Smithfield Foods

  • Job ID
    FLSA Status
    Corporate - Day Shift
  • Overview

    The position summary states the general nature and purpose of the job.  Overall accountabilities are defined in this section.


    The International Tax Specialist will prepare the Company’s U.S. international tax returns. Assists with the preparation of the Company’s ASC 740 matters on a quarterly basis, completes other projects as needed.


    Responsibilities and tasks are written as follows:

    • Prepares the U.S. international tax filings (forms 5471, 8858, 8865, and 1118) returns.

    • Assists with the Company’s annual ASC 740 calculation.

    • Completes tax account reconciliations.

    • Assists with special projects as needed.

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned.


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions. 

    • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university in Accounting and 3+ years' tax experience with a public accounting firm or private industry, required. 
    • CPA or CPA Candidate is strongly preferred.
    • Basic knowledge of U.S. international income tax laws. 
    • Basic knowledge of US GAAP and IFRS accounting for income taxes. 
    • Strong analytical, organizational, critical thinking and problem solving skills.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office.
    • Knowledge of CorpTax, CorpInternational, and CorpTax income tax provision system, SAP, and reporting software.
    • Must be able to travel 5% of the time.

    Supervisory Responsibilities

    This position has no supervisory responsibilities. 

    Physical Demands

    The physical demands described here are representative of those an employee should possess to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Frequently required to sit; stand; walk; reach with hands and arms.
    • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance, vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus.
    • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

    Work Environment

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Corporate working environment.
    • Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

    EEO/AA Information

    Smithfield is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with disability, or any other protected group status or non-job related characteristic as directed by law.


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