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Director, Tax Accounting and Compliance


San Jose, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Accounting/Finance
  • Industry: Data Analytics & Infrastructure
  • Post Date: 07/09/2024
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  • Company Address: 1740 Technology Dr. Suite 150, San Jose, CA, 95110

About Nutanix

Nutanix makes infrastructure invisible, elevating IT to focus on the applications and services that power their business. The Nutanix enterprise cloud platform leverages web-scale engineering and consumer-grade design to natively converge compute, virtualization and storage into a resilient, software-defined solution with rich machine intelligence.

Job Description

Hungry, Humble, Honest, with Heart.
The Opportunity 
Are you an experienced tax professional with a strong background in corporate income tax compliance and ASC 740 accounting? Do you have a passion for leading a team and driving process improvement in a fast-paced environment? If so, join our tax team at Nutanix in San Jose, CA and be a key member of our global finance team, where you will have the opportunity to contribute to the company's success and collaborate with cross-functional teams to achieve common goals.
About the Team 
The Tax Team at Nutanix is a geographically dispersed team consisting of around 10 members located in the United States, India, and the Netherlands. With their collective expertise, the team has played a crucial role in helping Nutanix grow from a pre-IPO stage to a profitable position within a span of less than 10 years. One unique aspect of our team is its ability to navigate through the complexities of international tax regulations and optimize Nutanix's tax strategies on a global scale. Joining our team means being a part of a successful team that has contributed significantly to the company's growth and success.     
Your Role 
  • Lead the annual and quarterly worldwide income tax provision process including the effective tax rate, deferred tax calculations, taxes payable, uncertain tax positions, tax account reconciliations, journal entries, and other supporting schedules.
  • Lead the timely and accurate preparation of the Company’s consolidated US federal and State tax return and manage any open audits/notices.
  • Prepare quarterly technical memos on matters related to the tax provision and compliance and prepare/review tax-related SEC disclosures
  • Ensure effective internal controls are maintained and documented to satisfy Sarbanes Oxley Section 404 key control requirements.
  • Manage co-sourcing and outsourcing arrangements with our external service providers for tax return preparations in U.S., Canada, and LATAM and projects such as R&D credits
  • Prepare quarterly and long-term GAAP and Non-GAAP effective tax rate forecasting
  • Coordinate with international teams with respect to preparation of non-U.S. tax provisions 
  • Monitor tax legislation and changes in tax laws to ensure compliance with all applicable regulations. Research, assess and document federal and state tax issues. Provide guidance on proposed and enacted tax legislation, keep abreast of tax law changes to manage risk, and identify potential planning opportunities.
  • Support the design and implementation of tax technology tools and data management solutions to automate and reduce risk in the global tax function.
  • Build and maintain partnerships with internal teams, such as Accounting, FP&A, legal.
  • Train, mentor and develop direct reports
What You Will Bring
  • 12+ years of income tax experience in public accounting firm and/or private industry.
  • Strong knowledge of corporate income tax compliance and ASC 740 accounting with in-depth knowledge of technical accounting and SEC reporting regulations. Minimum 6+ years’ hands-on experience in ASC 740 income tax provisions with one of the large public accounting firms or multi-national corporate tax department.
  • U.S. International tax experience with complete execution of complex projects.
  • Experience working with NetSuite or other ERP system, as well as ONESOURCE Tax Provision tool and/or Alteryx.
  • Self-starter with the demonstrated ability to work and drive process improvement in a fast-paced complex environment with minimal supervision.
  • Strong analytical skills and agility with excellent written, verbal, and strong people skills.
  • Ability to work cross-functionally and align teams to work towards common goals.
  • BA/BS Degree in Accounting, Tax and/or Finance. MST and/or CPA required.
About the Team    
Hiring Manager- Priya Roche
How we work
We operate in a hybrid work environment, allowing for flexibility between working from the office and remotely. This approach provides a good balance for work-life integration and allows employees to work in a way that best suits their needs. Communication and collaboration tools are in place to ensure seamless connectivity amongst team members.
The pay range for this position at commencement of employment is expected to be between USD $ 184,240 and USD $ 368,520 per year. 
However, base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, including a sign-on bonus, restricted stock units, and discretionary awards in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits (including 401(k) eligibility and various paid time off benefits, such as vacation, sick time, and parental leave), dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment. 
If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors. Our application deadline is 40 days from the date of posting. In good faith, the posting may be removed prior to this date if the position is filled or extended in good faith.

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