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Title:  Tax Planning Manager

Requisition ID:  56163
Date:  Sep 22, 2022

Remote, Remote, US

Department:  Finance



Working at West means having an opportunity to work by the side of our patients and customers, our global team members and the communities in which we operate – which all help contribute to a Healthier World.


At West, we are by the side of patients. The work we do impacts patients’ lives each and every day – our products are a critical part of healthcare delivery and we are proud of the role we play to improve patient health. We work by the side of our team members. We come together as one global team to deliver for our customers and help them address their challenges. We are a diverse, close-knit community of professionals, where everyone has a voice and opportunity to learn and grow through mutual trust and respect. With a 95 year plus history, we have a track record for success, which includes reported sales of $2.14B in 2020. We serve by the side of our community. Giving back is in our DNA—our team members across more than 50 sites globally are involved with hundreds of charities that have special meaning to them through our West Without Borders team member-led giving program.


*Remote opportunity in some states


Job Summary:

This role will report up to the Senior Director of Global Tax Planning and be responsible for contributing to and/or leading a wide range of interesting and challenging initiatives, with a focus on US / international tax. In addition to U.S. / international tax, the position will have some exposure to domestic and state and local tax compliance and planning matters.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Research and summarize complex U.S. domestic and international tax issues
  • Contribute to the tax analysis of strategic business initiatives
  • Manage  the ideation, modeling, identification, and execution of tax planning opportunities;
  • Monitor, interpret, and summarize legislative and regulatory tax developments
  • Lead the analysis supporting many key U.S. (e.g., subpart F, GILTI, the U.S. FTC, OECD Pillar 2, etc.) and foreign tax calculations
  • Manage  a wide range of ad hoc planning and compliance projects, which will include at least some federal domestic and state and local workflows
  • Other duties as assigned


Basic Qualifications: 

  • Education or Equivalent Experience: Bachelor’s in Accounting or Finance with a Master's in Tax
  • Minimum 8-10 years of experience in Corporate Tax
  • CPA


Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Fortune 500 or Big 4 experience preferred
  • Effective functional and technical knowledge
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a strong team player
  • Ability to work on multiple complex projects and bring those projects to a successful conclusion
  • Demonstrated success in working across multiple levels of the organization including senior leadership
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Familiarity with OneSource (OIT/OTP) and/or Alteryx a plus
  • Able to be aware of all relevant SOPs as per Company policy as they are related to the position covered by this Job Description
  • Able to comply with the company’s safety and quality policy at all times


Travel Requirements:

  • Must be able to travel up to 10% of the time, including internationally


Physical & Mental Requirements:

  • Ability to work in an office. May need to stand or sit for extended periods of time
  • Ability to hear, speak, and understand conversation in English in a normal tone of voice
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to read and interpret data, information, and documents
  • Must maintain the ability to work well with others in a variety of situations
  • Must be able to multi-task, work under time constraints, problem solve, and prioritize
  • Ability to make independent and sound judgments
  • Observe and interpret situations, analyze, and solve problems
  • Ability to work independently and communicate effectively while working remote



  • Non-US only where required for certain levels








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