Chief Tax Officer

Los Angeles, United States
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Full time /
Remote
Xsolla Holding Company is seeking a strategic, detail-oriented, and dynamic Chief Tax Officer. This individual will drive strategic tax planning and compliance, oversee all aspects of taxation, including tax compliance, regulatory affairs, sanction risk mitigation, and estate planning. The successful candidate will provide strong leadership, shaping and influencing all tax-related decisions within the company.

Xsolla is a global e-commerce organization that services the gaming industry with a robust and powerful set of tools and services. As an innovative leader in game commerce, we continue to solve the inherent complexities of global distribution, marketing, and monetization so our partners can grow their audience, engagement, and revenue.

Sparked by our deep love for gaming’s union of technology and artistry, our product suite operates in more than 200 countries and territories, 20+ languages, and 130 currencies. What hasn’t changed since our launch in 2005 is our conviction that everyone deserves an equal opportunity to play.

If you are passionate about tax planning and compliance, and you're looking for an exciting opportunity to work with a dynamic and growing company, we want to hear from you. Apply now to join our team as Chief Tax Officer and help us continue to succeed in a complex and ever-changing global environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Review tax planning processes and suggest improvements to current methods to optimize tax efficiency
    • Analyze company operations to identify areas in need of reorganization, downsizing, or elimination from a tax perspective
    • Coordinate with ownership and other senior leadership to establish tax-related priorities for the planning process
    • Monitor long-range economic trends and project their impact on future growth in sales, market share, and tax implications
    • Identify opportunities for tax savings and expansion into new product areas considering the tax implications
    • Manage all aspects of taxation and structuring for the Company, including managing external advisors
    • Ensure an effective tax compliance and advisory service is delivered to all stakeholders
    • Manage the Company's relationship with regulatory bodies
    • Evaluate and identify tax planning and structuring opportunities and requirements
    • Oversee tax risk management, identifying potential areas of tax-related vulnerability and risk, and develop and implement corrective action plans
    • Develop and implement a global tax strategy that takes into account the company's expansion plans and business model changes
    • Lead the implementation of tax technology solutions to enhance tax reporting and compliance efficiency
    • Collaborate with corporate development teams to oversee tax due diligence, structuring, and post-acquisition integration in merger and acquisition activities
    • Develop an educational program to ensure that the broader finance and executive team understand the tax implications of their decisions
    • Communicate tax strategy and implications to stakeholders, including the board of directors, senior management, and shareholders

REQUIREMENTS

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Economics. (Master’s degree and/or Juris Doctorate in Taxation highly preferred)
    • 15 years of progressive experience in a senior tax role (experience in a multinational company is a plus)
    • Government Support Initiatives: Demonstrated understanding and experience with government support, grant and tax initiatives, including the ability to identify and leverage such opportunities to support the company's strategic objectives
    • Proven track record of success in tax planning and compliance
    • Excellent management and supervisory skills
    • Extensive experience with databases and financial management software
    • Knowledge of sanction risk mitigation and regulatory affairs
    • Experience in estate planning and understanding of tax implications
    • Familiarity with international tax law, including an understanding of tax treaties, transfer pricing, and cross-border transaction implications
    • Experience in managing tax issues during mergers and acquisitions
    • Proficiency in the latest tax software and digital solutions for tax compliance and reporting
    • Familiarity with the specific tax considerations within the industry in which Xsolla operates
    • Ability to effectively negotiate with tax authorities and other external parties
    • Proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, meet deadlines, and handle a high-pressure environment
    • Commitment to continuous learning, staying updated with the latest tax laws and regulations
    • Proficiency in more than one language is a plus, especially if the company operates in multiple countries
$280,000 - $340,000 a year
Compensation = Base + Bonus
BENEFITS
At Xsolla, our Benefits Program is designed to meet and enhance our team’s physical, mental, and emotional well-being. We offer 100% company-paid medical, dental, and vision plans for full-time employees AND their families (that start on the first of the month after start date)! Additionally, disability and life insurance are company-paid. Chiropractic coverage and flexible spending accounts are there for you, should you need them. And our 401(k) retirement plan is entirely immediately vested at the start date and includes a 4% company match to help you plan for the future.

Burnout is bad for people and bad for business. That’s why we offer paid unlimited Flexible Time Off and 14 paid holidays each year.

We are all about personal and professional growth! Every Xsolla employee has a customized career roadmap, curated by the employee alongside their manager, that helps align company goals with individualized personal goals. In an effort to foster your growth at Xsolla, we offer opportunities for in-house training, independent study, conference attendance, and higher education.

ABOUT XSOLLA
Xsolla is a global video game commerce company with a robust and powerful set of tools and services designed specifically for the video game industry. Since its founding in 2005, Xsolla has helped thousands of game developers and publishers of all sizes fund, market, launch and monetize their games globally and across multiple platforms. As an innovative leader in game commerce, Xsolla’s mission is to solve the inherent complexities of global distribution, marketing, and monetization to help our partners reach more geographies, generate more revenue and create relationships with gamers worldwide. Headquartered and incorporated in Los Angeles, California, with offices in Berlin, Seoul, Beijing, Kuala Lumpur, Tokyo and cities around the world, Xsolla supports major gaming titles like Valve, Twitch, Roblox, Ubisoft, Epic Games, Take-Two, KRAFTON, Nexters, NetEase, Playstudios, Playrix, miHoYo, and more.

For additional information and to learn more, please visit: xsolla.com

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands for this position are sits, stands, bends, lifts, and moves intermittently during working hours. These physical requirements may be accomplished with or without reasonable accommodations.

The duties of this position may change from time to time so the individual and organization can achieve their results. This job description is intended to describe the general level of work being performed. It is not intended to be all-inclusive.

Xsolla takes your privacy very seriously, and will not sell or externally distribute any data received during the hiring process. For more information related to GDPR or CCPA please reach out to careers@xsolla.com.

Longevity Opportunity Vision Enjoy the game!