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Director, Tax



Accounting & Finance
United States
Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2024

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The Director, Global Tax is responsible for managing all areas of the tax function globally, such as leading tax strategy; overseeing the tax provision, sales tax, and local/statutory tax processes; driving tax compliance globally; and ensuring accurate tax financial reporting.


  • Lead tax planning and strategy initiatives while ensuring compliance with local tax laws
  • Manage the preparation of the income tax provision for annual financial statements
  • Oversee tax compliance filings globally, including corporate income tax and indirect tax, by working closely with local accounting team to ensure timely and accurate filings
  • Direct tax activities with third party tax providers globally, including quarterly and annual requirements and special projects
  • Manage processes with third party providers, review and approve tax filings across the world, and identify/implement best practices for tax processes
  • Identify opportunities to consolidate providers or reduce reliance on third parties to drive cost savings and improved oversight and ownership of tax processes
  • Lead global tax initiatives, including R&D tax credits and transfer pricing strategy
  • Lead all M&A activities from a tax perspective, such as identifying tax requirements, risks for entities to be acquired, and implementing tax planning strategies
  • Interface with tax authorities, as required, for tax examinations and other inquires initiated by various tax agencies
  • Research and implement new applicable tax requirements
  • Serve as an advisor to the company on all tax matters including transactions with customers, vendors, and M&A tax strategy


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance with professional designation as a plus
  • 10+ years of tax experience in corporate and international taxes
  • Strong technical expertise across a wide range of tax areas including: income tax, indirect tax, and international tax
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP as it relates to income tax provision and reporting
  • Mix of public accounting and prior corporate tax department experience
  • Strong management and project management skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and ability to navigate within various Accounting ERPs and tax software programs
  • Ability to organize, manage and work effectively to accomplish multiple tasks while working independently
  • Ability to succeed in a fast paced, consistently growing and changing work environment


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