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Manager, Direct Tax

Perishable Shipping Solutions

Perishable Shipping Solutions

Novi, MI, USA
Posted on Thursday, March 14, 2024
Lineage is seeking an experienced Manager, Direct Tax to join our dynamic team headquartered in Novi, Michigan. The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge and expertise in U.S. tax regulations, compliance and reporting. This position will be responsible for overseeing various aspects of federal, international and state tax matters, including tax compliance and audits, transfer pricing, tax planning and tax related M&A issues for a multinational company.

The successful candidate will work within an interdisciplinary team, including external tax advisors, to minimize global cash taxes and proactively optimize tax efficiencies. This role offers an excellent opportunity to contribute to a growing organization and make a significant impact within the tax department.


  • Manage and oversee aspects of U.S. tax compliance, including the preparation and review of income tax calculations, returns and related filings and oversight of third-party preparer.
  • Lead and oversee international tax aspects of tax compliance and planning, including but not limited to global intangible low taxed income (“GILTI”), Subpart F, management of currency related risk and development and implementation of Pillar 2 strategy.
  • Research and analyze complex tax issues, proposing solutions and strategies to mitigate risks.
  • Assist Senior Leadership on global tax planning strategies, internal restructuring projects and M&A to optimize tax efficiencies and minimize tax liabilities, including modeling tax planning scenarios.
  • Collaborate with global cross-functional teams, including finance, accounting and legal departments to ensure alignment on tax-related matters.
  • Stay updated on changes in tax laws and regulations, assessing their impact on the organization and recommending necessary adjustments.
  • Assist with audits and inquiries from tax authorities, preparing responses and supporting documentation as needed.
  • Mentor and develop staff, providing training and guidance to foster professional growth within the tax department.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field; advanced degree preferred.
  • CPA (Certified Public Accountant) certification required.
  • 5 (+) years of relevant tax experience, with Big-4 experience or similar industry experience.
  • Demonstrated experience with U.S. tax laws and regulations, including tax reform provisions.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to interpret complex tax issues involving multiple jurisdictions.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate across departments and interact with external stakeholders.
  • Detail-oriented with a commitment to accuracy and quality in all work deliverables.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple priorities effectively.

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, 401k retirement plan, paid time off, annual bonus eligibility, and a minimum of 7 holidays throughout the calendar year.