Director, Tax

Requisition ID:  14481
Location:  Berwyn, PA, US, 19312
Alternative Locations: 
Education Experience:  Bachelors Degree (High School +4 years)
Employment Experience:  10 years or more
Travel:  Less than 10%

TE Connectivity Ltd., is a $13 billion global technology and manufacturing leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. For more than 75 years, our connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, have enabled advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With 78,000 employees, including more than 7,000 engineers, working alongside customers in nearly 150 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at and on LinkedInFacebookWeChat and Twitter.

Job Overview

TE Connectivity's Tax Teams develop and implement systems to compile information for various federal, state, and local reports. They ensure timely and accurate filing of tax returns. They assess tax implications surrounding pending mergers and acquisitions. The Tax Teams recommend ways to minimize corporate tax through use of tax laws and regulations. They may administer international tax laws and regulations and also audit financial records to determine tax liability.

Director, U.S. Tax Reporting


Reports To:  Vice President, Tax Reporting and Transfer Pricing. Management responsibility for a team of tax professionals.  This position is located in Berwyn, Pennsylvania.



I. Overall Job Responsibilities:


• Supervise the U.S. Tax Reporting team in the timely and accurate filing of all U.S. Federal, State and International tax filings, including tax returns, informational forms, estimated/extension payments, cash tax forecasts, etc.

• Address tax technical issues related to TE’s U.S. tax position and interface with tax planning and outside advisors as necessary.

• Work with tax systems and lead the maintenance and enhancement of effective processes and tax systems for the U.S. compliance function. Drive continuous process improvement initiatives.

• Manage the U.S. quarterly and annual tax provision calculations and related forecasts, including the tax reserve calculations in accordance with ASC 740: Accounting for Income Taxes, and partner with tax planning to ensure all tax impacts of U.S. operations and transactions are accurately accounted for in the financial statements.

• Assist in the preparation and review of the quarterly and annual tax disclosures ensuring accurate reporting and compliance with SEC requirements.

• Review and monitor internal controls and ensure SOX compliance.

• Oversee the annual financial statement audit as it relates to U.S. taxes with external auditor.

• Work closely with other members of tax department to manage all U.S. income and excise tax audits performed by the IRS and state and local jurisdictions, including developing strategies, responding to inquiries, negotiating settlements, providing forecasts, and maintaining audit manager application.  

• Partner with tax planning and transfer pricing groups by assisting in the preparation and analysis of tax calculations related to global tax planning and M&A activity, the review of third party valuations, and the development of tax planning strategies.

• Assist in the preparation and review of certain internal and external tax communications.  Customers include: SVP of Tax & Chief Tax Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Audit Committee, Board of Directors, Banks/Creditors and Investors.

• Manage special projects as necessary. 

• Provide support for other groups/functions, including legal entity controllers, corporate accounting, business unit finance teams.

• Develop understanding of TE’s business model and strategy and establish a network of contacts with in TE.   

• Manage and lead a team of six tax professionals fostering professional development of all team members. 

Responsibilities & Qualifications

II. Approximate Breakdown of Tax Specialty Areas:


• Federal Domestic: 90%

• International Outbound: 5%

• International Inbound: 5%



III. Approximate Breakdown of Functional Tax Areas:


• Compliance Review: 45%          

• Tax Accounting & Provisions: 45%

• Tax Audits:   5% 

• Planning:   5%  


IV. Candidate Profile:


• Minimum 10 years corporate tax experience; CPA or MST preferred; tax accounting experience is required

• International tax compliance experience preferred (5471s, 5472s, & 8865 preparation, 163(j), treaties, Subpart F, M&A, etc.)

• Proven track record of supervisory experience

• Strong tax process/systems/software background (In particular OneSource Income Tax, OneSource Tax Provision, HFM, SAP, Microsoft Office)

• Solid teamwork and organizational skills with ability to manage multiple time sensitive projects

• Solid written and oral communication skills 


Travel: Approximately 0-5% domestic


  • Motivating Others
  • Managing and Measuring Work
  • Building Effective Teams
  • Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation
  • SET : Strategy, Execution, Talent (for managers)

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

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