Tax Manager, Group Tax Leader Orthopaedics in Mahwah, NJ at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 11/8/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

This manager -level role will be the lead tax professional for Stryker's highly-acquisitive Orthopaedics group. He or she will work directly with each of the four Orthopaedics Division’s/Business Units Finance, Business Development, Operational and other personnel to achieve business objectives in a tax-efficient manner.

  • Proactively engage and develop key relationships to develop in-depth understanding of each of the Orthopaedic commercial businesses.
  • Leverage Orthopaedic business understanding to identify tax opportunities and mitigate potential tax exposures, and implement appropriate strategies to address in conjunction with Tax Functional Leaders and other tax personnel and external tax advisors, through proactive engagement and leadership.
  • Provide lead tax functional support for all Orthopedic Group and Spine business development activity; collaborate effective with Tax Functional leadership.
  • Actively engage with Tax Department Leadership to ensure global integration and consistency of technical positions and processes; must have ability to understand broad tax technical concepts and anticipate issues.
  • Assist in maintaining an effective and optimal control environment with regard to tax reporting and compliance, while ensuring proper reporting of all tax related matters and providing support in identifying, documenting and monitoring any uncertain tax positions in conjunction with Tax Functional leadership.
  • May directly or indirectly manage tax personnel on a variety of projects; provide guidance and oversight to tax staff as they assist with tax technical research and writing, journal entry support for intercompany transactions, withholding tax and treaty research, tax abatement support, CER reviews for tax items/inputs, and business development support.
  • Contribute to staff development of tax M&A expertise: Participate in development of work plans, review and approve work product; Provide feedback and direction.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor degree in Business/Finance or comparable education.
  • Professional certification and/or advanced degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 7 years relevant professional experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years of professional experience in progressively responsible positions in a corporate tax department, public accounting firm or comparable experience.
  • Fortune 500 corporate tax department or International CPA firm experience preferred.
  • Broad technical skills, including US federal income tax, US international tax, transfer pricing, tax compliance and accounting for income tax.
  • Knowledge of the US taxation of US-based multinationals’ international activities.
  • Strong research and analytical skills.

Work From Home: Occasional

Travel Percentage: 20%

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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