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Director, Tax-Global Credits/Incentives



Orlando, FL, USA
Posted on Sunday, October 1, 2023
At PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL), we believe that every person has the right to participate fully in the global economy. Our mission is to democratize financial services to ensure that everyone, regardless of background or economic standing, has access to affordable, convenient, and secure products and services to take control of their financial lives. Job Description Summary:PayPal’s Corporate Tax Department is seeking an experienced indirect tax professional who will ensure PayPal is taking advantage of existing global indirect credits and incentives (C&I) opportunities as well as monitor and identify additional possibilities to pursue new credits or incentives. This position, reporting to the Sr. Director, Indirect Tax, will manage PayPal’s various US and global credit and incentive programs and related compliance requirements, including ownership of all US sales tax refund projects. This will include managing the relationships and activities of any items outsourced to external providers. In addition, this position will work alongside and support our existing Americas (US, Canada, LatAm) indirect tax planning function on matters as they arise. You, the ideal candidate, will have the personal drive, passion, and enthusiasm to both understand and successfully navigate a fast-growing company in a rapidly evolving marketplace. You will have a hands-on style – one that looks to become personally involved in all elements of managing your functional responsibility, and who seeks to develop like-minded future leaders with similar capabilities. You are a self-starter with the ability to operate independently and manage multiple completing priorities and deadlines. Job Description: Key Responsibilities:
  • Act as the single point of contact for all global C&I and US sales tax refund matters within PayPal.
  • Day-to-day management of credit and incentive compliance and ensuring timely and accurate submission of all filings.
  • Maintain concurrent, audit-ready workpapers and financial records for all C&I filings.
  • Day-to-day management of US sales tax refunds and ensuring timely and accurate submission of all related filings.
  • Management of tax authority relationships and inquires in respect of C&I and refunds.
  • Implementation of an effective management framework / SOP around C&I and refund opportunities.
  • Continuously improve compliance processes resulting in further standardization across jurisdictions and regions; facilitate centralization, and design new, enhanced processes where appropriate.
  • Evaluate, recommend and support technology automation, data analytics and dashboarding.
  • Monitor new tax developments and identify new C&I or refund opportunities as well as any impact on existing submissions.
  • Manage relationships with PayPal’s Corporate Tax, Controllership, Accounting and other relevant teams as well as external providers.
  • Provide regular operational updates to key stakeholders including success metrics and calendar of potential payments / refunds.

Additional responsibilities will include:
  • Support of Americas indirect tax audits (sales / use / property tax).
  • Involvement in various indirect tax planning-related projects on an as-needed basis. These may include M&A deals or other business structuring projects, new product launches, software implementations, etc.

Skills and attributes for success:
  • Self-motivated; able to operate independently to achieve business goals.
  • Innovative with a problem resolution focus and strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Team player with excellent project management capabilities.
  • Detailed knowledge of global indirect tax and relevant direct tax concepts / compliance obligations.

To qualify for the role, you must have:
  • 12+ years of relevant, progressive professional tax compliance experience, either in industry or with a service provider.
  • Good understanding of IT systems and relevant software packages.
  • Fluent in English – written and spoken. Any additional language is an asset.
  • Excellent communication across cultures and within a virtual working environment.

[Please note that any US national pay range listed below refers to base pay only.]PayPal is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices.Actual Compensation is based on various factors including but not limited to work location, and relevant skills and experience.The total compensation for this practice may include an annual performance bonus (or other incentive compensation, as applicable), equity, and medical, dental, vision, and other benefits. For more information, visit U.S. national annual pay range for this role is $118700 to $246290Our Benefits:At PayPal, we’re committed to building an equitable and inclusive global economy. And we can’t do this without our most important asset—you. That’s why we offer benefits to help you thrive in every stage of life. We champion your financial, physical, and mental health by offering valuable benefits and resources to help you care for the whole you.We have great benefits including a flexible work environment, employee shares options, health and life insurance and more. To learn more about our benefits please visit https://www.paypalbenefits.comWho We Are:To learn more about our culture and community visit has remained at the forefront of the digital payment revolution for more than 20 years. By leveraging technology to make financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and secure, the PayPal platform is empowering more than 400 million consumers and merchants in more than 200 markets to join and thrive in the global economy. For more information, visit provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at part of PayPal’s commitment to employees’ health and safety, we have established in-office Covid-19 protocols and requirements, based on expert guidance. Depending on location, this might include a Covid-19 vaccination requirement for any employee whose role requires them to work onsite. Employees may request reasonable accommodation based on a medical condition or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.Notice to Applicants and Employees who reside within New York city. Click view the notice.REQ ID R0106449