Vice President, Tax

Buckingham Search - Chicago, IL

A leading global privately-held developer and operator of sustainable energy solutions searching for a VP of Tax! They are headquartered in the U.S. and have 1000+ employees across the Americas, Europe and Asia.

The VP Tax will report to the Vice President, Corporate Finance in the company’s Chicago headquarters and manage a team of 12-15 tax professionals. This role works in close coordination with the following roles, among others:

  • Vice President, Accounting
  • Vice President, Treasury & Financial Planning
  • Various Vice Presidents, Finance & Capital Markets

Required Qualifications:

  • Approximately 15+ years of experience in tax and accounting functions (Big 4/Public firm experience highly desired)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, or related field required
  • Master’s Degree in Taxation, CPA, or JD/LLM required
  • Technically proficient in partnership tax law and international tax with tax structuring and planning experience
  • Extensive experience providing technical tax advisory and structuring support for commercial transactions
  • Experience leading global tax compliance. The Company has a complex tax structure with over 500 tax compliance filings annually.
  • Experienced in short-term and long-term tax forecasting with preferable experience with incorporating foreign tax credits, business-specific tax credits, recapture, and managing ordinary versus capital gain dynamics.

Posted On: Tuesday, November 17, 2020

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