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PayPal Tax Provision Manager in San Jose, California

Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 305 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.

PayPal is seeking a Tax Accounting Manager to join its Tax Operations team. This position, reporting to the Senior Manager Tax Accounting, will work collaboratively with other members of the team, as well as PayPal’s broader tax department and finance teams, to prepare and review the company’s global quarterly and annual income tax provision calculations and related disclosures, including the following:

  • Current and deferred tax provision calculations

  • FIN48 and IFRIC23 tax reserve calculations

  • FAS123R tax calculations

  • Purchase accounting tax entries for acquisitions

  • Tax account rollforwards and reconciliations

  • Tax footnotes and related disclosures for quarterly and annual SEC filings

  • Partner with various groups within the tax department, finance, corporate accounting, and treasury to gather data needed to support the tax provision calculations

  • Ensure internal control processes over the tax function are properly performed and documented

  • Research various income tax accounting matters and determine impact of new accounting standards and tax legislation on the tax provision calculation

  • Work closely with the Company’s external auditors

  • Support process improvement initiatives to increase overall efficiency of the tax accounting process

  • Train and develop junior staff

Job Requirements

  • BA/BS in Accounting or Finance equivalent; CPA and/or Masters in Taxation a plus

  • 7+ years of progressive professional experience in ASC740 income tax accounting for publicly held multinational companies; public accounting experience a plus

  • Solid tax accounting technical skills, analytical thinker, detail orientated

  • Ability to collaborate as part of a team

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

  • Self-motivated with ability to work in a fast paced environment

  • Experience with Corptax and SAP a plus

We're a purpose-driven company whose beliefs are the foundation for how we conduct business every day. We hold ourselves to our One Team Behaviors which demand that we hold the highest ethical standards, to empower an open and diverse workplace, and strive to treat everyone who is touched by our business with dignity and respect. Our employees challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. We want to break down barriers to financial empowerment. Join us as we change the way the world defines financial freedom.PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at