• VP, Shared Service and Tax

    Job Locations US-IN-Milford
    Posted Date 4 months ago(10/30/2018 2:52 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Summary

    This role is located in Milford, Indiana. A beautiful Midwest town with affordable living and exceptional school systems.  Milford is just a short drive to several larger cities and attractions (1 hr to Fort Wayne or South Bend, 2 hours to Chicago or Indianapolis, 2.5 hours to Lake Erie and 1.5 hours to Lake Michigan).  This is a great location for anyone looking to end long commutes and live in a scenic area while still maintaining access to big city amenities!  


    Want to be a part of a global company that is launching innovative agricultural solutions and experiencing phenomenal growth for themselves and their high performing employees? Enjoy working in an environment where integrity and excellence is valued and where people make the real difference? 


    Then, CTB has a place for you!    


    Who We Are:


    CTB, Inc. a Berkshire Hathaway Company, is at the forefront of the worldwide challenge to feed a growing population.  And, we are leading the way through innovation and the development of new technologies and products that increase agricultural efficiency.  Our global success and top market share comes from our company strength and dependability, innovative solutions, global capacity, and exceptional service.  CTB is a family-oriented company with about 3,300 employees globally and a long history going back more than 60 years. We take pride in serving many of the agricultural communities - and as an employee you will be part of CTB’s mission to help feed the world!


    Our Vision: Leadership through Innovation®


    What We Offer:


    • Exciting innovative, collaborative, and team-oriented work environment
    • Challenging and progressive career development
    • Competitive salaries
    • Profit Sharing, Holiday Bonus & 401k
    • Excellent Comprehensive Health & Wellness programs
    • Best practice PTO policies and paid holidays
    • Tuition Reimbursement & Dependent Scholarship Program
    • Open communication, recognition programs, and team-building events
    • And much more to motivated, results-oriented individuals who want to make a real difference in their community and role

    Specific Responsibilities

    What You’ll Do:


    As the Director/VP of Tax & Shared Services, you will research, develop, execute and lead global tax compliance and planning efforts, oversee and support the Shared Services Payroll and Accounts Payable functions and oversee domestic benefit plans (401K).  You will ensure efficient and effective service levels are maintained for Shared Services activities, business goals are met for global compliance with all tax regimes, and benefit plan compliance requirements and favorable employee retirement outcomes are possible as a member of the Benefits Committee.


    Your Accountabilities in the Role:


    • Oversee and ensure timely, accurate global corporate income, indirect (sales/use; VAT, property taxes, etc.) and payroll tax reporting while appropriately minimizing tax liability within the law.
    • Directly oversee domestic tax compliance while monitoring international locations for tax compliance.
    • Oversee and direct the Accounts Payable and Payroll areas, continually optimizing the processes, to provide best in class service, cost containment, and compliance.
    • Oversee and ensure full compliance, accurate record keeping, adequate investment options and reasonable costs for the company’s benefit and retirement plans.
    • Lead Special Projects for CTB to ensure significant business goals and end results are attained (ie. acquisition integration into Finance, system rollouts, etc).




    Position Requirements:


    • Education: BS Degree in Finance or Accounting, with an MBA, CPA, or CMA preferred
    • Experience: 7+ years of industry financial management experience in a globally-oriented environment. Meaningful experience with domestic and international income tax compliance and tax provision exposure with a large manufacturing environment required.
    • Certifications: MBA, CPA, or CMA preferred
    • Functional Skills:  Strong fundamental skill set in taxation (ie. global income, indirect, and payroll).  Background in managing Payroll, Accounts Payable, and associated tax reporting is preferred.  Solid financial and analytical skills, with the ability to review large amounts of data and skills to make sound business judgments is also needed. Strong ability to research, analyze, and create continuous improvement through processes, projects, and systems is also important in this role.
    • Technology Skills: Strong ERP & Microsoft Office skillset required; solid experience with query tools and report writing preferred. Previous experience with tax software would be a plus.
    • Communication Skills: Excellent written and verbal communications skills to work with all levels within and outside an organization.   Excellent presentation skills are also needed in this role.
    • Leadership/ Behaviors: Compliant, cost-conscious, creative, highly motivated to take large projects and run with them to meet the goals, and a proactive decision-maker who can directly influence the business; excellent collaborative leadership demeanor is also required. Ability to continuously improve processes to enhance efficiency through managing metrics is also needed.
    • Culture Match: Team player who is supportive and a partner with others for the success of the team; able to effectively interact with personnel throughout the business, as well as outside the company, in a professional manner. Energetic, honest individual with high ethical standards.


    Other Important Information:     


    Salary:  Salary is commensurate with proven expertise.


    This position is eligible for bonus & profit sharing!  And, the compensation will grow as the team member grows!


    Reports To:   VP & CFO                                                                                                                     


    Core Hours:   8:00 am – 5:00pm (schedule can be flexible; will work approx. 9-10 hours within this timeframe)


    Typical Work Week:  M-F; some weekends & additional hours required (when applicable); 50 hours a week on average


    Direct Reports:     1 - 2


    Travel:   Approximately 10%


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