Director, State & Local Tax Controversy

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Job #: 15975
Status: Inactive / Filled
Title: Director, State & Local Tax Controversy
Job Location: Saint Louis, MO
Base Compensation: $130,000 — $145,000
Total Compensation: $155,000 — $175,000
Is Employer Willing to Relocate?: Yes
Other Relocation Information: Situation Specific
Employment Type: Full Time / Direct Hire
Job Categories: Accounting; Tax
Industries: All Industries


Dynamic and results oriented opportunity within a Fortune 500 company responsible for leading the company's SALT functions.


Lead the company's SALT Controversy functions as well as team on Income Tax Forecasting, Planning initiatives, and Special Projects. Management of state income, franchise, sales/use, and withholding (i.e., all state filings) audits. In overseeing the State and Local Tax Controversy function, the Director will manage numerous resources in guaranteeing the timely and accurate responses to Information Document Requests. Act as a tax advisor to the tax group, business unit personnel, and finance personal. Plan, implement and assess risk profile of state and local tax positions. Review and respond to Notices of Proposed Adjustments. Manage gathering the facts through interaction with other departments, research tax issues and draft taxpayer¿s response. Recommend appropriate strategies in anticipation of appeals conference(s). Independently analyze financial statements, general ledgers, tax returns and tax return workpapers to prepare audit ready files. Includes a general understanding of permanent and temporary differences, apportionment, effective tax rate, ASC 740-10 and ASC 450. The Director will also be responsible for identifying and teaming with the other tax areas to implement corporate tax accounting and compliance efficiencies and process improvements, as well as and documenting current/new processes and procedures.


Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field 10 years relevant tax experience CPA required Strong executive presence State and Local Tax Audit experience a plus

Preferred Qualifications:
JD or MST preferred


Certified Public Accountant

Total Years of Experience:

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