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TAX Director

Posted Date: 06-23-22
Location: Administration - NV
Manage Others: No
Availability: Full Time

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As part of Ahern Family of Companies, Ahern Rentals is the largest independent family-owned equipment rental company in the United States, and is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Since 1953, the Ahern Family of Companies has grown to more than two dozen brands that provide a comprehensive and cohesive offering to the global customer base, including equipment sales and rentals, manufacturing, spare parts, financing, engineering, transportation, education, fabrication, real estate, and hospitality. AFC employs more than 3,000 people worldwide and has an annual revenue of more than $1 billion.



We are looking for a Tax Director to oversee the operations of the tax department, including preparation of sales tax returns, personal property tax, exemption certificate compliance, and business licenses, along with coordinating with external parties on other tax filings/matters, both foreign and domestic, and working to bring some outsourced tax work back in house. 


This will be a Full-Time IN-OFFICE position.  Do not apply if you are seeking a remote/hybrid schedule


Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Preparation and review of local and state returns (sales, property, franchise, provisions, etc.), with an emphasis on accuracy and finding opportunities to qualify for credits.
  • Ensure timely filing of monthly, quarterly and annual sales tax returns, other returns, and license renewals
  • Research taxing requirements for new jurisdictions and resolving tax issues for both foreign and domestic operations
  • Grow the department in a manner that allows the Company to bring outsourced tax work back in house.
  • Prepare monthly reconciliations and journal entries
  • Review customer tax exemption requests to ensure they meet the required criteria
  • Hire, manage, develop, and mentor staff
  • Effectively resolve issues presented by customers or internal personnel
  • Improve processes by developing or implementing best practices
  • Keep up to date with, and advise others of, tax regulations at the state and local level that impact the organization
  • Gather and coordinate information requested for tax audits
  • Identify and mitigate tax risks
  • Identify ways to minimize the organization’s tax liability each year in accordance with current tax laws
  • Other duties as assigned by management


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.




  • 5–7 years’ progressive experience as a Tax Manager/Assistant Director with state and local business taxes, preferably in multiple jurisdictions
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Tax; Master’s Degree a plus
  • CPA or JD/LLM required
  • 5-7 years’ experience managing/supervising a team; effective leader who is good with people
  • Outgoing, energetic personality; positive attitude
  • Proficient with MS Excel, MS Word and Outlook
  • Experience with Vertex, AS400/Wynne Rentalman, Infinium, and OnBase helpful
  • Excellent knowledge of tax compliance and all types of tax returns
  • Strong technical research and problem-solving skills
  • Strong leadership and personnel management skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to multi-task efficiently and independently and be driven to meet deadlines
  • Must be able to pass drug test and background check


Incentive Package includes:


  • $140k - $170k DOE
  • Benefits after the first of the month following 90 days will include: Medical, Dental, Vision & Life
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Holidays
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Supplemental Insurance Options Available


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Job Type - Full-time

Ahern Rentals is an equal opportunity employer.

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