Sr. Manager, Tax

Date: Nov 7, 2023

Location: Irvine, CA, US

Company: Skyworks


If you are looking for a challenging and exciting career in the world of technology, then look no further. Skyworks is an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors whose solutions are powering the wireless networking revolution. At Skyworks, you will find a fast-paced environment with a strong focus on global collaboration, minimal layers of management and the freedom to make meaningful contributions in a setting that encourages creativity and out-of-the-box thinking.  Our work culture values diversity, social responsibility, open communication, mutual trust and respect.  We are excited about the opportunity to work with you and glad you want to be part of a team of talented individuals who together can change the way the world communicates.

Requisition ID: 71041 

Job Summary

This position works closely with the Skyworks VP Corporate Controller and will be part of the tax and accounting teams that are co-located in Irvine, California.  The Senior Manager, Tax will manage Skyworks’ domestic and international tax activities ensuring accuracy of tax returns and minimizing the organization’s tax obligations. This position works closely with the Skyworks Chief Accounting Officer and will be part of the tax and accounting teams that are co-located in Irvine, California.  The Senior Manager, Tax will manage Skyworks’ domestic and international tax activities ensuring accuracy of tax returns and minimizing the organization’s tax obligations.

Job Description

  • Leverage US and/or international tax experience and technical expertise to support and assist with: 
  • US tax compliance related to foreign operations 
  • Quarterly and annual ASC 740 tax provision 
  • Forecasting effective tax rates and cash taxes 
  • Tax examinations with various taxing authorities 
  • Tax transformation initiatives to automate tax processes, enhance data analytics and re-imagine how the tax function operates 
  • Identify, execute and implement strategic international tax planning opportunities including research and tax modeling 
  • Manage and assist with evaluating the international tax consequences of business projects, operating strategies, M&A activity, and the integration of acquisitions 
  • Work cross-functionally to identify and execute tax efficient strategies to support cash repatriation and global cash management 
  • Manage substantial contribution position to qualify for the CFC manufacturing exception 
  • Collaborate with Transfer Pricing team to advise on strategies for intercompany transactions 
  • Work closely and partner with ex-US finance controllers to understand and assist with foreign tax matters including but not limited to tax incentives 


  • Ideal candidate will have 12+ years of relevant experience within US international tax matters in a Big 4 firm, ideally with some experience of working in a multinational corporation 
  • Strong quantitative skills and deep technical knowledge of US / international taxation (e.g., subpart F, GILTI, FTC, FDII, BEAT). 
  • Experience with M&A and post-acquisition integration projects, transfer pricing, and OECD guidelines 
  • Experience in US and international tax compliance and income tax accounting, including exposure to ASC 740 
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills, including experience communicating complex tax issues and requirements to people without a tax background 
  • Strong project management and organizational skills with the ability to prioritize tasks 
  • Independent and self-driven with the ability to adapt and get things done in fast-moving and high-growth environment 
  • Critical thinking with the ability to scrutinize, challenge, and offer both practical and risk weighted solutions 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from an accredited institution.  
  • 12+ years of progressive accounting experience in a tax role.  
  • Professional experience in the semiconductor/technology industry preferred.
  • Experience with SAP software preferred. 
  • Understanding of accounting principles.
  • Skilled in the use of Microsoft office software to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.  
  • Strong interpersonal skills, detail oriented and able to coordinate/manage multiple tasks simultaneously.  
  • Knowledgeable in managing an entire tax accounting process.  
  • Attainment of CPA, or MBA a plus.  


The typical base pay range for this role across the U.S. is currently USD $122,000$231,000 per year. Starting base pay will depend on relevant experience and skills, training and education, business needs, market demands, the ultimate job duties and requirements, and work location. Skyworks has different base pay ranges for different work locations in the U.S. Benefits include access to healthcare benefits (including a premium-free medical plan option), a 401(k) plan and company match, an employee stock purchase plan, paid time off (including vacation, sick/wellness, parental leave), among others. Employees are eligible to participate in an incentive plan, and certain roles are also eligible for additional awards, including recognition and stock. These incentives and awards are based on individual and/or company performance.


Skyworks is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Irvine California
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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