Director Tax

EdgeConneX   •  

Herndon, VA

Industry: Telecommunications & Hardware


11 - 15 years

Posted 32 days ago

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Edge Services provide Space, Power & Connectivity to deliver digital content like never before. With EdgeConneX, data delivery is optimized by placing Edge Data Centers®, Edge Small Cells and Edge PoPs® at the most critical locations—as close as possible to the end user's point of access. With our services, digital content can be delivered with enhanced performance and lower latency to any device, anywhere.

We maintain that innovation is possible only when a company moves as fast as the technology driving data today. At EdgeConneX, we're keeping pace. Since late 2013, we have built 31 Edge Data Centers® across North America and Europe, creating a new Edge of the Internet. EdgeConneX moved the Internet to where it is most needed, yet has never existed before – into local markets across the country and soon the globe. In addition to our rapidly growing portfolio of Edge Data Centers, EdgeConneX has also deployed more than 3,000 national locations across our Edge Wireless and Edge Pop portfolio. We manage a proprietary database of 4 million buildings, 14 million businesses and 200,000 cell towers that we collectively use in partnership with our customers to determine the most optimal site for our next build.

Title: Director, Tax

The Director of Tax is primarily responsible for all aspect of tax operations in a global environment, including strategic tax planning, tax compliance, incentives and credits as well as tax provision in relation to the Company's financial statements under both US GAAP and IFRS. This position reports to the Chief Accounting Officer and will be located in the Herndon, VA office - local candidates only.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Lead the ASC 740 application and preparation process, ensuring quality review and delivery
  • Develop sound strategic planning based on the Company's dynamic business growth and development; implement and maintain optimal transfer pricing and other tax planning components
  • Lead international statutory tax compliance; ensuring quality and timeliness of reporting
  • Lead credits and incentives initiatives regarding real estate development and energy consumption, in both US state and local as well as international jurisdictions
  • Advise business partners on tax implications of new/complex transactions and provide timely analysis
  • Lead coordination with all external tax advisors and optimize outsourcing operating model
  • Lead communications with all internal stakeholders in gaining solid understanding of dynamic business needs to stay ahead of business issues and provide tax advices
  • Responsible for managing issues related to international financial reporting and work closely with the Accounting group in financial statements delivery relevant to tax deliverables.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Strong communications, both written and verbal, in leading teams and coordinating with peers and other disciplines on driving projects/issues to closure.
  • Commitment to organizational excellence and constant awareness to seek opportunities to improve processes/quality of deliverables.
  • Superb ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects/responsibilities
  • Superb ability to meet committed timelines, leveraging assistance/input from peers
  • Strong and effective team player in working with various disciplines and peer groups; can cover all gamut of tasks required to 'getting a job done'
  • Strong attention to details


  • 10+ years of managerial responsibilities covering tax operations and reporting
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting; CPA a plus
  • Strong knowledge and experience in applying complex planning as related to international tax planning and operations
  • Experience in lease and real estate transactions a strong plus
  • Experience in the Data Center industry, Construction or Real Estate environments a plus

EdgeConneX believes diversity – of thought, backgrounds and experiences – affects all that we do, from our employees to the solutions we deliver. Our goal is to create an environment in which inclusion through diversity helps deepen the lives and work experience of our employees, enhances our innovation and creativity, and enriches our involvement in our communities. EdgeConneX is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, as well as any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.