Senior Manager, Transaction Tax

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POST DATE 8/12/2016
END DATE 10/11/2016

Alere San Diego, CA

San Diego, CA
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


Key member of the Tax Leadership Team. Responsible for scheduling, review and management of the transaction tax compliance process. Manage tax staff and serve as point person on tax projects as assigned. Responsible for ensuring group coordination in efforts to maintain the policies and programs that ensure compliance in accordance with the laws & regulations of each domestic taxing jurisdiction in which Alere and its Subsidiaries conduct business. Manage the audit process for any US state or city sales, use, property or unclaimed property tax audits and actively participate in any IRS MDET audits by providing assistance and input as necessary. This position deals with many levels of management at all of Aleres business units, as well as external income tax auditors and agents.

Key Responsibilities:
Demonstrate an understanding of complex transaction tax concepts and effectively apply tax knowledge.
Manage the work of tax staff.
Participate in and contribute to attaining team goals.
Thoroughly and accurately analyze information.
Prepare quality, practical approaches to the Aleres tax situation and arrive at appropriate conclusions.
Lead in developing recommendations and implementation plans, as well as, make informed decisions in complex and judgmental areas.
To qualify, candidates must have:
A bachelor's degree and approximately 10 years of related work experience, or a graduate degree and approximately 7 years of related work experience.
A degree with an emphasis in accounting, finance, or a related field, an advanced degree in tax or law is highly desirable.
A minimum of 3 years of relevant tax consulting experience or equivalent experience in business or industry.
CPA certification, CMI, Member of the Bar, or foreign equivalent certification preferred.
Broad exposure to state and local taxation.
Excellent managerial, organizational, and verbal/written communication skills.

Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR), is a global leader in enabling individuals to take charge of their health at home through the merger of rapid diagnostics and health management. By developing new capabilities in near-patient diagnosis, monitoring and health management, Alere enables individuals to take charge of improving their health and quality of life at home. Aleres global leading products and services, as well as its new product development efforts, focus on infectious disease, cardiology, oncology, toxicology and womens health. Alere is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts. For additional information on Alere, please visit

The Alere Tax department is located at our office in San Diego, CA (9975 Summers Ridge Road, San Diego CA 92121).

Alere Inc. offers a competitive compensation package, including medical and dental benefits, 401K with company match, life insurance, employee stock purchase plan, short and long term disability, flexible spending accounts, vacation and holiday pay, casual atmosphere and more.

Alere Inc. is an equal employment/affirmative action employer with a commitment to diversity. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability please send an email to to let us know the nature of your request.


Alere's success is driven by a spirit of entrepreneurship, a tradition of innovation and an enthusiastic pursuit of market opportunities worldwide. Strong organic growth year after year, coupled with over 50 acquisitions over the past 5 has helped shape a dynamic, action-oriented company culture – one that values its geographic and cultural diversity while aspiring to a common organization culture across the globe.

Company Size:
5,001-10,000 Employees
Health Care
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