Senior Tax Wrangler

Want to make the web a better place for more than half a billion people each month? We’re hiring.  Automattic is the company behind the blogging platform will work in all areas of domestic, international planning and compliance at Automattic.You will coordinate, support and supervise our outside service providers relative to domestic income and sales tax compliance. You will be primarily responsible for preparing, gathering and/or supervising all of the required inputs, calculations and data required for the service providers to timely, accurately, and efficiently meet our tax compliance obligations.

  • You will assist with Automattic’s international tax compliance, international tax planning and SFAS 109/ASC 740 and Fin48 analysis and documentation, and will be responsible for assisting in the tax department’s development, implementation and maintenance of its control and compliance requirements.
  • You will also assist with and/or manage other special projects as required including transfer pricing, tax audits, R&E credit calculations, 382 analysis and various tax research projects on an as-needed basis.


  • BA/BS in accounting or related field.
  • 5-10 years combined Big 4/high tech corporate tax experience.
  • CPA and/ or Masters in Tax a plus.
  • Strong history of success in a fast paced ever-changing dynamic environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Flexible roll-up-your sleeves, hands-on attitude.

How to Apply

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