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Senior Manager, Tax - Business Advisory in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 8/2/2021

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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 392 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.

The Senior Manager, Tax – Business Advisory, is responsible for the tax support for special initiatives undertaken by PayPal. The role requires significant subject matter expertise in U.S. domestic and international tax laws and experience with tax planning and business support. The Senior Manager will be based at PayPal HQ in San Jose, CA and will report to the Sr. Director, Tax – Global Business Advisory.


  • Provide tax support for Blockchain, Crypto and Digital Currencies (BCDC) business unit initiatives including geographic expansion of PayPal/Venmo crypto offerings and other crypto related projects
  • Provide tax support for special corporate initiatives focused on potential expansions of, or structural changes to, PayPal’s existing business and product offerings
  • Provide support for tax planning initiatives
  • Analyze the U.S. federal and state tax impact of BCDC and special initiatives and the related support needed to operationalize those initiatives
  • Work closely with other tax team members to ensure alignment and consistent messaging
  • Advise Tax Management of the tax impacts of special initiatives
  • Build relationships with corporate and business unit personnel to ensure tax integration with ongoing special initiatives


  • Significant experience in U.S. domestic and international tax matters, including Subpart F, GILTI, FDII, BEAT, transfer pricing, debt financings, repatriation of earnings, captive insurance, hedging/FX, tax treaty application, and foreign tax credit matters 
  • Experience with tax issues involving blockchain and cryptocurrency matters is preferred
  • Strong project management skills
  • Resourcefulness and adaptability
  • Collaborative, team-oriented perspective
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to explain complex tax concepts to non-tax stakeholders
  • Proficiency with Excel, Word, Outlook, and Sharepoint
  • Working familiarity with ASC 740 concepts
  • 8-12 years of combined experience in tax with a law firm, public accounting firm and/or in-house role 
  • Bachelors degree required; JD/LLM/CPA preferred

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. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at



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