Director of Tax

Job Location(s) US-MA-Framingham
Job ID
IDG Corporate Tax
Employee Type
Regular Full-Time
Career Level
Manager (Manager/Supervisor of Staff)


International Data Group, Inc. (IDG) has an exciting opportunity for a Director to lead the Company’s Worldwide Tax team.  Reporting to the Chief Accounting Officer and working closely with the Controller and the Director of Finance, this position is important to the future growth of the Company. This individual will be responsible for all tax and tax planning matters.


  • Provide strategic direction, technical guidance, and leadership to the Tax team of five or more.
  • Full ownership for the completion of federal, international and state income tax returns including all related analysis and support.
  • Direct tax planning initiatives to support and align with the Company strategy.
  • Responsible for ongoing monitoring and implementation of U.S. Tax Reform.
  • Oversee and manage taxing authority audits, including but not limited to IRS, state, and foreign audits.
  • Responsible for accounting for income taxes for the worldwide group on a quarterly and annual basis, including related financial statement presentation and footnotes. 
  • Assist Controller and Director of Finance with monthly and quarterly reporting requirements.
  • Ensure significant are properly researched and documented, including uncertain tax positions.
  • Responsible for transfer pricing planning and studies.
  • Manage and participate in reviews of ongoing business activities and proposed transactions to properly advise management of tax consequences and opportunities, with emphasis on tax efficiency and compliance with tax and legal requirements.
  • Assist the Director of Finance in estimating and monitoring annual cash taxes, including technical analysis of tax implications to ensure forecast and provisions are correctly stated.
  • Partner and manage the relationship with external tax advisors.
  • Responsible for sales and use and property tax functions and business licensing.


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting required and Master’s Degree in Accounting or Taxation preferred
  • 10 to 15 years or more of progressive corporate tax experience, including 5+ years in public accounting and 3+ years of management responsibility
  • CPA required
  • Solid technical, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal and leadership skills; strong verbal and written communication skills 
  • Candidate must be a self-starter who can adapt to change easily, a collaborative team player, and detail oriented; demonstrated ability to work with cross-functional teams
  • Experience in fast-paced environment, highly driven with the ability to conduct multiple tasks and meet deadlines
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications and advanced Excel skills


This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job functions.  Other duties may be assigned to this position.


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