Director -Taxes

MGM Resorts International   •  

Las Vegas, NV

Industry: Hospitality & Recreation


8 - 10 years

Posted 122 days ago

Become one of the stars behind the show and become part of the world’s most powerful entertainment brands. Our Company has one exciting mission: To entertain the human race.

We are seeking an experienced tax professional to assist the VP – Tax in managing the company’s federal and state income tax compliance and ASC 740 reporting in an exciting, dynamic and fast-paced industry.

  • Manage federal and state income tax compliance and reporting.
  • Assist with tax planning and other tax department projects.
  • Review of ASC 740 and FIN48 calculations.
  • Assist in maintenance of deferred tax inventory for ASC 740 reporting.
  • Manage staff of 4-5 senior tax accountants and 2-4 managers.
  • Coach and mentor direct reports.
  • Support Federal and state tax audits, as needed.
  • Perform other job related duties as requested. 


  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Accounting or Business/Finance with an emphasis in accounting.
  • At least 8 years public accounting or corporate tax department experience with at least 6 years in a supervisory role.
  • Strong leadership, project management, and organization skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Experience with process improvement, proactively streamlining procedures and reporting.
  • Excellent technical writing and editing skills, as well as strong verbal communication skills.
  • Strong technical knowledge and tax research skills
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office suite and tax research software.


  • Masters degree in Taxation.
  • CPA certification.
  • FAS 109 / ASC 740 and FIN 48 / FAS 5 background.
  • Proficient with CorpTax.
  • Experience using Infinium GL/PL & Fixed Assets.
  • Experience using Cognos Finance.
  • Gaming experience.
  • Previous experience working in a similar resort setting.