Intuitive Surgical Careers

Senior Manager International Tax Operations

US-CA-Sunnyvale, California
Finance and Accounting

Job Description

Job: Finance and Accounting
Primary Location: United States-California-US-CA-Sunnyvale
Schedule: Full-time
Requisition ID: 190069


Company Description:

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Joining Intuitive Surgical means joining a team dedicated to using technology to benefit patients by improving surgical efficacy and decreasing surgical invasiveness, with patient safety as our highest priority.

Primary Function of Position:

This role will be the lead role in managing tax compliance and tax provision activities arising from Intuitive’s international operations, including transfer pricing.


• Manage foreign tax compliance and foreign tax provision processes
• Prepare, review and file country-by-country reports and related transfer pricing compliance
• Responsible for foreign entities’ US tax reporting
• Collaborate with Corporate Accounting and FP&A in managing legal entity forecast process and support effective tax rate (“ETR”) forecast
• Prepare modeling for tax planning and M&A transactions
• Partner with other members of the Tax team and the accounting/finance teams to manage intercompany transactions and assist in maintaining control and consistency of the transfer pricing process across Intuitive’s operations
• Support implementing, monitoring and maintaining global transfer pricing policies
• Assist in economic and financial analysis on transfer pricing aspects of business expansion and M&A
• Prepare FIN48 analysis related to foreign income tax and transfer pricing positions
• Monitor and establish foreign reporting requirements for new entities and changes to current structures
• Assist International Tax Planning & Tax Controversy teams in various projects and requests

Preferred Qualifications:

• A minimum of 10 years of international tax compliance, tax provision, and transfer pricing experience, preferably with combined experience from accounting firm and a large corporation with multinational entities and significant cross-border transactions
• CPA license and Bachelor’s degree required.
• Excellent data management skills, including strong Excel, SAP, Hyperion and Tableau skills. Alteryx, and other tax technology skills strongly encouraged a plus.
• Strong tax research and organization skills
• Experience in a high-growth, international environment required
• Ability to develop and sustain relationships internally and cross-functionally
• Ability to work independently
• Strong professional verbal and written communication skills

We are an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disabled employer.
We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with fair chance laws.