We're transforming the grocery industry

Instacart is the North American leader in online grocery and one of the fastest-growing companies in e-commerce. Since 2012, we’ve been working towards creating a world where everyone has access to the food they love and more time to enjoy it together. 

Groceries delivered to your door in as little as an hour. It seems simple, right? Well, it’s more complex than that. From re-routing deliveries during snowstorms, to connecting customers with coupons and deals for their favorite brands, to updating over half a billion grocery data lines every night...our efforts bring Instacart closer to being the operating system for the grocery industry.

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It's an exciting time to join our dynamic Tax team and be a part of the amazing growth the Company is experiencing!  The Senior Manager, Indirect Tax Compliance will play a central role in the Tax team as Instacart expands in the US and globally. 

ABOUT THE ROLE

  • Drive ongoing process improvements, focusing on automation, efficiency, and analytics/dashboards in partnership with our Tax Technology Team. 
  • Lead the indirect tax compliance, reporting, and accounting activities including but not limited to US Sales and Use tax, GST, VAT, DST, and other business taxes.
  • Responsible for monthly accrual and reconciliation of tax accounts as well as overseeing the ASC 450 process and ongoing analysis.
  • Partner with and manage external service providers.
  • Monitor and research indirect tax legislative changes globally, including developments in marketplace facilitator laws and digital service taxes.
  • Ensure new markets launch with indirect tax compliance requirements and processes implemented, minimizing risk and identifying savings opportunities. 
  • Lead tax system integration and remediation of acquired businesses.
  • Provide support for merchant tax inquiries and deliver practical solutions.
  • Identify indirect tax issues impacting Instacart and perform research and recommendations on the appropriate actions.
  • Review indirect tax requirements for new product and/or system implementations. 
  • Partner with various Instacart teams, including accounting, legal, engineering, operations, and finance on a variety of initiatives. 
  • Train and mentor team members, peers and business partners. 

ABOUT YOU

  • 8+ years of relevant tax experience with a deep understanding of US indirect tax including some international indirect tax experience. 
  • Project management and organizational skills to meet various filing deadlines, both internal and external.
  • A strategic mindset with the ability to drill into details.
  • B.S. degree; CPA or JD (JD equivalent) required. MST or Tax LLM is a plus. 
  • Relevant public accounting or industry experience. 
  • A proven ability to build relationships and communicate technical tax issues clearly to non-tax team members and work effectively across all functional teams. 

 

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