Senior Analyst, Tax Compliance and Reporting


  • Full Time

Okta is searching for a Senior Analyst, Tax Compliance and Reporting to join Okta’s Global Tax Compliance and Reporting Team. The ideal candidate is a process-oriented team builder with technical knowledge of ASC 740 Accounting for Income Taxes and fundamental income tax concepts. This role will report to the Manager, Global Tax Reporting and Compliance.

Job duties and responsibilities:

  • Assist with the preparation process for the company’s quarterly and annual income tax accrual under ASC 740 with the assistance of our external tax advisors
  • Assist with income tax related disclosures in our 10K, 10Q, and non-GAAP reporting
  • Assist in managing the relationship with our external auditors 
  • Review or prepare tax workpapers
  • Assist in efforts to automate and streamline our tax reporting and compliance processes
  • Assist in the federal, state, and international income tax return compliance process
  • Assist in tax modeling and other special projects 
  • Support diligence and tax accounting related to acquisitions and other corporate reorganizations
  • Assist in resolving tax controversy matters

Minimum required knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Minimum 3+ years of combined public accounting and/or industry experience
  • Experience with public companies in the SaaS industry preferable
  • CPA license or equivalent experience required
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s in accounting
  • Master’s of taxation preferred 
  • Strong understanding of accounting for income taxes under ASC 740, including experience with tax rate forecasting/modeling, maintaining inventory of deferreds, valuation allowance analysis, FIN 48, and tax footnote disclosures.
  • Excellent understanding of federal, state, and international income tax concepts 
  • Tax provision and compliance software experience preferred
  • Proficient with Google workspace (Gmail, Sheets, Docs) and Microsoft Tools (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
Okta’s Top 5 Core Leadership Competencies are part of the deeply ingrained principles that guide all of our company’s actions. They also align strongly to our cultural cornerstones, our Okta values: love our customers, empower our people, never stop innovating, act with integrity, and maintain transparency. It’s our expectation that our managers and leaders embody these core competencies:
  • Builds Effective Teams: Building strong-identity teams that apply their diverse skills and perspectives to achieve common goals.          
  • Demonstrates Self-Awareness (EQ): Using a combination of feedback and reflection to gain productive insight into personal strengths and weaknesses.
  • Develops Talent: Developing people to meet both their career goals and the organization’s goals.
  • Drives Results: Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.
  • Strategic Mindset: Seeing ahead to future possibilities and translating them into breakthrough strategies.

Okta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Okta is rethinking the traditional work environment, providing our employees with the flexibility to be their most creative and successful versions of themselves, no matter where they are located.  We enable a flexible approach to work, meaning for roles where it makes sense, you can work from the office, or from home, regardless of where you live.  Okta invests in the best technologies and provides flexible benefits and collaborative work environments/experiences, empowering employees to work productively in a setting that best and uniquely suits their needs.  Find your place at Okta 

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