Tax Senior job in East Hanover
|Employer:|| Novartis Pharmaceuticals|
|Job Type:||Full Time|
|State:||New Jersey (NJ)|
A global healthcare leader, Novartis has one of the most exciting product pipelines in the industry today. It is a pipeline of innovative medicines brought to life by diverse, talented, performance driven people. All of this makes us one of the most rewarding employers in our field. We're committed to peak performance, improving the quality of life, and embracing and leveraging diverse backgrounds, cultures and talents to achieve competitive advantage.|
Responsible for federal income tax compliance matters for all US business units in close cooperation with state and local and tax audit specialists, transfer pricing and planning teams, business units, finance organization and IT.
Preparation of federal and state income tax returns, including estimate and extension payment calculations, 5472 reporting, R&D credit calculations and M-3 calculations such as fixed assets, M&E and true-ups.
Support business unit specific tax matters including tax accounting, federal, state and international income tax compliance and tax audits.
Monthly and quarterly preparation of current and deferred income tax provision calculations and maintenance, substantiation, and documentation of deferred tax assets and liabilities
Preparation of required schedules for year-end tax provision audit and responding to auditors' inquiries.
Analyzing financial data and working across finance functions to resolve issues.
Curiosity to research and analyze tax issues to apply into tax provision and compliance and be able to communicate within the tax function.
Provide support for BD&L/M&A and business transactions such as acquisition integration and di-vestment analysis (e.g., tax basis and carve out financials).
Contribution to Novartis tax strategy through timely, accurate and compliant tax compliance including initiation, execution and risk management.
Accurate recording of Novartis US tax expenses and liabilities.
Proactive design, documentation and implementation of clear, efficient tax processes.
Business unit tax support including reporting that is timely, accurate and complete.
Contribution to the development and retention of best in class corporate direct income tax team.Bachelor's degree in accounting and/or CPA. Master's degree in Accounting or MS in Tax a plus.
English, other languages a plus
3 + years experience in income tax accounting, compliance/consolidated returns with large public accounting firm and/or large public company tax department.
Knowledge of US corporate tax rules.
Knowledge of income tax accounting IFRS/local statutory.
Experience with written and oral communication skills and ability to work in cross-functional and cross-border teams.
Experience with OneSource provision and compliance software a plus. Proficiency with MS Office applications, particularly Microsoft Excel.