Tax Accountant

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    Elastic’s small but mighty tax team is looking to add a Tax Accountant to its group! We are looking for a curious, upbeat tax professional with the ability to work in a fast paced, growing environment. Come join our team and develop your tax technical skills with the following responsibilities:

    • Assist with preparation of Elastic’s global quarterly and annual tax provision, including deferred substantiations, effective tax rate calculations and supporting workpapers for tax footnote disclosures.
    • Assist with the federal and state income tax compliance process including data gathering, review and completion of various tax computations.
    • Assist with management of R&D credit process which is completed by a third party service provider.
    • Preparation of other federal, state and international credit calculations.
    • Assist with the management of tax compliance process which is completed by a third party service provider.
    • Address and resolve in a timely manner various tax notices and business requests.
    • Document and follow internal controls on an ongoing basis.
    • Assist with streamlining and automating tax provision and compliance areas.
    • Participate in various tax projects such as tax research, transfer pricing, and process development and improvement.
    • Assist with tax audits and respond to tax notices.
    • Assist with country-by-country reporting.
    • Prepare monthly and quarterly account reconciliations
    • Research tax technical issues including corporate income taxes, withholding taxes, and various indirect taxes (GST/HST, PST, QST, VAT, DST) and prepare accurate documentation for Company's positions

    Skills and Qualifications:

    • Ability to work in a fast paced, growing environment
    • BA/BS Degree in Accountancy required
    • CPA and/or MS in Tax preferred
    • Advanced proficiency with MS Excel
    • Experience with Alteryx strongly preferred
    • ASC 740 experience
    • Experience with NetSuite and BNA a plus
    • Strong project management skills combined with interest and experience in process improvement and efficiency
    • Focused individual who takes accountability of projects, is organized, possesses excellent analytical and problem-solving skills and is able to deliver on tight timeframes
    • A high level of motivation, initiative, collaboration, vitality, accountability, and integrity
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    We strive to have parity of benefits across regions and while regulations differ from place to place, we believe taking care of our people is the right thing to do.

    • Competitive pay based on the work you do here and not your previous salary
    • Health coverage for you and your family in many locations
    • Ability to craft your calendar with flexible locations and schedules for many roles
    • Generous number of vacation days each year
    • Double your charitable giving - We match up to $1500 (or local currency equivalent)
    • Up to 40 hours each year to use toward volunteer projects you love
    • Embracing parenthood with minimum of 16 weeks of parental leave

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    Tax Accountant