SVP of Global Taxation

New York, NY
StubHub – Finance /
StubHub is on a mission to redefine the live event experience on a global scale. Whether someone is looking to attend their first event or their hundredth, we’re here to delight them all the way from the moment they start looking for a ticket until they step through the gate. The same goes for our sellers. From fans selling a single ticket to the promoters of a worldwide stadium tour, we want StubHub to be the safest, most convenient way to offer a ticket to the millions of fans who browse our platform around the world.

StubHub is seeking an experienced tax professional who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment to lead global direct and indirect taxation compliance and planning at our high growth company.
The SVP of Global Taxation will be responsible for managing all tax matters across a company's global footprint will work cross-functionality and globally with Finance, Legal, and Human Resources teams across the company. Communication skills, attention to detail, and an objective approach to scaling and problem-solving is a must! Strong knowledge of U.S. Federal Taxation as well as Global Tax Compliance required.

This is a hybrid work opportunity located in New York, NY. We have a 3-day in-office and 2-day remote schedule.

What You'll Do

    • Manage all planning and compliance related to StubHub’s domestic and international activities for corporate income taxes, indirect taxation and GAAP tax provision
    • Develop a scalable international Tax compliance function to adapt to business and regulations changes
    • Manage the Global Tax function and all internal and external relationships relating to Tax
    • Assume expertise for new and emerging tax issues, both domestically and internationally
    • Drive transformation of the tax function to scale for growth, which includes people development, process improvement and implementation, and effective use of data and technology
    • Develop and implement tax planning strategies to reduce tax expense, eliminate tax exposures, minimize audit deficiencies, and maintain a competitive effective tax rate
    • Lead the continual strategic review of the company’s international tax structure and transfer pricing policies
    • Build a team of tax professionals by managing deliverables, setting expectations, providing ongoing performance feedback, creating opportunities and developing goals
    • Drive the tax related element of the annual audit and quarterly reviews with external auditors, the accounting team, and executive management
    • Maintain ownership of tax internal controls and update as business developments dictate, ensuring compliance with Sarbanes Oxley

Who You Are

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Tax, Accounting or Finance 
    • C.P.A. required 
    • 20+ years of recent/current progressive corporate tax experience, preferably in the Tech / e-commerce / SaaS industries.
    • 5+ years of progressive experience within a Big 4 accounting firm  
    • 10+ years of progressive experience within a complex, SEC registrant company or commensurate progressive experience with SEC registrant clients for the tax division of a Big 4 accounting firm
    • Must demonstrate a conceptual and business-oriented approach to communicating taxes and tax planning, and be able to effectively communicate with and influence non-tax business leaders 
    • Strong aptitude for identifying and implementing process improvements, including the use of new tax technology and automation tools 
    • Excellent interpersonal skills, as candidate must be able to work and communicate with individuals at all levels across the organization and draft technical Tax and accounting memos 

What We Offer

    • Accelerated Growth Environment: Immerse yourself in an environment designed for swift skill and knowledge enhancement, where you have the autonomy to lead experiments and tests on a massive scale.
    • Top Tier Compensation Package: Enjoy a rewarding compensation package that includes enticing stock incentives, aligning with our commitment to recognizing and valuing your contributions.
    • Flexible Time Off: Embrace a healthy work-life balance with unlimited Flex Time Off, providing you the flexibility to manage your schedule and recharge as needed.
    • Comprehensive Benefits Package: Prioritize your well-being with a comprehensive benefits package, featuring 401k, and premium Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance options.
    • Team-Building Events: Engage in vibrant team events that foster camaraderie and collaboration, creating an atmosphere where your professional and personal growth are celebrated.
$379,700 - $441,300 a year
The anticipated gross base annual salary range for this role is $379,700– $441,300 per year. Actual compensation will vary depending on factors such as a candidate’s qualifications, skills, experience, and competencies. Base annual salary is one component of StubHub’s total compensation and competitive benefits package, which includes equity, 401(k), paid time off, paid parental leave, and comprehensive health benefits. 
About Us 
StubHub is the world’s leading marketplace to buy and sell tickets to any live event, anywhere. Through StubHub in North America and viagogo, our international platform, we service customers in 195 countries in 33 languages and 49 available currencies. With more than 300 million tickets available annually on our platform to events around the world -- from sports to music, comedy to dance, festivals to theater -- StubHub offers the safest, most convenient way to buy or sell tickets to the most memorable live experiences. Come join our team for a front-row seat to the action. 

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