Tax & International Accounting Director

Our client, located in downtown Houston, is looking for a experienced Accounting professional with a combination of Tax & General Accounting experience. This position will have two direct reports. This position is responsible for taxation and compliance needs as well as the oversight of international accounting operations.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop and coordinate all federal, state and international tax policies and procedures.
  • Continually review our tax position for effectiveness and efficiency of compliance in a changing environment.
  • Perform technical tax reviews and approvals of all U.S. tax returns, all of which are prepared by outside preparers.
  • Engage in review of all non-U.S. tax preparations, prepared both by outside preparers and internally.
  • Develop and coordinate international accounting and finance process and procedures for our non-U.S. offices.
  • Optimize processes and systems for timely and accurate reporting and compliance.
  • Research, analyze, model and evaluate tax impacts on the firm and recommend courses of action.
  • Liaise with outside tax advisors as needed in the execution of tax preparation and assessment of new or changing requirements.
  • Maintain knowledge and keep abreast of tax or other legislation that could affect the business environment and compliance needs.
  • Direct reports include the Tax and Treasury Manager and a Senior Accountant. 

Requirements:

  • CPA license and college degree required.
  • MPA or MBA preferred.
  • Seasoned accountant with 12 plus years of experience, preferably at a public accounting firm or professional services experience.
  • Deep knowledge of partnership taxation.
  • Knowledge of international taxation is a plus.
  • High level of proficiency in Excel and the rest of Microsoft Office.
  • Experienced in use of tax research tools.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills.

 

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