Tax Accountant


About the organization

About Palladium:

Palladium is a global company working to design, develop and deliver positive impact on the lives and livelihoods of people around the globe; broaden access to health, water, power, and infrastructure; build enduring, sustainable, and transformative institutions and market systems to address global challenges; and conserve the natural world. We operate in over 90 countries and have a workforce of 3,000 talented, motivated, and diverse staff of all religions, races, languages, and gender identities.

Palladium Americas:

Our Americas’ business team has brilliant and passionate colleagues working in Asia, Africa, Europe, the Middle East, and North and South America as well as the Caribbean, fulfilling projects and assignments for clients from institutions, corporations, governments, and foundations based in the Americas. We have offices in Washington, DC, New York City, and Raleigh-Durham, NC.


This Opportunity:

The Tax Accountant (TA) oversees the tax compliance and associated financial management of the US company, subsidiaries, and regionally funded operations. This position provides management of tax filing and accounting operations, compliance, and reporting, ensuring adherence to international tax reporting, and advising on tax issues. The Tax Accountant will liaise with Palladium’s external accountants as well as internal teams to ensure successful completion of all international, local, state, and federal filings. The Tax Accountant will research and collaborate with staff across the organization to provide insight on and develop global tax solutions and best practices. We are looking for an individual who is a strong communicator, collaborator, who enjoys doing tax, and who wants to support a positive impact mission.


The position is based in Palladium’s Washington, DC office.


Key Competencies Required:

Certified Public Accountant or equivalent
Professional experience with provable leadership skills and the ability to pivot between system, process and technical detail to strategy development and solving high-level management issues
Experience is required in US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Prior experience includes demonstrable success in the following: tax and other compliance, International and
Intercompany accounting, and other statutory financial filings
Professional delegating and organizational skills, understanding how to make the supervised accounting and financial disciplines work in harmony and be able to generate suitable reporting to leadership, to support management decisions while helping to ensure tax compliance under the guidance of the Assistant Controller
Ability to liaise closely with corporate and regional leadership, senior managers, project teams, other employees, and external service providers
International experience, preferably on overseas projects and teams
Strong numerical proficiency, first class problem-solving skills and excellent use of logic
Ability to resolve complex issues, build solid relationships and deliver outcomes
Strong analytical, planning, and financial management skills coupled with the ability to thrive under pressure and balance several competing projects at once
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Willingness and ability to travel internationally

Application instructions

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