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Manager US Tax Controversy and International Tax Planning

Company name

Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Organization Type


Job Type


Date Last Verified

Jun 21,2018

Posted on

Mar 12,2018

Years of Experience

Min 8 yrs required


Foster City, CA
Practice Area
Tax >> Tax - International
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Manager, U.S. Tax Controversy and International Tax Planning The candidate will effectively serve as front-line interface with I.R.S. and state audit teams. Will work closely with tax and non-tax business partners to forensically articulate and defend transactions and positions. Responsibly manage deadlines and conferences as audit cycle progresses. As needed, work closely with trusted advisors on matters of process and strategy. Participate in audit defense strategy and negotiation toward resolution. Work closely with Tax Compliance team, both for information-gathering and to align audit outcomes with going-forward positions. International Tax Planning. Develop deep understanding of the company’s business and transaction flows. Assist with maintenance of IP and commercialization structures. Work closely with partners in Treasury, Legal, and other departments, as well as with advisors, to maintain and evolve tax structure to minimize leakage and maximize business opportunities. Participate in planning and implementation of initiatives in response to U.S. tax reform and evolving international tax landscape. Should have BA/BS in accounting, CPA or law degree. Masters in Taxation is desirable. Must have 8+ years progressively responsible experience in I.R.S. audit management and international tax/accounting issues. Multinational corporate experience is preferred. Sound technical and practical judgment, permitting ability to work with a high degree of autonomy.

Additional info

Ref. R0002571

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Gilead Sciences, Inc.
333 Lakeside Drive
Foster City, CA 94404

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