Tax Director

Location: Atlanta, GA
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $150,000.00 - $165,000.00
Date: 1/3/2017
Job ID: 02436191
Job Description
Tax Director reporting to Vice President of Finance for a high growth multi-billion dollar, multi-state retail and distribution company.  

The Tax Director will report to the VP Finance and will be responsible for compliance, tax accounting and tax planning across a few distinct legal entities (Federal, State, Sales/Use and Licensing). Responsibilities will include preparing/reviewing financial statement entries and tax returns and making recommendations to optimize tax benefits. S/he will add value to the Tax department by thinking strategically, applying tax theory to actual issues and mentoring junior staff. The Tax Department is a close-knit group of 5-7 that handles all tax matters for the company. The Department encourages collaboration, fosters camaraderie and provides development opportunities. Tax personnel gain exposure to senior leadership and are encouraged to proactively develop their knowledge base both on tax matters and industry issues.  


Qualifications

Basic:

• Minimum 8 - 10 years of tax experience.  Experience in retail/distribution is a plus. Work in the tax practice of a major accounting firm highly desired. 
  
Preferred:
• Technical expertise and experience in provisioning and tax accounting required
• CPA/Masters in Tax or equivalent
• Prior direct management expeirence
• Experience in a multi-state, multi-location environment
• Flexibility, problem solving, and organizational skills 
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 
• Ability to partner and build strong working relationships with senior Finance leadership 
• Strong team approach when working with colleagues 
• Independent thinker with self-initiative 
• Skilled at clearly and succinctly articulating written and oral communications and tailoring it to the specific audience

Candidates meeting the above requirements may apply directly at recruiter@rowallen.com for immediate consideration.