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Head of Tax Operations China in Beijing at PayPal

Date Posted: 5/20/2020

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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 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.

Responsible for overall tax operations for PayPal China

Job Description

o Hire, supervise, and develop a team of 2 finance operation specialists

o Monitor the quality of finance operation work and provide guidance to team

o Ensure the accuracy and completeness of financial information for various tax reporting and filings

o Facilitate the collection and communication of financial data required to fulfill reporting obligations including tax returns and information returns

o Manage implementation of systems and process to ensure effective compliance with reporting obligations

o Manage the STI implementation in conjunction with the STI Team and Controllership; led VAT invoicing and reporting/filing

o Oversee accounting entries reflecting transfer pricing adjustments

o Oversee collection and communication of financial data to support annual transfer pricing review/documentation

o Implement controls and process to mitigate risks

o Serve as main point of contact for government inquiries and audits for all Chinese entities, coordinating with appropriate subject matter expert in Tax

o Maintain seamless communication with regional and global functional leaders and ensure global policies/processes are properly implemented

o Act as tax focal to support business functions on various projects/initiatives that require tax engagement

Job Qualifications

o 15 to 20 years of experience

o Corporate tax department experience with a large multinational company strongly preferred

o Good working knowledge of taxes in China, and familiar with direct and indirect tax regimes both strategically and operationally, ideally as it relates to the digital economy

o A University degree, ideally in Accounting, Law or Tax

o Familiar with group and local accounting needs

o Self-motivated with strong project management skills

o Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to collaborate effectively with team members

o Critical thinker, with the ability to work across regions and functions in a fast-paced environment

o Excellent written, oral and presentation skills and the ability to clearly communicate complex tax issues to non-tax audiences

o Proficiency with MS Office, in particular Power Point and Excel

o Be well organized and detail oriented with an ability to prioritize multiple tasks in a fast paced and dynamic small-team environment, be HANDS ON

o Passion about the Internet, ecommerce, and the PayPal brand, offering, and purpose

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.

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