Overview

Job Description:

Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc. is seeking a well-rounded Tax Counsel to support the company’s tax aspects of M&A transactions, post-acquisition integration and other tax related special projects. 

The position is reporting to the Head of Tax NAM.  The candidate must have a law degree and an LLM in Tax.   The position will be based in Tarrytown, NY or Flanders, NJ.  Travel will be required.            

Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc. is part of the Siemens Healthineers organization. 

Siemens Healthineers is one of the world’s largest suppliers of technology to the healthcare industry and a leader in diagnostic imaging and laboratory diagnostics. It provides medical technology and software solutions as well as clinical consulting services, supported by an extensive set of training and service offerings.

The M&A Tax Counsel has the opportunity to lead key strategic initiatives focused on value creation through the analysis and execution of beneficial tax strategies.  The ideal Candidate will have a broad tax background such that he or she can interface with the different tax and business functions to drive a broad array of topics.  The ideal Candidate will be able to multitask and deal in a calm and balanced way with a variety of projects both expected and unexpected. 

Duties & Responsibilities

This person in this position will be expected to:

  • Work with cross functional teams to conduct due diligence in connection with merger and acquisition activity.

  • Provide guidance and planning to implement mergers, acquisitions and divestures in a tax efficient manager.

  • Provide guidance and planning with respect to the company’s participation in joint ventures and strategic partnerships.

  • Provide tax support in post-acquisition business integration.

  • Interpret tax laws and rulings to resolve questions from the business and senior management.  

  • Stay current on proposed and final tax law changes and work with strategic business partners to promote awareness and assess potential impacts to the company from such changes

  • Provide appropriate technical tax training and career development support to other Tax Department members.

  • Interface with the Head of Tax, Director of Tax and other members of the Siemens Healthineers Tax function to insure that all required statements and elections regarding transactions are properly included in the Company’s tax filings.

  • Establish and maintain relationships with outside advisors; manage interactions with outside advisors, as necessary, during the proposal and project phases of a particular engagement.

     Required knowledge, skills, education and experience:

  • At least 10 plus years of tax experience in positions of increasing responsibility within the tax function in industry and/or law firm; with minimum of 5 years in M&A Tax field required. 

  • Juris Doctor and LLM in Taxation required.

  • Ability to work independently

  • Strong technical tax and analytical skills.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and a proactive personality including the ability to interact effectively within all levels of management. 

  • Computer Skills:   Microsoft Office Suite and various tax law research software


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