Indirect Tax Advisory, EMEA

Stripe

  • Full Time

Stripe’s mission is to increase the GDP of the internet. We build the most powerful and flexible tools for running an internet business. We handle billions of dollars each year and enable millions of users around the world to scale faster and more efficiently by building their businesses on Stripe. Our tax team works with Stripes across the company to develop an efficient tax structure, as our international business scales and expands into new markets. We are looking for a well-rounded and seasoned tax professional to help us lead this effort.

This function will be responsible for Indirect Tax Advisory, as it pertains to our EMEA entities, to include determining taxability of new products coming to market in the EMEA region, supporting management of EMEA indirect tax audits and other indirect tax matters with local Tax Authorities, working with our indirect tax systems & compliance leads on day to day matters, and much more. The ideal candidate should be able to work well with cross-functional teams. The candidate must be able to communicate and promote indirect tax advisory needs across Stripe and it’s subsidiaries, and communicate complex indirect tax concepts in ways that are meaningful and useful to non-tax professionals. The candidate will be able to work with a high level of collegiality, working on projects spanning multiple teams. The position will be based in Dublin and report to the International Indirect Tax lead.

You will:

  • Be an EMEA indirect tax subject matter expert and resource to our business and finance teams in Stripe, managing aspects of our indirect tax planning, and operations.
  • Support Stripe’s expansion in the EMEA region.
  • Participate in policy matters affecting indirect taxes in the EMEA region.
  • Collaborate with the international indirect tax compliance lead, and the international accounting teams on VAT/GST compliance, assisting with the ongoing enhancement of the indirect tax compliance processes.
  • Supporting management of indirect tax audits and other indirect tax matters involving tax authorities in the EMEA region.
  • Work with other tax team members and product and engineering teams to help define requirements and collaborate on the design of tax solutions for our users.
  • Promote indirect tax awareness and knowledge including training and liaising with business and tax partners on changes to indirect tax legislation, systems, policies and processes.

 

We are looking for someone with: 

  • 6+ years of relevant EMEA indirect tax knowledge, laws and regulations. 
  • Bachelor’s degree and or professional qualification in tax or law
  • Previous in-house experience within a multinational business and either legal or accountancy firm experience
  • Experience with indirect taxes as it relates to the distribution of digital services and physical products
  • Accounting experience and proficiency with Oracle and related data analytics skills
  • Able to clearly and concisely interface with all levels of management
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Project management experience, detail-oriented individual who takes ownership of projects
  • Able to extract, analyze, and review data and make appropriate recommendations
  • Able to work in a fast paced, informal, and often ambiguous environment
  • Willing to learn and ability to quickly acquire knowledge
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills 
  • Ability to work autonomously or within a team

 

It would be nice if you have:

  • An advanced degree.
  • Experience working in technology, payments, or financial services.
  • Experience working in a high-growth, rapidly scaling environment.
  • A willingness to work with a diverse crew of tax nerds who care deeply about Stripe’s tax issues and each other.

“Nice to have” really means “nice to have”. It’s completely possible that you don’t have any of these and are still a great fit for the team.

 

To apply please include the following:

  • LinkedIn profile and resume