1+ months

Manager, Tax

Gaithersburg, MD 20877
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Those who join Emergent BioSolutions feel a sense of ownership about their future. You will excel in an environment characterized by respect, innovation and growth opportunities. Here, you will join passionate professionals who advance their scientific, technical and professional skills to develop products designed-to protect life.

I: Job Summary

The tax manager will support and manage all the US tax compliance needs of the Company, which includes working with any external service providers (with the goal of bringing compliance in house) in the preparation/review of tax returns. This position will provide accounting for income taxes support/expertise for all tax related disclosures/reconciliations for the Companys financial statements. The tax manager will also assist with tax process improvements, SOX documentation and M&A integration.

II: Responsibilites
Assist with the preparation and review of global quarterly and annual income tax provision to ensure compliance with ASC 740, including assistance with preparation of tax reporting disclosures for 10-Q and 10-K
Review and ensure technical accuracy of tax account rollforwards, deferred tax balances, effective tax rate reconciliation, return-to-provision calculation, and valuation allowance analysis
Leverage tax provision software to streamline and improve the tax accounting process
Mentor and train staff
Work with outside accounting firm to prepare, review and file all US federal, state and local income tax returns (includes preparation of all auditable workpapers)
Monitor tax accounting rules and income tax laws to proactively identify issues and propose resolutions
Research and prepare documentation for new or unusual transactions in US tax returns
Prepare annual and quarterly R&D tax credit calculations and studies
Ensure all required returns, reports, and payments are timely filed and appropriately documented
Assist with all federal and state income tax audits and respond to notices
Assist in the development of tax planning initiatives/strategies to ensure the most effective tax position
Prepare/Review Companys quarterly estimated taxes
Assist with tax-related SOX documentation
Perform other duties as required (including assisting finance with non-tax projects)

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work performed by those in this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, and other duties may be assigned.

III: Education, Experience & Skills
BS, Accounting required; MBA or Master of Tax preferred
CPA strongly desired
5-10 years of large corporate or Big Four tax experience; experience in global tax provisions and other tax activities required
Advanced Excel skills required
SAP and OneSource Tax Provision Income Tax Software experience required
Strong Communication and interpersonal skills
A focus on value creation and a passion for tax
Is highly organized and able to handle multiple priorities at any given point in time.
Strong analytical and organizational skills; detail oriented.
Proven ability to see work through to completion and deliver results under difficult conditions.
Ability to process information through a strategic lens and apply advanced principles in designing and developing new processes.

Successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Individuals with qualifying medical issues or sincerely held religious beliefs or practices that may prevent them from getting the vaccine may request an exemption from the vaccine requirement.

There are physical/mental demands and work environment characteristics that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. This information is available upon request from the candidate.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform all essential functions.

Emergent BioSolutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and values the diversity of our workforce. Emergent does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Information submitted will be used by Emergent BioSolutions for activities related to your prospective employment. Emergent BioSolutions respects your privacy and any use of the information submitted will be subject to the terms of our Privacy Policy<> .

Emergent BioSolutions does not accept non-solicited resumes or candidate submittals from search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions approved agency list. Unsolicited resumes or candidate information submitted to Emergent BioSolutions by search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions approved agency list shall become the property of Emergent BioSolutions and if the candidate is subsequently hired by Emergent BioSolutions, Emergent BioSolutions shall not owe any fee to the submitting agency.


Protecting and Enhancing 1 billion lives by 2030 focuses our energy to improve the quality of life for individuals around the world, giving them the opportunity to experience the fullness of life.

Our drive towards this vision informs all of our actionswhether it is our approach to product development, manufacturing, encouraging employee health and wellness or giving back to the communitywe strive every day to achieve this shared goal.


  • Stand shoulder to shoulder no matter what
    • We combine our best thinking and communicate openly to support each other.
  • Break through thinking
    • We take smart risks, pursue innovation and challenge ourselves to constantly improve.
  • Own it always
    • Every person at Emergent is engaged and accountable for delivering on our commitments.
  • Compete where it counts
    • We set the right goals and respect each other as we conquer them together.


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Posted: 2022-04-01 Expires: 2022-08-31
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