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Director, Tax

Binance.US

Binance.US

Accounting & Finance
California, USA · Remote
Posted on Thursday, May 9, 2024

About Binance.US:

Binance.US is America’s #1 Crypto Platform for Low Fees, featuring secure access to 150+ popular cryptocurrencies. Founded in 2019 and headquartered in Miami, Florida, Binance.US has emerged as a leading destination for customers looking to buy, trade, stake, transfer, and hold digital assets with confidence. Built for U.S. consumers, Binance.US strictly abides by U.S. regulations and operates with transparency and accountability. Binance.US is a separate independent company from Binance.com and utilizes its innovative technology stack under a licensing agreement.

About This Role:

We are seeking an experienced, hands-on Director of Tax to take on a pivotal role in managing the Tax function of a busy Cryptocurrency exchange. The Director of Tax is a key member of the Finance Leadership team, directing all aspects of domestic and international tax, including reporting, compliance and strategic planning for multiple entities. Additionally, they will design and implement global tax strategies to meet business goals and optimize the overall company position.

In order to succeed, a candidate should feel comfortable in addressing tax issues with cross-functional teams and working autonomously with external advisors on a variety of tax matters. You need to bring a high level of technical expertise and ability to own the function from end to end. Excellent candidates will be able to demonstrate how they have implemented strategies to improve tax efficiency and drive innovation in tax reporting procedures.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Lead and oversee the completion of all federal, state and international income tax returns for multiple entities, working with outside consultants to enforce accuracy, timeliness and compliance with all relevant regulations
  • Responsibility for all day to day operations of the Tax department, including maintenance of the tax calendar to monitor filing deadlines, respond to tax notices and ensure compliance with all domestic and international tax laws and reporting requirements
  • Review all tax policies and positions and provide strategic guidance on a variety of corporate tax issues including payroll taxes, cross-border issues and transfer pricing studies
  • Direct the accounting for income taxes for all entities, including preparation of tax provisions in compliance with US GAAP, and partner with the Controllership to ensure accurate recording of liabilities
  • Own the customer tax reporting program, including collaboration with product teams to improve existing reporting and deliver an industry leading customer experience
  • Lead special tax projects such as R&D relief claims, and collaborate closely with business partners, including other finance functions, Product, Operations and Tech teams
  • Develop best in class tax processes to enable efficiencies and establish effective internal controls over tax reporting
  • Serve as primary liaison with external audit for all tax related matters
  • Assist with other ad hoc projects as necessary

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • First class tax reporting and compliance skills gained from 10+ years of relevant work experience in industry and/or public accounting is required
  • A bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent, with CPA designation preferred
  • Startup experience in the Fintech or Financial Services industry preferred
  • Experience in overseeing external consultants and reviewing external work products
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple responsibilities, with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience developing and working with cross-functional teams
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Salary:

The starting pay range for this role is between $200,000 - $230,000 USD per year for all U.S. remote locations. The actual base pay will vary, and is dependent upon many factors, such as transferable skill sets, work experience, business needs, and market demands. The base pay range is subject to change.

Binance.US is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our mission is to give Americans access to a broad array of digital assets, and we thrive because of the diverse and inclusive team that we are building. We do not discriminate against qualified employees or applicants because of race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual preference, sexual identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military status, or any other characteristic protected by local law or ordinance.

Binance.US complies with Federal Transparency in Coverage regulations by providing a link to machine readable files related to the health plans offered to our employees. The machine-readable files are formatted to allow researchers, regulators, and application developers to more easily access and analyze data including negotiated service rates, and out-of-network allowed amounts between health plans and healthcare providers.