State Income Tax Director

Location: Melbourne, FL

The State Income Tax Director supports the Global Tax team to achieve its strategic objectives. In this role, you will serve as a key member of the Tax team, assisting in all areas of state income tax, including tax compliance, financial reporting (ASC 740), controversy support, and special projects, as needed. The ideal candidate is a team player who interacts with multiple domestic and international tax teams, strives for greater performance, creates, and implements tax plans, and works across the businesses functional teams to identify opportunities for tax savings, process improvements and mitigate areas of risk.


Essential Functions:

·       Manage and review the state tax provision process, including apportionment data, tax rates, state attribute data, state valuation allowances, state modifications, and any other data needed to compute an accurate state ASC 740 and FIN 48 tax accruals, including compliance with SOX requirements.

·       Manage, review, and ensure the accurate and timely filing of state and local returns which are prepared both internally and externally.

·       Manage and review the calculation of state estimates and extensions, ensuring all appropriate payments are timely made and accurately reflected in CorpTax Calendar.

·       Monitor state and local tax laws that impact the company, interpret, and communicate with tax management, and as required implement changes to maintain compliance.

·       Support and implement strategic planning to meet the company’s tax profile objectives.

·       Manage in the development of junior tax team members in their technical, technological, and professional career aspirations.

·       Research, analyze and manage a wide range of income and franchise tax issues and implications, including, nexus considerations, apportionment methodology, and combined filings.

·       Review reconciliations and analyses of general ledger accounts related to state taxes.

·       Lead state tax controversy including examinations, audit defense planning, notice responses, and VDA projects.

·       Leverage technology and other resources to capture efficiencies and technical accuracies.

·       Hybrid Work Location: You will need to live within commuting distance to our MELBOURNE, FL location. Work from home schedule will be dictated by the manager and business needs.



·       Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 15 years of prior related experience or Graduate Degree with a minimum of 13 years of prior related experience. In lieu of a degree, minimum of 19 years of prior State Income Tax related experience.


Preferred Additional Skills:

·       CPA or Masters in Tax.

·       A combination of Big 4 public accounting and corporate experience.

·       Strong technical knowledge of state income and franchise tax.

·       Exposure to other state and local issues; including, sales and use taxes, gross receipt taxes, property taxes, employment taxes, and/or credits and incentives.

·       Possess an understanding of ASC 740 principles, as well as federal tax compliance concepts.

·       Strong computer, personnel, and project management skills, coupled with mentoring, development, and inter-personal skills.

·       Experience with compliance and provision automation tools, specifically Hyperion Tax Provision and CorpTax Compliance.

·       Familiarity or experience with advanced technology such as Alteryx, Power Pivot/Bi and Tableau.

·       Highly detail driven with emphasis on accuracy, coupled with the ability to see the broader picture.

·       Engaging and relationship orientated, passionate about working in a busy, challenging environment and is adaptable, positive, and resilient.

·       Can do attitude & ability to work effectively in a matrix organization structure with significant emphasis on collaboration and influence.


To apply send resume to [email protected]

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