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Tax Manager

Team

Finance

Location

Atlanta

Tax Manager

Help our business grow

The opportunity:

Our Finance and Accounting Team collaborates as a strategic partner to clients, partners and all internal departments.  The company transacts with partners around the world with an on-the-ground operations team in San Francisco, New York, Atlanta, China, Hong Kong, and Amsterdam.  As our global footprint and complexity grows, we need a talented tax manager to drive the Americas compliance and reporting activities for Flexport.

You will:

  • Manage compliance and reporting requirements for the company’s Americas legal entities, including gross receipts taxes and business activity taxes
  • Support and prepare in direct and indirect tax analysis (Nexus Study)
  • Modelling direct and indirect tax consequences for change in laws and regulations and business initiatives
  • Maintain tax calendar for indirect and direct tax filings for company’s Americas entities
  • Being the owner of the tax accounts on the balance sheet and P & L
  • Actively partner with business teams and support Company initiatives and ensure that tax risks are identified, considered, communicated.
  • Responsible for the company’s annual tax provision calculation under ASC 740
  • Facilitate the development of reports for management and tax filings. Partner with Business Systems and utilize the accounting system and periphery systems to facilitate processes and maintain records.
  • Assist global tax team with ad hoc projects relating to other Flexport regions.
  • Learn the details and be prepared to "roll up your sleeves," when needed.

 You should have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field
  • Experience and functional knowledge with all aspects of the tax lifecycle: compliance/reporting, transfer pricing, controversy
  • 5-8 years’ experience in corporate tax. Big 4 public accounting experience preferred
  • Able to quickly convert technical research, and interpretation into practical solution
  • Experience working cross-functionally with key stakeholders
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced, fast growing company where adaptability is critical
  • Strong technical skills - Excel, ERP systems, analytical and extreme attention to detail
  • Experience with NetSuite is a plus
  • Ability to simplify complex esoteric tax law to communicate to other Flexport stakeholders

About Flexport:

We believe global trade can move the human race forward. That’s why it’s our mission to make global trade easier for everyone. We aim to do this by building the Operating System for Global trade - a strategic model combining advanced technology and data analytics, logistics infrastructure, and supply chain expertise. Flexport today connects almost 10,000 clients and suppliers across 109 countries, including established global brands like Georgia-Pacific as well as emerging innovators like Sonos. Started in 2013, we've raised over $1.3B in funding from SoftBank Vision Fund, Founders Fund, GV, First Round Capital and Y Combinator. We’re excited about the three big ways we’re moving forward after our recent $1B investment from SoftBank Vision Fund in February 2019.

Worried about not having any freight forwarding experience?

  • Don’t be! We’re building the first Operating System for Global Trade. That’s why it’s incredibly important for us to bring people from diverse backgrounds and experiences together with our industry veterans to help move the freight forwarding industry forward.

  • What’s freight forwarding and why does it matter? Listen to Ryan, our CEO explain what freight forwarding is and why improving global trade can help to connect the world and break down economic barriers in this Fast Company Freethink Original Series video.

  • We know this industry is complex. That’s why we invest in education starting day one with Flexport Academy, a one week intensive onboarding program designed specifically to set every new Flexport employee up for success. 

At Flexport, our ability to fulfill our mission of making global trade easy for everyone relies on having a diverse, dedicated and engaged workforce. That is why Flexport is committed to creating and nurturing an environment where anyone can be their authentic self. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, health status, marital and family status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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