Director of tax Planning & Analysis – Media – NYC

The Director, Tax Planning and Analysis contributes to the Company’s success by providing strategic and tactical tax support to key stakeholders throughout the organization.

Develop strong working relationships with business, finance, and tax leaders across the organization to collaborate on significant tax matters affecting the Company’s operations

Support a wide range of tax planning initiatives and assess the impacts on the Company’s tax position

Perform technical research and analysis on domestic and international tax issues and business transactions

Support company-wide merger and acquisition initiatives by evaluating deal structures, performing due diligence, analyzing acquired tax attributes, reviewing legal agreements, preparing and reviewing step plans, reviewing deal and valuation models, and preparing documentation to support transactions

Provide technical support on all tax compliance and tax provisioning matters; prepare technical memos to support tax filing and financial reporting positions

Assist with transfer pricing analyses and documentation

Review corporate tax filings for technical accuracy and completeness

Work closely with in-house and external legal teams to manage corporate legal documentation to meet tax requirements

Assist with tax audits

Work collaboratively with outside advisers on significant tax projects

Develop and provide direction on critical tax policies and processes to help foster a strong control and governance environment within the tax function

Desired Skills and Experience

10+ years of tax planning and consulting experience

Experience with a Big 4 accounting firm, large multi-national organization, or law firm (or combination thereof)

Accounting degree required; CPA certificate preferred

Masters Degree in Taxation or JD/LLM in Tax is preferred

Ability to think critically to resolve complex issues and challenges

Strong writing, analytical, research and organizational skills

Strong communication, presentation and project management skills

Strong sense of personal motivation as well as the ability to work with a team

Ability to work in dynamic, time-sensitive environment

Contact     212-685-4884