Job Description

Reference # : 18-08171Title : Director, Tax Reporting & Technology
Location : New York, NY
Position Type : Direct Placement
Experience Level : Start Date : 09/10/2018
Assignment Detail
Industry:New MediaJob Category:Finance / Accounting
Description
Director, Tax Reporting & Technology

Find your next opportunity in Media! Eclaro is recruiting for a Director, Tax Reporting & Technology at our client in New York, NY.

Eclaro's client is a global mass media company headquartered in New York City. If you’re up to the challenge, then take a chance at this rewarding opportunity!
Job Description:

Job Overview:
  • Key tax leadership role focused on providing integral support for the client's global tax function
  • Successful candidate will possess exceptional communication, interpersonal and corporate influence skills to manage a wide range of tasks critical to the effective operation of the tax organization
  • This is a highly process oriented role that will require a strategic thinker who offers hands on management and follow through
  • Candidate must have a broad range of technical and technology experience with exception organizational skills and attention to detail

Responsibilities:
  • Oversee the quarterly and annual global income tax provision in accordance with ASC740
  • Responsible for technical analysis and evaluation of critical tax accounting policies and conclusions including valuation allowance analysis, FIN 48, APB 23, and purchase accounting
  • Maintenance of Corptax software and Sharepoint document management system as well as continual optimization of all tax department technology solutions
  • Lead the consolidated tax forecasting process including the global effective tax rate and cash taxes
  • Evaluate overall tax posture of the Company to facilitate tax planning
  • Manage the accurate and timely preparation of all domestic federal and state income tax returns, including quarterly estimated taxes
  • Develop, implement and maintain effective procedures and controls as promulgated by Sarbanes Oxley 404
  • Perform necessary tax research to support/understand domestic and international positions and the impact those positions have on the global effective tax rate
  • Provide hands-on support for all tax audits - perform independent critical analysis of all proposed positions and proactively assist building critical audit defense strategies
  • Manage key projects including process improvements within tax accounting and compliance environments
  • Key Business and Finance Relationships:
    • Financial Planning
    • Operations Accounting
    • Corporate Treasury
    • M&A
    • Information Technology
    • Internal/External Auditors
    • Third party advisors

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
  • Advanced degree in Tax and CPA designation highly preferred
  • Minimum of 10 years of diverse tax accounting experience in both Big 4 and corporate settings
  • Strong technical knowledge of ASC 740, SEC rules and other regulatory agency requirements
  • Track record of driving organizational change and improving functions
  • Ability to respond, prioritize effectively and meet deadlines while maintaining the highest of standards of completeness and accuracy
  • Strong knowledge of financial systems and technology with the ability to develop and implement "Best Practice" processes to improve efficiency and accuracy
  • Hands on experience with tax accounting software
  • Corptax experience highly preferred
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Managerial experience required

If hired, you will enjoy the following Eclaro Benefits:
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan administered by Merrill Lynch
  • Commuter Check Pretax Commuter Benefits
  • Eligibility to purchase Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance through Eclaro

Interested in applying? Contact Adrian Miranda at Adrian.Miranda@eclaro.com now.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Eclaro values diversity and does not discriminate based on Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.


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