Manager, Americas Tax in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 3/14/2018

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Job Description

Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 210 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.

PayPal Corporate Tax has an exciting opportunity for a Manager, Americas Tax to be responsible for providing support for all tax matters related to PayPal’s business operations in the Americas. In this position, you will support tax planning (US and non-US), implementation, and defense of initiatives and transactions as well as supervise the local compliance and income tax provision processes.

The Manager, Americas Tax will be expected to proactively identify needs, risks, and opportunities to bring additional value to PayPal.  You will become a trusted advisor to senior PayPal personnel and be responsible for maintaining close links to the business and developing strong client relationships with internal partners.  You must be a self-starter with the ability to operate independently and manage multiple competing priorities and deadlines.  

Primary Responsibilities 

  • Assist the Director- Americas Tax in providing foreign and US Int’l tax support to PayPal’s Americas business for all initiatives, transactions and commercial arrangements (including the creation, liquidation, and rationalization of entities, the review of new customer contracts, and the consideration of new business ventures and opportunities)
  • Support US, Canadian, and Latin American tax controversy, including researching issues under exam, drafting responses to IDR requests and tax protest letters, and preparing models of potential outcomes of foreign and domestic controversy matters
  • Coordinate the preparation of income tax returns with local tax providers and review returns
  • Collaborate with other functions within the Tax Department to determine complete tax impact of initiatives 

Job Requirements

  • 5-7 years of relevant experience.  Corporate tax department experience with a large multinational company strongly preferred
  • BA/BS in Accounting with CPA and/or JD with LLM  
  • US Int’l tax background (subpart F, transfer pricing, US withholding).  Familiarity with current OECD BEPS guidance and country by country reporting a plus
  • Self-motivated with strong project management skills 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; ability to collaborate effectively with team members
  • Critical thinker, with the ability to work across regions and functions in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent written, oral and presentation skills and the ability to clearly communicate complex tax issues to non-tax audiences
  • Ability to speak Spanish or Portuguese a benefit although not required
  • Proficiency with MS Office, in particular, Power Point and Excel

This position will require travel from time to time.

We're a purpose-driven company whose beliefs are the foundation for how we conduct business every day. We hold ourselves to our One Team Behaviors which demand that we hold the highest ethical standards, to empower an open and diverse workplace, and strive to treat everyone who is touched by our business with dignity and respect. Our employees challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. We want to break down barriers to financial empowerment. Join us as we change the way the world defines financial freedom.

PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.



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