Vice President, Tax

Crown Castle International   •  

Houston, TX

Industry: Telecommunications

  •  

15+ years

Posted 43 days ago

Summary

The Vice President, Tax, will oversee and lead the Company’s 25 person tax department. Your role will be to proactively manage the Company’s Real Estate Investment Trust (“REIT”) compliance and administer the income tax, property tax and transactional tax functions.  Specifically, you’ll work closely with the Company’s senior financial, legal and corporate development teams.

The role reports to the Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and you’ll have unfettered access to the entire senior leadership team, including our dynamic President and CEO. You will be responsible for leading a team focused on four key areas: REIT compliance, income/franchise tax, property tax and transactional tax. The role will also have significant involvement in any merger or acquisition projects.

 

Skills and Qualifications

We are a highly relational company with a stable and healthy culture. Among the traits you’ll need to succeed are:

  • Visionary and innovative with a strong point of view

  • Ability to work effectively at the C-suite level

  • Collaborative with the ability to gain consensus

  • Ease of working with a wide array of people, including managing relationships with Federal & State Tax authorities

  • Demonstrated experience with leading and building a large cross functional tax group

  • Technical experience with REITS, taxable REIT subsidiaries, financial statements and related disclosures

  • Solid understanding of the Internal Revenue Code, and fundamentals of multi-state tax issues

  • Able to make sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes- contradictory information to effectively solve problems.

 

A Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field with either CPA or JD, plus twenty (20) years of taxexperience in public accounting or industry.