1+ months

Corporate Tax Director

Scottsdale, Arizona 85251
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

As a Corporate Tax Director working for Taylor Morrison you will be responsible for overseeing the day to day management of the Tax Team. Specific focus will be on the provision for income taxes, federal and state income taxes, and tax planning. The position will have extensive interaction with leadership team as well as many internal departments and external auditors. The Tax Director will spend a substantial amount of time managing the federal and state income taxes of the Company, with special emphasis on quarterly and yearend tax provisions, tax compliance, forecasting, planning and research.

Job Details

We trust that as a Corporate Tax Director you will: (responsibilities)

  • Provide leadership, guidance, and training to Tax Team
  • Identify ways to improve tax processes and workpapers, including the use of tax technology tools to help automate workflows.
  • Review prepared income tax disclosures and footnotes in line with SEC and PCAOB requirements
  • Work effectively with external auditors and outside tax advisors
  • Develop and foster relationships with internal stakeholders across all areas of the business
  • Prepare and communicate updates to the board and executive leadership team
  • Monitor legislative changes and communicate impacts to Senior Management.
  • Plan and manage the preparation of state and federal tax returns
  • Interpret the U.S. tax code and research the implications of tax laws
  • Manage cash taxes and oversee all aspects of the tax forecasting process
  • Evaluate and maintain internal controls around the tax process for accuracy
  • Manage tax controversy/audits that may arise
  • Research and develop tax-saving strategies
  • Reconcile tax data on financial statements
  • Plan, direct, and execute various tax projects
  • Perform research and prepare/review technical tax memorandums
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 What you will need: (competencies, behaviors & attributes) 

  • Business Acumen
  • Customer Focus
  • Developing Direct Reports and Others
  • Drive for Results
  • Priority Setting
  • Self-Knowledge

About you:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting required
  • Master’s Degree in taxation preferred
  • CPA Certification preferred
  • 8+ years of experience in corporate tax and public accounting. Work experience with Big 4 accounting firm(s) preferred.
  • Supervisory experience (5+ years).
  • Experience with tax related Sarbanes Oxley requirements
  • Experience with SEC tax related reporting requirements
  • ASC 740 Accounting for Income Taxes experience
  • Strong computer skills: proficiency in Tax software (OneSource Tax Provision, RIA, FAS, etc.), Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word

FLSA Status: Exempt 

Will have responsibilities such as:

  • Interviewing, selecting, and training employees
  • Setting rates of pay and hours of work
  • Appraising productivity; handling employee grievances or complaints, or disciplining employees
  • Determining work techniques
  • Planning the work
  • Apportioning work among employees
  • Determining the types of equipment to be used in performing work, or materials needed
  • Planning budgets for work
  • Monitoring work for legal or regulatory compliance
  • Providing for safety and security of the workplace

Essential Functions:

Successful job applicants will be able to perform these functions. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Report to Division/Corporate Office/Community daily and adhere to schedule
  • Ability to oversee direct reports daily and provide guidance as needed
  • Ability to access, input, and retrieve information from a computer and/or electronic device
  • Ability to have face to face conversations with customers, co-workers and higher level manager
  • Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time and move around work environment as needed
  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle
  • Comply with company policies and procedure

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time
  • The ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds

*Taylor Morrison experience and/or successful completion of training program may override required education and/or experience requirement.

Job descriptions are not intended as, nor should be construed to be, exhaustive lists of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with a job.  They are intended to be accurate reflections of those principal job duties and responsibilities essential for making fair pay decisions about the job.


Benefits of Working With Taylor Morrison 

We are looking for dedicated professionals that share our values of putting the customer - and their needs - first.  In addition to a great team atmosphere, career development and advancement opportunities, we offer full-time employees an extensive benefits package, to include: 

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Health Care - Medical/Dental/Vision/Prescription Drug Coverage
  • 401(k) with Company Matching Contributions
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Disability Programs
  • Employee & Dependent Life Insurance
  • Vacation & Company Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Home Purchase Rebate Program
  • Home Mortgage Program
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)


Posted: 2023-07-28 Expires: 2024-07-27

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Corporate Tax Director

Taylor Morrison
Scottsdale, Arizona 85251

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