Tax Manager, Mergers and Acquisitions


ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in access solutions, is dedicated to producing innovative and high-quality products that make the world a safer place. Our Americas group is committed to continuous innovation and growth, and we are currently adding a Tax Manager, Mergers and Acquisitions to our dynamic team. You will become a trusted advisor to our leadership team on all tax matters related to M&A transactions.

What you will be doing

As a Tax Manager specializing in Mergers and Acquisitions, you will play a crucial role in navigating our company through complex tax planning, compliance, and strategic execution during mergers, acquisitions, and other corporate transactions. Your expertise gained from your experience in Big 4 or large regional public accounting firms will be vital in optimizing tax efficiencies and ensuring compliance with relevant tax laws and regulations.

  • Develop and execute comprehensive tax strategies for the company's involvement in mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and joint ventures to minimize tax liabilities and maximize financial benefits.
  • Apply your comprehensive understanding of U.S. Corporate tax law regulations and implications to all M&A transactions.
  • Manage requests for information between the Company and external advisors.
  • Effectively model the impact of M&A transactions as it relates to Federal and State taxable income, treasury goals, and legislative changes.
  • Provide tax consulting and planning related to proposed transactions for unusual tax risks and/or undetermined tax benefits.
  • Oversee the preparation and review of tax returns and documentation related to M&A transactions, ensuring compliance with all applicable tax laws and regulations.
  • Review required documentation post-transaction related to incorporation of acquisitions into group structure.
  • Assess tax risks identified in the due diligence process and identify ways to remediate these risks.
  • Assist with reorganizations, mergers, and tax modeling to identify optimal tax structuring.
  • Stay current with changes in tax laws and regulations, assess their impact on the company, and provide strategic recommendations accordingly.

What we are looking for

  • Minimum 6-10 years Corporate Tax experience.
  • Experience out of Big 4 or large regional tax firm, with a focus on M&A transactions.
  • Accounting for income tax experience a plus.
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field (Master's degree and CPA preferred).
  • In-depth knowledge of tax laws and regulations, particularly in the context of M&A.
  • Organized, detail-oriented, excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrate, on every level, that you are a purpose-led and values-driven leader.
  • Move easily between big picture thinking and managing relevant detail.
  • Anticipate stakeholder needs, and develop and discuss potential solutions, even before the stakeholder realizes they are required.
  • Ability to effectively organize, prioritize, and manage multiple transactions simultaneously while working with internal & external M&A colleagues.
  • Proficiency in tax software and Microsoft Office Suite.

What we offer

We’re passionate about providing amazing opportunities and benefits, so that you can enjoy a lifelong career with us. We are proud to offer:

  • Continuous professional development opportunities and an environment that fosters internal growth and mobility.
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package which includes multiple healthcare options, tuition reimbursement, and matching 401k.
  • Generous holiday schedule and paid time off to refresh and recharge.
  • Employee pricing on our products and discount programs for travel, entertainment, and more!

We review applications regularly, so don’t hesitate, apply today!


ASSA ABLOY is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veteran




We are the ASSA ABLOY Group
Our people have made us the global leader in access solutions. In return, we open doors for them wherever they go. With nearly 50,000 colleagues in more than 70 different countries, we help billions of people experience a more open world. Our innovations make all sorts of spaces – physical and virtual – safer, more secure, and easier to access.


As an employer, we value results – not titles, or backgrounds. We empower our people to build their career around their aspirations and our ambitions – supporting them with regular feedback, training, and development opportunities. Our colleagues think broadly about where they can make the most impact, and we encourage them to grow their role locally, regionally, or even internationally.

As we welcome new people on board, it’s important to us to have diverse, inclusive teams, and we value different perspectives and experiences.

New Haven, CT, US, 06511 Lake Forest, CA, US, 92610

Travel Required: 0%-10%
Mid-senior level

Nearest Major Market: New Haven
Nearest Secondary Market: Hartford