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Tax and Compliance Manager


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Location: Posted: Apr 30, 2022

Job Description

Making it easy to live well — whenever, wherever At Zeus Living, we believe housing shouldn’t constrain how, where, and when you want to live. At the center of everything we do are our people—our customers, partners, and the Zeus team. That’s what our founders knew when they started Zeus Living in 2015, setting out to make renting a home easier. The goal then—and now—is to create a new, modern mode of housing, making it easy to live well—reliably, safely, comfortably, even stylishly—wherever, whenever. We’ve grown and learned a great deal since we started. Today we’re a hardworking team of creators, problem-solvers, and strategists committed to our vision and values. Based in San Francisco and backed by Airbnb, Comcast, Bowery, and Initialized Capital, we’ve raised $125M in funding. The Role We’re looking for a Tax and Compliance Manager to join our growing Accounting and Finance team. This role will be critical to supporting our growth and will have a significant impact on our company, with the opportunity to work on multiple projects, solve ambiguous problems, and implement novel accounting policies and procedures. The ideal candidate must thrive in a fast-paced start-up environment, work cross-functionally, and be adaptable to changing responsibilities and priorities.

What You’ll Do

    • Manage tax planning and strategies to support the evolution of the tax reporting function, tax technology tools, and technological enhancements
    • Create and maintain proper tax compliance internal policies and documentation
    • Assist in the preparation and/or review of the US Federal and State Income Tax Return(s) in collaboration with the Company’s tax consulting firm
    • Manage the Company's annual and quarterly tax provision (ASC 740) procedures
    • Prepare and/or review tax return adjustments, including related analysis, forms, and disclosures based on prescribed laws and regulations
    • Tracking and generating responses to notices/audits regarding federal, state, and local tax issues
    • Partner with internal stakeholders (Finance/Accounting, FP&A, Engineering, Product, Legal, and HR) to support the integration of Avalara tax software into our Netsuite ERP system
    • Work with inventory and procurement managers to maintain accurate and reliable data and information related to tax basis, regular tax depreciation, and AMT
    • Conduct various tax research projects, analyze the income tax implications of any new tax legislation, and document analysis of technical accounting on tax issues
    • Maintain all tax-related system changes in NetSuite and Avalara
    • Register in any new US states where sales tax nexus has been met, and keep up to date with any new sales tax law changes and sales tax rate updates
    • Manage tax account maintenance including setting up new accounts, filing business registrations, licensing renewals, and annual reports for all in-scope states and metros
    • Participate in and lead special, ad-hoc projects related to accounting, finance, tax, and prepare for public-company readiness
    • Navigate and participate in creating our new internal tax team structure while being proactive with feedback on your experience and being comfortable with the fluidity of a start-up environment

What You Bring

    • Significant experience in tax compliance and accounting with a mix of public accounting and in-house experience
    • CPA preferred
    • Significant experience and understanding of ASC 740 & multi-state sales tax
    • Comprehensive accounting experience
    • Experience in working with an ERP system (Netsuite), including successfully enhancing and streamlining processes
    • Experience with technical accounting and financial reporting concepts, including US GAAP and internal control best practices
    • Experience and proficiency in preparing tax workpapers supporting a variety of federal adjustments, including complex calculations
    • Intermediate to advanced MS Excel and presentation skills
    • Experience in proactively identifying and leading new project initiatives
    • Entrepreneurial spirit and solution-oriented focus, proposing new solutions to problems and processes, and providing management with information key to the decision-making process
    • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment with strong ownership of your own function while simultaneously working well within a high-functioning team environment
    • Excellent organizational, technical, analytical, problem-solving abilities with attention to detail

Our Benefits

    • Zeus subscribes to the philosophy of total rewards, ensuring that our people are taken care of and supported holistically:
    • Estimated yearly salary of $140,000 - $150,000*
    • A chance to own a part of the business via stock options
    • Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage for you and your dependents
    • 401(k) with a company match (100% of the first 3% you contribute, and 50% of the next 2%)
    • 20 paid days off per year. After 2 years with the company, you’ll receive 30 days per year
    • And many more...ask us about all of this on your first chat with the Talent team
If you are hired in the US, we will require you to prove that you have received the COVID-19 vaccine or have a valid religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated. *For cash compensation, we set our estimate ranges for all roles based on function and level using San Francisco rates, benchmarked against similar stage growth companies. Final offer amounts may vary from these estimates and will be ultimately determined by multiple factors including the candidate’s geographic location and career experience. As we aim for transparent and equitable compensation conversations for all of our roles, your recruiter will raise this point with you on your initial phone screen and we encourage you to ask any questions you might have. You can find more about what we offer here! At Zeus Living, We Are: Transparent : honest, authentic, communication, access to info, hard truths Humble : self-aware, ask for & accept help, inclusive, collaborative, respectful, thankful Iterative : speedy, willing to break things, growth-minded, creative, process-driven Human-centric : above & beyond service, surprise & delight, make things right At Zeus Living, we believe that bringing together people who have different worldviews, personal circumstances, and experiences improves our customer service, work, environment, and one another. Diverse strengths, abilities, interests, and perspectives power the flow of innovation and creativity, which is vital to our success. We encourage people from all walks of life—all backgrounds, identities, genders, ages, races, religions, abilities, and socioeconomic statuses—to apply. Zeus Living is an equal opportunity employer and we will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please let your recruiter know. Apply for this job

About Zeus

Zeus Living is a provider of furnished housing for business and personal travel.

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