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Director, FIN

Warrensburg, Missouri
13 Sep 2023
At Edward Jones, we help clients achieve their serious, long-term financial goals by understanding their needs and implementing tailored solutions. To ensure a personal client experience, we have located our 15,000+ branch offices where our more than 7 million clients live and work.

In a typical branch office, a financial advisor meets with clients and receives branch office support, so they can focus on building deep relationships with clients. Headquarters associates in St. Louis, Tempe and Mississauga provide support and expertise to help U.S. and Canada branch teams deliver an ideal client experience. We continue to grow to meet the needs of long-term individual investors.
We are looking for an experienced State Tax Planning & Controversy Director to join our Tax Team. This new role will be responsible to the Senior Director of Tax and lead a team of associates who will be responsible for:

Developing the vision, direction and strategy for firm's state tax planning and controversy area
Monitoring and evaluating individual, partnership and corporate tax developments in all 50 states.
Collaborating with third party service providers to manage the firm's compliance with state withholding, composite, and income tax obligations.
Researching and responding to tax controversy matters as necessary.
Collaborating with teams within the firm's Finance and Legal divisions to provide guidance on various state tax issues as they arise.
Communicating with the firm's partners on state and local tax matters.
Leading strategic projects prioritized by the Finance Division.

This position will require knowledge of U.S. federal and state partnership tax principles; strong organizational and research skills; strong collaboration and written communication skills; ability to engage and inspire others; and timely execution.

15 years of experience advising on state tax issues
CPA or JD required
Bachelor's degree or higher in Accountancy
Public accounting or equivalent experience at a large company
Partnership taxation experience is preferred

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Edward Jones does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
At Edward Jones, we value and respect our associates and their contributions, and we recognize individual efforts through a rewards program that promotes a long-term career, financial security and well-being. Visit our career site to learn more about our total compensation approach, which in addition to base salary, typically includes benefits, bonuses and profit sharing. The salary range for this role is based on national data and actual pay is based on skills, experience, education, and other relevant factors for a potential new associate:

Salary: $131635 - $224136
Category: Headquarters
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  • Job Reference: 1112406415-2
  • Date Posted: 13 September 2023
  • Recruiter: EDWARD JONES
  • Location: Warrensburg, Missouri
  • Salary: On Application