environment. Our industry-leading software solutions are used by professionals, and organizations of every size, for the design, construction, and operations of roads and bridges, rail and transit, water and wastewater, public works and utilities, buildings and campuses, and industrial facilities. Our offerings include MicroStation-based applications for modeling and simulation, ProjectWise for project delivery, AssetWise for asset and network performance, and the iTwin platform for infrastructure digital twins. Bentley Systems employs more than 4,000 colleagues and generates annual revenues of more than $700 million, in 172 countries.



Senior Tax Specialist – International


Position Summary:

Bentley Systems’ Finance Department is expanding and looking to hire a Senior Tax Specialist in our Exton, PA global headquarters. We are seeking an experienced, energetic, go-getter for the newly created Senior Tax Specialist – International position. The Senior Tax Specialist position will be responsible for preparing all aspects of U.S. international tax compliance.  Bentley provides a unique environment for self-motivated professionals to grow and thrive. A great opportunity to grow and learn about the Bentley business and its corresponding international tax issues. This role will:


  • Prepare Forms 5471 (average 100+ CFCs), Forms 8858, Forms 8992 & 8993, and Form 1118.
  • Calculate E&P, GILTI, FDII, Subpart F and the foreign tax credit.
  • Prepare/review the ASC 740/FIN 48 tax provisions for controlled foreign corporations.
  • Assist with the APB 23 memo and supporting documentation
  • Assist with tax planning/tax research initiatives through research and preparation of statistical and financial reports, both on a regular and specially assigned basis with regard to international planning, acquisitions and audit defense strategies
  • Maintain CFC Tracker File via issuing reminders/queries to field to ensure application of accurate current and deferred tax rates, compliance with local country filing dates, and timely recording of PTRs.
  • Assist with the review of draft CFC local tax returns prepared by 3rd parties.
  • Identify and implement process improvements.
  • Assist with tax aspects of acquisition due diligence, integrations, compliance and restructurings.


Core Competencies Required:

  • Strong work ethic and a desire to learn all aspects of international taxation.
  • Proven capacity for handling multiple tasks, coupled with flexibility and creative problem-solving skills in a time-sensitive environment.
  • Ability to research and interpret complicated tax issues.
  • Possess strong orientation to detail, assuming ownership of projects and organizing to deliver on deadline.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team member and to function independently, demonstrating a high level of motivation for taking initiative.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Good computer skills, including working knowledge of CorpTax, SAP, MS Office, Excel and Word.



  • Minimum of three to five years of tax experience in U.S. International tax compliance of C Corps with a public accounting firm and/or multinational corporation.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, related course of study or relevant experience. A MS in Taxation or CPA preferred, but not required.
  • Good teamwork skills.
  • Strong desire to continually improve skillset and grow a career in Tax.



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Bentley is an equal opportunity employer and considers for employment all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, religion, national origin, age or any other protected characteristic.  Additional information about your rights as an applicant under the law may be found by clicking here and here.


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