Tax Director 29- #97838

Accretive Solutions’ Executive Search Practice has been engaged by one of its clients to recruit a Tax Director to join their team, located in the Greater Detroit area.


• Direct tax strategy to maximize results, increase use of credits, incentives, etc.
• Collaborate across teams to ensure tax strategy is followed and reporting is accurate
• Review and evaluate accounting procedures for tax compliance and accuracy
• Coordinate and oversee complex tax returns including international, federal and multi-state returns for Partnerships and C corporations
• Oversee external service providers to ensure completeness, accuracy and timeliness
• Manage the tax requirements in foreign markets in which our funds invest and oversee tax documentation requirements for registration, foreign tax relief at source and foreign tax reclaims
• Identify areas for improvements or savings throughout tax compliance process
• Articulate and communicate tax risks, including conducting research and documenting tax analysis and positions
• Recommendations on tax elections, for example, section 754 election
• Ensure appropriate capital account allocations and balances in accordance with 704b and LPAs
• Develop and maintain documentation of tax positions and assist with the development and implementation of new products
• Tax provision and tax footnote in accordance with US GAAP
• Establish best practices related to our early stage portfolio investments, including QSBS documentation, PFIC, QEF elections
• Determine the appropriate tax treatment of portfolio company transactions/realization events
• Advise on compensation plans related to various legal entity structures
• Advise on how to build the most effective and efficient tax function over time, considering our complexity, growth, current team, budget, etc.
• Review calculations of fund distributions in accordance with LPAs
• Manage the information reporting process, including domestic, FATCA and Common Reporting Standards
• Maintain appropriate tax records for internal records, independent financial statement audits
• Manage tax audits or inquiries
• Oversee, with support of the Corporate Controller, state and local taxes, property taxes, payroll taxes, and all other relevant tax matters
• Evaluate and support new investment products through researching proposed investments, product/fund structures and operational requirements


• A Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Accounting, Masters in Taxation is heavily preferred
• CPA is required
• Technical knowledge including: FAS 109 (including FIN 48), design and implementation of internal controls (SOX 404), U.S. taxation of foreign operations and transfer pricing.


If you, or someone you know, meet these requirements and are interested in learning more about this exciting career opportunity, please contact our Recruiting Team at and include an updated resume/CV.

Corporate Statement: 

On December 4th, 2017, Accretive Solutions was acquired by RGP. This job is an RGP position.

RGP is a professional services firm dedicated to providing people and perspectives to solve business challenges. As a provider of high-value, on-demand solutions aimed at our client’s most critical initiatives, we live and work within our clients' countries, cultures and languages, helping local business leaders and their global operating teams attain strategic objectives.

With experience across many disciplines including, finance and accounting, information management, human capital, supply chain management, legal and internal audit, we help companies address complex situations on the inside of business. Working alongside the client team, we solve problems, execute, and transfer knowledge. In other words, we help get the internal work done, while building the team's capability to change and operate in brand new ways.

RGP was founded in 1996 within a Big 4 firm and today we are a publicly-traded company (NASDAQ: RECN). Our 3,000+ professionals, from more than 70 practice offices, serve over 2,100 clients in 66 countries. RGP has been recognized on multiple occasions by Forbes as one of the 100 Most Trustworthy Companies.

Job Date: 

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 21:00

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