VP, Shared Service and Tax


What You ll Do:

As the Director/VP of Tax & Shared Services, you will research, develop, execute and lead global tax compliance and planning efforts, oversee and support the Shared Services Payroll and Accounts Payable functions and oversee domestic benefit plans (401K). You will ensure efficient and effective service levels are maintained for Shared Services activities, business goals are met for global compliance with all tax regimes, and benefit plan compliance requirements and favorable employee retirement outcomes are possible as a member of the Benefits Committee.

Your Accountabilities in the Role:

  • Oversee and ensure timely, accurate global corporate income, indirect (sales/use; VAT, property taxes, etc.) and payroll tax reporting while appropriately minimizing tax liability within the law.
  • Directly oversee domestic tax compliance while monitoring international locations for tax compliance.
  • Oversee and direct the Accounts Payable and Payroll areas, continually optimizing the processes, to provide best in class service, cost containment, and compliance.
  • Oversee and ensure full compliance, accurate record keeping, adequate investment options and reasonable costs for the company s benefit and retirement plans.
  • Lead Special Projects for CTB to ensure significant business goals and end results are attained (ie. acquisition integration into Finance, system rollouts, etc).


Position Requirements:

  • Education: BS Degree in Finance or Accounting, with an MBA, CPA, or CMA preferred
  • Experience: 7+ years of industry financial management experience in a globally-oriented environment. Meaningful experience with domestic and international income tax compliance and tax provision exposure with a large manufacturing environment required.
  • Certifications: MBA, CPA, or CMA preferred
  • Functional Skills: Strong fundamental skill set in taxation (ie. global income, indirect, and payroll). Background in managing Payroll, Accounts Payable, and associated tax reporting is preferred. Solid financial and analytical skills, with the ability to review large amounts of data and skills to make sound business judgments is also needed. Strong ability to research, analyze, and create continuous improvement through processes, projects, and systems is also important in this role.
  • Technology Skills: Strong ERP & Microsoft Office skillset required; solid experience with query tools and report writing preferred. Previous experience with tax software would be a plus.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent written and verbal communications skills to work with all levels within and outside an organization. Excellent presentation skills are also needed in this role.
  • Leadership/ Behaviors: Compliant, cost-conscious, creative, highly motivated to take large projects and run with them to meet the goals, and a proactive decision-maker who can directly influence the business; excellent collaborative leadership demeanor is also required. Ability to continuously improve processes to enhance efficiency through managing metrics is also needed.
  • Culture Match: Team player who is supportive and a partner with others for the success of the team; able to effectively interact with personnel throughout the business, as well as outside the company, in a professional manner. Energetic, honest individual with high ethical standards.

Other Important Information:

: Salary is commensurate with proven expertise.

This position is eligible for bonus & profit sharing!
And, t
he compensation will grow as the team member grows!

Reports To: VP & CFO

Core Hours: 8:00 am 5:00pm (schedule can be flexible; will work approx. 9-10 hours within this timeframe)

Typical Work Week: M-F; some weekends & additional hours required (when applicable); 50 hours a week on average

Direct Reports: 1 - 2

Travel: Approximately 10%

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