VP, Tax

Santa Clara, CA, US, 03945


Main Duties

  • Develop the five year tax plan that to ensure that our Corporate Tax rate is as efficient as possible with appropriate regard to risk
  • To coach, strengthen, build  and manage a world class tax function
  • To fully understand and forecast both the profit and loss tax charge (ETR) as well as the cash tax
  • To work closely with the Group Financial Control and Commercial Finance teams to ensure that the collective team produces timely, accurate and insightful financial information that supports the business leaders in constant improvement
  • Lead tax due diligence for M&A targets and all tax integration matters
  • Work with the operational teams in such areas as VAT on shipment of product
  • Work closely with Jeff Boldt and the wider leadership team to stay abreast of the commercial issues in each business unit to ensure that the tax team can adapt to changing business demand

Skills & Experience


  • Educated to degree or equivalent level
  • Qualified accountant
  • A strong technical finance/tax background
  • Proven success of operating at senior level within a Fortune 500 international business
  • Preferably a breadth of tax experience across all areas.
  • Strong leadership qualities and a proven track record of building tax capability
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work across multiple business units at all levels of the organization both domestically and overseas
  • An individual who can lead and inspire teams effectively


Equal Opportunities

Sophos is committed to equality opportunity in all areas of its work. All qualified applicants will be treated in a fair and equal manner and in accordance with the law regardless of gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation.


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