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Director, Global Tax Reporting & Analysis

Date: Jun 8, 2021

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28273

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.

OUR COMPANY

 

JELD-WEN (NYSE:JELD), founded in 1960, is one of the world’s largest door and window manufacturers, with more than 21,000 employees operating in 24 countries globally. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, JELD-WEN designs, produces and distributes an extensive range of interior and exterior doors, wood, vinyl and aluminum windows and related products for use in the new construction and repair and remodeling of residential homes and non-residential buildings.

Our products and services afford us the opportunity to enter peoples’ workplaces, homes and daily lives. With this privilege comes great responsibility to ensure that the products we deliver are reliable and enrich the places and lives that they touch. We bring beauty and security to the spaces that touch our lives.

 

We act with integrity, invest in people, inspire through innovation, deliver on our promises and improve every day. We are seeking talented individuals who share this purpose and values and want to excel in their field of expertise. We offer excellent benefits, a collaborative environment in which to apply your talent and a dynamic and growing company, with exceptional career progression opportunities.

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

The Director of Global Tax Reporting and Analysis (“Director”) position is a full-time employment position based in our Charlotte, NC corporate headquarters.  The Director is an integral member of the worldwide JELD-WEN Tax Department who provides leadership and management of our income tax planning, compliance, reporting, and forecasting for our international operations.  The Director will work closely with, and report directly to, the Vice President – Global Tax while providing support to the JELD-WEN tax team worldwide.  

 

Specific responsibilities include the following:

 

  • Direct and manage the Company’s worldwide income tax provision process including:
    • Network and collaborate with worldwide finance organization to continually plan and improve the quarterly and annual reporting processes and implement any premised process improvements or processes.    
    • Overall management of quarterly and annual reporting calculations and financial statement disclosures under ASC 740.
    • Oversight and augmentation of procedures around identification and documentation of necessary valuation allowances and/or uncertain tax positions worldwide.
    • Maintenance of SOX control compliance and pro-active input in design and implementation of changes to controls framework to drive optimization.  
    • Monitor, analyze, and report changes to US and foreign tax laws and regulations to determine the financial statement impact.
    • Continue to drive efficiencies in the worldwide processes to reduce timelines while maintaining the reliability/integrity of work products.
  • Oversee tax reporting activities including federal, state, and local tax reporting including: 
    • US federal income tax compliance
    • State and local income tax compliance
    • Coordinate global outsourcing arrangement for foreign income tax reporting.
    • Manage and provide strategic oversight for federal, state, and local audits as they arise.
    • Oversee outsourced relationships involving sales, use, and property taxes.
  • Work closely with tax, finance, and operations personnel to develop relationships and identify planning opportunities with the goal of driving value from the tax organization and to ensure that tax considerations are surfaced and addressed in a timely manner
  • Drive the management and development of JELD-WEN’s worldwide tax department as a world class organization effective in demonstrating good faith reporting to all applicable jurisdictions while continuing to optimize the Company’s overall tax profile. 
  • Responsible for the identification, development, and implementation of tax planning opportunities to continue to optimize both the Company’s worldwide effective tax rate and cash tax outlay.
    • Identification, development, and implementation of new planning ideas to continue to reduce the Company’s effective tax rate and/or cash tax burden.
    • Involvement in our Corporate Enterprise Risk Management initiative to identify, monitor and manage risks worldwide from a tax perspective.
  • Assist with planning, structuring and reporting of acquisitions and divestitures including, among other things, modeling of the tax implications of a transaction, financing, purchase accounting, and/or 338 elections.
  • Assist worldwide group in coordination and management of foreign audits. 
  • Identify process and efficiency improvement opportunities including but not limited to use of technology for data collection and analysis.
    • Act as Tax Technology Champion driving forward the use of technology and evolving processes/procedures to reduce time and resources directly engaged in compliance activities allowing group to emphasize ongoing tax planning opportunities driving value for the organization.
    • Promote and continue ongoing transition to OneSource suite of tax products
    • Work within the tax department as well as overall JELD-WEN organization to optimize tax profile/advantages of Company’s conversion to SAP S4/Hana. 
  • Maintain positive working relationships with and, when necessary, provide support to other members of the finance and accounting department, legal department, etc.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

 

KEY CHARACTERISTICS AND QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/Finance
  • CPA and/or Master’s Degree in Taxation a plus
  • Minimum of 10-15 years of income tax experience managing and developing a diverse group of tax professionals in addition to:
  • Expertise in complex federal and international tax concepts applicable to corporations
  • Experienced manager/reviewer of ASC 740 preparation and analysis
  • Significant experience in managing and preparing income tax returns both in US and abroad.
  • US state and local tax experience.
  • Experience with tax research software, i.e., CCH, BNA, etc.
  • Experience with tax compliance and provision software (specifically the ONESOURCE Tax suite of products)
  • SAP skills a plus as well
  • Strong MS Excel skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Effective oral and written communications skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

JELD-WEN is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.

Unless explicitly requested or approached by JELD-WEN, the company will not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services.


Nearest Major Market: Charlotte