Indirect Tax Manager California

Full time
Based on experience
california 07/09/2018   Full time Based on experience

ServiceNow is changing the way people work. With a service orientation toward the activities, tasks and processes that make up day-to-day work life, we help the modern enterprise operate faster and be more scalable than ever before. 

We’re disruptive.  We work hard but try not to take ourselves too seriously.  We are highly adaptable and constantly evolving.  We are passionate about our product, and we live for our customers.  We have high expectations and a career at ServiceNow means challenging yourself to always be better.  

Basic Function and Scope of the Position:

Responsible for preparing and managing U.S indirect taxes of sales & use, property taxes, Canada GST/HST, and state/local controversy issues.  This includes identifying, designing and implementing process improvements for effective tax forecasting, reporting (compliance), and planning.

What you get to do in this role:

  • Manage all aspects of tax compliance matters including state & local indirect taxes, sales and use tax, property tax and Canadian GST and HST
  • Oversee outside providers and a staff to ensure timely, complete and accurate filing of tax returns, extensions and payments
  • Manage tax controversy process for state and local tax audits and notices
  • Provide support in preparation of the monthly tax accounting reconciliations and analysis related to state and sales & use taxes
  • Identify, design and implement process improvements for efficient and effective state & local indirect tax compliance and accounting

In order to be successful in this role, we need someone who has:

  • BS/BA degree in Accounting/Business or related field; CPA preferred
  • 6+ years of related corporate tax experience with a national accounting firm and/or corporate tax department
  • Exceptional accounting, finance and analytical skills
  • Thorough knowledge of state and local tax rules and regulations
  • Experience working with tax software platforms and ERP systems. Familiarity with SAP and indirect tax systems a plus.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and deliver results ahead of deadlines
  • Strong critical and analytical thinking skills and problem-solving capabilities with close attention to details
  • Good technical knowledge of tax law and its application
  • Energetic and flexible team player with the ability to adapt in a fast-growing environment
  • Self-starter and individual contributor with excellent work ethic and a willingness to do what it takes

We are a dynamic and rapidly growing software company with a strong sense of dedication to our customers. This is a very collaborative and inclusive work environment where individuals strong on aptitude and attitude will have an opportunity to grow their professional careers through working with some of the most advanced technology and talented developers in the business. We provide competitive compensation, generous benefits, and a professional, yet relaxed atmosphere