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Finance & Accounting Partner to 100+ Startups

Director of Tax

$90k – $125k • No equity
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At airCFO, we believe the future is built by startups each and every day. For most of our clients, the most limited resource is time. airCFO saves our clients’ time by managing the accounting & finance function so they don’t have to. airCFO helps startups build their finance & accounting functions to scale, with efficient processes and tools that gives them insight into their financial performance. Our vision is to become the nation’s most respected financial partner for startups, serving startups from Silicon Valley to NYC.
Due to an increasing demand for our services, we are hiring! This is an opportunity to join a rapidly growing team of talented individuals and contribute directly to the success of our organization. We don’t care where you do your best work - whether it’s in one of our offices, at home, or in a coworking space - we’re distributed across the US and we’re proud to be able to hire talented individuals regardless of their location.

The role:
The Director of Tax will be the first member of our tax team and will be tasked with building out our tax department from the ground level. Our ideal candidate has 5+ years experience in tax (to file a few dozen 1120’s a year), but has a strong personal desire to create and build processes around other areas of tax, such as the R&D Tax Credit, Sales Tax and International Tax filings. Examples of things you may work on:

- Lead primary preparation and review of income tax documents and tax returns.
- Research and document tax strategies and new laws as it relates to SALT.
- Manage and document compliance for our clients.
- Oversee tax planning and research, and create plans and goals to advise clients
- Contribute on internal initiatives to help airCFO continue to grow
- You will help us create our “tax tech stack” including: choosing the software we use and recommend to our clients for tax compliance (e.g. Avalara or Drake Tax Software)
- Build out our Tax Department from the ground level; aid in scoping processes, building infrastructure and forecasting future departmental needs

Tools you'll work with on daily-basis:
- Quickbooks Online
- Gusto
- Zenefits
- Google Suite
- Slack
- Zoom
- Microsoft Office
- and more!

You'll thrive here if:
- You’re a self-directed problem solver & critical thinker with an entrepreneurial spirit and passion for startups.
- You have great attention to detail.
- You won’t rest until our clients are 100% satisfied.
- You’re not interested in working in a cubicle.
- You’re willing to roll up your sleeves and wear different hats every day.
- You’re a sponge for learning new things. You'll be exposed to many business models, concepts, and leadership styles -- learning that will serve you well no matter where your professional career takes you.

- Bachelor’s Degree (B.S.) in Accounting. Master’s Degree in Business Taxation preferred.
- JD and/or CPA preferred.
- 5+ years experience specific to Business Taxes
- Must have a demonstrated hands-on approach and success in working in a team-based environment.
- Experience managing a team and / or clients remotely preferred, not required.

What we offer:
- Flexible working environment. We have offices in several cities, but most of our team works remotely. Choose your own adventure and what fits your working style best.
- Competitive compensation. We offer competitive compensation package commensurate with your experience and skills.
- Growth. We are a profitable and growing consulting startup with a proven business model. As we continue to scale, opportunities for growth will arise.
- Networking and Exposure. With close-knit ties to the Cleveland, Midwest and Silicon Valley startup scenes, you will have the opportunity to work with these companies directly. We have clients all over the country with over 60% of our clients based in Silicon Valley and San Francisco bay area.
- Event Attendance. Our team attends conferences such as Startup Scaleup, Female Entrepreneur Summit, TechCrunch Disrupt and more! As part of our team, you will have the opportunity to attend events that interest you and propel your growth.
- Unlimited PTO. We empower our team to be proactive about their personal and professional health by offering Unlimited PTO.
- Comprehensive Benefits. We offer 401(K), healthcare insurance, dental and vision insurance. We also offer stipends for personal wellness, learning and development, and office setups.

Additional Details
This position will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer and applicants will be subject to a background check and employment reference check at the expense to airCFO.

airCFO is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of airCFO to not discriminate against any job applicant or employee based on age, race, religion, color, handicap, sex, physical condition, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status or any other protected status. This policy includes but is not limited to the following: recruitment and employment, promotion, demotion, transfer, compensation, selection for training including apprenticeship, layoff, or termination.

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