Position: Director
Location: Milpitas, CA

In this position, the individual will be responsible for transferring price management, US international and foreign tax planning, international portions of the quarterly and annual tax provisions under FAS 109, Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 compliance for international tax matters, E&P calculations for foreign subsidiaries, all other areas of international compliance in federal income tax returns, and analyzing local tax positions to assist in local tax planning. The individual will also evaluate SanDisk’s global tax situation and provide advice on international tax planning strategies to optimize results. Within Transfer Price Management, the individual will implement global transfer pricing policies and monitor compliance with them, establish and maintain transfer pricing documentation requirements in multiple jurisdictions, analyze individual company operating results periodically and make, as appropriate, adjustments to inter-company pricing and coordinate with local financial departments on the calculation, accounting treatment, and documentation of any correlative adjustments. The individual will also draft and review inter-company contracts consistent with SanDisk transfer pricing policies and inter-company transactional relationships, identify local transfer pricing requirements and develop strategies for preparing documentation studies and other support as necessary for penalty avoidance and manage transfer price and other international queries under audit. Within Foreign Tax Credit Planning, the individual will be responsible for analyzing US tax deferral opportunities, minimizing transactional taxes such as withholding taxes, consumption taxes, VAT and others, and for blending foreign tax credit pools for maximum benefit of dividend remittances. The Individual will maintain database of E&P pools for our foreign subsidiaries and also supervise international tax compliance including preparation of Forms 5471 and other international forms (e.g.: 926, 1118, 1120-F, 5713, 8821, 8832, 8858, and 8865). Within Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance (404), the individual is responsible for evaluating control procedures necessary to assure compliance with foreign tax requirements by foreign subsidiaries as well as accurate reporting of tax transactions to headquarters. The individual will also be responsible for establishing and monitoring compliance with these control procedures, this includes evaluating financial and tax systems for 404 purposes. Additional duties of the International Tax Director will include assisting in FAS 109 calculations for international transactions and for foreign subsidiaries and affiliates by analyzing local tax positions taken (UTB’s and any associated penalties and interest) for FIN 48 purposes; and to assist in acquisitions, reorganizations, and divestitures. The individual will also be responsible for managing and training the international tax staff on all aspects of tax compliance, research, planning, audit documentation and issue resolution.

This position requires a Bachelors degree in Accounting, (CPA and/or Masters in Taxation is strongly preferred). The ideal individual must possess demonstrated organizational, people, process, systems and project management skills. Also, the individual must possess capacity for sustained work on multiple and changing priority projects under tight time frames, strong accounting plus exceptional written and verbal communication skills are required and outstanding leadership skills are essential.

SanDisk offers a highly competitive compensation package and great benefits, which include Stock Options, ESPP, matched 401 (K), comprehensive insurance and tuition reimbursement. SanDisk is an equal opportunity employer.

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