Cornerstone was founded in 1999, listed on NASDAQ in 2011, acquired Saba Software in a $1.3bn deal in April 2020 and was taken private by Clearlake Capital in October 2021 for $5.2bn. As we embark on the next stage of our corporate journey, our global tax team of 8 (based in the UK, US, Canada and Romania) will be pivotal in supporting the business through a period of immense change. Clearlake Capital are known for their buy-and-build software investment strategy, so alongside our existing "business as usual" role, legal entity rationalization and ERP projects, the tax team will support the business in integrating new acquisitions.
In line with Cornerstone's vision for the future of work, this role is flexible on location, remote or in an office in North America.
This position within the Tax team and will report directly to the VP Tax, Treasury and Insurance. This candidate will be a key contributor to many departmental goals and objectives and manage multiple projects including acquisition and complex transactions. This person will be responsible for guiding tax related functions such as ensuring the Company is in compliance with Federal, State and International tax laws, preparation of GAAP reporting under ASC 740 and FIN 48, and research and analysis of tax issues. This person will be asked to communicate effectively with all management teams, and stay current with corporate tax best practices and changing tax laws.
We are looking for someone who is a self-starter, effective leader, strong communicator, hardworking and able to interact with management and various teams on a daily/regular basis. This candidate must be focused, intelligent, dependable, and able to have manage multiple tasks at the same time.
In this role you will...
Be involved in all tax planning, structuring and compliance related to acquisitions
Execute due diligence reviews
Be involved in post-closing reorganization activities
Gain valuable M&A and integration experience
Review global income tax provisions for multiple entities and jurisdictions and deferred tax asset/liability calculations in accordance with ASC 740
Provide support for income tax compliance including domestic and foreign
Be involved in the international tax planning process including business expansion activities and transfer pricing strategies
Manage tax audit and enquires
Tax research and plan to minimize tax burden, while considering various business scenarios, working on projects to maintain and reduce the Company's effective tax rate and taxes paid.
You've got what it takes if you have...
Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
Demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment
Consideration for privacy and security obligations
7+ years of corporate tax experience with an international focus
Desire to learn and grow
Strong working knowledge of ASC 740
Strong leadership, analytical, written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work independently and be a team player
Experience working in a team under pressure to meet deadlines
Experience in Excel, Word and tax research software
Extra Dose of Awesomeness if you have...
Big 4 and M&A experience
Industry corporate tax experience
Knowledge and experience with NetSuite/Oracle
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