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Director of Tax and Compliance

Director of Tax and Compliance

Kutak Rock, a US law firm with 500+ attorneys and 19 locations coast to coast, has an exciting full-time employment opportunity for a Director of Tax and Compliance. This position is part of the Accounting and Finance Department and works closely with the Chief Financial Officer to ensure the firm meets all tax and other compliance requirements related to multistate operations.

Kutak Rock offers a competitive compensation and benefits package along with opportunities for training and career development. The Firm thrives on a culture that maintains its values of client service, inclusiveness and diversity, integrity and fairness, and innovation.

This position can be filled in anyone of our firm offices: Atlanta, Chicago, Denver, Fayetteville, Irvine, Little Rock, Los Angeles, Kansas City, Minneapolis, Omaha, Philadelphia, Richmond, Rogers, Scottsdale, Spokane, Springfield, Tallahassee, Washington DC, or Wichita.


  • Oversee the preparation and filing of federal, state, and local tax returns
  • Calculate and submit estimated tax payments
  • Identify and oversee business filing and reporting requirements in all relevant jurisdictions
  • Research tax matters and execute special projects
  • Monitor tax law changes and determine application to firm operations
  • Oversee fixed asset accounting, reporting, and preparation of personal property tax returns
  • Oversee payroll processing and reporting
  • Provide counsel, leadership, training, support, feedback, and encouragement to department personnel
  • Develop policies and procedures to ensure compliance with all tax and reporting requirements
  • Communicate with firm leadership and partners regarding tax and other compliance matters

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to lead and direct the work of others
  • Possess excellent leadership skills
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • High level of customer service skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced environment with at times stressful deadlines
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software
  • Ability to handle highly sensitive data with confidentiality and integrity; ability to exercise appropriate judgment
  • Flexible and able to accept changing priorities and meet time commitments
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships throughout the firm
  • Commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive work environment

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • 8+ years of accounting and tax experience, including 5+ years of public accounting experience in tax, with an in-depth knowledge of partnership taxation

Salary Range: $100,000 - $140,000, commensurate with experience.

Benefits offered include:  Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Dependent Life, Disability, and Accidental Death & Dismemberment insurance.  Flexible Spending Plan.  Health Savings Account.  Profit-Sharing and 401(k) Retirement benefits. Paid Holidays and Paid-Time Off Plan. Employee Assistance Program. Tuition Reimbursement.  Back-Up Care. Domestic Partner Benefits.  Commuting Benefits.  Some of the foregoing benefits include Employer/Employee cost sharing.

Kutak Rock requires all prospective employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to a state or local exemption procedure, or a reasonable accommodation for a bona fide medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief if accommodation does not cause Kutak Rock an undue hardship or pose a direct threat to the health and safety of others in the workplace and/or to the candidate who requested the accommodation.

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Kutak Rock LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to sustaining a culturally and ethnically diverse working environment and to principles that promote inclusive practices. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, domestic partner status, pregnancy, caregiver status, gender stereotyping, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, AIDS/HIV status, handicap or disability, or status as a Vietnam era or special disabled veteran, or any other legally protected category. The firm will provide reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Applicants requiring accommodation in the job application process should contact the Human Resources Department at 402-346-6000 or by emailing

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