Director of Tax

Portland, Maine
Slate – Accounting/Finance /
Full-Time /
Director of Tax
Remote (Portland, ME)
Are you tired of the stale, cookie-cutter approach in the tax world? Do you crave the freedom to revamp and modernize the tax process without being tied down by outdated practices? Look no further! We're seeking a visionary Director of Tax to redefine our tax department and drive substantial success through fresh approaches.

Who We Are:
Slate is not your typical accounting firm. We're proactive, forward-thinkers, and trend-setters. Our culture celebrates creativity, encourages bold ideas, and embraces unconventional thinking. We believe in challenging the status quo and rewriting the rules of the game.

What We're Looking For:
We need an entrepreneurial leader who dares to dream big and isn't afraid to challenge tradition. As the Director of Tax, you'll have the autonomy to build the tax department of your dreams. No more stifling bureaucracy or rigid protocols – it's time to unleash your creativity and lead Slate’s tax division to new heights of success and innovation.

Your Mission:
Lead, inspire, and empower a team of tax professionals to think outside the box and push the boundaries of what's possible. Develop innovative tax preparation processes that drive value for our clients and set us apart from the competition. Embrace experimentation, embrace failure, and embrace growth as we redefine what it means to be a tax department in the 21st century.

What We Offer:

    • Creative freedom to build the tax department of your dreams.
    • A supportive and inclusive culture that encourages collaboration.
    • Competitive compensation package up to $150,000 including bonus incentives for driving change and results.
    • Spending cash, AKA signing bonus of $7,500.
    • Flexible work environment with the option for remote work and a healthy work-life balance.
    • Medical, Dental, Vision, HSA, PTO, 401K 

The Boring Stuff:

    • A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or an Enrolled Agent status with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is required.
    • 5 - 7+ years of experience
    • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration, or a related field. 
    • Reside within commuting distance to our Maine office locations (Portland, Saco & Lewiston) for occasional in-office days and face-to-face meetings with clients and team members.
    • Maintain swift and effective communication channels with both clients and internal team members to ensure seamless collaboration and exceptional service delivery.
    • Review tax returns for C Corps, S Corps, Partnerships, and Individuals.
Ready to challenge convention and make your mark on the world of taxation? Apply now and join us on our journey to rewrite the future of accounting!

Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, familial status, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.