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Senior Director, Tax

Company: Sodexo
Location: Gaithersburg
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Unit Description:Sodexo is seeking a Senior Director, Tax to oversee all aspects of US Income Tax provision and international calculations (Canada). You will identify uncertain tax positions, operate as main contact with external tax auditors, and work with both the global tax team and financial planning teams to support and report US effective tax rate. This role will lead a small team, while also working with the larger Tax team across Sodexo. Role will be a coach/mentor larger tax team in provision space.
This position will be a hybrid role (combination of remote/office); office location will be Gaithersburg, MD. Relocation assistance available.
Position Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute comprehensive tax strategy for business.
  • Oversee all aspects of US income tax provision including international calculations (GILTI, BEAT, 163j).
  • Identify and document uncertain tax positions.
  • Operate as the point of contact with the external tax auditors.
  • Calculate and document transfer pricing charges from parent and subsidiaries.
  • Review Canadian tax provision
  • Work with Global Tax Team to answer questions/support US ETR
  • Work with Financial Planning & Reporting Team to report US ETR
  • Determine tax impact of IFRS technical accounting positions
  • Prepare/Review tax technical memorandums to document positions.
  • Coordinate tax positions with Tax Compliance team.
  • Prepare/Review spreadsheets for tax planning including modeling financial impacts of tax changes.
  • Supervise research, implementation, and monitoring of tax-planning projects. Ability to think creatively in addressing tax issues.
  • Serve as tax subject matter expert to other departments and provide support as needed.
  • Responsible for developing and interpreting internal policies and procedures and is seen as a resource to others.
  • Analyze tax implications of law/business changes and make recommendations to Vice President, Tax.
  • Perform special projects as assigned by the Vice President, Tax or Global Tax Vice President
    The ideal candidate will have:
    • BS/BA (concentration in Accounting or Finance a plus)
    • CPA or MST a plus
    • At least 10 years of tax experience with a Public Accounting firm and/or Industry tax department
    • Proven ability to work independently, in teams and with all levels of Management
    • Fast learner
    • Proven High level of initiative
    • Demonstrated strong communication, interpersonal and analytical skills
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
    • Knowledge of Accounting systems, SAP, and OneSource Tax Provision preferable
    • ASC 740 / IAS 12 knowledge
    • Sound business judgmentAt Sodexo, we believe every employee should have the resources to be their best. As part of our overall rewards, we offer benefits programs designed to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle including health, dental and vision insurance. We also offer other benefits like paid time off, financial and savings programs, 401k, access to our employee assistance program, and other discounts. Click here for more information about Sodexo's Benefits.

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      Position Summary:Provides leadership to managers (or individual contributors where oversight is of large, complex support, production or operations function); may also provide leadership to supervisors and/or professional staff. Responsible for the performance and results of multiple related units surrounding organization tax policy and monitoring compliance. Analyzes the tax implications of the organization's activities, projects and investments. Responsible for minimizing tax liability and maximizing after-tax profits and cash flows. Ensure compliance with all national and local tax laws and regulations. Develops departmental plans, including business, production, operational and/or organizational priorities. Controls resources and policy formation in area of responsibility. Decisions are guided by resource availability and functional objectives.Qualifications & Requirements:Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experienceBasic Management Experience - 10 yearsBasic Functional Experience - 10 years

      Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

Keywords: Sodexo, Washington DC , Senior Director, Tax, Accounting, Auditing , Gaithersburg, DC

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