Sr Manager, Indirect Tax

San Jose, California Requisition Number R0029985

Senior Manager, Indirect Taxes

eBay Inc. is a global commerce leader, which includes our Marketplace, StubHub and Classifieds platforms. Collectively, we connect millions of buyers and sellers around the world. The technologies and services that power our platforms are designed to enable sellers worldwide to organize and offer their inventory for sale, and buyers to find and purchase it, virtually anytime and anywhere.

We are looking for an experienced Senior Manager for our Indirect Tax team. This position will be primarily based in the eBay office located in San Jose, California. The indirect tax team primarily covers the Americas (including USA, Canada and LATAM) and ASIAPAC but also participates in projects in other regions around the world.

As Senior Manager, Indirect Taxes you will:

  • Deliver timely and accurate indirect tax advice to business units
  • Structure intercompany indirect tax relevant relationships and transactions
  • Collaborate and coordinate with various business units and the direct tax function
  • Prepare and/or oversee the preparation of Sales and Use tax and GST declarations and their filing
  • Review vendor invoices with exceptional Sales and Use tax and GST positions
  • Implement, review and optimize SAP processes dealing with Sales and Use and GST records and reporting
  • Manage and participate in development of software solutions for indirect tax automation
  • Manage indirect tax audits and inquiries from tax authorities
  • Collaborate with internal business resources and external tax advisers

Job requirements:

  • Excellent knowledge of US Sales tax and knowledge of Canadian GST laws
  • Experience with indirect taxes in ASIAPAC and LATAM is helpful
  • Familiarity with e-commerce taxation trends
  • Strong customer focus; good listening, negotiation and problem-resolution skills
  • Confidence, poise and diplomacy when interacting with all levels of management as well as with tax authorities
  • Working experience in multinational environment is desired
  • Demonstrated passion and track record of delivering results in a rapidly changing business environment
  • A great sense of accuracy
  • Strong issue identification and mitigation skills
  • Strong project management and organization skills
  • Ability to articulate complex concepts in a concise manner in both written and verbal presentations
  • Ability to work independently to drive projects while following the team charter
  • Willing to travel approximately 10-15% of the time

Basic Qualifications:

  • A seasoned indirect tax consultant with experience in tax consultancy and/or industry
  • 6-12 years of tax experience with 5+ years in international indirect taxes
  • Currently at the level equal to Senior Manager or very experienced Manager
  • Relevant working knowledge of SAP, especially indirect tax functionality
  • Bachelor's degree, with an emphasis in Tax, Accounting, or equivalent is required; advanced degree is helpful
  • Fluent English language skills required, other major languages are advantageous

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