Manager, Corporate Tax
Location: San Rafael
Posted on: February 16, 2020
BioMarin is the world leader in delivering therapeutics that
provide meaningful advances to patients who live with serious and
life-threatening rare genetic diseases. We target diseases that
lack effective therapies and affect relatively small numbers of
patients, many of whom are children. These conditions are often
inherited, difficult to diagnose, progressively debilitating and
have few, if any, treatment options. BioMarin will continue to
focus on advancing therapies that are the first or best of their
By providing a foundation for all operations company wide,
BioMarin's General and Administrative teams support our mission of
providing first and best in class therapeutics to patients who live
with rare diseases. Our teams include groups such as finance,
legal, human resources, corporate compliance and ethics, and
information technology. Come join our team and make a meaningful
impact on patients' lives.
BioMarin's Global Finance operations continue to grow rapidly with
the overall company and are developing into a leading-edge global
finance organization. BioMarin has over $1.5 billion of annual
revenues and operations in 40 plus countries that drive a
fast-paced and dynamic team environment, along with operational
complexity. BioMarin has ambitious growth plans and has an
enthusiastic global team that is eager to deliver world-class
accounting and finance services to BioMarin and its
Reporting to the Senior Director, Corporate Tax, the Corporate Tax
Manager will support all corporate tax activities with primary
focus on the tax reporting and compliance function. Core
responsibilities include managing all aspects of tax accounting
(ASC 740), tax controversy, and tax compliance and supporting tax
planning activities. This role will require a technical, hands-on
candidate that is detail oriented, with strong organizational and
This role is based in the San Rafael offices of BioMarin. Some
travel to offices in Europe, Latin America and Asia may be
Strategic Partner and US Business Process Owner Corporate
- Support the global tax accounting provision process in
accordance with ASC 740 and stay abreast of technical updates
pertinent to BioMarin, interact with international tax, technical
accounting and Controllers group to make sure all tax reporting
changes are proactively managed.
- Manage and support the U.S. income tax reporting to ensure all
reporting obligations are satisfied accurately and timely, assist
with managing outsourced compliance relationships
- Work with the Senior Director, International Tax, to gain
exposure in international reporting requirements and support
international reporting obligations
- Exposure to State and Local tax compliance and reporting
- Support compliance efforts for SOX 404 for all tax accounting
controls and documentation requirements
- Identify and implement policies and procedures to improve
efficiency of global tax accounting process, including improvement
of technology and transformation strategy.
- Manage and participate in the development of software solutions
for tax process automation- identify, develop, and direct the
implementation of technology tools and process improvements to
reduce low-value work, and increase tax resource productivity/focus
on more value-added work.
- Partner with various business teams to establish and refine tax
policies, processes and system workflows.
- Support the required tax accounting for business acquisitions
and other significant non-recurring transactions
- Support US direct and indirect tax audits Education:
Bachelor's in Accounting or Business Administration and Master's in
Tax. A Certified Public Accountant is preferred.
Minimum 5 years of experience in corporate tax with a strong
emphasis on tax compliance and reporting.
Inside public company tax and finance experience and experience or
familiarity in a complex environment (large, multi-national
corporation experience strongly preferred).
Tax provision software experience and experience with data
automation and data visualization tools is a benefit.
Work Environment/Physical Demands
The work environment characteristics described here are
representative of those an employee encounters while performing the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
The employee may frequently be required to sit and talk or hear.
The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to
finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or
balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell. The
employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
Specific vision abilities by this job include close vision, depth
perception and ability to adjust focus.
Computer skills including Alteryx, Excel, Word, Power Point,
OneSource tax software and computerized G/L and financial reporting
systems (Oracle and HFM)
Heavy interaction with Finance Management team as well peers
outside of finance in the Technical Operations, Commercial
Organization, R&D Organization, Legal, FP&A, cost center
managers; external auditors and tax advisors; internal audit.
Directly supervising staff accounts
We are an equal opportunity 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 other characteristic protected by law.
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