Director of Global Income Tax Reporting at PayPal Inc.

Posted in Other 13 days ago.

Location: Sacramento, California

Job Description:

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 a Director of Global Income Tax Reporting to join its Global Tax Reporting & Compliance Team. This position, reporting to the Senior Director of Global Tax Reporting & Compliance, will work collaboratively with other members of the team, as well as PayPal's broader tax department, Controllership, and FP&A teams, to oversee the preparation of the company's global quarterly and annual income tax provision calculations and related disclosures, effective tax rate forecasting, and effective tax rate modeling for proposed/enacted global tax legislation and business initiatives.

Job Description:

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.

Key responsibilities include hands on management and oversight of the following:

  • Global effective tax rate calculations - non-GAAP & GAAP

  • Global current and deferred tax provision calculations / quarterly FIN18 rate calculations

  • Global FIN48 and IFRIC23 tax reserve calculations

  • Global FAS123R tax calculations

  • Global income tax account reconciliations

  • Tax footnotes and related disclosures for quarterly and annual SEC filings

  • Tax accounting for M&A activity and internal restructurings

  • Quarterly tax provision walkthroughs with management

  • Partner with various groups within the tax department, corporate accounting, FP&A and treasury teams to gather data needed to support the global tax provision calculations

  • Ensure internal/SOX control processes over the income tax function are properly performed and documented

  • Monitor proposed/enacted ASC 740 developments, research various income tax accounting matters

  • Quarterly and long-term effective tax rate forecasting

  • Effective tax rate modeling with respect to new accounting standards, global proposed/enacted income tax legislation, various business initiatives

  • Manage tax relationship/audit strategy with the Company's external auditors

  • Support process improvement initiatives to increase overall efficiency of the global income tax reporting process

  • Train, mentor and develop direct reports

Job Requirements

  • BA/BS in Accounting or Finance equivalent; CPA and/or Masters in Taxation

  • 12-15+ years of progressive professional experience in ASC740 income tax accounting for publicly held multinational companies; Big 4 public accounting experience required with additional multi-national corporate tax department experience highly desired.

  • Excellent tax accounting technical skills, analytical thinker, detail orientated

  • Ability to collaborate as part of a team

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with ability to effectively relate tax accounting issues to non-tax provision personnel

  • Resourcefulness and adaptability; self-motivated with ability to work in a fast-paced environment with excellent prioritization and organizational skills

  • People management experience

  • Experience with Corptax and SAP a plus

Additional Job Description:

The U.S. national annual pay range for this role noted below refers only to base pay. The total compensation for this role may include an annual performance bonus (or other incentive compensation, as applicable), equity, and medical/other benefits.



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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

The U.S. national annual pay range for this role is
$118700 to $246290

Our 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

Who We Are:

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PayPal 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

PayPal 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

As 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.
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