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Associate Director, Tax


Berwyn, PA, US, 19312

Business Unit:  Corporate
Function:  Finance

Triumph Group designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs and overhauls a broad portfolio of aviation and industrial components, accessories, subassemblies, systems and aircraft structures. We partner with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and operators of commercial, regional, business and military aircraft worldwide, to provide products and services that solve their hardest problems. So whatever the part, component or complexity of assembly, Triumph is committed to quality, service and meeting the specialized needs of each customer.

Triumph participates at all levels of the aerospace supply chain – from single components, to complex systems, to aerospace structures and their contents. We provide solutions for the entire product life cycle of an aircraft – from raw material to aftermarket service. Our unique ability to integrate a broad range of products and capabilities is our competitive advantage.

Job Summary

Reporting to the Vice President, Tax, the Associate Director, Tax will have primary responsibility for all aspects of federal, state income/franchise and foreign tax issues including financial statement reporting by period, federal consolidated tax return, state and foreign combined/consolidated/separate tax returns, SOX 404, IRS, state and foreign taxing jurisdiction audits and implementing tax policy.


Tax Planning:

  • Assist with transaction structure and other matters to maximize the overall federal, international, state and local tax efficiency.
  • Advise management with respect to tax matters on operations.
  • Assist in developing creative strategies for managing potential tax obligations.


Tax Compliance and Accounting:

  • Significant technical knowledge and ability to successfully manage the completion of complex income tax returns and research projects.
  • Manage the financial statement reporting of federal, state and foreign income taxes in accordance with GAAP and the preparation of related disclosures.
  • Manage tax audits.
  • Administer tax inquiries and correspondence from taxing authorities.



  • Minimum of 10+ years of tax experience, combination of public and industry preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting with CPA designation and/or advanced degree in taxation highly desirable.
  • Strong tax and accounting skills and the ability to leverage these skills to enhance efficiency and financial performance.
  • Strong analytical and project management skills
  • Working knowledge of tax return preparation and planning software.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Strong listening skills, drive, and work ethic. 
  • Willing to be hands-on to get things done.
  • Ability to effectively interact with senior executives, external advisors, and other outside parties.
  • Extremely strong sense of teamwork and ability to work well with employees at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to add value to the organization beyond the tax arena.
  • Comfortable in digging into details but understands the “big picture.”

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

Please be aware that the Company requires all employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19.  This position will require the successful candidate to obtain OR show proof of a vaccination.  The Company is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.

Please contact us if you require assistance in applying for Triumph Group and we will provide reasonable accommodations via HRDepartment@triumphgroup.com. If you’d like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please click here

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia