Director, Tax Job Description

Director, Tax Job Description

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Director, tax provides guidance on ASU 740 global tax provision including FAS 123R, FIN 48 and related tax footnote disclosures.

Director, Tax Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Ensure compliance with all federal, state and local tax laws
Direct federal and state audits, including working with auditors, responding to issues and IDRs as theyarise, providing technicalsupport and performing critical analysis to build audit defense strategies and finding ways to close audits efficiently through technical analysis and creative problem solving
FAS 109, SOX , FAS 123R and FIN 48 compliance
Domestic Tax Compliance – Federal and International taxes
Perform research on federal and state tax matters
Taking responsibility and accountability of audit's coverage and reporting on common high risks areas such KYC, AML, Fraud, Technology, Sanctions, and Consent Orders and other enforcement action compliance
The ability to influence thinking or gain acceptance of others regarding tax issues and exposures and, ultimately, make recommendations as to appropriate tax reserve levels in accordance with ASC 740
Act as a key player in global tax planning, including performing technical research and making recommendations on current audit issues, researching and implementing new ideas and identifying and leading specialprojects such as Section 199, R&D credits,M&A issues, and state tax planning
Provide guidance to the Tax Accounting and Tax Compliance teams, including subject matter expertise on technical tax issues
Oversee compliance and consulting for clients

Director, Tax Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Director, Tax

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPA, CTA, EA, JD, LLM, CMA, MBA, MST

Education for Director, Tax

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Employers hiring for the director, tax job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Taxation, Business, Education, Law, MBA, Public Accounting, Economics, Graduate

Skills for Director, Tax

Desired skills for director, tax include:

ASC 740
FIN 48
Tax research platforms
Client businesses
ASC 740 and tax law

Desired experience for director, tax includes:

US GAAP and IFRS accounting for income taxes
VAT, employment taxes and other non-income tax issues
In-depth knowledge of US international tax law including Sub part F, foreign tax credit, transfer pricing, foreign currency transactions, check-the-box-rules, tax treaties, permanent establishment issues, repatriation rules, global treasury management, and cross-border financing and payments
AITI qualified with a number of years pqe
Professional services background - proven client development and engagement experience
Highly self-motivated and driven

Director, Tax Examples


Director, Tax Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of director, tax. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for director, tax
  • Assist and respond to any IRS or state notices received by clients, assist with any IRS examinations of clients
  • Monitor and assist with compliance due dates, including extensions and estimated tax payments
  • Oversees Federal Tax Planning and Special Projects
  • Preparation of state and local income tax returns and provision
  • Integration of tax compliance of acquired companies
  • Manage the preparation and review of Company tax provisions by assuring that all tax-related accounts are recorded accurately and in accordance with ASC 740
  • Maintain SOX controls relevant to reporting and compliance
  • Review of intercompany and third party cross border licensing agreements and service agreements for compliance with US tax rules, tax treaties and setting of general policy related to such transactions
  • Compliance with section 1441 and 1442, specifically Form 1042 and Form 1042-S
  • Serves as lead advocate for federal tax and works with editorial director, other practice area leads, and news directors, to ensure quality across all departments
Qualifications for director, tax
  • Qualified accountant (CTA, ACA, ACCA or equivalent)
  • Foreign tax credit and cash repatriation planning
  • Tax qualified with a number of years' pqe
  • Top tier practice trained across all tax heads
  • Responsible for managingoutside advisors in connection with key strategic projects and tax planning initiatives, including M&A projects
  • Work closely with corporate business lines, accounting, legal, and treasury groups on an ongoing basis

Director, Tax Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a director, tax. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for director, tax
  • Oversee the tax compliance cycle to ensure timely and accurate federal and state tax filings, international filings
  • Direct Global Compliance (50%) – Manage and assist with preparation of US domestic (C corp., partnership) and foreign informational returns (form 5471 and 8858), and coordinates with outside service providers on return review
  • Direct various outsourced compliance projects (5%) (HOA)
  • Review Provision (20%) – Manage and assist with the preparation of ASC 740 tax provision(s) and related footnote disclosure(s) for SEC financial statements
  • Responsible for all tax compliance and reporting obligations
  • Engaging with investment professionals, compliance and tax advisors to assist in structuring investments & products
  • Oversees the preparation, reviews and ensures timely and accurate filing of all corporate tax returns, and related reports including all calculations related to annual, quarterly and monthly payment compliance
  • Anticipating internal and external tax compliance challenges or regulatory issues, researches implications to the business and provides recommendations to management
  • Understand tax law changes or case law impacts and proactively address impacts to the Company to ensure compliance
  • Collaborates with a/p, payroll and benefits as needed to handle tax related issues related to payroll withholding, W-2 and 1099 compliance
Qualifications for director, tax
  • MS in Taxation or LLM is preferred
  • CPA or JD strongly preferred, others will be considered on a case by case basis
  • Minimum eight (8) to twelve (12) years of Corporate Income Tax experience in a national public accounting firm or in a publicly traded company
  • 6+ years of experience in for-profit corporate and partnership tax roles
  • Team work driven and customer service focused mindset
  • Hands-on hard worker who is passionate and loves challenges

Director, Tax Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a director, tax. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for director, tax
  • Providing risk management support to include proactive identification and communication of issues and risks regarding tax compliance
  • Coordinate and handle all tax compliance audits
  • Optimize the management of the company’s state cash tax obligation
  • Support the Vice President of Tax in actively managing the company’s state and local risk profile
  • Supervises several members of the State Tax team
  • Provide leadership and technical expertise to ensure compliance with U.S. information reporting and tax obligations
  • Responsible for managing all aspects of federal tax
  • Responsible for ASC 740 (formerly FAS 109) related matters and interaction with external auditors related SEC disclosures
  • Partner with external firms to ensure accuracy and completion of deadlines
  • Strengthens and maintains the editorial quality of the department’s products
Qualifications for director, tax
  • Consumer goods industry experience is a big plus
  • At least 12 years experience in tax and Big 4 experience is highly preferred
  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting required and a Masters Degree in Business Taxation preferred
  • US corporate tax experience required
  • State income tax experience preferred
  • Understanding of SAP and Corptax preferred

Director, Tax Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of director, tax. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for director, tax
  • Manage the US tax compliance for international operations including
  • Performs secondary level review of all filings upon completion by outside service provider if income tax compliance filings are co-sourced
  • Works with others within Tax and the Company to update and ensure proper measurement of uncertain tax positions (FIN 48), tax risk management and support tax audits
  • Monitors and analyzes tax regulatory and compliance developments and tax law changes, and communicates its impact to key stakeholders
  • Documenting all policies
  • Acting as a liaison with the company's Financial Operations team on tax accounting issues for the funds
  • Assisting corporate controller with tax an planning and tax related cash projections
  • Direct and oversee the corporate tax strategy, policies and procedures
  • Develop tax forecasts to allow for shareholder and corporate tax planning and coordinates with treasury and family office to ensure tax efficient cash management
  • Direct all responses to tax audits (income, sales/use and property) to ensure the Company proactively responds to requests and presents the most accurate tax data and the reason a position was taken
Qualifications for director, tax
  • JD, CPA or Masters in Taxation preferred but not required
  • Experienced in tax issues relating to studio productions
  • Experience should be in media and entertainment
  • 8+ years of for profit and tax exempt experience in public accounting
  • Create an engaging, high performance learning environment for peers and direct reports, established through coaching, guidance, and ongoing knowledge transfer for associate development, and delivery of business objectives
  • 8-12 or more years of relevant experience at a regional/national CPA firm or multi-national companies

Director, Tax Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a director, tax. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for director, tax
  • Monitor and anticipate changes in state and federal tax rules, regulations, and interpretations
  • Preparation and filing of all federal, state and all other tax returns
  • Direct or assist in evaluation of various corporate tax structures with the goal to minimize international, US, and state income tax and exposure for all operating entities
  • Responsible for overseeing the tax department’s technology, including SharePoint processes, income tax provision and compliance systems and research tools with the key objective of assisting the Head of Tax achieve cost savings and improved processes
  • Research and documentation of the company’s U.S. and state tax filing positions
  • Management of all income and sales tax compliance obligations
  • Participate in the development of strategies to help mitigate that risk
  • Develop a deep understanding of the intended role of the potential alliance partner in accelerating achievement of the business strategy and help develop go-to-market strategies that will maximize the impact
  • Initiate validation of independence and ensure that an appropriate NDA is in place
  • Facilitate the development of a partnering hypothesis and forge agreement with the potential alliance partner on a plan to identify and pursue pilot clients to test the hypothesis
Qualifications for director, tax
  • Ideal candidate has primarily provision/reporting experience with public companies and diverse domestic tax research, planning, and compliance skills
  • Sound tax compliance background
  • Ability to support tax planning efforts of the shareholders and business leaders through proactive strategic thinking
  • CPA, JD or MST preferred
  • Professional accounting/tax qualification (CTA, CPA, ACCA)
  • 8+ years of relevant tax experience preferably with multi-state operations

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