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Ryder System, Inc.

Director, Operating Taxes

Ryder System, Inc. - Miami, FL

Position Description
The Director of Operating Tax will be responsible for the oversight and management of the sales and use tax, property tax, federal excise tax, motor fuel tax, and business license functions within Ryder System and its subsidiaries. He/She is also responsible for tax advice, tax research, tax minimization, government relations support, acquisition support, system upgrades and implementations, audit support and defense with state, county and local tax authorities.

Bachelor's degree in Accounting
Master's degree in Accounting, Taxation preferred
Twelve (12) years or more experience in sales tax and use tax
Twelve (12) years or more experience in high level management
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Flexibility to operate and self-driven to excel in a fast-paced environment
Capable of multi-tasking, highly organized, with excellent time management skills
Detail oriented with excellent follow-up practices
Effective leadership skills. Able to make high level decisions and implement plans to drive results
Ability to:

Negotiate and settle tax assessments and appeals
Develop, implement and maintain \u2018best practice\u2019 processes
Lead and coach others including direct reports

Very strong analytical & problem solving skills
Strong Accounting background and expertise (advanced level)
OneSource Indirect Tax system knowledge (intermediate level) preferred
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)


Ensures tax compliance processes are operating correctly to minimize Ryder\u2019s tax exposure
Ensures that Ryder is adequately reserved for potential federal, state and local audit assessments related to underpayment of sales and use tax, federal excise tax, and Canadian tax for all Ryder legal entities
Keeps up to date on tax changes impacting Ryder\u2019s sales tax and motor fuel tax systems and processes and ensures all systems are timely updated for tax releases and communicates changes to impacted departments
Ensures department procedures are in compliance with SOX requirements
Manages sales and use and motor fuel tax audits in the review of tax documentation, establishing requests for information, review of audit work papers, analysis of audit exposures and potential refunds and communication of audit results to impacted groups
Responds to tax inquiries from Senior Management, field and SSC personnel and other departments
Participates in tax research and planning projects
Participates in Company projects and initiatives that will impact Ryder\u2019s tax systems and compliance processes
Works directly with Internal Audit and External Auditors on SOX reviews within the department
Performs other duties as assigned

Ryder is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

15 days 7 hours ago

Ryder System, Inc.


Director, Operating Taxes Ryder System, Inc. - Miami, FL, United States


Location: Miami, FL

Company Profile:
Ryder System, Inc. is a leading provider of commercial transportation, logistics, and supply chain management solutions, serving customers throughout North America, Europe and Asia. Over the past 80 years, Ryder has earned a reputation for delivering solutions that ease complexity and increase efficiency for companies of all sizes. An industry-leading FORTUNE® 500 company, Ryder’s products and services encompass everything from fleet management to large-scale supply chain solutions and turnkey transportation solutions, making commerce flow more efficiently, reliably, and safely for everyone. Ryder Fleet Management Solutions (FMS) provides leasing, truck rentals, used vehicle sales, maintenance, fuel and safety services to help customers deliver top-line service with bottom-line savings and one-stop simplicity. Ryder Supply Chain Solutions (SCS) manages the flow of goods from the acquisition of raw materials to the delivery of finished products. Ryder Dedicated provides turnkey transportation solutions that combine vehicles, drivers, routing and scheduling to help businesses run lean, stay safe and increase agility.