Global Tax Director; Northbrook, IL –

About the Company and Opportunity – Global Tax Director

A leading, profitable, global manufacturing company is dedicated to bringing superior products and process performance across a wide range of applications in the industrial markets is looking for a Global Tax Director.

Why apply to this Global Tax Director position?

• Private company
• Opportunity to learn and develop skill sets
• High visibility
• Profitable and secure company
• Premium products
• Great benefits; 401k (+ match)

Overview of the role – Global Tax Director

• Prepare and file all applicable state and federal tax returns; sales/use tax returns, property tax returns
• Works with company tax advisors for VAT returns, monitoring of transfer pricing policies and other international tax issues for all international jurisdictions
• Prepares quarterly/yearly tax provision for consolidated company
• Point of contact for all domestic and international tax audits
• Partners with other accounting and finance professionals to ensure that all tax obligations are recorded accurately and timely
• Drafts and reviews intercompany agreements as needed
• Coordinates with tax advisors in the setup of new international legal entities
• Develops and manages budget; tracks and coordinates engagement letters and tax adviser fees
• Brings in-house many of the tax functions currently provided by outside firms such as provision work, Federal and state returns, sales tax, etc.

Preferred Qualifications – Global Tax Director

• 10+ years’ experience of progressive corporate tax responsibilities
• 8+ years’ experience of domestic tax management
• 5+ years’ experience of international tax
• Must have manufacturing industry experience 
• Bachelor’s degree in tax, accounting, CPA or Master’s in Taxation preferred
• Experience with VAT returns, tax provisions, and state & federal tax
• Strong experience with SAP and Excel
• Examples of successful process improvements

Seniority Level



  • Accounting 
  • Electrical & Electronic Manufacturing 
  • Chemicals

Employment Type


Job Functions

  • Accounting/Auditing 
  • General Business 
  • Finance

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