Director, Corporate Tax (and Treasury) Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
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The Director, Corporate Tax and Treasury at Aegerion is a global position that will have overall responsibility for: (i) the development of tax accounting policies and procedures, as well as the establishment/maintenance of tax internal controls and processes; (ii) internal and external (SEC) tax reporting, including interim and annual tax provision calculations and disclosures, as well as analysis of potential tax exposures and the determination of appropriate tax reserves for uncertain tax positions; (iii) the tax treatment of the worldwide stock compensation program (including local withholding and tax authority reporting requirements), FAS123R tax accounting, and APIC pool tracking, (iv) providing guidance to the Corporate Controller with regard to intercompany transactions, ensuring that the company?s intercompany transactions are in accordance with arms? length standards and that appropriate transfer pricing documentation is in place; (v) managing the preparation of worldwide income tax returns; (vi) management of federal, state and international audits by tax authorities, as they arise; (vii) the review and analysis of potential mergers, acquisitions, or divestitures and communication of tax implications to senior management (viii) management of external tax relationships, including tax return, provision and planning consultants, as well as the tax audit relationship (ix) building a tax department as the Company?s revenue and worldwide footprint increases; (x)develop, implement and maintain the Company?s foreign exchange hedging program, including the requisite internal controlsand (xi) other special projects as assigned.
Review Company?s tax posture (including fiscal entity structure, forward looking projections and intercompany arrangements), and recommend tax strategy to CFO and other senior management;
Evaluate intercompany arrangements and ensure that appropriate intercompany agreements are put in place, as well as ensure that corresponding accounting entries and cash movements occur;
Develop worldwide tax compliance calendar. Ensure appropriate tax reporting in all jurisdictions and the coordination of same through outside contractors;
Evaluate the Company?s historical ownership changes and potential impact on NOL utilization under IRC section 382;
Work with CFO to evaluate Non-GAAP tax reporting methodologies;
Maintain tax accounting and control procedures;
Responsible for the external tax audit relationship and the satisfactory completion of a timely 2013 audit and quarterly reviews;
Responsible for special projects as assigned from time-to-time compatible with background, experience and individual/corporate objectives.
Qualifications and Experience
The individual will have an education and background in tax and/or accounting including 3-5 years of public accounting experience.
Credentials should include CPA or JD, a MST or LLM is a plus.
Individual must have 7- 10 years of progressive experience within a corporate tax department, including both domestic and international tax.
Experience with Intellectual Property planning is required. Expertise in foreign currency hedging is desirable, but not required.
Global, commercial biotechnology/ pharmaceutical industry experience is strongly preferred.
Candidate must be a critical thinker with strong analytic skills, have strong written and verbal communication skills, technical tax accounting capabilities, as well as strong current references.
Individual should aspire to rapid career growth and possess the qualities and competencies to achieve Vice President stature.
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