Director of Tax

Portland, Oregon

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Job Id: 61331

Director of Tax
Our Portland-based client, who has a longstanding reputation in the Pacific Northwest, is looking for an experienced Director of Tax to join their team full-time.This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role in advising leadership and directly supporting the growth of the organization through development and implementation of strategic tax strategies and policies. If this sounds like your area of expertise, you won't want to miss out on this opportunity to join a stable organization that is slated for major growth!

This role is anticipating a hybrid schedule and requires qualified candidates to commute occasionally to offices in Portland, Oregon.

Qualifications of the Director of Tax

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Taxation, or Business; active CPA required.
  • 10 years of progressive accounting and tax experience within a large organization.
  • Big 4 experience including exposure to C corporations and private companies; public company experience a plus.
  • Tech-savvy with ERP systems proficiency and intermediate to advanced Excel skills. 
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills with the ability to interact at all levels of the organization. 
  • Analytical mindset with strong problem-solving and decision-making skills.

Director of Tax Responsibilities 

  • Oversee the Tax Manager and develop/manage the organization's tax functions.
  • Serve as point person for all tax-related activities.
  • Maintain relationships with advisors, tax and law firms, and valuation service providers.
  • Keep leadership team informed of potential risks, investments, and process improvements.
  • Review contracts and support processing of lease transactions.
  • Ensure accuracy and compliance of tax records/filings.
  • Occasional travel may be required.

Salary: $155k–$195k + Bonus (DOE)

Benefits are available to eligible full-time employees and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, FSA, 401k with company match, and an employee assistance program.

About VanderHouwen 
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide.  Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.


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