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M & A Tax Integration Manager in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 5/18/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    San Jose
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/18/2020
  • Job ID:
    R0053764

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 305 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 Tax is seeking a Tax Integration Manager to join our M&A Tax group. In this role, you will lead Tax’s M&A integration activities, working collaboratively with other finance integration leaders to plan and execute on all tax-related activities associated with acquisitions. You will interact across Tax sub-teams (e.g., income tax/provision, transfer pricing, indirect tax, information reporting) to ensure all tax integration items are appropriately planned for and executed. The role requires an individual who can develop global processes while simultaneously ensuring the successful planning, initiation and execution on tax integrations for acquisitions.

Responsibilities:

  • Create a comprehensive tax integration project plan, which includes all tax workstreams and functional tasks to achieve integration milestones, managing the day-to-day tax integration efforts, including:
    • Understanding an acquired company’s pre-acquisition federal and state income tax return, indirect tax return, property tax return and information reporting filing footprint to coordinate the filing of any returns or information reports that are due in the post-acquisition period prior to the integration of a newly acquired entity into PayPal’s legal entity structure.  
    • Coordinating with an outside advisor on the preparation of the tax valuation to support the integration of the newly acquired entities. 
    • Work with the Tax Compliance and Provision Group to ensure all information necessary to prepare tax purchase accounting and the opening tax balance sheet, including DTAs and DTLs, for acquisitions are available.
    • Work with the Compliance and Provision, Indirect Tax, Information Reporting and Transfer Pricing Groups to ensure that any FIN48 or FAS5 reserves are recorded in connection with an acquisition.  
    • Coordinate the preparation of any tax-related agreements which are required to support the period prior to which an acquired company is integrated into PayPal’s legal entity structure, such as intangible property assignment agreements, license agreement, interim inter-company agreements.
  • Define and identify issues that require escalation; recommend an escalation path appropriate to the issue and project prioritization.
  • Represent the Tax group at finance integration meetings.
  • Support the Tax Compliance and Provision, Indirect Tax, Transfer Pricing and Information Reporting groups on other tax integration issues as needed.
  • Develop, implement and maintain tax integration processes and governance, including the tax integration playbook.

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or other business-related field.
  • JD/LLM in Taxation and/or MS Taxation preferred.
  • 5+ years of corporate tax experience in an accounting firm, multinational corporation and/or law firm, including cross-functional project management experience, with at least 3 years of M&A experience, including active tax integration involvement.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to synthesize complex information and drive clear next steps and action.
  • Ability to navigate and influence strong personalities within a complex business landscape.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and lead integrations in a cross-functional, fast-paced environment.
  • Initiative and drive.
  • Critical thinking and intellectual curiosity aimed at continuous improvement. 
  • Excellent attention to detail and sensitivity to deadlines.

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 paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com.

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