Tax Manager – Transfer Pricing, Controversy & Risk Management

Role Description

The Dropbox Tax team has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Tax Manager, Transfer Pricing, Controversy, & Risk Management, reporting to the Director of Transfer Pricing, Controversy, and Risk Management. 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.

Responsibilities

  • Lead global E2E transfer pricing planning, compliance (including master file / local files), 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.
  • Draft tax process documentation
  • Perform quarterly transfer pricing calculations
  • 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
  • Identify opportunities for operational efficiency / transformation

Requirements

  • 7+ 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 company tax experience
  • Experience working on 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
  • Analytical experience with research, economic modeling, valuation, and quantitative analysis skills
  • Excellent communication skills and strong Excel skills 
  • Exceptional prioritization, project management, and organizational skills including an ability to synthesize complex tax matters into simple, concise communications
  • BA in Economics, Finance, Accounting, Business, or equivalent
  • Advanced degree (MBA, JD, MST, Ph.D.) preferred
  • Professional certifications (CPA or similar certification) 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 

Total Rewards

At Dropbox, we strive to be a great place for all Dropboxers to grow and be recognized for that growth. This job posting reflects broad requirements, and represents two potential levels of role. Through our assessment process, we will identify your level that ties to compensation based on your experience and technical expertise along with the scope of the role. 

For candidates hired in San Francisco metro, New York City metro, or Seattle metro, the expected salary/On-Target Earnings (OTE) range for the role is currently $119,300 – $140,400 – $161,500 if you are assessed at the IC3 level. If you are instead assessed at the IC4 level, the expected salary/On-Target Earnings (OTE) range for the role is currently $146,900 – $172,800 – $198,700. 

For candidates hired in the following locations: Austin (TX) metro, Chicago metro, California (outside SF metro), Colorado, Connecticut (outside NYC metro), Delaware, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York (outside NYC metro), Oregon, Pennsylvania (outside NYC or DC metro), Washington (outside Seattle metro) and Washington DC metro, the expected salary/On-Target Earnings (OTE) range for the role is currently $107,400 – $126,400 – $145,400 if you are assessed at the IC3 level. If you are instead assessed at the IC4 level, the expected salary/On-Target Earnings (OTE) range for the role is currently $132,200 – $155,500 – $178,800. 

For candidates hired in all other US locations, the expected salary/On-Target Earnings (OTE) range for this role is currently $95,500 – $112,300 – $129,100 if you are assessed at the IC3 level. If you are instead assessed at the IC4 level, the expected salary/On-Target Earnings (OTE) range for the role is currently $117,500 – $138,200 – $158,900. 

Range(s) is subject to change. Dropbox takes a number of factors into account when determining individual starting pay, including job and level they are hired into, location/metropolitan area, skillset, and peer compensation. Dropbox uses the zip code of an employee’s remote work location to determine which metropolitan pay range we use. 

Salary/OTE is just one component of Dropbox’s total rewards package. All regular employees are also eligible for the corporate bonus program or a sales incentive (target included in OTE) as well as stock in the form of Restricted Stock Units (RSUs).