Director, Tax Planning

in Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Director, Tax Planning Job

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    Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418, US

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CAF77: CCS - CIB 13995 Pasteur Blvd , Palm Beach Gardens, FL, 33418 USACarrier is a leading global provider of innovative HVAC, refrigeration, fire, security and building automation technologies leading to safer, smarter, sustainable and high-performance buildings. Carrier's businesses enable modern life by delivering efficiency, safety, security, comfort, productivity and sustainability across a wide range of residential, commercial and industrial applications.

Excellent opportunity for a motivated and strategic thinker to assume the Director of Tax Planning role within the Tax organization. This role will be the tax planning lead for a business unit of Carrier and will be responsible for partnering with the business to drive value within the Tax function.

The organization offers opportunity to be part of a growing tax department and manage tax planning and strategy around the world.

Location: Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Primary responsibilities include:
You'll work with an existing team to assist in planning and implementing strategies to reduce the company's effective tax rate, assist business development with tax issues related to mergers & acquisitions, and address tax issues raised by Carrier's business unit operations. Specific responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
  • Foreign, Federal, and State Tax Planning
  • You'll work with a team to plan and implement strategies to reduce the company's effective tax rate
  • Align tax optimization strategies with business objectives
  • Model and execute such strategies
  • You'll assist business development with mergers & acquisitions
  • Structure buy and sell deals from a US & international tax perspective
  • Conduct due diligence on targets
  • Team with business development, legal and accounting
  • Address tax issues raised by operations
  • Understand the business objectives of operations
  • You'll research and work with outside advisers, as necessary, to understand the tax consequences of such issues and propose alternatives to minimize taxes
  • Support Foreign, Federal, and State tax reporting activities and audit activities

Education / Certifications:
  • Undergraduate degree in accounting, economics, finance or related area.
  • CPA preferred
  • Advanced degree (JD or MST) or interest in pursuing an advanced degree (at company expense) preferred

Experience / Qualifications:
  • 10+ years of related tax and/or accounting experience
  • Deep understanding of International, Federal and State tax issues, including supply chain planning
  • Deep understanding of tax issues related to mergers & acquisitions
  • Strong tax modeling skills

Enabling Competencies:
  • Good interpersonal skills, including ability and desire to communicate and collaborate across functions
  • Good business sense and creative problem solving skills
  • Ambitious, able to work independently and meet deadlines
  • Able to multitask and have excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Collaboration - desire to work with others and share responsibilities

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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