Global Tax Director


Global Tax Director


The Global Tax Director is a trusted advisor to executive management, providing guidance on tax consequences of business decisions. The Global Tax Director is responsible for completion of federal, international, and state income tax returns including all related analysis and support. This position has oversight of the tax returns for all of the Company’s operations, including its international subsidiaries. Responsible for property tax functions as well as audits of federal and state income tax and state and local filings. Manages accounting for income taxes for international subsidiaries with third party vendors. Oversees transfer pricing and management fee arrangements. The Global Tax Director acts as a liaison with operating management on tax issues and accounting staff on tax accounting issues. Ensures that appropriate internal controls are in place over accounting for income taxes. Operates as departmental liaison with IT staff on all technical matters relating to tax applications. The Global Tax Director assists the CEO and CFO with tax planning issues as required.


The Global Tax Director role is extremely complex. The role must have a strong technical background, education, and experience. Tax laws are evolving and becoming more complex. The Global Tax Director must maintain relationships with a wide array of people including executive management, governmental agencies, and external audit firms. Tax laws vary by jurisdiction, and we operate in multiple countries (currently 7).

Financial Impact

The Global Tax Director’s decisions and performance have a direct impact on the amount of tax expense incurred by the Company. The Global Tax Director role includes cash flow, income tax assessments, customer billing, financial reporting, and compliance with tax rules and regulations. The Global Tax Director reduces tax risk and cost by properly managing the Company tax positions and business transactions. The impact can be in the millions.


  • Global tax compliance, income tax accounting, and internal controls.
  • Global transfer pricing policy and compliance.
  • Global tax controversy (tax audits).
  • US tax compliance – federal, state, and local.
  • Vendor management (relationship and cost).
  • Tax planning.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Tax with 12+ years experience.
  • Expert knowledge on ASC – 740 (Income tax accounting).
  • Experience managing large, complex income tax provisions.
  • Experience managing global tax compliance.
  • Experience managing external auditors.
  • Analytical with strong project and time management skills.
  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills.
  • Skilled in managing and optimizing effective relationships with multiple internal and external organizations.


PacketFabric is the connectivity cloud. We built a global, 50+Tbps carrier-class optical network that is completely automated and consumable on-demand like SaaS, so enterprises can connect the core of their hybrid and multi-cloud architectures and grow their digital business.

We offer private and secure point-to-point, hybrid cloud, multi-cloud, and custom connectivity services that you can provision in minutes via our self-service portal or programmable API. We offer flexible consumption of our services, with month-to-month or longer terms, or even usage-based for bursting and disaster recovery.

PacketFabric was recognized with the “2020 Fierce Telecom Innovation Award for Cloud Services,” named one of the “10 Hottest Networking Startups of 2020” by CRN, a Futuriom 40 Top Private Company, and a “2020 Cool Vendor in Enhanced Internet Services and Cloud Connectivity” by Gartner.

PacketFabric is a distributed, fully remote team with people living and working all over the world.


  • Remote first, globally distributed team
  • The chance to disrupt the entrenched telecommunications infrastructure industry
  • A supportive and optimistic team that likes to learn from each other
  • A product development pipeline that’s constantly pushing new features and enhancing the quality of existing products
  • The opportunity to work with many different industries and customer types
  • A small company culture
  • Great health, dental, and 401(k) for US residents

Here at PacketFabric, we want all of our employees to feel valued, appreciated, and free to be who they are. We provide equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and follow employment lifecycle processes designed to prevent discrimination against our people, regardless of gender identity or expression or intersex, sexual orientation, religion, spiritual beliefs, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, national origin, citizenship, generation, culture, or any protected category under federal, state and local law.

PacketFabric is not accepting resumes from unsolicited headhunters or agencies at this time.