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Director of Tax

San Francisco, California, United States

Director of Tax

Full-time | San Francisco | California | United States

Eventbrite is the world’s largest self-service ticketing platform. We build the technology to allow anyone to create, share, find and attend events that fuel their passions and enrich their lives. Music festivals, marathons, conferences, hackathons, air guitar competitions, political rallies, fundraisers, gaming competitions - you name it, we power it. Our mission? To bring the world together through live experiences.


THE CHALLENGE

There are exciting things going on behind the scenes at Eventbrite.  Our product portfolio and international presence continues to grow and expand.  As a result, our business has become more complex and dynamic. The ideal candidate has experience working in a fast paced environment, has strong interpersonal and communication skills and is excited to learn and take on new projects as they arise. 


THE TEAM

The Tax crew plays a key role in helping the company make business decisions. We work cross-functionally in everything we do.  As an action-based and practical team, we advise on complicated issues by thinking creatively to find solutions while always ensuring compliance and mitigating risk.   


THE ROLE

In your role as the Director of Tax, you will oversee Eventbrite’s global tax process. You will lead tax strategy and operations for all areas of business, including mergers and acquisitions, contract negotiations, tax related legal matters, systems, and strategic tax planning issues.   You will also lead in developing a world-class tax function to support increased internationalization and the ever increasing & challenging external tax environment through internal and external resources. You will play a key role in developing and executing the strategic direction of critical investments in Product and Engineering to ensure compliance with current and future tax regulations.

SKILL SET

  • Leadership skills — capable of influencing through collaboration, consensus building and interpersonal effectivenessCommunication Skills — demonstrated ability to communicate with confidence complicated tax strategy and issues in clear, concise and commonsense terms, particularly with senior executivesInterpersonal
  • skills – ability to interact as a proactive strategic business partner in many functional areas to resolve complex tax issues throughout the organizationSolid technical skills – pragmatic, business oriented approach and ability to relate taxation issues to the "real world" of the company's operations
  • Proven experience with executing technological process improvementHighly adaptive and flexibleAbility to communicate and interact effectively with individuals at all levels internally as well as outside of the firm
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills and a proven ability to work in a fast-paced and deadline driven environment
  • Strong project management, planning, and organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize work
  • Experience overseeing ASC 740 quarterly and annual processesExperience with SOX process implementation
  • Ability and desire to manage people at multiple levels
  • A minimum of 10+ years of tax experience, with a combination of Big 4 public accounting and industry (reputable U.S. multinational company)
  • preferredBachelor's Degree or equivalent required; CPA, Master's degree or equivalent in Taxation or Accounting, or Law Degree preferred 

BONUS POINTS

  • Prior experience working as the Head of Tax for a publicly traded multinational tech company 

ABOUT EVENTBRITE

Eventbrite is the world’s largest ticketing and event technology platform, powering millions of live experiences around the globe. We build technology that allows anyone to create, share, find and attend events of all kinds. Music festivals, marathons, conferences, hackathons, political rallies, fundraisers, gaming competitions— you name it, we power it. Meet some of the team.  


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Eventbrite is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer supporting workforce diversity.  We do not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, ancestry, citizenship status, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), marital status, registered domestic partner status, caregiver status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, mental or physical disability, political affiliation, status as a victim of domestic violence, assault or stalking, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.


FLSA Status: Exempt


Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records


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