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Director, Tax


Who We Are

We’re Dealer Tire, a family-owned, international distributor of tires and parts established in 1918 in Cleveland, OH. We’re laser focused on helping the world’s largest and most trusted auto manufacturers grow their tire business—in fact, we’ve sold more than 60 million tires to date. We’re a thriving company, and we’re looking for driven individuals to join our team. That’s where you come in!

Title:                            Director, Tax

Reports To:                  Chief Accounting Officer & Vice President, Administration

FLSA Status:                Exempt

Date Created:               09/29/2019

As a Director, Tax, your essential job functions will include the following:

  • Lead the development and implementation of the Company’s tax strategy.
  • Direct all U.S. federal and state income tax reporting, including tax returns, book/tax differences, estimated payments, quarterly tax distributions to partners, cash forecasting, tax research and any related analysis/planning.
  • Manage the preparation of foreign information returns (e.g., Forms 5471, 8858) and other forms as required.
  • Lead the annual and quarterly global income tax provision process in accordance with ASC 740 Accounting for Income Taxes, including the identification and analysis of any local country tax issues, book/tax differences, tax forecasting, and uncertain tax positions.
  • Prepare tax footnote disclosures for financial reporting and supporting tax memos.
  • Oversee the coordination/preparation of all international income tax returns and estimated tax payments, and review the return to provision calculations to identify the tax impact to the financial statements.
  • Manage the indirect tax function, including sales and use tax, property tax, franchise and other business taxes.
  • Identify and implement domestic and foreign tax planning opportunities to minimize both GAAP and cash taxes.
  • Provide tax leadership for strategic transactions, such as acquisitions, divestitures, and restructuring, including tax due diligence and analysis of the income tax impact and related reporting requirements.
  • Develop the Company’s transfer pricing policies and procedures.  Manage the completion and review of all transfer pricing documentation requirements.
  • Identify process and efficiency improvement opportunities including but not limited to use of technology for data collection and analysis.
  • Manage the coordination of federal and state income/franchise tax audits.
  • Actively monitor changes to US and foreign tax laws and regulations to determine the tax reporting and financial statement impacts.
  • Manage the coordination of SOX reporting and controls for all income tax processes.  Establish and maintain the tax department policies and procedures.
  • Develop the Company’s tax organization, including a balanced approach for leveraging both in-house tax associates and third-party tax consultants.
  • Participate in special projects, as needed.

Leadership, Mentoring and Coaching

  • Provide leadership, coaching and development opportunities for all team members. Communicate operational priorities, objectives, and goals.
  • Facilitate problem solving and collaboration.
  • Complete a performance evaluation of each team member and recommend appropriate action such as promotions, counseling and termination.
  • Determine staffing needs, interview potential candidates, and hire associates.

Other Duties as Assigned

Position Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree with a major in Accounting/Finance required. 
  • CPA and/or Master’s in Taxation preferred.
  • 10+ years of corporate tax experience or equivalent public accounting experience required.  Experience with partnership taxation preferred.
  • Strong technical knowledge and experience in tax accounting and related financial reporting.
  • Knowledge of international, federal, international, state and local income tax compliance and experience in preparing tax returns required.
  • Ability to research tax issues and implement changes needed to comply with existing tax laws or new tax legislation.
  • Experience with a major ERP system preferred, i.e., Oracle, JDE, SAP.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills required.   
  • Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work with individuals at all organizational levels, as well as the ability to interact effectively with federal, state and local tax authorities.

Competencies Required

  • Results Orientation
  • Agility
  • Initiative
  • Influence

Physical Job Requirements

  • Sitting for long periods of time.
  • Continuous viewing from and inputting data to a computer screen.
  • Travel as required, up to 10%.

Why Dealer Tire: An amazing opportunity to join a growing organization, built on the efforts of hard working, innovative, and team-oriented people. We offer a competitive salary + bonus, and a comprehensive benefit package including: paid time off, medical, dental, vision, and 401k matching (50% on the dollar up to 7% of employee contribution). 

EOE Statement Dealer: Tire is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act*), or any other legally protected status, with respect to employment opportunities. 

*ADA Disclosure: Any candidate who feels that they may need an accommodation to complete this application, or any portions of same, based on the impact of a disability should contact Dealer Tire’s Human Resources Department to discuss your specific needs. Please feel free to contact us at or via phone at 833-483-8232.

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