Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy LLC

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Tax Manager

at Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy LLC

Posted: 9/29/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: e1039970-3ff6-439d-b315-df4c745be23d
Keywords: manager

Job Description

About Diplomat Pharmacy:
Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. is the nation’s largest independent provider of specialty pharmacy services- helping patients and providers in all 50 states.  We build solutions for today’s issues while laying the groundwork for tomorrow’s healthcare.  Rooted in specialty pharmacy, our brands harness innovation to create a healthier world. These include:

  • Diplomat Specialty Infusion Group: Our specialty infusion services deliver treatments nationwide, but a high-touch approach makes our care personal.
  • Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy: We help patients across the country face complex and often rare conditions.
  • CastiaRx: The industry’s leading specialty benefit manager, combining full-service pharmacy benefit manager capabilities with deep specialty expertise.
  • EnvoyHealth:  EnvoyHealth is a full-service healthcare solutions company using innovation and technology to help partners improve lives.

Headquartered in Flint, Michigan, we are more than 2,000 professionals working together nationwide to help patients realize health, happiness, and longer, fuller lives.


What We Offer:
Diplomat understands that high quality people are required to deliver high quality care and services to our patients and customers.  We combine a strong culture with meaningful work.  Being part of a patient’s care team is challenging, important, and rewarding. Diplomat needs strong, effective talent to lead our employees in a fast-paced and dynamic environment that fosters team work, learning, and career growth. At Diplomat, we encourage our employees to continuously learn through our internal Diplomat University classes as well as our Organizational Development team that offers leadership training and development. Listed below are some of the other benefits enjoyed by our team:

  • Matching 401K – 100% vested on the day you sign up!
  • Excellent Medical, Life, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Short and long term disability Insurance
  • 9 Paid Holidays
  • Minimum of 3 weeks PTO
  • Award- winning wellness programs


Summary: Owns and oversees the company's federal, state, and local tax compliance for the consolidated company and all subsidiaries.



Bachelor's degree required; Masters’ in taxation preferred. Five years related experience in tax compliance for companies filing in multiple jurisdictions required. 


Certificates and Licenses:

Certified Public Accountant (CPA) required


Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Administrator for all tax audits.
  2. Ensuring the company is adhering to all federal, state, and local tax regulations.
  3. Investigating the effect of new tax laws on the company.
  4. Overseeing the preparation of the quarterly annual tax provision for GAAP purposes.
  5. Forecasting the quarterly and annual consolidated tax rate.
  6. Researching any potential tax credits, and preparing any necessary supporting data.
  7. Prepare gross receipts and/or sales and use tax returns and payments as required
  8. Prepare and review quarterly income tax estimates and extensions.
  9. Prepare and review annual tax returns for consolidated company and all subsidiaries.
  10. Respond to all federal, state, and local tax inquiries in a timely manner.
  11. Communicate activity and issues in a timely manner to management.
  12. Present tax issues and opportunities to management (non-accountants) as needed.
  13. Assist with due diligence regarding potential acquisitions.
  14. Work with outside CPA firm(s) to ensure timely filing.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed are a representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Supervisory Responsibilities:

Manages subordinate employees in the Accounting Department or 3rd party providers, as applicable.  Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


Language Ability:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints. Ability to write speeches and articles using original or innovative techniques or style. Ability to make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.


Math Ability:

Ability to comprehend and apply principles of advanced calculus, modern algebra, and advanced statistical theory.


Reasoning Ability:

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft products and accounting software.  Experience with Microsoft Dynamics GP (Great Plains) a plus.


Information Security Expectations:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to abide by Diplomat’s information security policies, employee handbook and security and privacy regulatory requirements. Each employee is responsible for the secure and appropriate handling of Diplomat information, information received by customers, other companies and/or external parties.


Knowledge, Skills and Other Abilities:

  • Time management
  • Oral communication skills
  • Written communication skills
  • Professionalism
  • Knowledge in accounting and generally accepted accounting principles
  • Knowledge of tax filing requirements
  • Ability to work with various personalities and work as a team
  • Ability to prioritize
  • Ability to be dependable
  • Ability to act with discretion maintaining strict levels of confidentiality
  • Participate in continuous quality improvement activities


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; sit and use hands. The employee is occasionally required to stand.


Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action: Diplomat provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Diplomat complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.