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Vice President, Tax



New York, NY, USA · San Francisco, CA, USA · Palo Alto, CA, USA
Posted on Monday, March 20, 2023

The worldwide data management software market is massive (IDC forecasts it to be $138 billion by 2026!). At MongoDB we are transforming industries and empowering developers to build amazing apps that people use every day. We are the leading modern data platform and the first database provider to IPO in over 20 years. Join our team and be at the forefront of innovation and creativity.

The VP of Tax is a highly visible role across the organization. In this newly created role, you will provide critical enterprise-wide leadership and drive our global tax strategy including tax provision, tax planning and tax compliance and work closely with the company's accounting and finance teams to support the overall financial objectives of the organization. You will play a key role in cross functional initiatives and manage and lead the global tax team.

We are looking to speak to candidates who are based in New York City, Palo Alto, or San Francisco for our hybrid working model.


  • Manage, develop, and mentor team members in the US and foreign locations, encouraging a collaborative team atmosphere
  • Develop and lead tax strategy, assessing the tax impact of strategic initiatives, and driving tax decision-making that improves shareholder value
  • Provide active support/advising leadership in strategic decision-making, due diligence, mergers/acquisitions, restructuring, etc. to ensure business planning accounts for relevant tax considerations
  • Continue to develop and implement transfer pricing strategy, monitor transfer pricing policies and related documentation
  • Manage worldwide GAAP tax provision, tax reserves (FIN 48 & FAS 5) and related disclosures. Lead compliance (US Federal, US States and International), accounting for income taxes, technical research, process improvement, and risk and controls
  • Review, analyze and maintain support for valuation allowances and stock compensation impacts of US and Foreign employees
  • Ensure compliance with US and international tax laws and regulations, US GAAP, SOX, and other domestic and international requirements
  • Actively partner with foreign operations on local tax matters (income tax, VAT, withholding tax, etc.)
  • Manage indirect tax compliance and risks, advise on employment tax
  • Manage global tax audits
  • Lead automation and digital transformation for tax function
  • Building, maintaining, and leveraging close working relationships with internal partners, including executive management, financial reporting, accounting, treasury, legal, HR and business operations

Experience and Qualification

  • 15+ years of progressive experience with 7+ leading a corporate tax department within a public technology company
  • CPA license required (Big4 experience preferred); Masters in Tax preferred
  • Effective communications skills, including the ability to synthesize complex tax issues and to communicate them in a clear and succinct manner to non tax technical executive audience
  • Experience with tax accounting for valuation allowances, treatment of stock compensation, international tax structure and cost sharing structures
  • Experience successfully managing multiple projects and priorities simultaneously; and
  • Ability to quickly understand and integrate business objectives with tax strategies
  • Effectively communicate tax strategy and vision to executive leadership

To drive the personal growth and business impact of our employees, we’re committed to developing a supportive and enriching culture for everyone. From employee affinity groups, to fertility assistance and a generous parental leave policy, we value our employees’ wellbeing and want to support them along every step of their professional and personal journeys. Learn more about what it’s like to work at MongoDB, and help us make an impact on the world!

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