Tax Accountant, Indirect Tax

Accounting & Finance – Accounting and Finance /
Full-time /
Who we are: 
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We believe everyone deserves the unconditional love of a pet—and at Rover, our mission is to make it easier to experience that love. Founded in 2011, the Rover app and website connect dog and cat parents with loving pet sitters and dog walkers in neighborhoods across the US, Canada, and Europe. We empower our community of trusted pet sitters and dog walkers to run their own pet care businesses on Rover with the tools and security of a global company to back them.

Headquartered in Seattle, Washington, we work closely with our teams in Barcelona, San Antonio, Spokane, and remote locations. We’ve got a reputation for being a great place to work, having been named among the 100 Best Companies to Work For in Seattle Business Magazine and Washington’s Best Workplaces in the Puget Sound Business Journal. We're an agile, fast-growing company, and our leadership comes from some of the world's most respected tech companies. 

At Rover, our furry coworkers are just as important as our human ones—and we wouldn’t have it any other way. Along with making the joys of pet parenthood more accessible, we’re committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive, and welcoming community of pet people—and that starts with our employees.

What we’re looking for:

We are seeking a Tax Accountant to join the growing tax team at Rover. Your primary responsibilities will include preparation of the Company’s state and local indirect returns, business licenses, financial statement reserves, information reporting returns, and correspondence with our customers.  You are detail-oriented and results-focused, and have excellent organization and communication skills. You enjoy collaborating with others to support team projects and goals, as well as company-wide initiatives, but can also work independently. This position is based in our Seattle office, where we have hybrid in-office/working from home arrangements. 

Your Responsibilities:

    • Prepare federal, state, and local filings, with a primary focus on indirect taxes and information reporting 
    • Assist Rover’s tax information reporting process in US federal, state and international jurisdictions 
    • Business process internal controls for indirect tax 
    • Engage with tax authorities on questions and discrepancies
    • Assist in the resolution of customer service questions related to indirect tax and informational reporting
    • Assist in the maintenance and reconciliation of indirect tax GL accounts
    • Contribute to monthly financial statement close processes and accruals
    • Work with the legal team with sensitive information verification
    • Other tax projects, as needed

Your Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree in accounting, advanced tax degree, or equivalent experience required
    • 1-3 years of experience in public accounting and / or a corporate tax department required
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Microsoft Excel
    • Basic knowledge of indirect tax
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Commitment to excellent customer service
    • Effective communication and interpersonal skills

Your Bonus Skills:

    • Licensed CPA
    • Experience with NetSuite, Avalara, and internally developed transactional databases 
    • Experience in a large corporate tax environment
    • Experience with indirect tax
    • Experience in SQL

Benefits of Working at

    • Competitive compensation
    • 401k
    • Flexible PTO
    • Competitive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision insurance
    • Commuter benefits
    • Bring your dog to work (and unlimited puppy time)
    • Doggy benefits, including $1000 toward adopting your first dog
    • Stocked fridges, coffee, soda, and lots of treats (for humans and dogs) and free catered lunches semi-monthly 
    • Regular team activities performed in-person and virtually


    • In the greater Seattle area the first year salary range is $77,001-$99,235. Additionally, Rover offers benefits to full-time employees.
    • The cash compensation offered for this role will be dependent on the candidate's experience, qualifications, skills and abilities as demonstrated in the interview and hiring process.
Rover is an equal opportunity employer committed to promoting a diverse, inclusive and inventive environment with the best employees. We’re driven by seeing our people succeed and grow, and we work to ensure everyone contributes to their fullest potential. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, protected veteran status, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.

We are committed to work with you to look for reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.