New ABFO Member Company Open Financial Posting, Tax Director, Instil Bio, Inc.


Southern California preferred but open to San Francisco Bay Area or other metropolitan areas across US

Instil Bio Inc, is a cell therapy company focused on both unmodified and engineered autologous tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes (TIL) cell therapy for the personalized treatment of solid tumors. The approach enables a patient’s own immune system to fight their cancer. The world-renowned team and its scientific advisors/investors have tremendous experience in developing, manufacturing, and gaining regulatory approval for cell therapies.

Reporting to Senior Vice President Finance & Accounting

This position is responsible for the Company’s tax compliance, tax planning and accounting for income taxes. The successful candidate will work with businesses, service providers, and other tax professionals in carrying out his or her responsibilities. He or she will work with financial management within the Company and third party service providers.


  • Responsible for managing completion of federal, international and state income tax returns including all related analysis and support.
  • Oversight of the tax returns for the Company’s international subsidiaries.
    Responsible for use and property tax functions.
  • Responsible for audits of federal and state income tax and state and local filings.
  • Coordination of accounting for income taxes for international subsidiaries with third party vendors.
  • Responsible for transfer pricing and management fee arrangements.
  • Responsible for research & development tax credit, tax exemptions, foreign tax credits and any other tax incentives.
  • Liaison with operating management on tax issues and accounting staff on tax accounting issues.
  • Ensuring that appropriate internal controls are in place over accounting for income taxes.
  • Departmental liaison with IT staff on all technical matters relating to tax applications.
  • Assist in developing an accounting policy manual
  • Prepare or review the quarterly and year-end income tax provision calculations and footnote disclosures in accordance with ASC740
  • Prepare quarterly tax estimates and ensure timely filing of payments
  • Prepare indirect tax filings such as city tax, gross receipts, sales tax, property tax and payroll taxes.


  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.S.) in Accounting. Master’s Degree in Business Taxation preferred.
  • JD and/or CPA preferred.
  • Ten years of related experience with at least 5 years in a public accounting firm.
  • Experience with ERP systems
  • Must have a demonstrated hands-on approach and success in working in a team-based environment
  • International tax experience required
  • Significant finance and accounting experience in publicly traded companies
  • Ability to work well independently as well as the ability to work well with stakeholders and communicate the benefits of tax initiatives.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
Ability to research, analyze and understand complex issues

Association of Bioscience Financial Officers

Interested candidates, please contact Sumeet Agrawal at
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