Posted on: October 7, 2019 | Job#: 302116

Director, Tax – Compliance

Full-time | Two Folsom, San Francisco, CA, US 94105


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About Gap Inc.

Our past is full of iconic moments — but our future is going to spark many more. Our brands — Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Athleta, INTERMIX and Hill City — have dressed people from all walks of life and all kinds of families, all over the world, for every occasion for more than 50 years.

But we’re more than the clothes that we make. We know that business can and should be a force for good, and it’s why we work hard to make product that makes people feel good, inside and out. It’s why we’re committed to giving back to the communities where we live and work. If you're one of the super-talented who thrive on change, aren't afraid to take risks and love to make a difference, come grow with us. 

About the role

The Director - Tax Compliance will lead activities related to federal and state income tax compliance activities and support tax accounting and forecasting activities. The Director - Tax Compliance will be primarily responsible for managing the preparation and review of all domestic income tax compliance calculations and forms.

What you'll do

  • Lead team in preparation and review of the Federal and state tax return calculations and forms, including estimates and extensions
  • Ensure Company complies with state and local income tax laws regarding income tax filing requirements, tax adjustments, electronic filing requirements and state apportionment
  • Perform technical analysis, calculations and documentation related to federal and state tax return filing positions
  • Proactively analyze and communicate the cash tax impacts of business transactions, changes in business results, tax projects and legislative changes
  • Identify and implement process improvements for tax compliance
  • Analyze information and prepare scenario-based modeling for forecasting of cash income taxes
  • Assist with the analysis, documentation and implementation of tax projects
  • Partner with Tax Accounting team to deliver tax calculations supporting the federal and state income tax provision and return-to-provision analyses
  • Partner with various teams within the organization to meet needs of the business including FP&A, Corporate Controller’s Group, and Treasury

Who you are

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, with CPA and Master’s degree preferred
  • 12 plus years of tax experience in public accounting and/or a multinational corporate tax department
  • Extensive tax compliance experience, including maintenance of income tax filing calendars, analysis of legislative changes and determination of proper reporting and disclosure
  • Advanced state tax technical expertise on issues affecting retail taxpayers, with ability to research, analyze and document tax positions
  • Advanced analytical skills with ability to synthesize and analyze data to identify and escalate issues and trends
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to message effectively to senior management and non-tax professionals
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to collaborate, develop relationships and partner effectively across the organization
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to manage multiple simultaneous projects and high level of attention to detail
  • Superior skill level with Microsoft Excel and tax provision and compliance software

Benefits at Gap Inc.

  • Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy, 30% off at Outlet and 25% off at Athleta for all employees.
  • One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.*
  • Employees can take up to five “on the clock” hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*
  • Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee’s base pay.*
  • Employee stock purchase plan.*
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*
  • See more of the benefits we offer.

*For eligible employees

Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status. We have received numerous awards for our long-held commitment to equality and will continue to foster a diverse and inclusive environment of belonging. This year, we’ve been named as one of the Best Places to Work by the Humans Rights Campaign for the fourteenth consecutive year and have been included in the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for the second year in a row.


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