Director State and Local Tax

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 17596
Status: Active
Title: Director State and Local Tax
Job Location: Kansas City, MO
Base Compensation: $130,000 — $200,000
Total Compensation: $180,000 — $280,000
Contract Rate: Full company package
Is Employer Willing to Relocate?: Yes
Other Relocation Information: Full relocation package except will not purchase home
Employment Type: Full Time / Direct Hire
Job Categories: Tax
Industries: Other

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?

Director level position with large public company. Leader in their industry. Great opportunity with a company in growth mode. Full relocation package except for purchase of home.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The State & Local Tax (SALT) Director will operate as the subject matter expert for all state and local income, sales/use & property tax matters. They will be responsible for state tax planning & filing positions, state tax audit management & defense, and the development and implementation of tax strategies, policies, and procedures for the business units. Overall responsibility for developing strategy related to state income & franchise, sales & use, and property taxes. Deliver a full range of state and local tax services including: Perform and/or oversee state tax planning & state tax controversy matters, including settlement negotiations. Validate state tax credit opportunities and oversee the generation or purchase of such credits. Perform and oversee state and local tax research matters, including preparation and/or review of technical memorandums and inclusion of those outcomes in the finance function and business operating units. Manage the use of outside consultants on various projects & maintain state consulting budget. Conduct top level review of complex state and local tax returns. Provide input and support for state income tax expense and determine ASC 740-10 state income tax reserves for quarterly and annual financial statement reporting. Supporting continuous improvement efforts for day to day tax functionality and compliance. Manage, develop, train, and mentor staff on tax projects and assess performance for engagement and year-end reviews.

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, CPA, Masters in Taxation, LLM in Taxation, or JD. A minimum of eight years of progressive State and Local Tax consulting and/or compliance experience in public accounting or a combination of corporate and public accounting with demonstrated tax planning capabilities. Sound analytical and tax technical skills with proficiency in corporate combined & separate entity state income tax return and sales & use tax return compliance. Understanding of the impact of state filing decisions on the income tax provision and reserves. Ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a self-directed environment. Outstanding leadership, business development, recruiting, training, coaching, and mentoring skills, coupled with excellent written, interpersonal, and presentation skills. Strong focus on team leadership, including the ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with internal and external parties. Computer expertise including basic knowledge of tax software and technology.
Education: Bachelor's
  
Certifications: Certified Public Accountant
  
Total Years of Experience: 7-8+
  

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