Director of Tax at GoHealth

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The newly created Director of Tax role will report to the Chief Accounting Officer and is responsible for managing and coordinating all aspects of the company’s tax functions, including tax accounting and reporting, tax compliance and tax planning and strategy. As a new public company, we are creating this critical role to support the company’s growth, to work collaboratively with third-party service providers and to build an internal tax team to balance workload and leverage outside expertise.

Due to the unprecedented situation of COVID-19, GoHealth has decided to protect our current and future employees by managing our business remotely. This is inclusive of interviewing, onboarding and each role day-to-day. Please consider that our roles will not be remote long-term and will return to an office setting once we're safe to do so following the guidance of local health authorities’ and the CDC.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and review timely consolidated US GAAP tax provision calculations in accordance with ASC 740 and related footnotes and disclosures, including preparation and/or review of effective tax rate, tax balance sheet accounts and uncertain tax positions.
  • Prepare and coordinate tax related close processes including provision entries and provision memos.
  • Coordinate and/or prepare supporting schedules for external auditor review and coordinate with the audit team on audit procedures.
  • Prepare tax rate analyses for internal quarterly reporting and flux explanation to management and audit committee.
  • Manage and review tax compliance for federal, state income/franchise tax, property tax, and state and local sales and use tax.
  • Research, analyze, evaluate and implement planning ideas with respect to tax return filing positions and organization structure.
  • Design, implement and manage tax controls in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley.
  • Manage or lead annual companywide R&D credit study.
  • Coordinate and manage tax audits including state and federal jurisdictions.
  • Research, interpret and apply federal, state and local tax laws
  • Work closely with other functions within the company, including legal, financial reporting, accounting, and financial, planning and analysis.
  • Manage, build and foster relationships with various constituencies, including internal business resources, especially senior management, external tax consultants and external auditors.
  • Manage third-party service providers for exceptional delivery and efficiency.
Skills and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in tax required.
  • CPA preferred.
  • A minimum of 8 years of relevant experience, preferably with a mix of public accounting and public company environment.
  • Strong ASC 740 / financial reporting knowledge required.
  • Strong relationship builder who knows how to proactively identify opportunities or problems, facilitates understanding and solution development.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with executive presence, with proven ability to present and explain complex tax information to diverse audiences.
  • Outstanding leadership skills and ability to direct and control overall organizational resources.

Benefits and Perks: 

  • Open vacation policy
  • 401k program with company match
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Commuter and transit benefits
  • Professional growth opportunities
  • Casual dress code
  • Generous employee referral bonuses
  • Happy hours, ping-pong tournaments, and more company-sponsored events
  • Subsidized gym memberships
  • GoHealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Location

Our company is in the River North area with plenty of coffee shops and restaurants. GoHealth is near the Chicago Brown line and bus stops close by.

What are GoHealth Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
We have recently become public and will allow employees to purchase stock during certain times.
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide 6 weeks of paid recovery time for new mom's and two weeks of bonding time to all new parents.
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Acme co. sponsors family oriented events Semi-annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Acme Co.'s pet policy is Occasional bring your pet to work days.
Recreational Clubs
We have runners groups, volleyball groups and other
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Acme Co. offers employees professional development opportunities like The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings once per quarter.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes Cross-department program.
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

In addition to virtual company wide sponsored Health & Wellness Initiatives, employee referral bonuses, open vacation policy, we offer a work from home stipend to all new employees. We know that this pandemic has been difficult and working from home is a change. Every new employee receives access to a Work From Hope stipend to purchase items that will make your work from home experience much more comfortable.

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