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United Therapeutics Tax Accountant in Silver Spring, Maryland

United Therapeutics is a vaccinated work environment where all employees are expected to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of vaccination. We will provide any accommodations as required by law.

The job details are as follows:

What We Do

United Therapeutics Corporation focuses on the strength of a balanced, value-creating biotechnology model. We are confident in our future thanks to our fundamental attributes, namely our commitment to quality and innovation, the power of our brands, our entrepreneurial culture and our bioinformatics leadership. We also believe that our determination to be responsible citizens — having a positive impact on patients, the environment and society — will sustain our success in the long term.

We currently have five approved products on the market and a long-term mission of providing an unlimited supply of transplantable organs for those who need them.

Our company was founded by an entrepreneur whose daughter was diagnosed with a life-threatening condition. She sought to find treatment options and a cure for her daughter and patients like her. We are founder-led, and relentless in our pursuit of “medicines for life”. We continue to research and develop treatments for cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases, pediatric cancers and other orphan diseases.

How you’ll contributeThe Tax Accountant is responsible for routine to moderately complex tax projects associated with the federal, state, and foreign tax functions for the corporation in all areas related to taxes, including process control and compliance.

  • Assist with US federal and state income tax compliance process by gathering and analyzing information, preparing book/tax adjustments, and preparing state apportionment schedules and other supporting workpapers

  • Prepare supporting schedules that are part of the US GAAP global tax provision for income tax under ASC 740 for domestic and foreign subsidiaries

  • Maintain CCH tax fixed asset software, including entering asset additions and disposals, running tax depreciation calculations, and preparing fixed asset roll forwards and reconciliations

  • Prepare or review externally prepared indirect tax returns, including property, sales and use, goods & services, and value-added taxes, as well as corporate annual informational filings, ensuring that all payments are timely processed and all returns are timely filed

  • Provide support for audits, including interacting with taxing authorities, gathering information, and preparing responses to information document requests and notices

  • Calculate and file extension requests and quarterly estimated tax payments for federal, state, and foreign jurisdictions, ensuring that all payments are timely processed and all forms are timely filed

  • Assist and support the tax team with tax related special projects, including research and modeling

  • Maintain worldwide tax calendar to monitor due dates to ensure all compliance obligations are timely met

  • Identify and implement improvements within the federal, state, and international tax accounting and compliance environments to streamline processes

  • All other duties as required

For this role you will need

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Arts/Sciences (BA/BS) or a Masters in Accounting or relevant field

  • 1+ years of related tax experience

  • Detail oriented and creative; possesses strong problem-solving skills

  • Strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to interface with internal and external personnel

  • Accurate and thorough

  • Highly motivated individual with the ability to both work independently and as a team player

  • Ability to adapt to changes in the work environment, manage competing demands, and deal with frequent changes, delays, or unexpected events

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs, specifically adept in Excel

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree (MA/MS/MBA)

  • Experience in either a large, multi-national corporation subject to SEC reporting requirements or with a Big 4 or regional accounting firm

  • Tax provision and corporate tax compliance experience

  • SAP experience

At United Therapeutics, you’ll realize quickly that it is not an ordinary place to work! When you join our company, you will learn, grow, contribute, have fun, and be challenged... all while making a difference in the lives of our patients.

United Therapeutics Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - EOE Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities

We strive to be an organization that engages the minds, hearts, and most spirited efforts of each of our employees. Our sense of purpose transforms what we do from work into mission, occupation into vocation and achievement into success.

We challenge our employees with innovative and revolutionary projects, offer an environment which fosters high-level job performance and provide a highly competitive total rewards package. This is what makes United Therapeutics a stimulating place to work.