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Director Tax in Los Angeles at Vaco

Date Posted: 7/2/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Los Angeles
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 8 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
    Director Tax

Job Description

Position Requirements


- B.S. degree in accounting or finance required (Masters in Taxation or LLM preferred).

- CPA license is a plus


- 8-10 years of U.S. Federal corporate tax experience with emphasis on international tax matters either at public accounting firm or large corporation, preferably with consumer product industry, mergers and acquisition tax experience.

- Must be an approachable and influential individual who gains trust and confidence quickly through the consensus building and can operate effectively in a dynamic and changing organization.

- Strong background in tax compliance and planning with an emphasis on corporate tax matters and complex mergers & acquisition structure.

- Hands-on approach.

- Emphasis on tax planning, outstanding professional relationships and networks within the tax community, strong communication abilities and strong educational credentials are required.

- Proven track record of integrity, sound judgement, organizational building success and tax-saving results.

Key Result Areas and Activities

- U.S. tax research, planning and compliance with applicable federal, state, local and foreign tax laws and regulations.

- Prepare and file returns and interface with taxing authorities, including coordination of tax audits, negotiation of tax issues, filing of appeals and directing litigation.

- Provide direction to external tax consultants and counsel.

- Evaluate the tax implications of business activities, structures and commercial transactions including the identification and evaluation of alternatives and recommendation of solutions to senior management.

- Ensure the proper accounting and external financial reporting of taxes, including the recognition and coordination of the book and tax effects of events.

- Review and monitor changes in domestic and foreign tax legislation, rulings, regulations and litigation. Understand the relevant impact and recommend and implement responsive action to manage existing positions and capture new opportunities.

- Develop tax efficient international and domestic structures while achieving administrative efficiency and operational flexibility.

- Help evaluate the tax structure of the company including, but not limited to, possible mergers, acquisitions and liquidation alternatives.

- Assist with foreign statutory report compliance consistent with the objectives of tax structuring.

- Other duties as assigned.