Senior Tax Associate

Coupa Software (NASDAQ: COUP), a leader in business spend management (BSM), has been certified as a “Great Place to Work” by the Great Place to Work organization. We deliver “Value as a Service” by helping our customers maximize their spend under management, achieve significant cost savings and drive profitability. Coupa provides a unified, cloud-based spend management platform that connects hundreds of organizations representing the Americas, EMEA, and APAC with millions of suppliers globally. The Coupa platform provides greater visibility into and control over how companies spend money. Customers – small, medium and large – have used the Coupa platform to bring billions of dollars in cumulative spend under management. Learn more at Read more on the Coupa Blog or follow @Coupa on Twitter.

Do you want to work for Coupa Software, the world’s leading provider of cloud-based spend management solutions? We’re a company that had a successful IPO in October 2016 (NASDAQ: COUP) to fuel our innovation and growth. At Coupa, we’re building a great company that is laser focused on three core values:

1. Ensure Customer Success – Obsessive and unwavering commitment to making customers successful.
2. Focus On Results – Relentless focus on delivering results through innovation and a bias for action.
3. Strive For Excellence – Commitment to a collaborative environment infused with professionalism, integrity, passion, and accountability.




  • Manage all day-to-day aspects of tax department
  • Support the preparation and review of the federal, state and foreign income tax returns (Forms 1120, 5471, 8858, etc.)
  • Research international, federal and state tax technical matters and draft memorandums to support and document conclusions
  • Manage annual global tax provision and assist in quarterly and annual ASC 740 (ASC 450/ ASC 718/ASC 740-10 [FIN48]) tax accruals and SEC reporting
  • Assist with coordinating VAT/GST/Sales/Use/Local/Property tax payments and related issues
  • Collaborate with international accounting teams to oversee annual book to tax adjustments, review and monitor transfer pricing agreements and ensure compliance with US GAAP
  • Manage and assist income tax and indirect tax audits including the preparation of responses to inquiries from tax authorities
  • Develop and communicate new tax policies and procedures to cross-functional teams
  • Conduct special tax projects as needed



  • Minimum of a B.S. in Finance, Accounting, Economics; CPA is a plus
  • 2-4+ years of public accounting and/or industry direct tax accounting experience is preferred
  • Experience in technology industry (SaaS)
  • Strong understanding and working knowledge of U.S. GAAP accounting for income taxes
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Strong work ethic and commitment, maintaining a positive attitude also under pressure
  • Ability to thrive in a creative, dynamic, fast-paced environment and manage multiple projects and resources effectively, while meeting deadlines and delivering quality work





    At Coupa, we have a strong and innovative team dedicated to improving the spend management processes of today’s dynamic businesses. It’s our people who make it happen, and we strive to attract and retain the best in every discipline.
    We take care of our employees every way we can, with competitive compensation packages, as well as restricted stock units, an Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP), comprehensive health benefits for employees and their families, a 401(k) match, a flexible work environment, no limit vacations for exempt employees, non-exempt employees are on an accrual basis for PTO, catered lunches…And much more!
    As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Coupa is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or religion.
    Please be advised, inquiries or resumes from recruiters will not be accepted.