Director of Tax

  • Location: Maryville, Tennessee
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #10287
  • Salary: $160,000
July 28, 2023

Director of Tax – Direct Hire

We are looking for a Director of Tax for a large manufacturing company in the Knoxville, TN area. This individual will need a strong background in Public Accounting. The ideal candidate will have proven experience of leading accounting teams, analyzing/reviewing income taxes, and performing tax analysis. This is a hands-on role that requires 100% onsite work.  Office hours are  M-F from 8:00 – 5:00 PM. There may be times when longer work hours may be needed contingent on peak times for the company.

Job Description:

  • Work directly with the CFO and accounting team to minimize company taxes
  • Assess and communicate potential tax consequences to senior management
  • Analyze business activities and recommend tax solutions
  • Lead tax analysis of transactions and business activities
  • Ensure proper tax accounting and run financial reports
  • Update tax planning models
  • Identify changes in tax positions, coordinate tax audits, negotiate tax issues, and file appeals
  • Communicate with tax authorities and review policies/procedures
  • Calculate/Review and state income tax and tax returns
  • Work alongside cross functional teams (accounting, treasury, legal)  to serve and support business functions

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Accounting, Finance, or similar field)
  • Master’s Degree (Taxation, Finance, or Accounting) AND/OR CPA
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in leading teams in accounting
  • Experience working in Public Accounting
  • Proven experience and knowledge working in accounting in a manufacturing industry
  • Proven problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent written/verbal communications skills
  • Proficient computer skills (Microsoft office, SAP)


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