• Global Tax Director

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    Permanent Full-Time
  • The Opportunity

    As the Global Tax Director, you'll lead Workhuman's tax strategy, compliance and provision activities as an integral part of the global finance team. You will provide hands-on leadership for all tax activities, including oversight of all Workhuman entities taxation in different jurisdictions, and calculation of tax provision for financial reporting purposes. 

    Responsibilities, Skills & Qualifications

    • Key Responsibilities 

      • Responsible for the corporate tax filing and the preparation of tax provision process for all Workhuman entities in different jurisdictions not limited to UK, Ireland, Canada, USA
      • Working closely with the accounting and financial reporting team, manage the quarterly tax close and reporting process, including the tax provision, effective tax rate analysis and deferred taxes.
        • Review, analyze and maintain support for valuation allowances and stock compensation impacts.
        • Prepare financial statement tax footnotes and disclosures; coordinate with the accounting team, external advisors and external auditors.
        • Assist in preparation of tax provision and disclosures for statutory reporting, including under IFRS, FRS102 or UK GAAP
      • Identification and management of risks related to tax compliance and implementation of a consistent tax strategy, including transfer pricing between Workhuman related party entities.
      • Preparation and execution of the calendar of filing deliverables to ensure compliance with tax deliverables for US federal, state and foreign income taxes (including annual returns, quarterly estimated tax payments, etc…)
      • Develop, improve and maintain all tax-related compliance and business processes involving VAT, sales and use tax, personal property tax, franchise tax, foreign withholding and other taxes.
      • Responsible for intercompany agreements, transfer pricing, intercompany loans and management fee arrangements.
      • Management of relationship with external tax advisors and investors
      • Provision of high quality and timely services on tax matters to global entities and finance team
      • Research and analyze technical tax issues and their impact on tax provisions, consumption taxes and disclosures
      • Preparation of all tax disclosures for financial reporting purposes
      • Evaluation and implementation of technology and processes to improve tax compliance
      • Collaboration with different departments and different teams as Workhuman expands our global footprint

      Key Requirements

      • Strong technical/analytical skills to identify and solve problems.
      • Proven ability to work with a high level of integrity, accuracy, and attention to detail
      • Self-motivated, assertive, and confident with the ability to act with urgency and passion.
      • Strong organizational skills in order to maintain a high level of productivity, innovation, and priority-setting in order to complete assignments on-time and on-budget.
      • Excellent oral and written communication skills for effectively interfacing with all levels of management and departments within the company.
      • Ability to make thoughtful, integrated and timely decisions and take corresponding actions.
      • Willingness to work collaboratively by incorporating diverse perspectives and appropriately managing relationships in order to strengthen decision-making.
      • Proactively seeks out and recommends process improvements.
      • Entrepreneurial, enjoys working in a fast-paced, small-company environment.
      • Ability to work under pressure, meeting time sensitive deadlines, while maintaining a high level of confidentiality
      • 8 – 10+ years of international tax experience
      • Public accounting firm tax experience
      • Experience with the following:
        • Technology / SaaS / eCommerce companies preferred
      • Technical knowledge of income tax accounting standards and application of ASC 740
      • Global tax structure, including complex corporate planning preferred
        • Setting up ERP systems to handle intercompany and international tax reporting


      • Bachelor’s Degree (B.S.) in Finance or Accounting
      • Master’s Degree in Business Taxation preferred
      • JD and/or CPA preferred

    The Company

    Who We Are:

    Culture creators. Visionaries. Innovators. Game changers and changemakers. A Unicorn or two … That’s who we are at Workhuman®. We love what we do because we’re shaping the future of work – and the world – through our people and global technology. We’re building cultures of gratitude and human connections for leading global brands – and that starts with our own. Here you can be yourself, learn, and grow with some of the best people you’ll ever meet. Be inspired to do your best work, celebrate life’s most meaningful moments, and truly experience the benefits of an award-winning workplace and caring culture rooted in respect and gratitude. This is the place where you can make a positive difference to colleagues, customers, and the world every day. You might just be the next human we’re looking for – because all the things that make you human and unique are the very reasons you belong here!

    The Company:

    Workhuman® is the world’s fastest-growing integrated Social Recognition® and continuous performance management platform. Our human applications are shaping the future of work by helping organizations connect culture to shared purpose. With a consistent stream of gratitude fueling unparalleled, provocative workplace data and human insights, Workhuman® Cloud is a critical software engine for global companies seeking to motivate and empower their people to do the best work of their lives. Workhuman® (formerly known as Globoforce) was founded in 1999 and is co-headquartered in Framingham, Mass., and Dublin, Ireland.

    Did you know:

    • We are #1 Great Place to Work in Ireland for the 2019 medium-sized workplace category and have been named one of the 2019 Top Places to Work in Massachusetts by the Boston Globe
    • Workhuman® is used by 4.5 million of employees across 160 countries.
    • Our core values are; Respect, Determination, Innovation and Imagination.


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