Manager Global Tax

Molecular Devices

Molecular Devices

torrance, ca, usa
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

Chromatography, the science of separation, affects the lives of almost everyone. Phenomenex’s chromatography products advance the future of scientific analysis and investigation, ensuring the quality of essentials like your food, water, shampoo, and even cold medication. We strive to provide the best tools and resources possible to help scientists improve global health and well-being, including award-winning liquid chromatography, gas chromatography, and sample preparation products. Be part of our global success, centered on a commitment to developing novel analytical chemistry solutions, unique marketing, and exceptional customer service and support.

Phenomenex 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.

We are currently seeking a highly skilled and experienced Manager Global Tax to join our team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for managing tax compliance for Phenomenex group, preparing EBIT forecasts, calculate global transfer pricing adjustment, handling tax audits, and ensuring policy adherence across our global operations. This role demands an in-depth understanding of international tax regulations, exceptional analytical skills, and the ability to work collaboratively across different regions.

What we’ll get you doing:

  • Oversee US and Canadian tax compliance, ensuring timely preparation and submission of various tax returns including Income Tax, Tax Treaty-Based Returns, Sales Tax, and GST/HST.
  • Prepare and submit global legal entity EBIT forecasts for Phenomenex group to Danaher and collaborate with finance teams to prepare monthly tax rollforward schedules.
  • Manage tax inquiries, audits, and oversee the issuance and renewal of tax exemption certificates and property tax payments.
  • Handle year-end transfer pricing adjustments and manage the ASC740 tax provision process, collaborating with external auditors for group tax submission.
  • Manage deferred tax assets and liabilities, ensuring accurate reporting and compliance with internal tax policies, updating them as necessary.

The essential requirements of the role include:

  • Bachelor’s degree or above in Accounting, Finance, and related field; CPA or equivalent certification preferred (e.g., CTP, ATA/ATP). Candidates who do not currently hold a professional qualification must be actively pursuing one.
  • 5+ years of experience in tax management, with a focus on US and Canadian tax compliance.
  • Strong knowledge of international tax regulations and transfer pricing.
  • Proven experience handling tax audits and inquiries from regulatory authorities.
  • Proficiency in tax software and financial reporting tools, with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

At Phenomenex we believe in designing a better, more sustainable workforce. We recognize the benefits of flexible, hybrid working arrangements for eligible roles and are committed to providing enriching careers, no matter the work arrangement. This position is eligible for a hybrid work arrangement in which you can work part-time at the Company location identified above and part-time remotely from your home. Additional information about this hybrid work arrangement will be provided by your interview team. Explore the flexibility and challenge that working for Phenomenex can provide.

This job is also eligible for bonus/incentive pay.

We offer comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance and 401(k) to eligible employees.

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

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