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Director of Tax

11955 Democracy Drive | Reston | Virginia | United States | 20190

Appian is hiring a Director of Tax Accounting to manage the company’s corporate tax function including tax compliance, planning, controversy, and accounting.

How you’ll contribute:

  • Ensure the accurate preparation and timely submission of all foreign, federal, state, and local income, indirect, property, gross receipts and franchise tax returns prepared internally or through coordinated efforts with outside tax preparers
  • Manage systems to accurately collect required indirect taxes and the preparation of those returns
  • Develop and maintain efficient and effective global tax strategies and structures
  • Ensure global compliance with tax laws and regulations.
  • Maintain and implement global transfer pricing agreements and prepare necessary transfer pricing adjustments that are efficient and compliant with global tax laws and regulations.
  • Lead effort to properly account for taxes for global financial accounting purposes based on GAAP requirements
  • Monitor controls related to tax including SOX compliance
  • Serve as the internal expert on tax matters. Determine implications to Company of tax law, regulation, and rule changes and tax implications of activities in new tax jurisdictions
  • Evaluate business transactions and advise management on tax ramifications and alternatives
  • Manage relationship with external tax advisors
  • Manage global tax controversies internally or through coordinated efforts with outside tax advisors 

About You:                     

  • 10 + years of corporate tax experience required
  • International tax experience required
  • Public company or Big 4 accounting experience preferred
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills required
  • Proficiency with income tax accounting (ASC 740, 718, and 740-10) required
  • ERP financial system experience (PeopleSoft or NetSuite) preferred
  • Vertex sales tax software experience preferred
  • Tax provision software experience (OneSource) preferred
  • Strong interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills required for regular and frequent interaction and communication with senior management, outside auditors and customers, and outside domestic and international tax advisors
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting required
  • MST, MBA, or JD preferred


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