Tax Analyst


San Francisco, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Accounting/Finance
  • Post Date: 02/06/2021
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  • Company Address: , San Francisco, CA

About Discord

Connect with your friends and communities with top tier voice, video, and text chat.

Job Description

As a Tax Analyst at Discord, you will work with smart professionals in a company experiencing growth. You will help handle Discord's domestic and international tax compliance functions. Discord is looking for someone with experience in tax compliance reporting, researching and providing accurate tax guidance, implementing process/system improvements, and collaborating across other departments.
What you'll be doing
  • Review draft sales and use tax returns for multiple jurisdictions and ensure filings.
  • Help prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual global indirect tax (VAT/GST/JCT) returns in relevant jurisdictions.
  • Stay up-to-date with tax law developments that impact Discord and providing accurate advice to the business.
  • Prepare federal, state, & local income tax workpapers/PBC files for third-party service providers to prepare income tax returns. You will compile and analyze financial information to provide a clear audit trail to source documentation.
  • Review draft income tax returns prepared by third-party service providers.
  • Help with the preparation and review of property tax returns.
  • Prepare monthly tax reconciliations and journal entries for tax related general ledger accounts.
  • Help with tax accounting for equity-based compensation.
  • Participate in preparing tax provisions and related tax accounts to ensure compliance with ASC 740 reporting requirements.
  • Support SOX testing of tax department controls for income tax accounts.
  • Help develop software solutions for indirect tax compliance automation.
What you should have
  • Bachelor's degree with an emphasis in Tax, Accounting or Finance.
  • Advanced degree in Tax, Law, or a CPA license (or equivalent).
  • 4+ years' tax experience working in public accounting, law firm, or corporate tax environments.
  • Excellent tax law and accounting research skills.
  • Experience with ASC 740, accounting for equity-based compensation, and tax-accounting principles.
  • Familiarity with indirect tax trends of the digital economy.
  • Intermediate/advanced Excel skills (can perform complex formulas & vlookups experience), Alteryx and the ability to work with large volumes of transactional data.
  • Experience with mid-size to large ERP preferred, (Intacct is a plus).
  • Experience with tax technology software (e.g., Avalara/Vertex/Thomson Reuters ONESOURCE) preferred, (Avalara is a plus).
  • Explain complex tax concepts in a concise manner both in oral presentations and written memorandums.
Benefits and Perks
  • Medical insurance including Health, Dental, Vision 
  • 18 paid holidays 
  • Unlimited sick days 
  • Parental Leave and fertility benefits 
  • Supported-employee clubs and Employee Resource Groups 
  • Commuter Contributions of $270 a month (pretax) 
  • Daily lunches and unlimited snacks 
  • Monthly gym and fitness stipend 
About Us

Friends, coworkers, gamers, nerds, moms, dads, engineers, designers, marketers, support. Originally, we created Discord to help people come together around games. It's been amazing to watch it grow into what it is today - a place where millions of diverse communities exist and people connect with old friends and new. Diversity and inclusiveness are a critical part of how we get to what's next. We believe that with diversity comes a better product, better decisions, and a better work environment. As we continue to grow, our values keep us dedicated to building a company that is representative of the world we live and play in.

Discord is an equal opportunity employer committed to promoting an inclusive work environment free of discrimination and harassment. We value diversity, inclusion, and aim to provide a sense of belonging for everyone.

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Disclaimer: Local Candidates Only
This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.