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Manager of Tax Operations at (BMS) Bristol-Myers Squibb in Princeton, New Jersey

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global Biopharma company committed to a single mission: to discover, develop, and deliver innovative medicines focused on helping millions of patients around the world in disease areas such as oncology, cardiovascular, immunoscience and fibrosis.


Join us and make a difference.  We hire the best people and provide them with a work environment that places a premium on diversity, integrity, collaboration and personal development. Through a culture of inclusion, we create a better, more productive work environment. We believe that the diverse experiences and perspectives of all our employees help to drive innovation and transformative business results.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Review and approval of the income tax provision under ASC 740-10 for projection cycles, quarterly and annual reporting as it relates to Statutory and US GAAP filings which include an analysis of book to Tax Permanent and Temporary differences

  • Worldwide validation of tax rates and calculations

  • Review and  approval of the worldwide FIN48 reserves under by ensuring proper reserves are analyzed, accurately set up and released

  • Analyze and understand total foreign true-up and discrete items for each projection and reporting cycle

  • Assist in executing the implementation of tax projects and initiatives

  • Ensure tax accounting rules and tax legislation are properly applied  in compliance with corporate standards

  • Maintain an up to date knowledge of relevant tax laws and the ability to research technical issues as they arise through resources such as Checkpoint

  • Proactivey identify key issues, takes ownership to deliver efficient responses

  • Problem solver who will analyze unique and complex tax issues by applying ASC 740-10 principles which impact the company’s financials

  • Develop strong working relationships with internal & external partners to ensure smooth delivery of tax financial statement results.

Desired Experience:

The ideal candidate will have a well rounded background in local taxes, expertise in the application of ASC-740 (FAS 109) Accounting for Income Taxes and ASC 740-10 (FIN48).  Experience with the TaxStream provision software is very beneficial along with strong Excel skills.  The individual in this role must possess excellent communication skills with the ability to operate within a complex tax environment.

  • University degree in Accounting with a Masters of Tax/Finance or CPA License

  • 5 – 8 years of work experience including knowledge of the complex manufacturing environment in multiple jurisdictions

  • Skilled in the US GAAP along with tax accounting provisions, preparation, audit and disclosure requirements for at least one jurisdiction of a subsidiary of a US group

  • Experience working with legal entity forecasted data

  • Ability to successfully manage multiple projects and competing priorities in a time sensitive environment

  • Demonstrates ability to effectively communicate to a diverse audience, at multiple levels within the company, through various formats, i.e. presentations, written proposals/reports

  • Self-starter with an ability to multi-task various responsibilities, work independently and problem solve.

Bristol-Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.