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Tax Director

Dallas, TX, US, 75244

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope
OBE Corporate

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope® is the leading supplier of value-added, glazing-focused, interior, and exterior products and services. We design, engineer, test, and manufacture solutions in engineered curtain walls, storefronts, and entrances, architectural glass, shower enclosures, glazing hardware, windows, railings, and more.


The Tax Director role with us isn’t just a job - it’s an awesome job.  This role does not exist today, so you will have a real chance to make the job your own.  We are hiring builders at OBE.  And we want to lean into your expertise to help us get better. We will give you what you need to do your job, and you will get to make an impact, every single day.


This role is perfect for the individual who loves to lead a diverse team, and who is passionate about making a difference in their workplace. If that sounds like you, come join this industry leader!

Role Summary

  • Create a new stand-alone Tax function in Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope (“OBE” or “the Company”) to ensure full tax compliance across the organization
  • Implement required tax processes, reporting and systems, including coordination and oversight of various service providers
  • Provide tax planning and support to enable the business strategy
  • Develop, implement, and lead a tax strategy to support and enable continued business growth


Here’s What You’ll Get to Do:

  • Lead the tax transition from interim tax support to the development of a stand-alone Tax function at the Company
  • Create, implement, manage, and communicate all required tax processes, systems, and policies to ensure full tax compliance with US and international tax requirements
  • Build and manage a commercially focused tax team grounded in continuous improvement while maximizing tax efficiency
  • Become a trusted partner to the business on all global tax matters; foster and maintain effective and collaborative relationships with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders across functions and business units, including external advisors
  • Develop and lead a commercially focused tax strategy to optimise tax efficiency opportunities and transfer pricing to support business transparency and growth
  • Proactively work with finance and treasury to lead tax forecasting and historical provision process
  • Manage the quarterly and annual income tax provision computations for domestic and foreign subsidiaries in accordance with ASC 740.
  • Identify and evaluate potential tax risks, including new legislation, and work closely with the business units to implement solutions to mitigate such exposures
  • Manage relationships with tax authorities and external tax advisors
  • Oversee indirect tax compliance (sales, use, excise, VAT and other taxes)
  • Conduct tax research, as needed
  • M&A due diligence and integration
  • Assist Senior Management with tax planning ideas including structuring, acquisition/start-up analysis, and tax due diligence of potential targets
  • Oversee preparation and filing of personnel property tax returns, abatements, and accruals.


Here’s What We’re Looking For:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in accounting is required for this position along with six to eight years of experience in a tax role.
  • Preferably Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Relevant experience operating in large and complex global organisations and preferably also within private equity companies
  • Significant knowledge and experience in direct and indirect US tax
  • Experience of setting up of tax processes, systems and policies
  • Strong competence in tax reporting
  • Knowledge and experience of transfer pricing requirements and BEPS actions
  • Proven track record of leading and developing a team
  • Working with cross-functional teams and different business stakeholders
  • Confident communicator, able to interact with a variety of different stakeholders
  • Commercially minded, and pragmatic – able to identify risks and deliver solutions
  • Confident decision maker – can evaluate the options and understand the business needs
  • Proficient in Excel and MS Word skills.  Expert level a plus.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively, both verbal and written.


What OBE Offers You

  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion


About OBE

OBE has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of family businesses, regional companies, and large enterprises that together form the OBE family. OBE operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!

OBE is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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Date Posted:  Jul 29, 2022

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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