Tax Director North Carolina

Full time
north-carolina 06/06/2018   Full time Competitive

Driven Brands is the world’s leading automotive aftermarket franchise company. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, the company’s growing portfolio of brands includes Meineke Car Care Centers, MAACO Collision Repair and Auto Painting, 1-800 Radiator, CARSTAR and Take 5 Oil Change. The Company’s strategic vision is to build a best in class shared service model between each of its brands and to bring this model to market via an Initial Public Offering.

Job Description:

Driven Brands has an excellent opportunity available for a Tax Director to join our dynamic team. The primary focus of the position will be to manage and direct the tax accounting and compliance processes for the Company to include development and implementation of tax policy and reporting systems, tax planning, providing advice and counsel on tax related matters and adherence to applicable federal, state and resident county tax regulations.

Responsibilities include:

  • Formulate and oversee implementation of tax related policies, procedures and accounting systems that result in accurate reporting and ensure compliance with applicable regulations.
  • Research and advise on proposed transactions and tax consequences.
  • Responsible for the planning and oversight of the federal, international and state income tax returns and payments, including the completion of all related analysis and support.
  • Responsible for sales, use and property tax functions.
  • Responsible for audits of federal and state income tax and state and local filings.
  • Responsible for accounting for income taxes (SFAS No. 109) in the US and International subsidiaries.
  • Responsible for transfer pricing and management fee arrangements.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of tax related federal and state legislative actions and advise management accordingly.
  • Confer with outside tax counsel and advisors as required.
  • Organize staff, define responsibilities and supervise activities if applicable.
  • Participate and direct the creation of corporate tax accounting books utilizing the company’s ERP and OneStream consolidation software.
  • Ensuring that appropriate internal controls are in place over accounting for income taxes.
  • Assist estimating and monitoring annual cash taxes.
  • Liaison with operating management on tax issues and accounting staff on tax accounting issues.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned
  • BS/BA in Accounting or a related field of study; Masters in Tax preferred
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation
  • Ten years of experience with at least five years in public accounting. international tax experience preferred
  • Understanding of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and GAAP (experience with public accounting)
  • Computer skills include Windows, Tax Compliance Software Programs and Microsoft Office Suite (Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word)
  • Strong tax compliance and tax accounting background with a comprehensive knowledge of SFAS 109