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Director, International Tax

Perishable Shipping Solutions

Perishable Shipping Solutions

Novi, MI, USA
Posted on Wednesday, September 13, 2023
We are seeking an experienced International Tax Director to join our dynamic finance team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in international tax compliance, tax structuring, M&A tax, and tax planning. This role will play a crucial part in ensuring our company's adherence to international tax regulations and optimizing our global tax strategy to support our ongoing growth and expansion.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage the international tax compliance process, including the preparation and review of complex international tax returns, disclosures, and related documentation.
  • Provide expertise and guidance on international tax matters, ensuring compliance with relevant tax laws, regulations, and reporting requirements across various jurisdictions.
  • Develop and implement tax-efficient structures for global operations, acquisitions, and investments, while managing associated risks and opportunities.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including legal, finance, and operations, to provide tax advice and support on various business initiatives and transactions.
  • Lead the tax due diligence process for mergers and acquisitions, identifying tax risks and opportunities and providing recommendations to optimize the transaction's tax implications.
  • Play a key role in international tax planning strategies to minimize the company's global tax liability and maximize tax efficiencies.
  • Stay up-to-date with changes in international tax laws and regulations, assessing their potential impact on the company and recommending necessary adjustments to tax strategies.
  • Build and maintain relationships with external advisors and tax authorities to ensure effective communication and resolution of tax-related matters.
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to junior tax team members, fostering their professional development and growth.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Master's in Taxation, JD and/or CPA required.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in international tax compliance, tax structuring, M&A tax, and tax planning.
  • Strong knowledge of international tax laws, regulations, and reporting requirements.
  • Experience with tax software and technology solutions for tax compliance and reporting.
  • Proven ability to manage complex projects, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with a keen attention to detail.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively across departments and functions.
  • Strong leadership and mentoring capabilities to guide and develop junior team members.
  • Adaptability and willingness to embrace change in a rapidly evolving industry and organization.
  • Experience in the REIT, logistics or transportation industry is a plus.


  • Competitive salary and performance-based bonuses.
  • Comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, and retirement plans.
  • Professional development opportunities and support for continuing education.
  • Dynamic and inclusive work environment that values innovation and teamwork.
  • Opportunity to contribute to the growth and success of a global leader in temperature-controlled supply chain solutions.

If you're a seasoned international tax professional with a passion for optimizing tax strategies in a fast-paced and innovative environment, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity at Lineage Logistics. Join us in shaping the future of the global food supply chain. Apply today by submitting your resume and cover letter detailing your relevant experience and qualifications.

Why Lineage?

This is an excellent position to begin your career path within Lineage! Success in this role enables greater responsibilities and promotions! A career at Lineage starts with learning about our business and how each team member plays a part each and every day to satisfy our customers’ requirements. Beyond that, you’ll help us grow and learn on our journey to be the very best employer in our industry. We’ll ask you for your opinion and ensure we do our part to keep you developing and engaged as we grow our business. Working at Lineage is energizing and enjoyable. We value respect and care about our team members.

Lineage is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to compliance with all federal, state, and local laws that prohibit workplace discrimination and unlawful harassment and retaliation. Lineage will not discriminate against any applicant on the basis of race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical or mental disability or any other protected status under federal, state and local law.


Lineage provides safe, stable, reliable work environments, medical, dental, and basic life and disability insurance benefits, 401 retirement plan, paid time off, annual bonus eligibility, and a minimum of 7 holidays throughout the calendar year.