• Tax Accounting Manager (Income)

    Location US-CA-Hercules
    Requisition ID
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  • Overview

    Bio-Rad is looking for an Income Tax Accounting Manager.


    • This position will be responsible for the worldwide Bio-Rad tax provision and tax accounts in our filings to the SEC, the annual Form 10K and the quarterly Forms 10W for over 70 foreign entities and multiple domestic entities.
    • Manage the Global US GAAP Financial Statement annual audit and quarterly reviews for Income Taxes.
    • Responsible for all tax accounting matters and is the primary tax group resource dealing with the Financial Statements and our audit firm.
    • Research new and often unique issues that arise in the domestic or international law, changes in Bio-Rad's cash situation in the various entities and jurisdictions and the interplay with the tax accounting treatment.
    • Tax accounting consequences of mergers and acquisitions and coordinating with the Financial Reporting Group.
    • Review the positions established by international subsidiaries for indirect taxes such as VAT, GST, business taxes and other non-income based taxes.
    • Resolve significant tax matters that are often highly judgmental, including, for example, tax reserves, valuation allowances and representations for subsidiaries with respect to repatriation of foreign earnings.
    • Manage the global tax accounting and income tax provision process and related documentation to ensure that the tax processes and related systems are in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) internal control requirements.
    • Manage two (2) staff members.


    • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent. CPA or equivalent.  MST (Masters of Science in Taxation) strongly preferred.
    • Prefer at least 15 years of Tax Accounting and Provision experience at US multinational public companies and Big 4 Accounting Firms.
    • Significant US international tax experience required.
    • High level of experience with the statutory accounting and tax systems of all major international jurisdictions.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to collaborate effectively with highly experienced business and tax professionals.
    • Strong knowledge of ASC 740 concepts and experience with financial statement reporting, Non-GAAP tax reporting, preparation of quarterly Board level presentations, and other tax commentary.
    • Self-starter with problem solving and decision making skills.
    • Ability to work independently with a high level of initiative and judgment.
    • Ability to build and maintain positive working relationships with Accounting, Finance and business people globally.
    • In-depth knowledge and experience in US international tax.
    • In-house experience with a US Multinational company with significant international operations and subsidiaries in countries. An understanding of the various local tax systems in these countries is required.
    • Significant SOX expertise required.
    • Must be current on recent US international tax, transfer pricing and US GAAP Accounting developments.
    • Very strong technical expertise in the tax accounting area and the ability to work quickly under pressure due to work and tight deadlines.


    About Bio-Rad:


    Bio-Rad is a global leader providing a broad array of clinical diagnostics and life science research products. With a team of more than 7,800 employees and a global network of operations serving our customers, we help people live longer, healthier lives.


    Bio-Rad was founded over six decades ago and has continued to provide the healthcare industry with innovative and useful products that help life science researchers accelerate the discovery process and medical diagnostic labs obtain faster, better results.


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    Bio-Rad does not accept agency resumes, unless the agency has been authorized by a Bio-Rad Recruiting Representative. Please do not submit resumes unless authorized to do so. Bio-Rad will not pay for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.


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