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Tax Attorney

Job Description

Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc. is seeking a well-rounded, pro-active tax attorney to provide U.S. tax advice and counsel to its Siemens US Healthineers companies.  The position requires the individual to have hands-on tax experience in all areas of tax, with significant emphasis on State & Local Tax topics including state tax litigation.      

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. This position will be based out of one of Siemens Healthineers’ offices in either Malvern, PA, Flanders, NJ or Palo Alto, CA, under a hybrid work model with a blend of remote working and in-office working for meetings and projects. Travel may also be required (about 10% of the time).  This position will be reporting to the Head of Tax Controversy and Special Projects.

Essential Job Functions (necessary to perform job):
  • Defend tax positions under federal and state audit and interact with taxing authorities to understand, discuss and assist in bringing resolution to complex issues.
  • Respond to information document requests in a clear and concise manner.
  • Build relationships with internal Tax, Finance, Legal, HR, and business leaders as well as external advisors to ensure complete and timely flow of information and effective resolution of tax audits. 
  • Assist with US domestic and international income tax matters, including data gathering, research and analysis of applicable tax laws, and ensuring company compliance with tax reporting/filing requirements.
  • Advise cross-functional teams and other departments on the tax impacts of business transactions. 
  • Compose correspondence, opinions and memoranda involving all areas of federal, state and local, and international taxation.   
  • Conduct due diligence in connection with mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures and internal reorganization projects. Provide effective and responsive technical tax review of transaction documents.
  • Provide timely updates to management on tax law changes impacting the company and effectively manage the required changes to processes and controls mandated by those changes to the law.
Qualifications 
  • Education
    • Juris Doctor required; LL.M. in Tax preferred
    • Bachelor’s Degree with a major in Accounting or Finance preferred
  • Work Experience
    • The candidate should have at least 6 years of relevant tax experience with a law firm, Big 4 firm, or in industry, with specific responsibility for tax controversy matters, planning and advice.  
    • Knowledge of tax accounting is a plus.  
  • Required Skills
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills and pro-active personality including ability to interact effectively with all levels of management. 
    • Strong ownership and accountability skills. 
    • Strong technical tax, research and analytical skills.  
    • Strong organizational skills.
    • Computer Skills: Microsoft Office Suite and various tax law research software.
Siemens Healthineers has recently announced the next steps in our continued commitment to prioritize colleague health, comply with customer/business partner requirements, and help preserve our business continuity.  Going forward, please be aware that Siemens Healthineers requires full COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires by their start date, except where prohibited by state law.  Accommodations may be requested for certain medical or religious reasons.  If you choose to submit an accommodation request it should be submitted within 3 business days of receiving a verbal offer.  Details on how to submit approval will be provided by your recruiter.  An accommodation approval must be confirmed prior to your start date.  A start date cannot be confirmed until the accommodation has been reviewed.  An accommodation is based on your role.  If you are a currently a Siemens Healthineers employee with an existing approved accommodation, it will need to be re-evaluated prior to starting a new role.

At Siemens Healthineers, we value those who dedicate their energy and passion to a greater cause. Our people make us unique as an employer in the med-tech industry. What unites and motivates our global team is the inspiration of our common purpose:  To innovate for healthcare, building on our remarkable legacy of pioneering ideas that translate into even better healthcare products and services. We recognize that taking ownership of our work allows both us and the company to grow. We offer you a flexible and dynamic environment and the space to move beyond your comfort zone to grow both personally and professionally.

If you want to join us in transforming the way healthcare is delivered, visit our career site at https://usa.healthcare.siemens.com/careers. 

If you wish to find out more about the specific before applying, please visit: https://usa.healthcare.siemens.com/about. 

As an equal-opportunity employer we are happy to consider applications from individuals with disabilities.

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Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time



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