Head of Tax

Number of employees

900

San Jose, California, United States, United States

Posted on: 2024-03-21

Category: transportation

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Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:

Intermediate

Salary

Salary not provided

About the company:

Archer is an aerospace company building an all-electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft focused on improving mobility in cities. The company's mission is to advance the benefits of sustainable air mobility. Archer is designing, manufacturing, and operating a fully electric aircraft that can carry four passengers for 60 miles at speeds of up to 150mph while producing minimal noise. Archer's team is based in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Archer is an aerospace company based in San Jose, California building an all-electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft with a mission to advance the benefits of sustainable air mobility. We are designing, manufacturing, and operating an all-electric aircraft that can carry four passengers for 100 miles at speeds of up to 150 mph while producing minimal noise. 

Our sights are set high and our problems are hard, and we believe that diversity in the workplace is what makes us smarter, drives better insights, and will ultimately lift us all to success. We are dedicated to cultivating an equitable and inclusive environment that embraces our differences, and supports and celebrates all of our team members.

What you’ll do:

  • The Director, Tax is responsible for consolidated income tax reporting as well as all aspects of taxation for the Company.
  • Manage uncertain tax positions documentation with external consultants, including setting the scope of work needed, provide information requested and review deliverables
  • Negotiate contracts with software providers, external consultants, and tax shared service companies (subsidiaries and affiliates)
  • Monitor and evaluate the impact of changes to tax laws and regulations and provide relevant updates and guidance to management
  • Lead the Company’s quarterly and annual SEC tax reporting process, managing the collaboration with the Company’s SEC reporting team as well as maintaining excellent relationships with external auditors
  • Partner with the outside consultants, to advise on global projects, review tax opportunities, develop forecasts and optimize tax department operations
  • Lead tax compliance processes for federal, state and local income and indirect taxes
  • Be the technical leader on all tax accounting matters
  • Lead tax due diligence and structuring for mergers and acquisitions.
  • Manage federal, state, and local tax audits
  • Maintain knowledge of current and proposed tax laws and analyze their impact on the Company
  • Research technical tax matters and prepare documentation to support tax positions
  • Support strategic tax planning, identify, recommend, and implement policies, procedures and best practices
  • Continuously monitor and proactively Identify and obtain tax incentives for the company.
  • Oversee compliance with internal controls and SOX documentation
  • Partner with Finance, Supply chain, R&D and other stakeholders to evaluate business opportunities and global initiatives
  • Champion operational excellence through process improvement and technology transformation

What you need:

  • Minimum of 12 years of related experience with a combination of Big 4 public accounting and industry experience
  • The ideal candidate will have extensive experience with tax accounting and reporting under ASC 740 for a US-based multi-national corporation
  • Experience with tax accounting and reporting under US GAAP in multinational context, including accounting for uncertain tax positions, and accounting for stock-based compensation
  • Experience with US federal and state corporate tax and Sales tax compliance
  • Strong analytical thinking and writing skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Proven ability to conduct thorough tax research
  • Ability to balance strategic thinking with operational leadership
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience in a fast moving, high growth environment with ability to react quickly to unexpected challenges and opportunities
  • Good business sense and ability to generate insightful analysis
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, with ability to communicate complex subject matter to leadership, peers and other levels in the company without a tax background
  • Extremely well organized and able to manage work requirements to meet reporting deadlines

At Archer we aim to attract, retain, and motivate talent that possess the skills and leadership necessary to grow our business. We drive a pay-for-performance culture and reward performance that supports the Company’s business strategy. For this position we are targeting a base pay between $180,000 - $225,000. Actual compensation offered will be determined by factors such as job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.

Archer is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to job applicants with physical or mental disabilities, and those with sincerely held religious beliefs. Applicants who may require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should provide their name and contact information to Archer’s People Team at [email protected]. Reasonable accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis.

 


Archer is unable to provide work visa sponsorship for this position at the present time.
Archer is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusivity in the workplace. All aspects of employment are decided on the basis of merit, qualifications, and business needs. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
Archer Aviation does not engage with external recruiting agencies/individual recruiters with whom it does not have a prior written agreement. Archer reserves the right to make use of any unsolicited resumes that it receives and bears no responsibility for payment of any fees asserted from the use of unsolicited resumes. If you are a recruiting agency or individual recruiter wishing to do business with Archer, please reach out to [email protected]. All employment processes are managed by the Archer People Team.

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