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Director of International Tax

Hudson River Trading is a multi-asset class quantitative trading firm.

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Director of International Tax

Hudson River Trading is looking for a Director of International Tax to join our growing Tax team. This is a new position that offers an opportunity to take full ownership of the international tax pipeline across multiple taxing jurisdictions, including planning, structuring, compliance, and provisions. You can expect a fast-paced and dynamic environment, hands-on and impactful work, and cross-functional collaboration with multiple departments at HRT.


  • Oversee and manage HRT’s international tax responsibilities, including strategic tax planning, compliance and provisions
  • Perform technical research and analyses for various tax topics including transfer pricing, permanent establishment, foreign tax credits, tax policy changes, and anti-hybrid and tax avoidance rules
  • Assist with cross-border structuring and planning to support various business initiatives, including analyses and modeling for tax impacts, ramifications, and optimization
  • Ensure that existing and future tax processes and controls operate efficiently, are flexible and scalable, and proactively identify opportunities where technology may be leveraged
  • Advise and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders for Pillar 2 readiness
  • Ensure timely compliance for international requirements, including VAT, GST and other indirect taxes, FATCA, CbCr, and Pillar 2
  • Assist with ASC740 review; prepare internal tax technical memorandum to support internal tax positions as needed
  • Monitor relevant international legislative and regulatory changes
  • Manage relationships with external tax advisors
  • Liaise and manage tax examinations, inquiries, and negotiations
  • Provide mentorship to members of the Tax team to facilitate career growth and development


  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant tax experience
  • Advanced degree (MS or LLM) in Taxation 
  • Advanced Excel skills required to support compliance work and review, and when necessary, to model tax analyses
  • Highly-organized and self-motivated with a strong intellectual curiosity and willingness to take ownership of complex problems and perform tasks at all levels, from detailed tax research and tax preparation to high level review
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, written, and oral communication skills, with a demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects 
  • Ability to distill complex issues and analyses into simple explanations
  • Excellent team player with good interpersonal skills
  • Prior management experience with a strong ability to impart knowledge, train, and develop team members

Annual base salary range of $200,000 to $300,000. Pay (base and bonus) may vary depending on job-related skills and experience. A sign-on and discretionary performance bonus may be provided as part of the total compensation package, in addition to company-paid medical and/or other benefits.


Hudson River Trading (HRT) brings a scientific approach to trading financial products. We have built one of the world's most sophisticated computing environments for research and development. Our researchers are at the forefront of innovation in the world of algorithmic trading.

At HRT we welcome a variety of expertise: mathematics and computer science, physics and engineering, media and tech. We’re a community of self-starters who are motivated by the excitement of being at the cutting edge of automation in every part of our organization—from trading, to business operations, to recruiting and beyond. We value openness and transparency, and celebrate great ideas from HRT veterans and new hires alike. At HRT we’re friends and colleagues – whether we are sharing a meal, playing the latest board game, or writing elegant code. We embrace a culture of togetherness that extends far beyond the walls of our office.

Feel like you belong at HRT? Our goal is to find the best people and bring them together to do great work in a place where everyone is valued. HRT is proud of our diverse staff; we have offices all over the globe and benefit from our varied and unique perspectives. HRT is an equal opportunity employer; so whoever you are we’d love to get to know you.