Tax Director - Associate Tax Counsel


  • Overall responsibility for federal, state and local and international tax matters in the following areas:
    • Planning and Day to Day Transactional: Assist in formulating, implementing, resolving and documenting tax structures, transactions, issues and transfer pricing aspects thereof…Expected overall portion of role: 50% (33% federal, 33% S&L, 33% international)
    • Responsible (partial with senior Tax Director) for SOX oversight, primary interaction with other departments (legal, HR), and other AD HOC projects as they arise: Overall: 30%
    • Miscellaneous (20%):
      • Compliance: Provide assistance (expected to be on an oversight basis but some hand’s on effort may be required) all compliance including federal income tax return, other jurisdictional regulatory filings.
      • Controversy: Responsible for (expected to be on an oversight basis though with some hands on effort expected) all controversy processes at the federal, state and local and international levels.
      • Vendor/Contributor compliance: Responsible for ensuring that all appropriate departments are working to ensure 100% proper compliance with respect to all withholding and reporting in connection with all payments received and made.
      • Manage the Company’s QI initiative.
    • TOTAL : 100%


  • 10 - 15 years in combination of corporate (preferably U.S. based SEC reporting company) and BIG 4, with working experience in all of the above areas.
  • Excellent demonstrable strong technical tax skills, particularly federal, U.S. taxation of international, state and local.
  • Hands on and business oriented mind-set.
  • Strong knowledge of transfer pricing and OECD guidelines especially BEPS.
  • Excellent written and communications skills.
  • Minimum Education; BS Degree in Accounting; J.D. or advanced degree in Taxation.
  • 0 to 35% travel possible
  • Strong understanding of U.S. taxation of international operations including OECD and treaty implications, and indirect taxes (i.e., sales and use, foreign VAT and GST).
  • Foreign country experience, especially jurisdictions in ASIAPAC and LATAM regions.
  • Preferable:
    • Experience in high-technology with an understanding of taxation issues arising in e-commerce and digital marketplace.
    • Multiple language skills.

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Shutterstock, a global technology company, has created the largest and most vibrant two-sided marketplace for creative professionals to license content - including images, videos, and music - as well as innovative tools that power the creative process.

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