Associate Director, International Tax

Finance & Procurement Parsippany, NJ


About Pacira

Pacira BioSciences, Inc. is a leading provider of non-opioid pain management and regenerative health solutions dedicated to improving outcomes for health care practitioners and their patients. Our in-depth knowledge of non-opioid pain management, coupled with our passion for advancing patient care, drives our commitment to providing solutions that address unmet medical needs and improve clinical results.

Why work with us?

Rarely do you have an opportunity to do work that really matters. What drives us is our mission. What makes us successful are our people.  At Pacira, you are part of an inclusive culture that fosters collaboration, growth, and innovative thinking - a place where you can make an impact and help change the standard of care in non-opioid pain management. Be part of our movement, let’s pursue excellence together.

This position will be responsible for preparing the income tax provision including analyzing tax reserves, calculating effective tax rate, maintaining deferred tax balance sheets, monitoring valuation allowance positions and computing various tax adjustments, related primarily to Pacira’s non-U.S. operations. This position will also be responsible for maintaining the non-U.S. tax accounts, including monthly journal entries and account reconciliations. This position will also manage non-U.S. external service providers of U.S. international income tax, foreign income tax and value added tax compliance, review tax filings and prepare return to provision calculations.


  • Prepare quarterly and year-end U.S. international income tax computations (GILTI, FDII, FTC, etc.) for the domestic income tax provision and U.S. income tax return.
  • Prepare current and deferred income tax provision calculations in accordance with GAAP including reconciling tax accounts, tracking cumulative losses and substantiating deferred tax assets and liabilities for non-U.S. jurisdictions.
  • Assist with the coordination of information requests related to the income tax provision and income tax return processes for all non-U.S. income tax returns and ensure data collected is accurate and complete.
  • Coordinate the filing of all non-U.S. income tax compliance requirements, including timely tax payments.
  • Responsible for preparing non-U.S. income tax return to provision adjustments and mitigating need for similar adjustment in subsequent periods.
  • Responsible for timely filing of value added taxes, account reconciliations and correspondence with VAT authorities.
  • Responsible for non-U.S. tax depreciation and tax basis calculations to ensure the substantiation validates the deferred tax balances.
  • Assist with computing non-U.S. tax credits, including R&D.
  • Assist with income tax disclosures for GAAP financial statements and SEC filings.
  • Assist with the non-GAAP income tax provision and related disclosures for management reporting.
  • Responsible to prepare, review and/or coordinate transfer pricing compliance with external party advisors, including annual documentation requirements and advising on intercompany transactions.
  • Responsible for non-US tax audits and preparing timely responses to auditors’ information requests.
  • Assist with tax SOX requirements and documentation.
  • Assist with domestic and non-US special projects as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or CPA required; JD and/or Master of Taxation degree preferred
  • Minimum of 8 years’ professional experience in U.S. Federal income tax reporting and compliance with a public accounting firm or publicly traded multinational company
  • Demonstrated knowledge of working with non-U.S. income tax provisions and income tax compliance, including UK and Ireland
  • Experience with VAT compliance requirements and accounting and reporting for UK and European countries.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of tax research and foreign tax credit experience
  • Demonstrated usage of accounting software
  • Experience with using and/or implementing an income tax provision tool, such as OneSource, a plus.
  • Strong accounting, ASC 740- tax accounting and analytical skills
  • In-depth knowledge of U.S. International Income tax law and associated tax accounting concepts
  • Detail oriented with ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Advanced Excel skills and proficient in Word and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of U.S. GAAP/SOX and an understanding of internal controls for US multinational corporation
  • High level of effective oral and written communication skills
  • Highly motivated self-starter, results focused and acts with a high sense of urgency
  • Ability to build effective and respectful working relationships with a diverse group of internal and external business partners of all levels
  • Ability to identify and drive process improvements to achieve operational efficiency
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, set priorities and meet deadlines
  • Ability to follow specific, intricate written and oral instructions

EEO Statement

Pacira is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants because of race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation, and pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), veteran status, disability or genetic information, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

At Pacira we are committed to intentionally cultivating a culture of inclusion where all feel welcomed and valued for their background, perspectives, and experiences. We hold one another accountable to promote trust and transparency in support of our communities and collective purpose.