Head of Tax

  • San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Full-time
  • Department: Business Operations

Company Description

Company Description:

Have you ever worked for a company that actually wanted you to bring your whole self to work every single day?

About Tradeshift

Tradeshift is a unicorn in the fintech industry. We are disrupting a typically stagnant environment by connecting companies of all sizes and providing them with the platform and network needed to create value from old processes like procurement, invoicing, payments, and workflow. We recognize that business is both messy and social - two revelations that have driven the development of Tradeshift, a platform for all your business interactions.

Job Description


Tradeshift is looking for a Head of Tax.  We are headquartered in San Francisco and are looking for a tax professional with 15+ years of experience specifically with international tax. The position includes managing the global tax compliance with various third-party providers, tax controversy, M&A tax and global transfer pricing.  This position will report directly to Carrie Dolan who recently joined Tradeshift as CFO.  Our CFO is a huge supporter of the Tax Department and always brings the tax team in early on projects/deals and provides the best tax intro to any executive meeting.  As we move down the path to IPO, this person will play a critical role in building out our Corporate Finance Infrastructure.


You’re perfect for this role if you:

  • Manage global income tax reporting (tax provision) & compliance functions

  • Manage global transfer pricing & intercompany transaction documentation

  • Manage all tax aspects of company’s localizations in new countries 

  • Manage global tax controversies & audits

  • Coordinate special projects, such as R&D tax credit studies & similar incentives globally

  • Conduct active monitoring of legislative developments & systematic upward communication with senior leadership

  • Business tax advisory (transactional, structuring, new business models)

  • M&A tax planning & integration

  • Tax systems implementation (associated with a new marketplace) 

  • Support global accounting team on various statutory audits, insurance, banking & regulatory compliance issues.

Additional Information

Our culture began day one when three Danes poured their brains, heart, and guts into creating a platform that could connect every business in the world. We expect each employee to approach their work with the same amount of pride and passion. One day you might find us having a ping pong match in the middle of the work day, and then you’ll find us handing off projects to colleagues in different time zones so we can continue progress around the clock. 

TradeShifters come from various backgrounds and nations, and we all thrive off challenging the status quo. We take pride in nurturing employee happiness, encouraging personal development, and welcoming teammates from all walks of life.

We value diversity and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Why you might like working here:

  • You love autonomy and the freedom to get your work done how you want 
  • You like sharing your opinions and feeling like they matter
  • You want to work for a company that requires you to bring your whole self to work every day: brains, heart, and guts.
  • Ambitious international startup
  • Career and professional development opportunities
  • Large office that provides caters to many different work-environment preferences  
  • Flexible work hours
  • Mobile phone plan and at home internet
  • A competitive compensation package and equity
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