Senior Manager / Director of Tax (d/o/e)

Corcept Therapeutics - Menlo Park, CA (30+ days ago)

The Senior Manager / Director of Tax is responsible for the general tax accounting activities of the Company in accordance with GAAP including month-end-close and financial reporting, filing annual federal and state income tax returns, monthly/quarterly transaction tax returns, annual property tax returns and Secretary of State filings.

  • Maintain tax and regulatory compliance with local, state, national and international jurisdictions, including state, local and U.S. tax returns; sales and use tax; real and property tax; international VAT; and international transfer pricing
  • Federal, state and international tax planning
  • Preparation of quarterly income tax provisions in accordance with ASC 740
  • Develop and maintain SOX controls and processes related to tax
  • Ensure timely reporting of all tax and regulatory filings with the appropriate local, state and federal authorities (quarterly income tax estimates, annual income tax extensions and income tax returns)
  • Prepare federal and state R&D tax credit calculations
  • Maintain and assess uncertain tax positions under FIN48
  • Maintain IRC section 382 study detail
  • Perform monthly tax close processes including journal entries and account reconciliations
  • File monthly / quarterly transaction tax returns (sales / use tax)
  • File annual property tax returns
  • File annual reports with the Secretary of State offices
  • Manage income tax audits as necessary

  • B.S. / B.A. in accounting or finance and CPA required, Master’s in Taxation a plus 10 years’ progressive experience in tax

Preferred Skills, Qualifications, or Technical Proficiencies:
  • Demonstrated experience preparing U.S. GAAP tax provision and SOX
  • Detailed knowledge of GAAP and SEC reporting requirements related to income taxes and related disclosures
  • Detailed knowledge of income tax return filing requirements in a multistate reporting environment
  • Tax research skills
  • Knowledge of accounting software
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

If you are interested, please submit your resume by email to