Automattic

Director of Tax & Treasury

We’re looking for exceptional accountants who can work in one of the most unique and interesting accounting groups in the world. And we’re completely distributed! You will work alongside Automattic’s accounting team to navigate the wide range of accounting issues involved in building Automattic’s global business. All while contributing to the success of Open Source software, making the internet a better place.

Here’s what we’re currently after:

Director of Tax & Treasury
This role is critical in shaping our global footprint from a tax perspective. You will have overall responsibility to direct, coordinate, and maintain all aspects of our global direct & indirect tax activities. You’ll need a strong technical tax background especially in the areas of income tax provisions and compliance, international transaction tax experience, treasury management, and communication skills.

We’re also looking for the following things:

  • Minimum of 10 to 15 years of tax experience, with at least 5 to 7 leading a tax group.
  • Strong general accounting skills.
  • Hands on working style with the ability to multitask.
  • Experience in an international high tech publicly traded company a plus.
  • Ability to communicate complex and technical matters effectively.
  • Operates independently with the ability to define own tasks within assigned area, gather resources and solve difficult problems.

If this sounds like you, scroll down for info on submitting your app. Also in your app, tell us why the tax accountant crossed the road?

How to Apply

Does this sound interesting? If yes, please send a short email to jobs @ this domain telling us about yourself and attach a résumé. Let us know what you can contribute to the team. Include the title of the position you’re applying for and your name in the subject. Proofread! Make sure you spell and capitalize WordPress and Automattic correctly. We are lucky to receive hundreds of applications for every position, so try to make your application stand out. If you apply for multiple positions or send multiple emails there will be one reply. If you're reading this on a site other than automattic.com please make sure you visit automattic.com/work-with-us for the latest details on applying.

All Jobs Require

  • Great communication skills. We’re a distributed team, so frequent and clear written communication is a must.
  • Self-driven work ethic. You need to be a self-starter who loves taking initiative and seeing things through to completion.
  • Curiosity and the desire to learn. Our business is changing and growing fast, who knows what will be the skills of tomorrow? Flexibility is key.