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Tax Manager

Company: Alkermes
Location: Waltham
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Alkermes plc (Nasdaq: ALKS) is a fully integrated, global biopharmaceutical company developing innovative medicines for the treatment of central nervous system (CNS) diseases and immuno-oncology. The company has a diversified commercial product portfolio and a substantial clinical pipeline of product candidates for diseases that include schizophrenia, depression, addiction, multiple sclerosis and cancer. Headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, Alkermes plc has an R&D center in Waltham, Massachusetts; a research and manufacturing facility in Athlone, Ireland; and a manufacturing facility in Wilmington, Ohio.

Tax Manager @ Alkermes


  • Assist in the preparation of the quarterly and annual US (federal & state) and international tax provisions ensuring accurate and timely tax accounting disclosures, including working with external auditors to assist with their tax provision audit.
  • Assist in the preparation and review of international, federal and state income tax filings with external advisors.
  • Plan for and develop overall return calendar and coordinate timing and inputs with tax team
  • Calculate and file/pay federal and state extensions and quarterly estimated taxes.
  • Assist in the preparation of R&D credit calculations with external advisors.
  • Responsible for timely closing federal and state tax audits. Respond and resolve tax notices.
  • Develop, improve, and maintain all tax-related compliance and business processes. Document internal controls and ensure Sarbanes-Oxley 404 tax compliance.
  • Research tax issues and ensure company compliance with all relevant income tax laws. Follow new and developing tax legislations and technical tax issues. Preparing tax analyses, analytical support, and assistance with other special projects as needed.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Taxation;
  • CPA and/or MST strongly preferred;
  • Strong knowledge of ASC 740 accounting for income taxes including stock-based compensation, valuation analysis and uncertain tax positions;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Effectively handle and prioritize multiple concurrent tasks
  • Ability to build collaborative working relationships across the organization
  • Self-motivated - able to work both individually and as a member of a team
  • Experience with tax-based research tools
  • Strong Excel skills required. Experience with LongView a plus.
  • Minimum Experience: 5 - 7 years in a multi-state corporate environment or public accounting firm with SEC experience.


Alkermes, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant because of race, creed, color, age, national origin, ancestry, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression and identity, disability, genetic information, veteran status, military status, application for military service or any other class protected by state or federal law. Alkermes also complies with all work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Alkermes is an E-Verify employer.

Keywords: Alkermes, Waltham , Tax Manager, Other , Waltham, Massachusetts

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