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International Tax Director



Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, March 27, 2024

Title: Director, Global Tax

Location: Toronto, ON

Job Type: Full-Time – Hybrid (3+ days/week in office)

Join the Clean Energy Revolution!

Are you ready to shape the future of sustainable energy? Hydrostor, a pioneer in Advanced Compressed Air Energy Storage (A-CAES) systems, is seeking a dynamic Tax Director to join our team in Toronto. We’re enabling the energy transition to a cleaner, more reliable electricity grid, and invite you to be at the forefront of this groundbreaking journey.

Why Hydrostor?

Our cutting-edge A-CAES technology is uniquely positioned to revolutionize the energy landscape. Join us as we lead the way in shaping a greener, more sustainable future.

Your Mission:

We are seeking a seasoned and strategic professional to join our team as the Director, Global Tax. Reporting directly to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), the Director of Global Tax will play a critical role in shaping the company's tax strategy and ensuring compliance with tax regulations across multiple jurisdictions. This position will be instrumental in driving the company's financial goals and objectives by overseeing US, Canadian, and global tax planning and providing expert advice on tax matters related to commercial projects, large contracts, and mergers and acquisitions (M&A). The global tax director will collaborate closely with internal stakeholders and external advisors to optimize tax efficiency and mitigate risk.

Your Day-to-Day Adventures:

  • Develop and execute comprehensive tax planning strategies for US, Canadian, and Australian operations to minimize tax liabilities and maximize tax benefits.
  • Coordinate and oversee the preparation and filing of tax returns, including provisions and tax reserves, ensuring compliance with relevant regulations and deadlines.
  • Provide expert guidance on indirect tax matters, including sales tax, VAT, and GST, to ensure compliance and optimize tax savings.
  • Design and implement global tax structures that align with the company's business objectives and regulatory requirements.
  • Provide strategic tax advice and support for commercial projects, large contracts, and M&A activities. Assess tax implications and provide recommendations to mitigate risks and enhance financial outcomes.
  • Collaborate with external tax advisors and legal counsel to leverage specialized expertise and ensure compliance with evolving tax laws and regulations.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with tax authorities, regulators, and industry peers to stay informed about changes in tax legislation and industry best practices.

Who You Are:

We are seeking a dynamic and results-driven tax professional with experience in global tax planning and compliance, specifically experience in Canadian, US and Australian tax. The ideal candidate will possess strong leadership skills, strategic thinking, and a deep understanding of tax laws and regulations across multiple jurisdictions. You should have a proven track record of developing and implementing tax strategies that drive financial performance and mitigate risk. The successful candidate will demonstrate exceptional analytical skills and attention to detail, with the ability to navigate complex tax issues and provide innovative solutions. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential, as you will collaborate with internal stakeholders and external advisors to optimize tax efficiency and ensure compliance. The ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment is crucial for success in this role.

What You Bring

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or a related field; CPA or equivalent professional certification is required.
  • Minimum of 10 years of progressive experience in tax planning and compliance, focusing on US and Canadian taxation; experience with Australian tax regulations is a plus.
  • Proven track record of developing and implementing tax strategies that drive financial performance and mitigate risk.
  • Strong technical expertise in tax accounting, including provisions, reserves, and indirect tax matters.
  • Experience providing tax advice and support for complex transactions, including commercial projects, large contracts, and M&A.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with internal and external stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Leadership experience, with the ability to motivate and develop a team to achieve strategic objectives.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, focusing on delivering high-quality results and driving continuous improvement.

To Apply:

Submit your resume by clicking “Easy Apply” to apply for this position.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected to move forward in the interview process will be contacted.

For more information on Hydrostor and the exciting journey we’re on visit our website at

Equal Opportunity Employer

At Hydrostor, we know that fostering an inclusive workplace, which values diversity, inclusion, and belonging is paramount to our success.

To fulfill our mission, our goal is to attract people who come from all backgrounds and walks of life, who bring diverse perspectives with wide-ranging experiences, and who share in our common passion to drive innovation and change the global energy landscape.

Hydrostor proudly embraces the principles of equal opportunity and inclusion. We are committed to providing opportunities for all employees and candidates. We ensure that all qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, colour, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental, pregnancy, citizenship status, veteran status, disability, or any other protected status protected by applicable law.

Hydrostor is committed to making our application and interview process accessible to everyone, and we encourage applications from people with disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodation at any stage, please contact us at In your application, we welcome you to specify your preferred pronouns (e.g. she/her/hers, he/him/his, they/them/theirs, etc.).