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Director Of Tax

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Min 12 yrs required


San Francisco, CA

Date Last Verified

Oct 19,2017

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Jul 28,2017
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Tax >> Tax - General
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Director of Tax The candidate will be responsible for all aspects of the company’s US federal and global direct tax compliance and planning, and the accounting for income taxes under US GAAP and local GAAP. Responsibilities also include managing the company’s global transfer pricing and related reporting. Operate with a sense of urgency and will have the proven ability to work across diverse lines of an expanding global organization. Lead a tax team via mentorship and continuous development, fostering a culture of constant improvement and progress. Manage the company’s US and local GAAP accounting for income taxes and related financial reporting. Develop and maintain internal reporting of the company’s effective tax rate to management. Lead and direct relationships with external consulting firms to manage the company’s outsourced direct tax compliance, ensuring compliance with all such required tax return filings. Lead and direct relationships with external consulting firms to manage the company’s global transfer pricing and related reporting. Lead and direct relationships with external law and consulting firms to plan, implement and execute our tax strategies. Advise the company on the relevant tax implications of our international and domestic operations and recommended courses of action. Provide expertise on evolving tax structures to optimally support company’s expected growth. Partner with various leaders across the company to develop and implement tax strategies, as necessary, as well as to comply with various reporting requirements. Identify, analyze and implement other tax planning opportunities or ways to mitigate tax risks. Manage activities including review of accounts, tax returns, ruling requests and any other interaction with tax advisors and tax authorities. Provide the necessary audit support for any relevant examination by tax authorities. Oversee the resolution of any tax issues related to acquisitions, restructuring or tax audits. Monitor and analyze tax cases, regulations and laws in order to convey to management information regarding technical developments and their application to relevant tax issues and their financial statement impact, if any. Prepare and present tax updates for presentation to upper management, as requested. Review and approve monthly tax accruals, journal entries, account reconciliations and related supporting documentation.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Taxation. A Master’s degree and/or JD Degree preferred. A CPA and Big 4 tax experience. 12+ years of progressive tax experience (with a blend of public accounting and public multinational retail experience a plus). Experience in interacting with auditors, audit defense and tax appeals. Managerial experience. Strong technical knowledge of income tax, accounting for income taxes (e.g. ASC 740) and transfer pricing. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. A track record of driving organizational change and improving functions. An ability to respond to, prioritize effectively and meet deadlines while maintaining the highest of standards of completeness and accuracy. An ability to be effective and decisive under pressure. Strong planning, research, communication (written and verbal) and presentation skills. Strong Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills. A strong sense of business ethics, integrity and discretion. Strong communication and leadership skills, a well-rounded tax background, strong management experience, hands-on accounting experience and a desire to problem solve in a non-routine, dynamic environment.

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Req No. SS-11256

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