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Tax Director


San Diego, CA



We have an exciting opportunity for a Tax Director to lead the Tax department. This position will oversee the International, U.S. Federal, State, and local tax compliance processes, and reporting requirements, prepare quarterly and audited year end income tax accounting under ASC 740 and IAS 12 related to global operations, and oversee the Company’s global transfer pricing policies.

Essential Duties:

  • Oversee the preparation of the U.S., Canadian and Indonesian tax returns
  • Coordinate all aspects of tax compliance & reporting including property, sales/use, withholding, and other taxes
  • Accounting for income taxes in quarterly and annual audited consolidated financial statements
  • Develop effective tax strategies as the key contact for the global business teams on all taxation issues
  • Monitor and assess potential impacts of proposed and new tax guidance or standards
  • Support HR in ensuring appropriate federal & state employment tax registration and remittance
  • Manage day to day relationship, budget, and service levels from external tax advisors across the world
  • Perform tax planning and analysis of proposed acquisitions, divestitures, refinancing & restructurings, investments, and other tax related matters
  • Govern intercompany transfer pricing and review intercompany and external contracts for all taxes
  • Proactively identify and recommend improvements to the current tax processes and controls
  • Represent the company as the primary tax specialist on projects and any audits
  • Provide coaching, direction, and support to 1 direct report
  • Monitor international, state, and local nexus requirements
  • Prepare the tax budget and forecasting
  • Responsible for observing all tax laws, regulations, and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company
  • Special strategic tax projects as assigned

Education/Experience/Skills Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration with an emphasis in accounting or tax, along with eight or more years of progressive professional tax accounting experience in a corporate environment or a major accounting firm. Equivalent professional tax experience may be substituted in lieu of education.
  • Master’s degree in tax and CPA designation or progress towards CPA certification preferred
  • Previous experience and expertise with Microsoft Office applications, including Excel required
  • Experience with international and state and local taxes preferred
  • Good working knowledge, experience and application of tax laws, regulations and tax accounting principles, theories, concepts, standards, and practices
  • Must possess: (1) the ability to identify issues and assist with developing solutions to a variety of complex problems of diverse scope and complexity; (2) good analytical, verbal and written communication skills to accurately document, report, and present accounting and finance findings to a variety of audiences including management and external parties: (3) excellent interpersonal skills to influence and guide all levels of employees and external parties; and (4) excellent computer skills.
  • Knowledge and experience using general ledger systems (SAP preferred) and tax accounting systems
  • Team player with ability to multi-task and work in a hands-on environment
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently or in a team environment is essential


Bumble Bee Seafoods is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Bumble Bee Foods, LLC Human Resources Representative.

About Bumble Bee Seafoods

The Bumble Bee Seafood Company is passionately pursuing its purpose of feeding people’s lives through the power of the ocean. We are an iconic 120-year-old year-old fishing company that consistently aims to deliver delicious, healthy and affordable food to consumers while working hard to find new ways to protect the ocean and those that rely on it. Bumble Bee is firmly anchored in a commitment to connect the world to the ocean by re-defining sourcing, producing and enjoying products from and inspired by the ocean.

Bumble Bee’s full line of seafood and specialty protein products are marketed in the U.S., Canada and over 50 markets globally under leading brands including Bumble Bee®, Brunswick®, Clover Leaf®, Snow’s®, Wild Selections® and Beach Cliff®. For more information about the company, visit For product information, visit