Tax Accountant

Molecular Devices

Molecular Devices

Accounting & Finance
Coralville, IA, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT) is the leading manufacturer of custom oligonucleotides and proprietary technologies for genomics applications. Our work is complex and cutting-edge, and our team members are curious, creative thinkers who understand that good data drives smart decisions. At IDT, we realize that although science may be uniform, people are unique. We promote a culture where engaged people are motivated and have opportunities to achieve their full potential, as part of one global team.

IDT is one of 10 Life Sciences companies of Danaher. Together, we accelerate the discovery, development and delivery of solutions that safeguard and improve human health.

This position is part of the finance department located in Coralville, IA and will be onsite. At IDT, we are one global team. We celebrate our differences, engage in healthy debate, and are inclusive. Together, we accomplish great things.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Contributes to the maintenance and reconciliation of the general ledger for tax related accounts

  • Support the development, implementation, and documentation of procedures, processes and internal controls – including owning the Tax Certification process for Corporate

  • Acts as preparer for US indirect taxes and Canadian tax compliance (GST/HST/QST) calculations, deliverables, and payments

  • Assists in development of transfer pricing analysis on a quarterly basis and the annual R&D Tax Credit analysis and documentation.

  • Contributes to Corporate direct tax deliverables such as soft-close provision, year-end tax reporting package, legal entity EBT Forecasting, and Tax Rollforward

The essential requirements of the job include:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Tax required OR 5+ years of relevant experience

  • Masters Degree in Tax preferred

  • CPA preferred

Professional Experience:

  • Minimum of three years of professional accounting/tax experience required

  • Strong knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Internal Revenue Code (IRC)

  • Working knowledge of SAP and Vertex preferred

  • Proficiency in a variety of PC software programs with strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office required

  • Prior experience with internal controls over financial reporting (SOX) preferred

It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:

  • Ability to multi-task and adjust priorities to meet deadlines on short notice, without losing composure

  • Demonstrated knowledge of MS Office skills, especially Word and Excel

  • Strong organizational and time management skills

At Danaher we bring together science, technology and operational capabilities to accelerate the real-life impact of tomorrow’s science and technology. We partner with customers across the globe to help them solve their most complex challenges, architecting solutions that bring the power of science to life. Our global teams are pioneering what’s next across Life Sciences, Diagnostics, Biotechnology and beyond. For more information, visit

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.

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We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at to request accommodation.