International Tax Manager

  • San Francisco, CA, United States
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time
  • Alternate Location: New York, United States

Company Description

Block is one company built from many blocks, all united by the same purpose of economic empowerment. The blocks that form our foundational teams — People, Finance, Counsel, Hardware, Information Security, Platform Infrastructure Engineering, and more — provide support and guidance at the corporate level. They work across business groups and around the globe, spanning time zones and disciplines to develop inclusive People policies, forecast finances, give legal counsel, safeguard systems, nurture new initiatives, and more. Every challenge creates possibilities, and we need different perspectives to see them all. Bring yours to Block.

Job Description

Block is looking for an International Tax and Transfer Pricing Manager to join our growing tax team. You will be part of the International Tax and Transfer Pricing function and will help manage all U.S. international, cross-border and non-U.S. tax matters that impact our business, which includes:

  • Advise on the tax consequences and planning of projects and operating strategies, such as expansion into new markets and the launches of new products

  • Help integrate newly acquired companies

  • Help with the implementation of tax strategies

  • Provide support with Block's quarterly tax rate, tax forecasts close process, and annual U.S. international tax compliance requirements

  • Help with tax modeling, research, and planning for U.S. international tax matters (GILTI, FDII, FTC, BEAT, etc.) and foreign tax matters (CIT, VAT, WHT)

  • Help execute transfer pricing matters and documentation, and

  • Help with developing correspondence regarding tax audits and examinations


You Will:

  • Support the International Tax and Transfer Pricing Senior Managers in the development, feasibility analysis, and implementation of new tax strategies and plans

  • Help with tax research related to different Block products in different countries, draft memoranda and other written documents

  • Communicate knowledge of past, present and potential future international tax laws, guidance, and court decisions that are applicable to the business

  • Provide analysis regarding international tax questions raised by Block teams

  • Help with the quarterly close process, including drafting / updating the required tax provision memoranda

  • Help with the preparation and review of all U.S. international tax compliance and reporting obligations (e.g., Form 5471, CbC reporting, Form 1118, and Form 8858)

  • Provide support with the preparation of Block's U.S. tax withholding and reporting obligations

  • Help execute Block's global transfer pricing policies, including:

    • Prepare the quarterly intercompany calculations and required journal entries

    • Gather the information required to prepare all transfer pricing documentation obligations globally and review the related reports

    • Monitor the intercompany relationships with a view to identify activities that require a new intercompany agreement or revisions to existing agreements, including working with Legal and Accounting to operationalize these new/amended agreements

  • Be a productive member of a team of motivated tax professionals, work with external advisors, and collaborate with other teams within Block such as Accounting, Legal, and Regulatory Counsel

You Have:

  • 5+ years of relevant experience within U.S. international tax matters (both tax consulting and compliance) including in a Big 4 firm, multinational corporation, or law firm

  • Experience with cross-border intercompany transactions

  • Be able to analyze all sides of an argument

  • Can 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 we have considered all aspects

  • Project management, including the ability to handle multiple projects and bring them to conclusion

Additional Information

Block takes a market-based approach to pay, and pay may vary depending on your location. U.S. locations are categorized into one of four zones based on a cost of labor index for that geographic area. The successful candidate’s starting pay will be determined based on job-related skills, experience, qualifications, work location, and market conditions. These ranges may be modified in the future.

Zone A: USD $125,600 - USD $153,600
Zone B: USD $116,800 - USD $142,800
Zone C: USD $110,500 - USD $135,100
Zone D: USD $100,500 - USD $122,900

To find a location’s zone designation, please refer to this resource. If a location of interest is not listed, please speak with a recruiter for additional information. 

Benefits include the following:

  • Healthcare coverage
  • Retirement Plans including company match 
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Wellness programs, including access to mental health, 1:1 financial planners, and a monthly wellness allowance 
  • Paid parental and caregiving leave
  • Paid time off
  • Learning and Development resources
  • Paid Life insurance, AD&D. and disability benefits 
  • Perks such as WFH reimbursements and free access to caregiving, legal, and discounted resources 

This role is also eligible to participate in Block's equity plan subject to the terms of the applicable plans and policies, and may be eligible for a sign-on bonus. Sales roles may be eligible to participate in a commission plan subject to the terms of the applicable plans and policies. Pay and benefits are subject to change at any time, consistent with the terms of any applicable compensation or benefit plans.

We’re working to build a more inclusive economy where our customers have equal access to opportunity, and we strive to live by these same values in building our workplace. Block is a proud equal opportunity employer. We work hard to evaluate all employees and job applicants consistently, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class. 

We believe in being fair, and are committed to an inclusive interview experience, including providing reasonable accommodations to disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. We encourage applicants to share any needed accommodations with their recruiter, who will treat these requests as confidentially as possible. Want to learn more about what we’re doing to build a workplace that is fair and square? Check out our I+D page

Additionally, we consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment on our team, assessing candidates in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

Block, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) is a global technology company with a focus on financial services. Made up of Square, Cash App, Spiral, TIDAL, and TBD, we build tools to help more people access the economy. Square helps sellers run and grow their businesses with its integrated ecosystem of commerce solutions, business software, and banking services. With Cash App, anyone can easily send, spend, or invest their money in stocks or Bitcoin. Spiral (formerly Square Crypto) builds and funds free, open-source Bitcoin projects. Artists use TIDAL to help them succeed as entrepreneurs and connect more deeply with fans. TBD is building an open developer platform to make it easier to access Bitcoin and other blockchain technologies without having to go through an institution.

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