Indirect Tax Manager

San Jose

Why Verifone

For more than 30 years Verifone has established a remarkable record of leadership in the electronic payment technology industry. Verifone has one of the leading electronic payment solutions brands and is one of the largest providers of electronic payment systems worldwide.

Verifone has a diverse, dynamic and fast paced work environment in which employees are focused on results and have opportunities to excel. We take pride in the fact that we work with leading retailers, merchants, banks, and third party partners to invent and deliver innovative payments solution around the world. We strive for excellence in our products and services, and are obsessed with customer happiness. Across the globe, Verifone employees are leading the payments industry through experience, innovation, and an ambitious spirit. Whether it’s developing the next platform of secure payment systems or searching for new ways to bring electronic payments to new markets, the team at Verifone is dedicated to the success of our customers, partners and investors. It is this passion for innovation that drives each one of our employees for personal and professional success.

What you'll do

The Indirect Tax Manager is responsible for managing all local and indirect tax needs, supporting the tax team in building new and improved processes for external audits, establishing and maintaining clear and reliable tax documentation and reports, collaborating with finance and other business lines, and other tasks assigned by leadership.  


Key Areas of Responsibility

Manage the 3rd party preparation and filing of the Company’s sales & use tax/indirect tax returns

Responsible for monthly sales tax accruals for financial reporting

Oversee tax audits responding to auditors’ requests in a timely manner and defending the company’s tax positions through technical research

Research and keep abreast of new tax developments that will provide valuable insight in making decisions for business partners throughout the organization

Work with internal and third-party providers to ensure accurate tax calculation, invoicing, and collection of transaction taxes

Review and update tax product mapping and tax engine as required to ensure accurate tax calculation

Develop and create updated processes related to the maintenance of state registrations, customer exemption certificates, and reseller exemption certificates leveraging available technology software

Interface with other areas of the finance team, business partners throughout the organization, and external advisors to work through indirect tax and local tax matters and implement best in class indirect tax practices

Assist in the development of tax policy at the company through technical research and drafting internal policy position statements

Assisting and providing support to other areas of the tax department such as global indirect tax/VAT, property tax, direct tax, and transfer pricing as needed

What qualifications will you need to be successful?

Highly motivated self-starter driven to find solutions to challenges in ambiguous circumstances

Strong communication, analytical, and interpersonal skills

Must be a quick learner and able to work independently

Ability to evaluate priorities and multi-task while meeting deadlines

Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills and ability to learn quickly on the job

Deep understanding of indirect tax and local tax issues, some state income tax experience welcome

Experience using Oracle preferred

CPA or JD with a bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in accounting, finance, economics, or a related field

5+ years of consecutive tax/accounting experience mix of in-house and/or public accounting (Big 4 preferred)

Our commitment

Verifone is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Verifone is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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