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Director, US Income Tax in Tempe, AZ at Circle K

Date Posted: 11/21/2020

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Job Description

  • Oversee all U. S. income tax related areas
  • Work effectively with external advisors (direct and manage) and business units to devise, review and implement transaction related tax structures and monitoring existing tax structures and risks
  • Provide tax guidance, advice and risk management support to the business units, and to the Head of Global Taxation
  • Initiate Federal and state tax planning strategies including preparing and negotiating RFP’s with external advisors, provide technical assistance with various tax issues, and assist with other special projects of the Finance Team
  • Participate in special projects initiated by senior leadership
  • Review of U. S. tax reporting and compliance functions, to ensure complete and accurate disclosure of tax related activity in corporate documents
  • Oversee the U. S. tax department’s commitment to corporate compliance, internal controls, policies and procedures
  • Maintain up‐to‐date knowledge of U. S. tax legislative developments and related implications
  • Ensure timely and accurate filing of all Federal and state income tax returns, estimates, and extensions as well as all related compliance
  • Serve as the primary contact with IRS Revenue agents and state auditors to present U. S. positions and effectively negotiate favorable settlements to minimize tax costs to the Company
  • Financial statement reporting of income taxes and effective tax rate management
  • FIN48 analysis and review of tax risks for financial statement reporting
  • Develop, mentor and guide members of the U. S. tax department

Personal Characteristics

  • The successful candidate should be a respected and proven thought leader with a quantifiable track record of success in delivering results within a large complex organization. He/she must have strong executive presence, business acumen, and be detail oriented. He/she must have strong relationship building, leadership and project management skills. The successful candidate will be a change agent who is flexible, resilient, and able to thrive in a dynamic, rapid paced environment. He/she will embody a culture of taking smart risks and innovating to win.
  • Professional Qualifications
  • Professional accounting designation (ie. CPA) or tax designation
  • 10+ years relevant tax experience
  • Extensive knowledge of both Federal and state income tax law, IFRS reporting as well as general business knowledge, and fundamentals of accounting
  • Strong tax research skills, writing skills, and communication skills

Educational Credentials

  • Bachelor’s Degree (accounting major preferred), Masters in Taxation or equivalent.



Circle K is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Company complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (the ADA) and all state and local disability laws.  Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to a reasonable accommodation under the terms of the ADA and certain state or local laws as long as it does not impose an undue hardship on the Company. Please inform the Company’s Human Resources Representative if you need assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process.


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