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Tax Manager



Sales & Business Development
east los angeles, ca, usa · Remote
Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2024

The Role

Our Finance team is growing and we are looking for a full-time Tax Manager who will play a pivotal role in creating tangible value by optimizing Linktree’s tax footprint. As a key contributor to the financial success of the business, the Tax Manager is critical to ensuring the company is fulfilling its tax compliance obligations in the US, Australia and Internationally. The role will include partnering with the business to provide tax and compliance insights with emphasis on the relevant areas of technical accounting and tax compliance.

What You’ll Own

  • Take the lead in preparing direct and indirect tax reporting for the Group and for standalone subsidiaries in the US, Australia and New Zealand, including:

    • Assisting third-party tax return preparers in various return-related initiatives, such as R&D tax credit calculation and transfer pricing documentation

    • Reviewing and optimizing the overall indirect tax function, including sales / VAT / GST, marketplace and other non-income based tax filings

    • Assist with other filings such as business licenses, state registrations and international registrations

  • Design, maintain and improve taxation working papers as well as support tax reporting, compliance and internal control requests related to taxes (provision, deferred taxes, current payable, etc.)

  • Support Linktree Accounting team in monthly tax accounts review & reconciliation process

  • Prepare tax process and controls documentation

  • Participate & assist cross functional teams in ad-hoc tax research projects (such as M&A, business tax advisory, audits), as required

  • Keep up-to-date on new legislation, industry developments, and action plans

  • Providing tax advice on global mobility and taxation implications, as required

  • Assist in implementation of tax and compliance related systems and processes to scale Finance into a gold standard decision support set-up

Who We’re Looking For

  • CA / CPA preferred

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, economics, or finance related field

  • 5+ years of public tax accounting and/or industry tax accounting experience including income tax accounting and compliance

  • Strong technical knowledge of local and international tax rules and regulations

  • Understanding of e-commerce operations, creator payouts, and marketplace taxation

  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment with strong ownership of the tax function

  • Results driven with a high level of initiative, teamwork, urgency, accountability and integrity

  • Ability to communicate complex tax concepts effectively to non-tax professionals

  • Strong Google Sheets / Excel skills is essential

Linktree is committed to providing a competitive compensation package. Our cash compensation amount for this role is targeted at $150,000-$200,000 in the San Francisco Bay or Los Angeles area. Final offer amounts are determined by multiple factors including candidate expertise, the scope of role and level, and may vary from the amounts listed above.

PP.S. If you don’t tick every box in this ad, please don’t rule yourself out. We take pride in inclusion and hiring incredible human beings with great potential over ticking boxes – so if this role resonates with you, hit that apply button!

Where and How We Work

We are a global and diverse group offering a truly flexible and family friendly work environment. Kids, pets, and the occasional delivery person are all actively encouraged to appear on our Zoom screens. All of us at Linktree work either fully remote or a discretionary hybrid approach.

We offer autonomy and flexibility in how you structure your days and weeks. There will be the need for some collaboration outside of your usual 9-5 being a global company, but we aim to work asynchronously where possible.

How we’ll help you thrive

Our approach to benefits considers the whole person and the unique contributions they bring to Linktree. We want the experience at Linktree to be one that enables people to truly thrive so we can Go Further Together. Some ways we support you:

  • An annual wellbeing allowance to use on things like (but not limited to) fitness memberships, development courses, childcare, travel, charitable donations, pet insurance, home office set up - the choice is yours!

  • 100% coverage (and 80% for your dependents) of your monthly premiums for medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance.

  • Employer contribution towards your retirement.

  • Generous time off for vacation, holidays, parental leave, volunteer time and other categories.

  • Employee Stock Option Program - we want each and every employee to share in the company’s success as we go further together.

To learn more about our benefits, including our parental leave program, volunteering leave, DE&I initiatives, and more, click here!

Our Story

We're on a mission to empower anyone to curate, grow and monetize their digital universe. We created the "link in bio" category and are trusted by some of the world's biggest brands and celebrities including TikTok, The UN Environmental Program, The White House, F1, Manchester United, Olivia Rodrigo and Selena Gomez. With over 40,000 new accounts created everyday, Linktree is the fastest growing leader in our category. Linktree has partnered with some of today’s biggest names like Amazon, TikTok, Snap, YouTube, GoFundMe, Spotify, Google, Stripe, Reddit and more to help unify users’ digital spaces— and we’re just getting started. Join us in empowering everyone from businesses to creatives in building their online presence.

At Linktree, we celebrate and support everyone’s perspective and background, and we’re proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We aim to foster a diverse and inclusive environment where all team members have a sense of belonging, because we believe in going further together. Linktree welcomes all people regardless of sex, gender identity, race, ethnicity, disability, pregnancy, age, or other lived experience. If you require accommodations to fully participate in our opportunities, please don't hesitate to reach us at – your needs are important to us.