Global Tax Director
San Francisco, CA, USA | Sitecore
Industry:Computer Software / Computer Games
Functions:Accounting / Control
Job Description:89 people have viewed this job
Sitecore is the global leader in experience management software that combines content management, commerce, and customer insights. The Sitecore Experience CloudTM empowers marketers to deliver personalized content in real time and at scale across every channel—before, during, and after a sale. More than 5,200 brands––including American Express, Carnival Cruise Lines, Dow Chemical, and L’Oréal––have trusted Sitecore to deliver the personalized interactions that delight audiences, build loyalty, and drive revenue.
The Director of Global Tax is responsible for all aspects of Global Income Tax compliance, planning, audits, and controls and accounting compliance. The Director will work with operations, finance, taxing authorities, and service providers to identify issues, implement strategies, and ensure accurate tax reporting and compliance for the organization. This position reports to the Chief Accounting Officer.
Coordinate, monitor and review the preparation of all federal, state and international tax returns by third party tax service providers. Participate in managing the relationship with this key tax services vendor and their performance.
Responsible for monitoring accurate federal, state and international income tax activity within the general ledger and preparation of tax account reconciliations.
Provide timely responses and resolutions to income tax inquires, notices, and issues originating from but not limited to, third party tax service, internal departments, customers and taxing authorities.
Assist with and co-ordinate global Transfer Pricing studies and country by country reporting requirements.
Responsible for preparation of tax information for auditors, consultants and other parties as needed in the event of audit or inquiries.
Research and advice on new or changing tax regulations that may impact the business, commerce and other internal activities.
Provide expertise and support for testing and implementing systems and/or process changes to support increased efficiencies.
Oversee storage and electronic maintenance of tax returns and related tax supporting documentation.
Assist in developing and implementing policies, and controls.
Build strong relationships and work cross-functionally with other finance functions to ensure a smooth and timely monthly close.
Assist with multi-state sales & use tax and property tax compliance and audits
Prepare other tax-related filings which include but are not limited to: business licenses, annual reports, and business registrations.
Prepare and perform all monthly tax reconciliation of sales and use tax transaction data, review accounting transactions to support liabilities for timely compliance reporting
Assist with analyzing tax implications of potential business decisions.
Assist with cash defense planning such as coordination and planning of R&D Tax Credit Study,
Participate in other projects as required.
10+ years of U.S. and International income tax experience, an Accounting firm (Big 4 preferred) or multi- national industry experience is a plus
Strong income tax provision skills, including current tax rules and US GAAP
Deep understanding of state and local tax issues
Ability to collaborate, lead and build effective teams cross-functionally
Ability and willingness to roll up your sleeves, manage projects and establish processes
Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in Accounting
Master of Science, Taxation degree is desired but not required
Experience and working knowledge of transfer pricing, international taxation, and tax accounting
Working knowledge of NetSuite, and Microsoft Excel and Word
Good written and oral communication skills
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