Jr Tax Analyst

Mexico City, Mexico /
Operations /
Full time
About Umba
Our mission at Umba is to use machine learning to allow us to create intelligent, affordable financial products for emerging markets. Umba is life in Nigeria, expanding quickly into additional markets, offering a full suite of digital banking products to its customers through Android and iOS Apps. Our platform uses machine learning and big data to build credit scores to optimize risk exposures and allows users to apply, receive, and repay microloans and through their smartphones. Once a user creates an account, we validate their information and make lending decisions based on the information they give us and hundreds of data points we take from their smartphone with their permission. Our machine learning models are in a state of constant improvement, and we use AI and automation to deliver the lowest cost banking solutions for our growing customer base. We have built out a comprehensive data collection platform, with our data warehouse storing over 100m rows of data for accurate credit scoring.

This person will be responsible For preparing, reviewing, and filing tax returns and tax forms in compliance with local, state, and federal tax reporting obligations.


    • Provide technical tax information, tax law interpretation, and procedural information
    • Provide support with professional development, as well as review the work of the tax accountant
    • Verify account balances by performing reconciliations on tax general ledger accounts
    • Recalls and advances Tax Warrants stages to expedite collection activities.
    • Performs research on specific tax liabilities to determine validity and accuracy.
    • Regularly perform audits on the system to ensure data integrity; responsible for resolving discrepancies that might adversely impact the company’s tax returns.
    • Prepare simple and complex tax returns for individuals and small companies.
    • Review financial records such as income statements and documentation of expenditures.

Qualities and Skills

    • Strong knowledge of general accounting and tax compliance
    • Ability to apply detailed knowledge of organizational procedures to make independent decisions and serve as a credible resource for a senior management team
    • Knowledge of and ability to apply math computation skills including basic addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division
    • Strong organizational skills and ability to handle numerous details
    • Strong working knowledge of Onesource tax compliance software desired
    • Strong analytical skills and ability to work well in a changing environment
    • Solid tax technical knowledge
Work Status 
Valid work authorization in Mexico.

Umba is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or particular need that requires accommodation, please let us know.