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Tax Manager, Global Tax Reporting



New York, NY, USA
Posted on Friday, April 12, 2024

Tax Manager
Tax Accounting and Tax Forecasting

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We are seeking a Tax Manager - Tax Accounting and Tax Forecasting to join our Global Reporting & Compliance Team. This role reports to the Senior Manager of Tax Reporting and is based in New York City.


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In this role, you will be responsible for key aspects of Spotify’s global annual and interim consolidated income tax reporting obligations and will play a critical role in the calculation of the global income tax provision in accordance with IAS 12. You will oversee tax forecasting in close partnership with departmental colleagues as well as with those in Financial Planning & Analysis. Additionally, you will collaborate closely with the broader global Tax team and work cross functionally with various Finance teams and Auditors.
We are a team of highly skilled and dedicated colleagues. We offer a challenging and dynamic role in an ever changing environment with the opportunity to take on much responsibility in a rapidly growing international company. Above all, your work will impact the way the world experiences audio.

What You'll Do

  • Responsible for building internal processes around the tax forecasting process and guiding cash tax forecasting models related to domestic and foreign operations
  • Responsible for the review of quarterly and annual income tax provisions in accordance with IAS 12 and local statutory GAAP; calculate the effective tax rate, current and deferred tax provisions, taxes payable and related disclosures including the tax reporting considerations of the new Pillar 2 GloBE regime
  • Partner with colleagues to ensure uncertain positions are accounted for in accordance with IFRIC 23 / IAS 37
  • Technology and Automation – find opportunities to make the overall tax reporting process more efficient, including using different tax technologies, (e.g. Onesource to prepare provisions, Alteryx)
  • Research technical tax issues and prepare internal position memos and/or presentations to clearly document the basis for the tax accounting positions
  • Keep up to date with IAS 12 guidance as well as tax law developments
  • Collaborate closely with other members of the global tax team and greater finance organization to ensure completeness of tax analyses
  • Be an integral part of the day-to-day operations of our global tax function
  • Other exciting projects as required or needed

Who You Are

  • 6+ years of direct experience with tax accounting and corporate tax
  • A university degree or equivalent
  • A combination of Big 4 public accounting and industry experience is preferable
  • IFRS experience is a strong plus
  • Experience with tax software (ONESOURCE Tax Provision), financial systems (NetSuite is a plus) ERPs, consolidation tools, and management reporting tools
  • Familiarity with technology and automation with a strong focus to improve processes
  • Excellent interpersonal/collaboration skills, in addition to excellent written, oral, and presentation skills
  • Strong skills in the Microsoft Office and/or the Google suite including the ability to prepare robust Excel models and the ability to learn new software platforms
  • A demeanor that champions collaboration, but also the ability to get the job done on your own when necessary
  • Open, honest, accurate and willing to dig-in
  • Desire to perform with the best and drive constant improvement

Where You'll Be

  • Hybrid role based in our New York offices (average 2 to 3 days a week required)
  • Working hours? We operate within the Eastern time zone for collaboration

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Our global benefits

Extensive learning opportunities, through our dedicated team, GreenHouse.

Flexible share incentives letting you choose how you share in our success.

Global parental leave, six months off - fully paid - for all new parents.

All The Feels, our employee assistance program and self-care hub.

Flexible public holidays, swap days off according to your values and beliefs.

Learn about life at Spotify

The United States base range for this position is $115,081-$164,402, plus equity. The benefits available for this position include health insurance, six month paid parental leave, 401(k) retirement plan, monthly meal allowance, 23 paid days off, 13 paid flexible holidays, paid sick leave. These ranges may be modified in the future.
Spotify is an equal opportunity employer. You are welcome at Spotify for who you are, no matter where you come from, what you look like, or what’s playing in your headphones. Our platform is for everyone, and so is our workplace. The more voices we have represented and amplified in our business, the more we will all thrive, contribute, and be forward-thinking! So bring us your personal experience, your perspectives, and your background. It’s in our differences that we will find the power to keep revolutionizing the way the world listens.
Spotify transformed music listening forever when we launched in 2008. Our mission is to unlock the potential of human creativity by giving a million creative artists the opportunity to live off their art and billions of fans the chance to enjoy and be passionate about these creators. Everything we do is driven by our love for music and podcasting. Today, we are the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service.

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