Working under the general direction of the Vice President Finance & CFO, the Director, Tax will provide tax leadership to the Company globally, including setting the vision for tax structuring and working with management to align tax strategy with the Company’s overall long-term growth strategy. Will be a senior member of the Corporate Finance leadership team as well as an in-house consultant for management, proactively providing tax advice where needed and having an impact on the Company’s effective tax rate and income taxes paid. Oversees all aspects of reporting, planning and compliance of all Corporate federal, state and international taxation. Specific areas include final review of federal and state tax returns, effective tax rate development, domestic & international tax planning & monitoring pending tax-related legislation & IRS pronouncements. Ensures timely and accurate filing of required tax returns and other external governmental reports. Researches methods and recommends ways to minimize corporate tax through use and expert interpretation of tax laws and regulations.