US Transaction Tax Analyst
- San Francisco, CA
Square is looking for a US Transaction / Indirect Tax Analyst to join its tax function. This position will be part of the Tax Team and will support all US transaction tax compliance, reporting, audits, planning and integration activities. 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. This position may be located in San Francisco, CA or Oakland, CA
We are looking for passionate individuals who will work as a member of Square’s Tax team, leading efforts to support our product teams.
Provide support for compliance with all US indirect tax requirements, which includes, but is not limited to the management of tax certificates and tax engines, processing tax payments, assisting with legal research, analysis on a variety of state and local indirect tax questions, draft memorandum and other written documents, maintain and communicate knowledge of past, present and potential future tax laws, regulations, rulings, procedures and court decisions.
Prepare indirect tax compliance and reporting included but not limited to sales and use tax, Commercial Activities Tax, Gross Receipts, Property Taxes and Business Licences.
Prepare monthly indirect tax accruals and reconciliations for key accounts for SOX control purposes.
Prepare and ensure efficient closure of all indirect tax audits and tax assessment notices.
Productive member of a team of motivated tax professionals; Work effectively with outside service providers; Team with internal groups within the Company such as accounting and legal departments.
Support the development of software solutions for indirect tax automation;Identify, develop, and direct the implementation of technology tools and process improvements to reduce low-value work, and increase tax resource productivity/focus on more value-added work.
Support the implementation of processes as a result of new and evolving business practices or tax legislation.
Support tax leadership in establishing and refining tax policies, processes and system workflows.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field.
5+ years of tax experience working with complex multi-state taxes and/or industry, primarily focused on sales/use tax.
Familiarity with e-commerce sales taxation trends; A great sense of accuracy; Good listening, negotiation and problem-resolution skills.
An upbeat attitude; ability to seek out and implement internal or external best practices, required.
Demonstrated passion and track record of delivering results in a rapidly changing business environment.
Must be able to analyze all sides of an argument, have strong analytical skills, document tax positions for our auditors, and ensure that the proper checks and balances are in place to ensure all aspects have been considered.
CPA and/or Master's in Taxation.
Experience using G Suite applications (Spreadsheet, Docs, Slides, etc.)
Indirect tax experience in the technology industry and/or multinational company.
Experience in Big 4 accounting firm and/or law firm a plus.
Experience with running reports and extracting data or invoices from Oracle, MySql, Hyperion, APEX, Regulator, Looker and Netsuite
Experience with maintaining, running reports and extracting data from Vertex O