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International Tax Specialist

Date: Nov 11, 2021

Location: Houston, TX, US

Company: Apache Corporation

Company Overview

Apache Corporation, founded in 1954, is one of the world's premier independent oil and gas exploration and production companies. With operations in the United States, Egypt and the United Kingdom (North Sea), the company has a presence in domestic and international basins.  Apache is proud of its portfolio that includes exploration in conventional, unconventional, onshore and offshore operating areas.


At Apache, there is a world of opportunity. With a history of using sound financial practices and an abundant inventory of near-term and future development projects, the company is admired across the industry for its ability to navigate in a rapidly changing world. Apache succeeds in recognizing opportunity and acting quickly. The growth of the company comes from the coordinated efforts of its diverse and accomplished workforce.


  • Our VISION is to be the premier exploration and production company, contributing to global progress by helping meet the world's energy needs.
  • Our MISSION is to grow in an innovative, safe, environmentally responsible and profitable manner for the long-term benefit of our stakeholders.
  • Our STRATEGY is to take a differentiated approach to the exploration and production of cost-advantaged hydrocarbons through innovation, technology, optimization, continuous improvement and relentless focus on costs to deliver top-tier, long-term returns.


Apache is proud to have been named a Top Workplace in Houston and is one of the world’s most admired companies by Fortune. Our global team is brought together by a shared sense of ownership, team of teams approach and the knowledge that best answers win.

Apache believes in a culture that encourages everyone to bring their unique perspective and background to work every day and to know that their voice is valued and respected.

Apache provides a challenging and rewarding work environment, supported by a premier total compensation package that includes competitive base salaries and benefits along with performance-driven incentives.

For additional information about Apache, please visit:

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Apache Reports and Filings 

Position Description & Duties

The International Tax Specialist for Apache Corporation will be a member of Apache’s Corporate Tax team at the company’s Houston, TX office reporting to the International Tax Manager.

This role will be primarily responsible for the following:

  • Prepare U.S. Forms 5471, 8858, 8865, 1118, 1120-F (simple);
  • Assist with preparation quarterly and annual US GAAP tax provisions for foreign entities;
  • Assist with preparation of quarterly and annual Subpart F and GILTI analyses;
  • Prepare annual U.S. transfer pricing documentation for intercompany transactions;
  • Prepare Excel workbooks for recurring and non-recurring transactions;
  • Perform technical research and prepare tax memorandums;
  • Prepare FinCEN Forms 114 for the Company and for U.S. persons with signature authority over foreign bank accounts;
  • Prepare Master File, Local Files, and Form 8975 Country by Country Report;
  • Monitor and manage intercompany loans and interest payment due dates;
  • Assist with maintaining international organization chart; and,
  • Prepare of Form 1042 and Forms 1042-S.

Preferred Minimum Requirements

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required;
  • CPA or progress towards CPA preferred;
  • Experienced understanding of U.S. international tax principles required; 
  • Basic understanding of U.S. domestic tax principles a plus;
  • At least 3 years of professional oil and gas tax experience with some in public accounting;
  • Working knowledge of CorpTax software required for compliance and provision;
  • Working knowledge of SAP software preferred;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint required;
  • Ability to present and explain projects and ideas in a group setting;
  • Ability to interface with all departments; and,
  • Excellent analytical, oral and written communication skills.


Core Values & Leadership Attributes

The successful candidate will lead by example through the embodiment of, and by embracing, Apache's Core Values and Leadership Attributes:

  • Core Values:
    • Expect top performance & innovation;
    • Seek relentless improvements in all facets;
    • Invest in our greatest asset, our people;
    • Foster a contrarian spirit;
    • Drive to succeed with a sense of urgency;
    • Safety is not negotiable & will not be compromised;
    • Conduct our business with honesty & integrity;
    • Treat our stakeholders with respect & dignity; and
    • We derive benefit from the earth & take our environmental responsibility seriously.
  • Leadership Attributes:
    • Responsible irreverence;
    • Focus on team accomplishments over personal gain;
    • Decisive, invested, committed;
    • Safety is not negotiable & will not be comprised;
    • Fire in the belly;
    • Lead by example, be an ambassador for Apache’s values;
    • Sees the big picture, translates into action;
    • Sound judgement and emotional maturity;
    • Best answers win;
    • Working managers; and
    • Effective communicators.

Apache Statement on Hiring

To provide genuine equal opportunity to all people, it is the policy of Apache Corporation and its subsidiaries to base all employment-related decisions and actions exclusively on employment-related criteria. To provide genuine equal opportunity to all people, it is the policy of Apache Corporation and its subsidiaries to provide broad dissemination of job opportunities, as consistent with the nature of the positions. To provide genuine equal opportunity to all people, it is the policy of Apache Corporation and its subsidiaries to review its employment-related policies and actions on a regular basis to ensure that their application is consistent with their intent.


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