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San Francisco, California - USD Full Time Posted: Thursday, 12 October 2017
Director, Global Tax

The Company

Looking for a job? Dream big. We did. What if you could work for a revolutionary skincare company-one that gives people the best looking skin of their lives? Rodan + Fields provides dermatologist-inspired, clinically tested products that work and makes them available to those who can't get to a dermatologist. We're all about offering life-changing skincare. And life-changing opportunities.

We're all about offering life-changing skincare. And life-changing opportunities.

Results Matter. Founded by Dr. Katie Rodan and Dr. Kathy Fields, world-renowned Stanford-trained dermatologists who invented Proactiv, the clinical results our customers have from using our Multi-Med Therapy Regimens and products has made Rodan + Fields the #1 premium anti-aging brand in the U.S. Rodan + Fields is the #1 premium acne brand in the US. Rodan + Fields is the #1 fastest growing skincare brand in the United States over the past 5 years. Rodan + Fields is the #2 premium skincare company in the U.S. in 2015 and we aspire to be the #1 premium skincare brand in every geographic market we serve. It's clear-we deliver and we delight.

Be Revolutionary. Rodan + Fields is redefining an entrepreneurial sales model in the direct selling channel which allows Independent Consultants to establish their own businesses with products they use and love and be rewarded for their volume of Customer sales. The goal of every corporate employee is to use their power to empower our Independent Consultants and support their Customers. We make it happen and that's no small feat. It takes a community of smart, passionate, forward-thinking, creative employees from a multitude of discipline, who are better together to drive record growth this fast.

Do Good. We do more than create life-changing jobs. We show gratitude through contributions from our non-profit entity, Prescription for Change, the heart of Rodan + Fields. We help thousands of underserved high school kids have the opportunity to use their power to help others and in doing so, make life-changing differences in their own lives-and around the world.

Celebrate Your Greatness. Make an impact. If you work at Rodan + Fields, you have the chance to innovate. In fact, we expect it. You'll become part of a positive, passionate movement that celebrates greatness and encourages employees to be catalysts for change, play as a team and say no to the status quo. So what if you made a life-changing decision for your career? Why not?

See you at the top.

The Opportunity

The Director, Global Tax is responsible for managing worldwide tax activities for the company. This position is responsible for strategic tax planning that minimizes tax payments while maximizing cash flow and operational flexibility. This role oversees tactical tax work, such as issuing accurate and timely sales and use tax returns and supporting audits. The Director works closely with top executives and ownership of the company regarding partnership taxes. Last but not least, this position is a critical advisor to others in the company about tax risks and opportunities that may impact business decisions being made.

A successful candidate will possess a strong accounting foundation, E-commerce consumer product experience, LLC tax experience, and global tax experience.

This position reports into the Vice President of Finance & Corporate Strategy.


. Develop and execute global tax strategy to minimize tax risk, maximize cash flow, and maintain flexibility in company operations.

. Oversee preparations of all Sales & Use tax returns by third party tax service. Manage the relationship with this key tax services vendor and their performance.

. Oversee preparation of annual reports and business/city license registrations.

. Manage tax team with one direct report (Senior Manager of Tax).

. Oversee preparation of tax information for auditors, consultants and other parties as needed in the event of audit or inquiries.

. Serve as a subject matter expert on tax matters to other functions in the company, to help identify tax implications of potential business decisions.

. Proactively provide advice on how new or changing tax regulations may impact the business.

. Provide expertise and support for testing and implementing systems and/or process changes to support increased efficiencies.

. Develop and implement tax policies and controls.

. Build strong relationships and work cross-functionally with other finance functions to ensure a smooth and timely monthly close.

. Oversee U.S. and international tax reporting and compliance as they related to sales and use tax, VAT, GST, PST, QST & other indirect tax.

. Provide R+F Members tax support as relates to their ownership interests in the company. Work closely with and manage the relationship with our outside tax firm that assists with this.

. Participate in other projects as required.


. BA/BS degree in Accounting or equivalent

. 15+ years of combined work experience, which includes 10+ years combined in sales tax and/or public accounting; "Big 4" and CPA highly desired

. Working knowledge and hands-on experience of sales and use preparation, reconciliation, and tax filings

. International tax experience-VAT, GST, PST, QST & other indirect tax experience is a plus

. ERP experience, start-up, eCommerce or Consumer package goods experience, preferred

. LLC tax experience preferred

. Proficiency of Microsoft Excel and Word

. Well-developed analytical and research skills

. Detail oriented, extremely organized, complete deadlines with minimal supervision

. Self-starter that thrives in a high performance, fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment

. Ability to analyze complex system data and improve manual and system processes

. Excellent written and verbal communication skills with an ability to convey complex tax issues in easy to understand ways for non-tax experts.

. Balance multiple projects and meet necessary deadlines with limited supervision


San Francisco, California, United States of America
Rodan & Fields, LLC
Rodan & Fields, LLC
10/12/2017 2:10:49 PM

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