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Danaher Corporation Tax Manager in Madison, Wisconsin

IDT is the leading manufacturer of custom oligonucleotides and proprietary technologies for genomics applications. Our work is complex and cutting-edge, and our team members are curious, creative thinkers who understand that good data drives smart decisions. At IDT, we realize that although science may be uniform, people are unique. We promote a culture where engaged people are motivated and have opportunities to achieve their full potential, as part of one global team.

IDT is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

Job Title: Tax Manager

Location: USA Remote, working primarily CST hours.

Purpose Statement:

The Tax Manager will have oversight for Integrated DNA Technologies, Inc. and its subsidiaries tax operations and compliance and audits. This includes management of all U.S. indirect taxes – including but not limited to sales and use tax, property tax, and franchise tax – as well as international tax considerations. Additionally, will act as primary contact to Danaher Corporate Tax and be responsible for global reporting requirements throughout the year.

Essential Functions:

  • Contributes to the maintenance and reconciliation of the general ledger for tax related accounts

  • Responsible for the development, implementation, and documentation of procedures, processes and internal controls – including owning the Tax Certification process for Corporate

  • Acts as point of contact for third-party tax assistance provider – Vertex

  • Owns computation of transfer pricing analysis on a quarterly basis. Works directly with Corporate Tax for the annual transfer price documentation

  • Works directly with Corporate Tax for the annual R&D Tax Credit analysis and documentation

  • Primary contact on ensuring continuity and seamlessness integration for tax requirements through any reporting software updates and acquisitions

  • Responsible for preparation and filing of all Canadian tax compliance including Income, GST/HST/QST

  • Prepares legal entity EBT Forecasting and submits to Danaher Corporate Tax as required throughout the year

  • Interacts and responds to inquiries from Regulatory authorities regarding questions or audits

  • Oversees property tax reporting, assessments filing and payment

  • Owns the Tax Roll forward reporting to Corporate

  • Acts as primary Olympus/Titan contact for Corporate Finance interaction and uploading of data as well as primary contact to Corporate Tax for all tax related questions

  • Adheres to Corporate tax policies as outlined in the Danaher Corporate Tax Manual

  • Researches and maintains an awareness of changes in tax laws impacting our business

  • Responsible for filing monthly, quarterly and annual sales and use tax returns including maintaining a control of Calendar of due dates and dates filed

  • Interact or respond to inquiries from Regulatory authorities regarding questions on any submissions

  • Register in new states or local jurisdictions where necessary

  • Act as a reviewer and approver for customer tax exemption certificates

  • Demonstrates behavior consistent with the Integrated DNA Technologies Core Values

  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Must have Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Tax OR Bachelor's Degree in relevant area of study with a Masters in Tax

  • CPA required

Professional Experience:

  • Minimum of five years of professional accounting/tax experience required

  • Strong knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Internal Revenue Code (IRC)

  • Working knowledge of SAP and Vertex preferred

  • Intermediate proficiency in a variety of PC software programs with strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office required

  • Prior experience with internal controls over financial reporting (SOX) preferred

Other Job Qualifications:

  • Team player/collaboration skills; with ability to communicate with staff at all levels of the organization

  • Ability to multi-task and adjust priorities to meet deadlines on short notice, without losing composure

  • Strong oral and written communication skills; ability to draft reports, business correspondence, policies, etc.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of MS Office skills, especially Word and Excel

  • Strong organizational and time management skills

  • Ability to adapt and thrive in a unique culture

  • Adaptability to perform under stress when confronted with critical, unusual, or dangerous situations, or situation in which working speed and sustained attention are make-or-break aspects of the job.

  • Adaptability to performing a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another without loss of efficiency or composure.

  • Ability to maintain both a high standard of courtesy and cooperation in dealing with co-workers.

  • Adaptability to accepting responsibility for the direction, control or planning of an activity.

What We Offer:

  • Generous Paid Time Off Accruals

  • 16 Hours PAID Volunteer Time Off

  • 10 Paid Holidays

  • Up to eight (8) weeks of 100% paid parental leave to eligible U.S. associates

  • 401(k) with Company Match

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Options

Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT) conducts drug screens and background checks on applicants who accept employment offers.

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.The EEO posters are available here (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) .We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation. If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.