Director of Tax – Transfer Pricing, Controversy & Risk Management – Remote – US


Role Description

The Dropbox Tax team has an exciting opportunity for a Director of Transfer Pricing, Controversy, and Risk Management, reporting to the Global Head of Tax. This role will partner and collaborate seamlessly with members of the Tax, Finance, Legal and business teams to help drive and support our commercial strategy and lead global transfer pricing and tax controversy for Dropbox.
In this role, you’ll bring enthusiasm for all things Tax and thrive teaming with other smart Tax folks to drive and deliver Dropbox projects and initiatives.  You’ll be ready to roll up your sleeves to design and implement Tax processes, policies, best practices, and frameworks to help scale a growing Tax team and function. You are a self-starter who follows through, gets stuff done, and has a passion for navigating tax controversy and transfer pricing.


  • Lead global E2E transfer pricing planning, compliance, reporting, and audit defense developing and implementing best practices, tools, and policies
  • Lead global tax controversy strategies including interfacing with tax authorities
  • Advise on tax controversy and transfer pricing aspects of business expansion including new market entry, supporting new product / service offerings, reorganizations, M&A, etc.
  • Monitor and analyze existing and proposed tax and transfer pricing legislation and assist with defining, implementing, and defending strategies while partnering with legal to establish legislative priorities
  • Collect and analyze quantitative and qualitative data and reporting results and recommendations
  • Prepare ASC 740/FIN 48 analysis and position documentation
  • Perform financial / economic analyses to build financial valuation models
  • Draft and review intercompany agreements
  • Conduct research and tax position strategy developments
  • Develop governance and operating guidelines and recommendations


  • 12+ years of transfer pricing and global tax controversy experience with progressively increasing responsibilities and accountability
  • Big Four Public Accounting or Law Firm experience combined with in-house tech company tax experience
  • Experience leading, developing and implementing tax controversy and global transfer pricing policies, best practices, tools, strategies at scale
  • Technical expertise and understanding of US, OECD, and global transfer pricing/tax laws and regulations such as UK DPT, AU, and MAAL
  • Analytical experience with research, economic modeling, valuation, and quantitative analysis skills
  • Exceptional prioritization, project management, and organizational skills including an ability to synthesize complex tax matters into simple, concise communications
  • Advanced degree (MBA, JD, MST, Ph.D.) preferred
  • Ability to thrive in a Virtual First environment as well as with in-person collaboration
  • We are building a compassionate culture where you can do your best work—no matter who you are or where you’re from – we are looking for tax folks with an interest in working with a diverse group of tax and finance folks who are all about making work human