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Tax Director - Reporting and Compliance


Morristown, NJ, US

About Avaya

Avaya enables the mission critical, real-time communication applications of the world’s most important operations. As a global leader in delivering superior communications experiences, Avaya offers a complete portfolio of software and services for contact center and unified communications— offered on premises, in the cloud, or a hybrid. Today’s digital world requires communications enablement, and no other company is better positioned to do this than Avaya. For more information, please visit www.avaya.com.

Short Description

Reporting to the Senior Tax Director, Avaya is looking for a talented and motivated Tax

Director (Reporting & Compliance) to be a part of Avaya’s tax leadership. The role will

have a broad range of responsibilities.

The successful candidate must be inquisitive, enthusiastic, enjoy working hard and

being continually challenged, and demonstrate sound judgment even in ambiguous

situations. The ability to collaborate cross-functionally within Avaya and drive successful

business results will also be important.

The successful candidate will be able to prioritize appropriately, maintain a high level of

professionalism, integrity, and have the ability to work well with people at all levels

inside and outside Avaya.


Lead & oversee a diverse team of experienced tax professionals focused on:

the tax aspects of Avaya’s US GAAP quarterly consolidated financial

statements, overseeing outsource providers as well as partnering with

business & finance colleagues, and engaging with Avaya’s auditors, to

ensure delivery of timely, reliable & compliant quarterly tax provisions as

well as related balance sheet & income statement analytics, sensitivity

testing & SOX controls.

managing Avaya’s annual US Federal & State corporate income tax return

filings, as well as quarterly estimated tax payments, and coordinating

insights & perspective to ensure timely & compliant US federal & state tax


analyzing tax metrics as a component of Avaya’s financial forecasting


establishing & maintaining global tax policies, including SOX controls,

relating to the company’s financial reporting and record keeping.

Drive process improvement and the utilization of new technology solutions to

streamline & align our data flows and tax reporting, to yield reduced timelines with

enhanced visibility, improved analytics & more precise insights into the tax aspects

of financial forecasts & the attendant tax metrics.

Partner with our Director of US Taxes & Director of Non US Taxes to ensure the

US GAAP Tax consequences of strategic & operational initiatives are understood,

confirmed, validated & documented.

10+ Years of Experience
Bachelor degree or equivalent experience
Avaya is an Equal Opportunity employer and a U.S. Federal Contractor. Our commitment to equality is a core value of Avaya. All qualified applicants and employees receive equal treatment without consideration for race, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran or any other protected characteristic. In general, positions at Avaya require the ability to communicate and use office technology effectively. Physical requirements may vary by assigned work location. This job brief/description is subject to change. Nothing in this job description restricts Avaya right to alter the duties and responsibilities of this position at any time for any reason. You may also review the Avaya Global Privacy Policy (accessible at https://www.avaya.com/en/privacy/policy/) and applicable Privacy Statement relevant to this job posting (accessible at https://www.avaya.com/en/documents/info-applicants.pdf).

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey