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A Tax Director, or Tax Manager, is responsible for creating, enforcing and overseeing a tax plan for a business or on behalf of an individual client. Skills listed on a sample Tax Director's resume include analyzing brokerage statements for high-net-worth clients; participating in developing, testing, and enhancing new tax provision applications; and preparing financial projections, forecasts, and budgets. Tax Director resumes showcase a bachelor's degree with a specific focus on the fields of taxation or accounting.

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Tax Manager and Assistant Tax Director

Conducted due diligence projects relating to mergers and acquisition transactions

  • Researched and assisted in implementing tax free exchange of real properties that resulted in federal and state tax savings of over $2,000,000
  • Negotiated settlements with Maryland, North Carolina and Ohio relating to sales and use tax audits that resulted in savings of over $800,000
  • Researched and wrote protests relating to various state income tax audits that resulted in savings in excess of $400,000
  • Reviewed the FASB 109 calculations and disclosures relating to quarterly and annual SEC filings
  • Researched and projected the state income tax savings associated with adopting the check the box regulations
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BS
Accounting
MA
Master of Arts
Business
2

Tax Director

Managed tax planning, tax controversies, income tax compliance and annual income tax provision functions of several multi-state operating companies with total revenues in excess of $700M dollars, 10+ different investment partnerships and 5 trusts, reporting to the Senior Vice President of Tax.

  • Implemented standardized tax provision, ASC 740 (Formerly SFAS 109), Fin 48 and tax return work papers, saving significant man hours both internally and by service providers.
  • Saved operating company 25% in annual state income tax through effective execution of state tax planning.
  • Performed tax due diligence on several acquisitions providing senior management with critical information necessary to save money on deal funding.
  • Reviewed and enhanced tax planning models used to manage cash tax payments.
  • Reduced costs/improved productivity through effective management of available resources.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
Accounting
3

Tax Director

Directed all tax functions of the domestic and foreign subsidiaries of this $350 million company.

  • Supervised the preparation and filing of federal, state, and international tax returns and responded to federal and state audits.
  • Implemented tax accounting policies and procedures regarding tax provisions, Section 404, FIN 48, tax forecasting and budgeting, and tax basis balance sheets.
  • Monitored and evaluated impacts of tax law changes and adjusted business processes and policies.
  • Researched, drafted, and implemented intercompany agreements to minimize federal and foreign taxes, utilize NOL's, and decrease exposure to transfer pricing issues.
  • Implemented a new business process for analyzing and calculating research and development credits.
  • Led tax due diligence efforts for investments into and for the acquisition of the company, informed and advised investors on the impact to them, and worked with internal teams and outside advisors to structure and complete the transactions.
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BBA
Bachelor of Business Administration
JD
Juris Doctor
4

Tax Director - Income Tax Operations

Handled all income tax compliance/operation activities including partnerships, joint ventures, and foreign subsidiaries, including tax return preparation, tax accounting, audit support, and budgeting and focusing on software implementation and management of a comprehensive strategy toward tax minimization of fixed assets, one of the company's largest line items.

  • Integrated Concert Joint Venture distribution of assets back to AT&T preserving $1.8B outside basis step-up resulting in a tax savings of $600M.
  • Implemented processes to capture Bonus Depreciation resulting in tax savings of approximately $330M.
  • Coordinated Uniform Capitalization Studies accelerating tax deductions exceeding $1B resulting in income tax savings of approximately $400M.
  • Recognized Alternative Minimum Tax NOL carryback resulting in income tax refunds exceeding $600M.
  • Rectified issues with the roll forward of the Controller's department fixed asset data allowing reconciliation to the issued financial statements
  • Processed multiple Federal returns for certain tax years allowing for quick tax refunds that increased cash flow by $800M.
Candidate Info
33
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration-accounting
MS
Taxation
5

Global Tax Director

Responsible for global (Asia, Europe, U.S.) tax accounting, reporting, compliance and planning.

  • Initiated foreign earnings and profits studies to minimize potential deemed income inclusions and APB 23 exposure.
  • Worked with outside advisors to substantiate a 38m worthless foreign stock deduction on China operations.
  • Teamed with the Company VP/Treasurer in an ASC 740 provision process improvement effort resulting in significant year over year changes leading to increased accuracy and sustainable DTA and DTL support.
  • Led staff during a Ct sales and use tax audit. The initial assessment of 150k was reduced and settled at $38k.
  • Audit coordinator for a current IRS multi-year tax examination.
Candidate Info
34
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BBA
Finance
MS
Taxation
6

Tax Director

Senior Tax Executive responsible for planning, compliance and leadership of the corporation's tax function for this $1.5 billion equipment rental business. Responsible for preparation of federal and multi-state income tax returns, monthly sales and use tax reporting, property tax filings, quarterly reporting under FAS 109 and FIN 48, and establishment and adherence to internal control requirements under Sarbanes-Oxley.

  • Key member of Finance team that led the corporation through leveraged recapitalization and subsequent public offering of stock
  • Established tax function for the company subsequent to ownership change including hiring and training staff and transitioning of tax compliance work in-house
  • Organized state lobbying efforts in Arizona, Texas, South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia which directly resulted in annual personal property savings of $7.5 million
  • Discovered errors in prior income tax filings that enabled the company to take advantage of $30 million in federal and state tax deductions in 2007 and beyond.
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
MS
Taxation
7

Interim Tax Director

Responsible for the transition of the corporate tax function from PWC to in-house corporate tax function.

  • Prepared federal consolidated 2011 tax return and affiliated separate companies.
  • Introduced new spreadsheet to calculate 2012 tax provision.
  • Introduced and prepared a tax provision memo to outline all deferred tax asset and liabilities as well as document all uncertain tax positions.
  • Prepared combined and separate company state income tax returns.
  • Managed sales and use tax audit which resulted in a 250k refund due to applying incorrect taxability matrix
  • Documented and applied the cost of performance methodology to reduce state income taxes in excess of 3m.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BS
Business
8

Tax Director

Responsible for all areas of corporate taxes including corporate planning and analysis, IRS and state tax audits, and tax related public company reporting.

  • Initiated state tax filing structure that resulted in the state effective tax rate being significantly lower than comparable California based health care companies thereby resulting in significant state tax expense savings on an annual basis.
  • Successfully represented the company and negotiated IRS audit settlements at field and appeals level resulting in adjustments that were less than expected.
  • Negotiated and completed numerous state audits including California.
  • Computed deferred tax and tax provision amounts for public company (10-K) SEC filing.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration
9

Tax Director - Research and Special Projects

Responsible for all Federal and state tax matters including U.S. international tax compliance: Forms 1120F, 5471 and 5472 and tax audits, FAS 109 tax provisions and acquisition and disposition transactions.

  • Reviewed state income tax returns for all taxing jurisdictions filed on separate, combined, consolidated and unitary reporting basis.
  • Researched Federal and state income and sales and use tax matters and drafted memorandums of findings and conclusions of law.
  • Assisted in implementing and maintaining optimal worldwide tax strategies to minimize Federal and state income taxes and effective tax rates.
  • Assisted in revising worldwide transfer pricing and related agreements.
  • Determined restructuring transactions to optimize legal organization structure and minimize state income taxes.
  • Extensive sales and use tax experience of sales of tangible and intangible products.
  • Resolved Federal and state income tax issues confronting key executives.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
MS
Taxation
10

Tax Director

Directed tax department for a publicly traded telecommunications company with $500 million in annual sales reporting to the VP of Tax.

  • Led income and franchise tax compliance.
  • Directed tax provision process and related SEC filings.
  • Team Lead FAS 109 automation project implementing TaxStream software.
  • Oversaw the implementation of new tax compliance software (ProSystem fx and Engagement).
  • Worked with outside consultants in documenting SOX internal controls.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BBA
Finance & Accounting

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