Company Overview 

Metropolis Technologies, Inc. is a stealth start-up that is building digital networks to facilitate the future of mobility. The Company’s HQ is located in Los Angeles, CA and expanding nationwide.   

If you have a passion for the future of mobility, including on-demand valet, e-scooters, rideshare, last mile transport, autonomous vehicles, electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft and their surrounding ecosystem, the Company provides the opportunity to join at an early stage. 

Tax Manager, Los Angeles

Our expanding company is seeking a Tax Manager to join our talented team in Santa Monica. 

The successful candidate will be detail-oriented, organized, and effective at managing their time. They will be comfortable working both autonomously and within a team to meet and exceed company goals. 

Reporting to the Controller, as Tax Manager you’ll be the Company’s first tax-focused hire.  You will have the opportunity to implement best practices related to compliance and be a critical part of scaling the business.       

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with outside tax advisors to prepare federal and state income tax returns
  • Prepare and issue 1099s
  • File and pay local taxes on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis
  • Review tax related journal entries for monthly closes
  • Research and support tax implications for new locations and revenue streams
  • Prepare tax memos to document and update tax positions of the company
  • Research and stay current on evolving tax legislation
  • Manage annual R&D credit filing with outside advisors, maintaining time surveys throughout the year
  • Assist Controller and CFO as needed

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business
  • Knowledge of US tax regulations and US GAAP requirements of ASC 740
  • CPA or post graduate tax qualification
  • 5+ years of experience in tax, preferably state and local tax
  • 3+ years of public accounting, ideally Big 4
  • Startup experience preferred
  • A detail-oriented and zero-defect mindset
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills

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