Director, Finance (Tax)

What makes Gartner a GREAT fit for you? When you join Gartner, you’ll be part of a fast-growing team that helps the world become smarter and more connected. We’re the world’s leading research and advisory company, achieving consistent double-digit growth by steering clients toward the right decisions with business and technology insights they can’t find anywhere else. Our associates enjoy a collaborative work environment, exceptional training and career development — as well as unlimited growth opportunities. If you like working with a curious, supportive, high-performing team, Gartner is the place for you.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist with developing tax risk management strategy for Gartner and affiliates in foreign jurisdictions
  • Represents Gartner in meetings with foreign tax authorities
  • Develops innovative approaches to favorably settle tax audits and transfers tax knowledge to tax planning and compliance teams to drive operational efficiencies and maximize tax savings.
  • Provide insight and strategic direction to the planning team during implementation of tax planning strategies with a view to minimizing future audit risks
  • Directs and approves the flow of information to government auditors from other team members
  • Manages the relationships with government auditors to control the scope and direction of the audit and settlement
  • Works closely with Gartner tax advisors and outside legal counsel during audit processes


Requirements
  • Lawyer or Certified Chartered Accountant
  • Experience with directing the audit defense process, dealing with foreign tax authorities, managing outside counsel; and experience with negotiation and execution of audit settlement
  • 10 years plus of experience either in a large public accounting firm, law firm or multinational company
  • Good understanding of transfer pricing concepts
  • Willing to travel up to 50% of the time for business purposes
  • Willingness and ability to work in a collaborative manner with other team members and exudes a positive and winning attitude
  • Ability to be objective and provide independent input and analysis


What we offer:

In addition to an outstanding work environment with rapid advancement potential, Gartner associates enjoy exceptional compensation and benefits, including:
  • An upbeat, positive culture. Integrity, objectivity, collaboration, results and a no-limits mind-set are central to our values
  • Limitless growth. We work with you to help you meet your goals and advance within the company
  • Encouragement to be innovative and challenge status quo
  • Exposure to industry leading training and development
  • Performance-based recognition and rewards


Job Requisition ID:35713

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