Nov 15, 2022

Job Description

800 million people! That’s the number of people we reach globally. Novartis is reimagining medicine to improve and extend people’s lives, and we are finding innovative ways to expand access to our latest treatments.

Novartis is seeking a Manager Tax Operations to join its team based out of the East Hanover, NJ Campus. In this role you will be responsible for:

 Assistance in preparation and review of interim and annual income tax provision in accordance with IFRS.
 Responsible for quarterly management reporting and preparation / presentation of executive deliverables.
 Maintenance, substantiation, and documentation of book to tax differences, reconciliation of income taxes payable accounts and tax account roll forwards.
 Preparation and / or review of required documentation for external auditor’s interim reviews and year-end tax provision audit and responding to auditors’ inquiries.
 Coordinate with tax planning and tax controversy teams as needed.
 Research and analyze tax accounting and tax technical issues (including legislative changes and new accounting pronouncements) ensuring proper application and disclosures for income tax reporting and compliance purposes.
 Assist in maintenance of SOX 404 controls, including updates to tax-related SOX 404 documentation, control design and testing.
 Gather and analyze financial data, working across finance functions to ensure proper collection of tax sensitive data for the tax accounting and compliance processes.
 Preparation and / or review of federal, state and local income tax filings as well as international tax forms.
 Assistance with quarterly estimated income tax payments.
 Adherence to the internal and external income tax compliance and reporting calendars to ensure all deadlines are met.
 Assess income tax accounting implications of transactions, restructurings and other changes in business profile. Assist in operational tax integration.
 Mentor and develop senior associate(s).
 Assist with special projects as needed.

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.

Minimum Requirements

What you will bring to this role:
• BA/BS in Accounting, CPA and/or MS/MBA in Taxation
• 5+ years work experience in tax. Big 4 highly preferred
• Thought-leader level tax and tax accounting technical skills. Strong research, communication and influencing skills/ leadership
• Proficient in OneSource Provision and Compliance, Microsoft Suite of products. Knowledge of SAP and Alteryx a plus.
•Demonstrates sense of ownership, detail oriented.

Why Novartis?
769 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2020, and while we’re
proud of this, we know there is so much more we could do to help improve and
extend people’s lives.
We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found
at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse,
equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working.
We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned
by integrity, curiosity and flexibility. And we can reinvent what's possible, when we
collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world’s
toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never
Imagine what you could do here at Novartis!

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse
team’s representative of the patients and communities we serve.

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Global Corp. Finance
East Hanover, NJ
Audit & Finance
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