[Medical] Tax Senior Manager

Auris Health

Auris Health

Posted on Wednesday, August 23, 2023
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Job Purpose

This is a leadership role managing a Tax team. You will be responsible for further developing the team in country, cross sector, Tax Center for Japan.

The Tax Center will be responsible for the local tax planning, tax accounting, corporate tax compliance (both direct and indirect), including transfer pricing compliance, and US tax legal entity reporting for all Johnson & Johnson legal entities in Japan.


·     Lead for the cross-sector Tax Center in Japan

·     Directly reports to Senior Director, AsPac Tax Operations

·     Provides leadership of cross sector Tax Center in delivering tax support across all Johnson & Johnson companies in Japan

Main Responsibilities

·     Provide management, control and direction for the team, leading them through change ensuring team effectiveness and performance within available resources

·     Manage the process of local tax reporting and compliance activities to ensure timely submission to the HQ/tax authorities, including partnering with Finance organizations for data accuracy and efficient processes

·     Provide tax advice and support to the Johnson & Johnson companies in Japan on all aspects of tax, including planning, local transfer pricing, group issues, ongoing projects, indirect taxes, potential mergers & acquisitions, divestitures and ad-hoc requests

·     Manage the relationships with tax authorities and consultants

·     Oversight of the US legal entity reporting requirements and SOX compliance completed by the Tax team

·     Provide local tax input to SigniFi (CFIN, TranSCend, TranSAct) and other global/regional led projects before implementation

·     Develop and retain high performing talents, Johnson & Johnson business knowledge, tax, technology & data analytics experience within the team (training, knowledge sharing etc.)

·     Collaborate and develop strong relationships with other Country Tax Centers and other stakeholder peers across the AsPac region

Assignment and Planning of Work

·     There must be an ability to stress the importance of deadlines and reporting requirements to peers; therefore, a strength to balance conflicting priorities is essential

·     There will be extra demands around the year-end reporting and tax return deadlines as well as US tax reporting deadline

·     The work can be of a non-routine nature with the timing of advisory projects governed by business needs; it is necessary to be agile to cope with these demands alongside other deadlines

·     Sufficient training courses should be attended each year in order to keep up to date with changing legislation developments

Other Working Relationships

·     Develop close working relationship with all partners (Finance Directors, local and regional finance organizations, etc.)

·     Collaborate with Global Tax colleagues around the world

·     Cooperate with other business teams across the region and worldwide as and when required, e.g., Legal, Supply Chain, Payroll, HR



·     A minimum of a bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in accounting or tax; certified public tax accountant highly preferred

·     A minimum of 12 years of corporate, international tax experience in a multinational corporation and/or in an international tax firm

·     Previous experience of in-house tax and managing a team

·     Ability to take on challenge and work under pressure

·     Project management skills and ability to drive changes

·     Strong sense of collaboration and inclusion

·     Ability to develop and improve technical competence of team

·     Analytical and attention to detail

·     Ability to convey complex issues to all levels of non-tax colleagues and make practical recommendations

·     Excellent communication skills in both Japanese and English