01 Mar
Senior Manager Tax (Reporting and Compliance)
California, Santaclara , 95050 Santaclara USA

Our MissionAt Palo Alto Networks® everything starts and ends with our mission:Being the cybersecurity partner of choice, protecting our digital way of life.Our vision is a world where each day is safer and more secure than the one before. We are a company built on the foundation of challenging and disrupting the way things are done, and we’re looking for innovators who are as committed to shaping the future of cybersecurity as we are.Our Approach to WorkWe lead with flexibility and choice in all of our people programs. We have disrupted the traditional view that all employees have the same needs and wants. We offer personalization and offer our employees the opportunity to choose what works best for them as often as possible - from your wellbeing support to your growth and development, and beyond!At Palo Alto Networks, we believe in the power of collaboration and value in-person interactions. This is why our employees generally work from the office three days per week, leaving two days for choice and flexibility to work where you feel most effective. This setup fosters casual conversations, problem-solving, and trusted relationships. While details may evolve, our goal is to create an environment where innovation thrives, with office-based teams coming together three days a week to collaborate and thrive, together!Your CareerPalo Alto Networks is looking for an experienced tax professional to join the team as a Tax Senior Manager. The ideal candidate will have in-depth tax technical knowledge, deep tax accounting background, as well as practical experience evaluating and advising on tax aspects of business initiatives and transactions.This role will report to the Sr. Director of Tax Reporting and Compliance and is responsible for managing the Company’s tax operations including but not limited to the global tax provision, forecasting, strategic planning, tax reporting, and compliance. The Tax Senior Manager will interface with upper management and various cross functional teams and will coordinate with the Company’s outside tax firms on various projects. Your Impact

Manage tax provision process and liaise with outsourced tax consultants and financial statement auditors on tax matters to ensure accurate and timely US GAAP tax provision calculations and disclosures

Lead and review, with external partners, all federal tax returns; and support audits and inquiries by governmental authorities

Drive process improvements and coordinate technology applications to facilitate streamlining and automation of the tax provision and tax compliance processes

Perform research and analysis on significant tax accounting and tax positions and transactions, and manage integration of such positions into the compliance/reporting process

Monitoring and ensuring compliance with key SOX controls related to financial statement review procedures

Identify and mitigate company risks and communicate areas of potential exposure

Train and mentor team members

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Direct supervisor of tax reporting and compliance team

Your Experience

Strong working knowledge of ASC740

10+ years of experience with a combination public accounting and corporate tax setting

Strong qualitative and quantitative analytical skills

Flexible mindset and willingness to embrace change in a fast-moving environment

The ability to operate independently, represent the Tax function in cross-functional settings, make decisions and advise the business

Ability to manage multiple projects, prioritize work, and coordinate with internal and external stakeholders

Experience with multinational SAAS companies a plus

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Proven ability to effectively work with all levels of staff, cross functional teams, upper management, and outside consultants

Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills

Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word & Power Point

Proficient with OneSource and SAP a plus

Active CPA license preferred

The TeamOur Tax department manages all things tax including direct and indirect tax compliance and financial reporting for income taxes. As our business continues to innovate and grow, the tax department continues to team with the business. Our tax department not only deals with compliance, financial statements, and audits, but also we provide advisory to business. The ideal candidate has exceptional state tax technical skills and an innovative mindset to approach problems differently. Within tax, we seek people who are willing to try new things and evolve as the business grows.Our Commitment We’re trailblazers that dream big, take risks, and challenge cybersecurity’s status quo. It’s simple: we can’t accomplish our mission without diverse teams innovating, together.We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals with a disability. If you require assistance or accommodation due to a disability or special need, please contact us at accommodations@paloaltonetworks.com .Palo Alto Networks is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity in our workplace, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or other legally protected characteristics.All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.The compensation offered for this position will depend on qualifications, experience, and work location. For candidates who receive an offer at the posted level, the starting base salary (for non-sales roles) or base salary + commission target (for sales/com-missioned roles) is expected to be between $146,200/yr to $236,500/yr. The offered compensation may also include restricted stock units and a bonus. A description of our employee benefits may be found here (http://benefits.paloaltonetworks.com/) .Is role eligible for Immigration Sponsorship?: Yes


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