International Tax Manager

  • Dublin, Ireland
  • Full-time

Company Description

We believe the economy is better when everyone has access. When everyone has room to grow. No one should be left out because the cost is too great or the technology too complex. We started with a little white credit card reader but haven’t stopped there. We’re empowering the independent electrician to send invoices, setting up the favorite food truck with a delivery option, helping the ice cream shop pay its employees, and giving the burgeoning coffee chain capital for a second, third, and fourth location. We’re here to help sellers of all sizes start, run, and grow their business—and helping them grow their business is good business for everyone.

Job Description

Square is looking for an International Tax Manager to join its tax function. This position will be part of the International Tax Team and will assist in the management of all U.S. international, cross-border and non-U.S. tax matters impacting our business, which includes:

  • Advising on the tax consequences of business initiatives and operating strategies such as expansion into new markets,

  • Identifying, developing and implementing tax strategies,

  • Providing support with Squares quarterly effective tax rate, tax forecasts close process, and annual U.S. international tax compliance requirements,

  • Supporting transfer pricing planning and implementation thereof, and

  • Managing all tax audit activity outside the U.S.

Candidates must have the ability to operate independently in a fast-paced environment and work closely and proactively within the tax team and numerous functional teams across our organization.


  • Support the International Tax Lead in the development, feasibility modeling, and implementation of new tax strategies

  • Assist with the execution of Squares global transfer pricing policies. This includes:

    • monitoring international tax developments that could have an impact on said policies, and support with the development and implementation of an action plan designed to mitigate any adverse consequences to Square,

    • preparing the quarterly intercompany calculations and required journal entries (buy-in payments, cost sharing calculations and general and administrative expense allocations),

    • gathering the information required to prepare all Transfer Pricing Documentation Obligations globally and review the related reports, and

    • monitoring the inter-company relationships with a view to identify activities that require a new inter-company agreement or revisions to existing agreements and work with Legal and Accounting to operationalize these new agreements.

  • Assist with the Quarterly Close process, including the drafting / updating of the required Tax Provision memoranda,

  • Assist with the preparation and review of all U.S. international tax compliance reporting obligation (Form 5471, CbC report, Form 1118 and Form 8858)

  • Provide support with the preparation of Squares U.S. tax withholding and reporting obligations



Minimum Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of experience including in a Big 4 international tax department

  • Significant experience with U.S. international tax matters in both tax consulting and compliance

  • Experience in cross-border intercompany transactions

  • Experience with transfer pricing and country by country reporting

  • Be able to analyze all sides of an argument, have strong analytical skills as well as have the ability to research and write tax technical memos, document tax positions for our auditors, and ensure that the proper checks and balances are in place to ensure all aspects have been considered.

  • Strong project management, planning, and organization skills, including ability to handle multiple cross functional projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment and bring them to conclusion

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficient in US transfer pricing regulations and OECD guidelines

  • Proficient with Subchapter C of the Internal Revenue Code

  • A solid understanding of non-US indirect tax rules (VAT/GST)

Additional Information

At Square, our purpose is to empower – within and outside of our walls. In order to build the best tools for the businesses and customers we support all over the world, we have to start at home with a workforce as diverse and empowered as our sellers. To this end, we take great care to evaluate all employees and job applicants equally, based on merit, competence, and qualifications. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply and always consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. Applicants in need of special assistance or accommodation during the interview process or in accessing our website may contact us by sending an email to assistance(at) We will treat your request as confidentially as possible. In your email, please include your name and preferred method of contact, and we will respond as soon as possible. Perks At Square, we want you to be well and thrive. Our global benefits package includes: Healthcare coverage, Retirement Plans, Employee Stock Purchase Program, Meal reimbursements, Wellness perks, Paid parental leave, Flexible time off, Learning and Development resources