Tax Director
in Canton, MA at DXL GROUP

Date Posted: 7/9/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

GENERAL SUMMARY: Direct the corporate tax function with goal of reducing the company's tax expense while meeting all compliance obligations.


  • Manage staff of two tax professionals
  • Tax compliance, planning, research and audits for federal and state income/franchise tax, including some international
  • Tax accounting and forecasting, including preparation and documentation of quarterly and annual income tax provisions and related financial statement disclosures
  • Maintenance of SOX controls for tax
  • Maintenance of Section 382 analysis
  • Oversee sales and use tax/GST/VAT compliance, research and audits
  • Oversee property tax and business license compliance
  • Provide advice and guidance as needed on payroll tax and other miscellaneous tax issues
  • Other duties or projects as assigned

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS: Critical relationships and partnerships include: other departments within Finance, Legal, external tax advisors and audit firm


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting; MST preferred
  • 8+ years in corporate tax with a publicly traded company or mix of public accounting and corporate tax experience
  • CPA required
  • Experience with ASC 740 and FIN 48
  • Experience with corporate income tax return preparation
  • Experience with sales and use tax audits preferred
  • Strong PC skills, especially Excel


  • Strong technical tax and accounting knowledge
  • Analytical, problem-solving and research skills
  • Able to prioritize and manage multiple projects
  • Able to manage high visibility situations
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to work independently with minimal direction
  • People management/leadership skills
  • Attention to detail