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VP Tax Opportunity – Portland, Oregon

TaxConnections has recently been retained to conduct a search for a VP Tax in Portland, Oregon. We would genuinely appreciate your taking the time to review this opportunity below and kindly refer this to anyone who you feel may be interested in learning more about a VP Tax role.

Title: Vice President of Taxation

Company: Real Estate Investment Company- Privately Held

Reporting Relationship: CFO

Responsibilities:  The VP Tax is responsible for providing company-wide leadership of the tax function including tax strategy, business and tax planning, tax audits and tax accounting. Responsibilities include ensuring compliance with all Federal, State, Local and applicable foreign tax laws and regulations. The VP Tax will be responsible for research and identification of tax savings opportunities including the identification of appeal opportunities to reduce property tax assessments; and for ensuring compliance with all Federal, State, Local, Property, Sales & Use and applicable tax laws in jurisdictions the company operates. Provide counsel and guidance to management on tax matters including legislative and regulatory developments. The role will also oversee and provide direction to the tax team for compiling, preparation and filing of tax returns, analyze calculations of tax provisions, and the disclosure of all tax matters in company’s financial accounts.

The responsibilities also involve the following: (1) Identify, research and resolve technical issues.(2) Ensure compliance with the tax law, regulations, and rules are completed on a timely and accurate basis, (3)  Provide direct and indirect tax support to business units, (4) Manage the research of tax issues and positions taken by the company, (5) Review work papers and research prepared by tax staff, (6) Build tax models and forecasts for emerging tax issues and analysis; (7) Collaborate with internal and external parties to gather information, analyze and complete projects; (9) Proactively identify areas for process improvements and implement solutions to streamline processes, (11) And Special ad hoc projects as required by management.

Requirements: The VP Tax role requires a strong understanding of real estate investment fundamentals with family and wealth planning also highly desirable. The VP Tax must have a minimum of 15-20 years of experience in a public accounting firm, law firm, corporation  or any combination of these environments; and a BS/BA in Accounting and a CPA, JD or MST required.

Compensation: Commensurate with experience.

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