Tax Director - $165K-$175K+ - Westside in Culver City, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 12/29/2020

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Tax Director - Senior Tax Manager - CPA - C.P.A. - Certified Public Accountant - Tax Returns - Income Tax - TRA - Tax Compliance - ASC 740 - Provisions

Are you an experienced tax leader with public company experience? Do you have the experience or desire to bring tax in-house for a company and build it out from ground zero? If so, we have a Tax Director opportunity that could be a great opportunity for you!

A Westside startup is looking to make their first tax hire by bringing on board a Tax Director. In this role, the Tax Director will be bringing tax in-house and building out the entire function from the ground up. It is an amazing opportunity for anyone who would like to play a critical role in the growth of the company and establish their own tax department. As they are a startup, there are little to any processes around tax set up and you would be responsible for creating, establishing, and revamping those processes along the way in a fast-paced environment. If you or someone you know is up to the task, please take a quick look at some extra information below or send to someone you think might be a good fit!

What do you need for this Tax Director role?

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
  • 15+ years of corporate tax accounting experience
  • Experience working in a public company
  • Be startup capable and minded
  • Active CPA and public accounting exposure gets you extra bonus points
  • Experience with TRA gets you mega extra points

What will you do in this Tax Director role?

  • Be charged with bring all aspects of tax accounting in-house and building the department out
  • Manage all income and non-income tax matters
  • Continue to liaise with outside tax firms for support but be the first point of company contact and manage information and workflow
  • Work with distributed businesses
  • Apply tax knowledge to complex and technical tax accounting issues
  • Set up internal controls for tax that are SOX compliant
  • Eventually hire, mentor, and guide the work of a Junior Tax Accountant

What is in this Tax Director role for you?

  • Opportunity to work on a high growth startup
  • Reports to someone we know well
  • Role impacts the business
  • A company that spends appropriately on outside consultants to not overwork staff
  • Stock options and bonus
  • First in-house tax hire-make the role your own
  • Flexible work environment