Director of Tax California

Full time
Based on experience
california 03/04/2018   Full time Based on experience

Responsible for maximizing policyholder value by driving tax performance consistent with Department and Company goals. Specific areas of responsibility include:

  • To supervise the preparation and review of timely and accurate financial reports – including GAAP and statutory financial statements, projections, and rating agency and other reports – for selected entities within the Company;
  • To supervise the preparation and review of timely and accurate returns for federal income tax, sales and use taxes, and foreign taxes for selected entities within the Company; and
  • To assist in the coordination of tax and accounting issues respecting financial and regulatory examinations of the Company, as needed.
  • In support of these responsibilities,
  • To perform or review tax research as needed,
  • To monitor accounting and tax law changes, and maintain technical expertise, and
  • To assist in the retention of junior tax professionals, including their training and development.

Requirements include:

  • CPA
  • 10+ years of increasing experience with insurance tax accounting, including reinsurance issues, in public accounting and/or industry.
  • Experience with ASC 740 and SSAP 101.
  • Proven management experience in facilitating and execution of initiatives, managing change, and leadership of a team.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, to be able to present data clearly and concisely.
  • Demonstrated conviction, integrity, leadership, and management ability in a complex and dynamic organization.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to make good decisions based on a mixture of analysis, knowledge, experience, and judgment.
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