Sr. Tax Specialist

Job ID
Accounting / Finance - Tax/Treasury
Pos. Type
Full Time

Company Overview

At Nuance, we empower people with the ability to seamlessly interact with their connected devices and the digital world around them.  We are creating a world where technology thinks and acts the way people do by designing the most human, natural, and intuitive ways of interacting with technology.


Our nimble technology uses analytics and advanced algorithms to transform the inanimate into animate and reduce complicated processes into simple ones.

Job Summary

Reporting to the Senior Director Domestic Tax, the Senior Tax Specialist will be responsible for assisting with the Company’s tax compliance requirements and the accounting close.  



  • Prepare and review various aspects of the Federal & State income tax returns for Nuance Communications, Inc. and subsidiaries.
  • Responsible for assigned parts of the quarterly and annual tax provision using the OneSource tax compliance package.
  • Provide coordination and oversight of the tax integration of new acquisitions.
  • Research and respond to tax notices from various U.S. governmental authorities.
  • Provide research and analysis of various planning projects.
  • Take the lead on various state income tax audits and work with the team on federal tax audits.

Qualifications: Number of Years of Work Experience: 3-5


Required Skills:

  • Strong MS Office skills 
  • OneSource (Tax Stream) experience

Preferred Skills:

  • Oracle skills preferred but not required 
  • Experience with Hyperion Financial Manager preferred but not required


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field
  • CPA or candidate for CPA and Masters in Taxation (or MST candidate) helpful but not required

Additional Information

Nuance offers a compelling and rewarding work environment. We offer market competitive salaries, bonus, equity, benefits, meaningful growth and development opportunities and a casual yet technically challenging work environment. Join our dynamic, entrepreneurial team and become part of our continuing success.


Nuance Communication Inc.  is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement is available here. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please call 781-565-5000 – Human Resources Department and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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