Director, International Tax

Gaithersburg, MD
Jul 01, 2022
Jul 08, 2022
Full Time
If you find science, speed, and success exhilarating, you have come to the right place. Novavax, Inc (Nasdaq:NVAX) is a biotechnology company that creates transformational vaccines that address some of the world's most pressing infectious diseases. We have more than a decade of experience contending with some of the world's most devastating diseases, including COVID-19, seasonal influenza, RSV, Ebola, MERS, and SARS. Hard-won lessons and significant advances illustrate that our proven technology has tremendous potential to make a substantial contribution to public health worldwide. Our scientists are committed to developing vaccine candidates for some of the world's toughest viral threats by utilizing the power of our innovative recombinant nanoparticle vaccine platform. Our vaccine technology combines the power and speed of genetic engineering with the immunogenicity enhancing properties of our Matrix-MA$ cents A cents € zA' cents adjuvant to efficiently produce highly immunogenic particles targeting some of the most pressing viral infectious diseases. Novavax, Inc. is headquartered in Gaithersburg, Maryland with additional facilities in Uppsala, Sweden and Bohumil, Czech Republic. Summary of the Position : The International Tax Director will have oversight over both provision and compliance work outside the United States. This position oversees an Indirect Tax Manager, will be located in Gaithersburg, MD and reports to the Senior Director, Global Taxes. Responsibilities include but are not limited to : Lead the execution of international tax planning strategies to manage global tax risks and optimize efficiency with respect to international operations and structure Work with legal on formation of new international legal entities and/or branches, rep offices, etc. Work with outside advisors on creation and implementation of the Company's Transfer Pricing methodology Assist in drafting and review of intercompany agreements Evaluate, document and minimize global Permanent Establishment (PE) risk Coordinate the international section of annual and quarterly tax provisions Work closely with cross-functional groups on managing international tax issues from ongoing operations Provide support to team members on VAT and GST returns and/or audits as the need arises Serve as the principal liaison with third party tax advisors on various international tax matters as required. Monitor and anticipate changes in international tax laws of importance to the organization, determine the impact of those changes on the organization, and recommend appropriate modifications to the organization's procedures or operations in response to such changes. Coordinate the international components of the US income tax return including review of all relevant forms (eg GILTI, FDII, Section 250, Sub F, etc.) Review of foreign tax returns prepared by outside advisors and coordination of foreign income tax audits Review customer and supplier contracts for appropriate tax language Comply with SOX documentation requirements Tax research and special projects as needed Minimum Requirements : BA or BS degree in Finance or Accounting Master's degree in tax and/or CPA strongly preferred. 15+ years international tax experience including 5+ years with Big 4 Firm Knowledge and experience with core US federal international tax concepts including GILTI, FDII, BEAT, FTC and E&P calculations Experience with key US federal international tax forms including Forms 1118, 5471, 8990, 8991, 8992, 8993 Vast knowledge of tax laws, rules, and regulations as well as experience working on corporate-level tax analyses. History of successful project completion and ability to clearly communicate key issues with team members Other Qualifications : Demonstrate integrity and honesty and model ethical behavior and core values of the company. Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks and meet all deadlines Strong problem solving and communication skills. Experience working in global high growth companies Detail-oriented individual who takes ownership of projects Able to work in a fast-paced environment Self-starter with initiative to seek out opportunities Experience with Excel based modeling of complex tax computations Novavax offers a base salary, annual bonus, equity grants, professional career development/growth opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, Rx, STD, LTD, Life, Optional Life, 401(k) plan. Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled Novavax is an equal employment opportunity employer. Employment and advancement opportunities are available to all individuals on an at-will basis, regardless of their race, color, national origin, religion, ancestry, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, protective hairstyle, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. Except where prohibited by applicable state law, this position requires that you be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless you need a reasonable accommodation or qualify for an exemption. #LI-VN #LI-remote Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)