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M&A Tax Senior Manager

San Francisco, CA / Remote

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Position Overview

Autodesk has an exciting opportunity for a results-driven M&A Tax Senior Manager to play a meaningful role on our global tax team. You will report to our Director of Tax Planning and M&A and work with internal partners and external advisors to manage the tax aspects of the M&A life cycle to maximize tax efficiency. If you have a passion for M&A and enjoy the technical challenges of contributing to a thriving in-house M&A team, this is the perfect opportunity for you!


  • Assist with tax due diligence for US and foreign acquisitions and investments
  • Advise on the tax implications of various deal structures, financing alternatives and integration strategies
  • Review transaction documents and recommend changes and best practices
  • Collaborate with business and other corporate stakeholders to develop and implement tax-efficient acquisition structuring and post-acquisition integration step plans to optimize Autodesk's overall tax position
  • Create comprehensive integration project plan, which includes all workstreams and functional tasks to achieve integration milestones, managing the day-to-day integration efforts
  • Define and identify issues that require escalation; recommend an escalation path appropriate to the issue and project prioritization
  • Draft documentation related to tax positions taken on transactions and required disclosures
  • Research and analyze the latest developments in U.S. and international tax legislation as they apply to acquisition/disposition structuring and integration activities and advise accordingly
  • Develop tax models to analyze the impact of tax strategies, changes in tax laws and potential transactions on Autodesk's overall tax position
  • Identify and support process improvements to increase overall efficiency

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The Ideal Candidate

  • 8+ years of international and corporate tax experience with a law firm, public accounting firm and/or corporate tax department, including cross-functional project management experience, with at least 3 years of M&A experience, including active tax integration involvement
  • J.D./LL.M in Tax or Master's degree in Tax preferred
  • Extensive knowledge of domestic and international tax concepts related to corporate transactions and foreign activities
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to interact with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to explain complex tax concepts to non-tax business partners and stakeholders
  • Ability to synthesize complex information and drive clear next steps and action
  • Inventive, resourceful, with excellent analytical, modeling and problem-solving skills
  • Self-driven, self-starter with ability to work independently in a fast-paced deal environment

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Client-provided location(s): San Francisco, CA, USA
Job ID: autodesk-24WD75156
Employment Type: Full Time

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA With Employer Contribution
    • HSA
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • Fitness Subsidies
    • FSA
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Health Reimbursement Account
    • On-Site Gym
    • Pet Insurance
    • Mental Health Benefits
  • Parental Benefits

    • Fertility Benefits
    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Family Support Resources
    • Non-Birth Parent or Paternity Leave
    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
    • Adoption Leave
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
    • Work-From-Home Stipend
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Some Meals Provided
    • Commuter Benefits Program
    • Casual Dress
    • Pet-friendly Office
    • Happy Hours
    • Snacks
    • Company Outings
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Paid Holidays
    • Unlimited Paid Time Off
    • Leave of Absence
    • Paid Vacation
    • Sabbatical
    • Volunteer Time Off
  • Financial and Retirement

    • Relocation Assistance
    • Performance Bonus
    • Stock Purchase Program
    • Company Equity
    • 401(K) With Company Matching
  • Professional Development

    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Promote From Within
    • Learning and Development Stipend
    • Lunch and Learns
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Mentor Program
    • Internship Program
    • Leadership Training Program
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)
    • Woman founded/led
    • Black founded/led
    • BIPOC founded/led
    • Latinx founded/led
    • Asian founded/led
    • LGBTQ+ founded/led
    • Veteran founded/led