Remote job description

Figma is growing our team of passionate people on a mission to make design accessible to all. Born on the Web, Figma helps entire product teams brainstorm, create, test, and ship better designs, together. From great products to long-lasting companies, we believe that nothing great is made alone?"come make with us!

As our first Manager, Indirect Tax, you will play a critical role in supporting the tax function for the company. This is a unique opportunity to strategically build and scale the indirect tax side of the tax function. Figma is full of smart, humble and collaborative people. It is a great time to join as you will be building the function as the company is in a hyper growth mode at the same time. You will report to the VP of Tax.

This is a full time role that can be held from one of our US hubs or remotely in the United States.

What you'll do at Figma:

  • Assist with reviewing monthly, quarterly and annual Sales and Use Tax filings, GST/VAT and preparing other domestic and international non-income based tax filings
  • Manage indirect tax planning and reserves
  • Manage and oversee indirect tax rates, tax classification and exemption documentation
  • Review and approve monthly use tax accruals, journal entries and related supporting documentation
  • Provide timely insights on indirect tax regulations, trends and risks relating to our industry.
  • Manage all aspects of sales tax audit
  • Manage relationships with internal engineers and IT contacts for system management and information requests
  • Perform legal research and analysis on a variety of state/local and international indirect tax projects, draft memorandum and indirect tax policies

We'd love to hear from you if you have:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, CPA preferred
  • 7+ years of public accounting and/or industry accounting experience with focus on US indirect tax as well as international indirect tax
  • Experience in interacting with tax auditors, audit defense
  • Experience in sales and use tax preparation and reviews
  • Excellent project management and strong analytical skills
  • Excellent computer skills - advanced Excel, Avalara, NetSuite, Workday
  • High energy, high motivation and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and effectively
  • Strong research and analytical skills
  • Demonstrate attention to detail, great time management and organization skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
At Figma, one of our values is Grow as you go. We believe in hiring smart, curious people who are excited to learn and develop their skills. If you're excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with the points outlined in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

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We will work to ensure individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please let your recruiter know if you require accommodation.

About Figma

Dylan Field and Evan Wallace co-founded Figma in 2012 with the vision of building tools for designers in the browser. Their goal was to create the first design tool that combined the accessibility of the Web with the functionality of a native app. Today Figma is a platform with tools and spaces to support the entire product development process?"idea to design to build?"and has simplified collaboration for companies like Microsoft, Uber, and The New York Times to name a few.

At Figma, we celebrate and support our differences. We know employing a team rich in diverse backgrounds, experiences, and opinions allows our employees, products, and community to flourish. Figma is an equal opportunity workplace?"we are dedicated to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national orientation, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

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Company name: Figma
Remote job title: Senior Manager, Indirect Tax
Job tags: Analytical Skills, Taxes, project management

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