Director, Taxation

MissionSquare Retirement
Washington, DC
Aug 11, 2022
Aug 16, 2022
Full Time
Be a great place to work with MissionSquare Retirement, a FINANCIAL SERVICES LEADER in public sector employee retirement products and services. Headquartered in Washington, DC, MissionSquare Retirement was founded to provide portable retirement benefits for city and county managers, enabling accumulated retirement assets to be transferred between employers. Today, MissionSquare Retirement serves more than 1.5 million participant accounts, and more than 9,000 retirement plans across the country. We have an extraordinary talent base and invite you to consider joining MissionSquare Retirement's Finance Team. The Director, Taxation is primarily responsible for identifying, resolving, documenting, and supporting all tax positions of the MissionSquare Retirement group of entities. Participates in day-to-day corporate and investment fund tax and regulatory reporting functions by providing technical research and advice, along with recommendations and opinions, as appropriate. Contributes to business planning and product development projects and partners with associates at senior staff and management levels on tax and regulatory matters. Essential Functions for this role include: Direct and manage tax and regulatory compliance research matters and support all department work functions and staff. Perform fact-finding, research and analysis involving a broad range of federal, state and foreign country tax issues, along with other business and regulatory reporting matters. Prepare reports and memoranda documenting rationale and technical support on issues and positions relevant to federal, state and foreign country tax and regulatory requirements. Support processes involving the preparation, technical review and timely filing of federal, state and foreign tax returns and regulatory reports. Draft board reports, management memoranda and financial statement disclosures applicable to corporate business operations and investment activities. Coordinate with in-house and outside firms and professional advisors, as appropriate. Perform or manage special project work and other duties, as assigned. If you have the following credentials, we encourage you to apply: 10+ years of experience as a tax specialist with exposure to governmental/regulatory reporting processes applicable to the financial services industry. Public accounting or law firm tax practice experience a plus. Strong experience and knowledge of tax laws and generally accepted accounting principles Highest level of commitment to quality and customer service Works well with others/team-player/possesses strong leadership and management skills Dependable/reliable/self-motivated Strong interpersonal and oral and written communication skills Excellent analytical and collaborative skills Strong organizational, follow-up and time management skills Ability to effectively manage multiple projects and meet deadlines To benefit your career and support your wellbeing, we offer: Competitive Total Rewards (compensation and benefits) package, including 401(k) Plan with matching contributions Varied incentive plans Flexible/Hybrid work schedules Wellness programs Tuition reimbursement Professional and career development courses Mentoring programs Volunteerism program As a company, MissionSquare Retirement is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to create an environment that reflects the value and diversity of our employees and fosters respect among them. We believe that talent from diverse backgrounds will further enhance our ability, and mission, to serve those who serve their communities. Positions at this location require a COVID-19 vaccination. Offers of employment are conditioned upon the successful candidate providing proper proof of vaccination status prior to employment and pursuant to applicable law. Education Preferred Masters Degree or better Licenses & Certifications Required Certified Publ Accountant

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