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Director, Tax



Accounting & Finance
Chicago, IL, USA · Los Angeles, CA, USA · Atlanta, GA, USA · New York, NY, USA · Toronto, ON, Canada · Vancouver, BC, Canada · Dallas, TX, USA · Seattle, WA, USA · United States · Canada · Vancouver, BC, Canada · Toronto, ON, Canada · Chicago, IL, USA · Boston, MA, USA · Seattle, WA, USA · Los Angeles, CA, USA · Atlanta, GA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2024

We’re looking for a high performing Director, Tax to be part of the Finance leadership team and to lead the tax function in our high-growth, multi-jurisdictional private company. You will be responsible for tax planning, compliance, risk management, transaction support, special projects, and accounting for taxes.


  • Manage reporting staff, including selection, coaching, mentoring, development, performance management, and all other people-management practices.
  • Identify, develop and oversee execution of domestic and international tax strategies to maximize tax efficiencies, including cross-border treasury operations
  • Responsible for ensuring all domestic and foreign income tax compliance requirements, including foreign affiliate reporting requirements, are met. Manage external service providers, contractors, and other advisors to help complete these requirements
  • Lead sales tax and VAT compliance and risk globally, including overseeing operational technology and executing on opportunities to make automation improvements
  • Lead transfer pricing strategy, including development of policy, execution of transfer pricing transactions, and overseeing the drafting of intercompany documentation and journal entries
  • Identify and execute on tax and other government incentives that may be available to the Company and its employees throughout domestic and global operations
  • Build relationships with the business and lead on tax matters providing high levels of customer service while identifying tax opportunities and risks
  • Design tax strategies to minimize risk, manage controversies, and build relationships with global tax authorities, while leading tax planning across organic growth, M&A, and capital movements
  • Develop and execute ongoing strategies for tax controversy domestically and globally in conjunction with external advisors
  • Lead cross-border tax planning and minimize risks associated with organic growth, M&A, and movements of capital and cash
  • Assist with Corporate initiatives as needed, including directing due diligence, transaction support, reorganizations, dissolutions, integration of acquired targets, and other special projects
  • Provide tax support to senior executives and internal functions such as the People Team, Finance, and Legal
  • Monitor domestic and global tax policy changes and other international tax developments, proactively responding to new risks and opportunities as they arise, and share knowledge and best practices with the team and in the business groups


  • CPA/CA designation, the CPA In-depth tax course or Masters of Taxation with at least 15 years of relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Extensive corporate tax experience in a firm or in industry with a multinational corporate group
  • Extensive experience with Canadian income tax including the foreign affiliate rules
  • Strong understanding of cross-border tax issues, transfer pricing and US tax concepts
  • Experience with tax planning, tax risk management, business and transactional support, and accounting for income taxes under US GAAP
  • Decision Making: consistently chooses the best course of action (from a number of alternatives) to address business problems and/or opportunities
  • Influence: Asserts own ideas and persuades others, gaining support and commitment and mobilizing people to take action
  • Problem Solving: uses an organized and logical approach to find solutions to complex problems. Looks beyond the obvious to understand the root cause of problems
  • Accountability: holds self and others accountable to meet commitments
  • Collaboration and Teamwork: works with others to deliver results, meaningfully contributing to the team and prioritizing group needs over individual needs
  • Commitment to Results: consistently achieves results, demonstrating high performance, and challenging self and others to deliver results
  • Builds inclusive, cohesive teams which apply diversity to achieve common goals
  • Capably delivers results through others, is good at establishing clear direction, helping others achieve their best work
  • Identifies key issues and relationships relevant to achieving a long-range goal or vision; Builds an integrated plan for course of action to accomplish this vision
  • Challenges and supports others to create results but also develop new capabilities. Successfully develops the capacity and capability of team and individuals on the team


  • Tenacious. You are determined to succeed, and you are motivated by the success of customers, colleagues and the community.
  • Curious. You are always learning and seeking ways to make things better.
  • Conscientious. You keep your promises, taking your commitments to others seriously, and you have strong integrity.
  • Humble. You lead with humility and empathy, respecting and learning from the perspectives of others.

In all we do, our six guiding principles light the way:

Step Up: Show the world what it looks like to live and work by these guiding principles. #StepUp

One Team: Make Hootsuite a place where everyone feels safe, welcome, valued, and empowered to do their best work without compromising who they are. #OneTeam #FreeToBeMe

Customer Obsessed: Focus relentlessly on helping our customers succeed. #CustomerObsessed

Go Fast, Be Agile: Widen our competitive advantage by committing to speed and simplicity over perfection and complexity. #GoFastBeAgile

Play to Win: Commit to building an incredible, profitable company for our customers, our employees, and our stakeholders. #PlayToWin #NoExcuses

Neighbours & Allies: Give back to our communities and be an ally. #SocialForGood #Allies

Accommodations will be provided as requested by candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.


Canada Pay Range For This Role
$140,700$197,100 CAD
US Pay Range For This Role
$153,800$215,400 USD