Senior Manager, Income Tax Compliance and Innovation

Google - Sunnyvale, CA (30+ days ago)4.3

Google's in-house tax team knows all things corporate tax. Made up of smart, perceptive Googlers with a flair for domestic, international and sales & use tax, the knowledge and expertise of this team runs deep. You have years of experience in this field and an extensive knowledge of those tax issues most relevant to internet companies. While we don't give our Googlers individual tax advice, you make it easy for Googlers to get what they need to make good tax decisions. You find ways to work smarter by streamlining and automating our tax processes and systems, and find ways to be both innovative and compliant.

You will lead our efforts to organize Alphabet’s tax return information, making it accessible and useful to our internal and external business partners as the primary tax department contact for all U.S. income tax compliance matters for Alphabet and its business units. This is a highly critical role as we transform our tax reporting process using cutting edge data and automation tools to drive tax process excellence.

The name Google came from "googol," a mathematical term for the number 1 followed by 100 zeros. And nobody at Google loves big numbers like the Finance team when providing in depth analysis on all manner of strategic decisions across Google products. From developing forward-thinking analysis to generating management reports to scaling our automated financial processes, the Finance organization is an important partner and advisor to the business.

Plan and manage preparation and review of all federal, state and local corporate and partnership tax returns for Alphabet and its business units.
Provide strategic leadership on approach to bringing US tax compliance function in-house and build up the team
Leverage cutting edge data and process automation tools to create a seamless flow of data from source, through calculations, to audit-ready supporting workpapers to tax forms.
Partner on Alphabet tax data hub initiatives
Plan and manage preparation and review of quarterly estimated tax payments, provision-to-return true ups, and cash tax forecasts for planning.

Minimum qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Administration or similar, or equivalent practical experience.
12 years of experience in a corporate tax department.
Certified Public Accountant (or local country equivalent) or Juris Doctor.

Preferred qualifications:
Master’s degree in taxation or accounting with an emphasis on data analytics or specialization in IT/Systems.
Experience managing tax compliance requirements and related processes for large multinational technology company with a deep understanding of C corporation, partnership, multi-state concepts and hands-on experience in various ONESOURCE tax applications.
Thorough working knowledge of US federal and state corporate income tax laws and solid accounting skills including significant exposure to ASC 740
Action-oriented self starter with excellent project management and leadership skills; ability to juggle and prioritize multiple time sensitive projects.
Ability to collaborate with cross-functional business partners at all levels with strong oral and written quantitative presentation and communication skills. Ability to explain complex tax matters to non-tax professionals; able to build effective working relationships with internal partners and external advisers.
Familiarity and genuine interest in current technologies impacting tax operating model.
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