Tax Law Specialist


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Chandler - AZ, US



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Job ID: J-00270778-298

Introduction to the job

ASML US, including its affiliates and subsidiaries, bring together the most creative minds in science and technology to develop lithography machines that are key to producing faster, cheaper, more energy-efficient microchips. We design, develop, integrate, market and service these advanced machines, which enable our customers - the world’s leading chipmakers - to reduce the size and increase the functionality of their microchips, which in turn leads to smaller, more powerful consumer electronics. Our headquarters are in Veldhoven, Netherlands, and we have 18 office locations around the United States including main offices in Chandler, Arizona, San Jose and San Diego, California, Wilton, Connecticut, and Hillsboro, Oregon.

ASML's Tax and Customs team vision is to add value to ASML by advising on and ensuring compliancy to tax and customs legislation, leading to predictable and sustainable worldwide income tax levels and trade tax costs delivered with the highest expertise standards. Our mission is:

  • To support business decision making by providing tax and customs advice using our deep expertise in combination with the knowledge of ASML’s context,
  • To effectively and efficiently manage ASML’s tax and customs compliance obligations and risks via policies and a comprehensive control framework, and
  • To adhere to the highest standards of integrity and professionalism, respecting our colleagues, customers, regulatory authorities, suppliers, and other stakeholders.

This position may require access to controlled technology, as defined in the Export Administration Regulations (15 C.F.R. § 730, et seq.). Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to access such controlled technology prior to beginning work. Business demands may require the Company to proceed with candidates who are immediately eligible to access controlled technology.

Role and responsibilities

The US Tax Senior Expertise Specialist will be located in the Chandler, Arizona office and will report to the US Tax Senior Expertise Manager. The position will be responsible for analyzing and documenting new and existing tax positions. Other responsibilities include:

  • Assist central US compliance (tax and finance) teams in gathering and analyzing required disclosures.
  • Research and provide guidance on corporate income tax, withholding tax, and other tax types.
  • Participation in cross-sector projects.
  • Engage with internal and external stakeholders as well as other Tax and Customs team members to identify tax-relevant topics and provide solutions.
  • Assist in managing US income tax audits, tax inquiries, and tax notices.
  • Work with the Tax and Customs expertise teams to ensure relevant priorities are addressed.
  • Some travel required (5-15%).

Education and experience

  • Master of Taxation/LLM or JD is preferred.
  • 0-5 years’ experience in US corporate income tax, (some experience in US taxation, international tax and transfer pricing is helpful but not required).


Working at the cutting edge of tech, you’ll always have new challenges and new problems to solve – and working together is the only way to do that. You won’t work in a silo. Instead, you’ll be part of a creative, dynamic work environment where you’ll collaborate with supportive colleagues. There is always space for creative and unique points of view. You’ll have the flexibility and trust to choose how best to tackle tasks and solve problems.

To thrive in this job, you’ll need the following skills:

  • Have excellent communication skills with the ability to clearly articulate tax matters to stakeholders at their level of understanding.
  • Be able to work independently, while also knowing when to elevate relevant matters.
  • Possess strong analytical, time management, prioritization, and relationship building, and problem solving attributes.
  • Be goal oriented, both with team and individual goals.
  • Enjoy improving strong technical and business knowledge.

Diversity & Inclusion

ASML is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of the company to recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our company.

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Role within Office

  • Routinely required to sit; walk; talk; hear; use hands to keyboard, finger, handle, and feel; stoop, kneel, crouch, twist, reach, and stretch. Occasionally required to move around the campus.
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
  • May require travel (specify domestic and/or international) dependent on business needs – specify percentage of travel.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Can observe and respond to people and situations and interact with others encountered in the course of work.
  • Can learn and apply new information or skills.
  • Must be able to read and interpret data, information, and documents.
  • Strong customer focus and commitment to customer satisfaction through prioritization, quality, efficiency and professionalism.
  • Ability to complete assignments with attention to detail and high degree of accuracy.
  • Proven ability to perform effectively in a demanding environment with changing workloads and deadlines.
  • Result driven-demonstrate ownership and accountability.
  • Identifies bottlenecks and drives improvements.
  • Work independently or as part of a team and follow through on assignments with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrate open, clear, concise and professional communication.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with manager, co-workers and customer.
  • Work according to a strict set of procedures within the provided timelines.

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability

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