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Sr. Indirect Tax Analyst



San Mateo, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 12, 2024

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About the role

We are looking for a senior indirect tax analyst to scale with our international expansion, manage indirect tax compliance and reporting, and contribute to the overall indirect tax strategy and planning. You’ll be responsible for indirect tax matters, providing guidance to ensure compliance with tax laws and regulations and staying current on changes in the tax landscape. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience with indirect tax reporting, compliance filings and audits. The ability to operate independently in a fast-paced environment is critical. The senior indirect tax analyst will report to the Director of Tax and collaborate cross functionally on business initiatives with indirect tax considerations.

How you'll make an impact

  • Prepare and/or review US and international indirect tax compliance filings, including VAT, GST, HST, sales and use tax, gross receipts-based taxes, franchise tax, and other miscellaneous taxes, ensuring accuracy and managing deadlines
  • Prepare month end indirect tax accruals and perform monthly reconciliations of indirect tax general ledger accounts, including consideration of tax filings and payments
  • Investigate, track and resolve tax notices and letters from tax authorities
  • Support and resolve indirect tax audits, including preparation of responses and documentation
  • Draft technical memorandum of indirect tax implications related to new legislation, guidance and company initiatives
  • Take ownership of staying current on indirect tax legislation and industry trends
  • Identify and assist in development of efficient indirect tax compliance processes and improvement, including automation and implementation of procedural changes and/or processes
  • Manage indirect tax questions that arise from customers or vendors
  • Responsible for exemption certificate maintenance process relating to vendors and customers
  • Manage SOX documentation related to indirect taxes and partner with internal audit

What we’re looking for (aka qualifications & key attributes)

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting; master's degree in tax is a plus
  • 3 to 5+ years of experience working at a public accounting firm and/or corporation (Big 4 and/or SAAS technology company preferred)
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in indirect tax is required
  • Ability to manage multiple and shifting priorities, adapt quickly, and problem solve in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with Avalara, Vertex and Netsuite is a plus

The pay range for this role is listed below. Sales roles are also eligible for variable compensation and hourly non-exempt roles are eligible for overtime in accordance with applicable law. This role is eligible for benefits, including: medical, dental and vision coverage, health savings accounts, flexible spending accounts, 401(k), flexible paid time off and company-paid holidays and a culture of learning that includes a learning allowance and access to a professional coaching service for all employees.

Base Pay Range For US Locations:
$97,600$146,400 USD

Get to Know Klaviyo

We’re Klaviyo (pronounced clay-vee-oh). We empower creators to own their destiny by making first-party data accessible and actionable like never before. We see limitless potential for the technology we’re developing to nurture personalized experiences in ecommerce and beyond. To reach our goals, we need our own crew of remarkable creators—ambitious and collaborative teammates who stay focused on our north star: delighting our customers. If you’re ready to do the best work of your career, where you’ll be welcomed as your whole self from day one and supported with generous benefits, we hope you’ll join us.

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