Senior Tax Advisor

Location IE-Cork
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Regular Full-Time


Senior TAX Advisor - Cork, Ireland


Primary responsibilities include the coordination, planning, and oversight of tax matters for Quest Software and One Identity subsidiaries and operations throughout Europe, Middle East and Africa (“EMEA”).  Other significant responsibilities include the completion/review of the EMEA related components of the annual income tax provision, maintenance of global transfer pricing documentation, withholding taxes, support of FATCA/CRS requirements, entity rationalization, and on-going planning, structuring and management of the Company’s international tax structure especially as it relates to EMEA subsidiaries.  This position will report into the US Global Tax Team and work closely day-to-day with the EMEA Accounting team, which is also located in Ireland.



-Oversee/coordinate all aspects of Irish corporate income and withholding tax returns and related filings, including (such as) oversight of filing calendars, preparation/review of draft returns, coordination of tax, tax basis calculations, and group loss analysis.

-Oversight of EMEA related corporate income tax filings in local countries, including (such as) review of draft returns, management of tax advisors, and related tax calendars.

-Coordinate with regional accounting teams to review EMEA statutory financial filings to identify tax sensitive items needing potential adjustment.

-Manage advisors to complete contemporaneous local country transfer pricing documentation, cost sharing arrangements and intercompany agreements for EMEA.

-Assist accounting with the review of routine intercompany calculations and journal entries.

-Coordinate with tax advisors’ assembly of OECD Master File and CbyC transfer pricing reporting.

-Participate and assist with tax planning related to global and EMEA initiatives.

-Assist with tax analysis around establishment, liquidation or merger of EMEA entities.

-Technical oversight and guidance around EMEA transaction tax matters (e.g., VAT).

-Collaborate with Accounting & Treasury regarding the form and timing of international intercompany cash transfers, distributions and loans.

-Manage EMEA withholding tax requirements and filings.

-Coordinate/assist with the EMEA income tax inspections.

-Support the business function with applicable reporting documentation and FATCA/CRS documentation.

-Assist with certain EMEA related components of the company’s U.S. GAAP ASC740 matters for financial statement reporting.

-Monitor EMEA legislative developments and impact on the company.

-Technical oversight and coordination with local advisors to comply with EU reporting requirements under DAC 6.


-Experience equivalent to a four-year undergraduate degree (Bachelors) degree in Accounting/Finance

-2+ years of income tax experience in private industry and/or public accounting

-Knowledge of EMEA taxes as well as working knowledge of and exposure to foreign country tax regimes

-Proficient knowledge of basic software applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint

Flexibility to manage working with team members in different time zones



-Advance 2-year (Masters) degree and/or CPA license or equivalent (i.e. LLM).

-Working knowledge of OneSource tax provision and return preparation software.

-Ability to conduct research using various sources including RIA, CCH, etc. and effectively communicate results in the form of discussion, presentation or technical memorandum.


Company Description 

Quest Software enables organizations of all sizes to better secure, manage, monitor, protect, and analyze information and infrastructure in order to help fuel innovation and drive their businesses forward. With over 5,000 team members around the globe, we intend to continue to grow revenues and add value to customers. 

When you join our team, you will have the opportunity to build and develop products at a scale few others can provide. Our product portfolio serves a large base of customers and we are addressing the strategic imperatives for enterprise businesses. Working with some of the most talented employees the industry has to offer, we provide enhanced career opportunities for team members to learn and grow in a rapidly changing environment. 


Why work with us? 

- Life at Quest means collaborating with dedicated professionals with a passion for technology. 

- When we see something that could be improved, we get to work inventing the solution. 

- Our people demonstrate our winning culture through positive and meaningful relationships. 

- We invest in our people and offer a series of programs that enables them to pursue a career that fulfills their potential. 

- Our team members’ health and wellness is our priority as well as rewarding them for their hard work. 


Quest is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Quest is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Quest are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Quest will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Quest encourages applicants of all ages 


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