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Associate Director, Tax

Company: Jazz Pharmaceuticals
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: September 9, 2023

Job Description:

If you are a Jazz employee please apply via the Internal Career siteJazz Pharmaceuticals plc (NASDAQ: JAZZ) is a global biopharmaceutical company whose purpose is to innovate to transform the lives of patients and their families. We are dedicated to developing life-changing medicines for people with serious diseases - often with limited or no therapeutic options. We have a diverse portfolio of marketed medicines and novel product candidates, from early- to late-stage development, in neuroscience and oncology. We actively explore new options for patients including novel compounds, small molecules and biologics, and through cannabinoid science and innovative delivery technologies. Jazz is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland and has employees around the globe, serving patients in nearly 75 countries. For more information, please visit and follow @JazzPharma on Twitter. Brief Description:Reporting to the Executive Director of Tax, this position will be responsible for various tax issues, including income tax provision, preparation/review of tax returns, audit defense, and various other tax projects. This role will be involved in day-to-day projects within the Tax team and will have the opportunity to work with other functional groups, including finance, human resources, legal, R&D and IT, as well as external advisors/auditors. The ideal candidate exhibits technical knowledge and the ability to manage and oversee Tax team projects.Essential FunctionsResponsibilities for this position will include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Prepare, manage, and/or review the ASC 740 income tax provision calculation for the quarterly and annual SEC filings, including effective tax rate, uncertain tax positions, valuation allowance, journal entries, footnote disclosures, etc.
  • Prepare, manage, and/or review US international tax calculations including GILTI, BEAT, FTC, FDII, etc., and the impact of acquisitions or divestitures on the Company's global tax profile.
  • Research complex tax issues and document procedures/conclusions.
  • Prepare, manage, and/or review budget ETR, cash tax forecast, etc.
  • Prepare, manage, and/or review tax returns and related extensions/estimates (including US, states/local, Canada, and Japan).
  • Provide support and/or manage IRS and state income/franchise tax notices and audits.
  • Contributes to the development of and ensures adherence to budgets, schedules, work plans, and performance requirements.
  • Identify and effectively implement process improvements and efficiencies.
  • Lead, train, and develop senior analyst, managers, and senior manager.
  • Assist or manage other ad hoc/special projects (e.g., Section 382 study, credit study, tax planning, M&A, sales/use/withholding tax assistance, review business contracts, etc.)--as needed.Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
    • Ability to solve unique and complex problems that broadly impact the function and/or broader department.
    • Advanced critical thinking and decision-making skills.
    • Experience with tax modeling and scenario planning.
    • Highly organized and detail-oriented with the ability to prioritize tasks appropriately, meet deadlines, execute with accuracy, and recognize when issues need escalation.
    • Self-starter, able to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team.
    • Ability to multi-task and thrive in a fast-paced environment, including being flexible to geographic time zones.
    • Strong written and verbal communication and analytical skills.
    • Responsibilities may require a work schedule that may include working outside of "normal" work hours, to meet business demands.Required/Preferred Education and Licenses
      • Minimum nine years of recent experience in US corporate income tax with a combination of Big Four and multinational corporate tax department. Recent experience with ASC 740 is required. Preference will be given to candidates with Big 4 experience.
      • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Business or an equivalent combination of education and practical experience.
      • CPA or post-graduate study in Taxation preferred.Jazz Pharmaceuticals is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.FOR US-BASED CANDIDATES ONLYJazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices and we strive to provide employees with total compensation packages that are market competitive. For this role, the anticipated base pay range is $160,000-$210,000. The exact base pay offered for this role will depend on various factors, including but not limited to the candidate's qualifications, skills, and experience.At Jazz, your base pay is only one part of your total compensation package. The successful candidate may also be eligible for a discretionary annual cash bonus or incentive compensation (depending on the role), in accordance with the terms of the Company's Global Cash Bonus Plan or Incentive Compensation Plan, as well as discretionary equity grants in accordance with Jazz's Long Term Equity Incentive Plan.The successful candidate will also be eligible to participate in various benefits offerings, including, but not limited to, medical, dental and vision insurance, 401k retirement savings plan, and flexible paid vacation. For more information on our Benefits offerings please click here:

Keywords: Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Palo Alto , Associate Director, Tax, Executive , Palo Alto, California

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