Senior Tax Manager

at Cornerstone onDemand in Portland, Maine, United States

Job Description

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 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 to the US Tax Director. This candidate will be a key contributor to many departmental goals and objectives and manage multiple projects including acquisitions and complex transactions. This person will be responsible for 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, 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…

+ Prepare and guide financial reporting and domestic compliance for U.S. tax matters including Subpart F, GILTI, BEAT, foreign tax credits and repatriation of foreign earnings

+ Prepare and review global income tax provisions for multiple entities and jurisdictions and deferred tax asset/liability calculations in accordance with ASC 740 and US GAAP

+ Manage audits of federal and state income tax as well as state and local non-income tax filings including coordination with third party vendors

+ Prepare reconciliations

+ Be involved in M&A projects, including tax due diligence, and post-acquisition integration/compliance

+ US tax support for legal entity rationalization and required US compliance

+ Advise management of the impact of new tax laws and proposed legislation

+ Work on projects on projects to maintain and reduce the Company’s effective tax rate and taxes paid

+ Liaise with cross functional business leaders on tax impacts to departments.

You’ve got what it takes if you have…

+ Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

+ 7+ years of US corporate tax experience

+ Motivated self-starter with a desire to learn, develop their knowledge base and take ownership

+ Strong working knowledge of US GAAP and ASC 740

+ Strong 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

+ Microsoft Excel experience & pivot tables.

+ Working knowledge of Oracle

Extra Dose of Awesomeness if you have…

+ CPA license

+ Big 4 experience

+ Industry corporate tax experience

+ Knowledge and experience with Oracle

Equal Employment Opportunity has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental commitment at Cornerstone OnDemand. All qualified applicants are given consideration regardless of race, color, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class as provided in applicable Federal, State, or Local fair employment laws. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please contact us at

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Job Posting: JC255452676

Posted On: Feb 17, 2024

Updated On: Mar 07, 2024

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