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Senior Tax Accountant, International

About Flexport: 

At Flexport, we believe global trade can move the human race forward. That’s why it’s our mission to make global commerce so easy there will be more of it. We’re shaping the future of a $8.6T industry with solutions powered by innovative technology and exceptional people. Today, companies of all sizes—from emerging brands to Fortune 500s—use Flexport technology to move more than $19B of merchandise across 112 countries a year. 

The recent global supply chain crisis has put Flexport center stage as we continue to play a pivotal role in how goods move around the world. At a valuation of $8 billion, we’re experiencing record growth and are proud to have the support of the best investors in the game who believe in our mission, solutions and people. Ready to tackle global challenges that impact business, society, and the environment? Come join us.

Flexport is reinventing global trade.

The opportunity: 

Flexport is seeking a high-energy senior tax accountant to assist in the management of US tax matters and assist in the various global tax projects. This Senior tax accountant role will be based in Atlanta, GA. This crucial role will assist in preparing domestic direct and indirect tax compliance, reporting, controversy, and tax planning initiatives. Flexport is a high growth, fast-paced, pre-IPO environment. If you like opportunities to grow professionally while having fun driving value to the company’s bottom line, this might be the right role for you.

You will:

  • Assist in preparing all the foreign jurisdiction income tax returns with external service providers to ensure the timely filing of CIT tax returns.
  • Assist in preparing of foreign component of US tax returns (ex: BEAT, FTC, 5471, GILTI, etc.)
  • Assist in managing all other foreign tax filings with the help from regional controllers and departments (ex: VAT returns, FBAR, CBCR, etc.)
  • Assist with preparing the Company’s worldwide ASC 740 income tax provision and related financial statement disclosures.
  • Prepare monthly/quarterly transfer pricing entries to validate that they are in accordance with our inter-company agreements.
  • Assist with different types of tax audits.
  • Responsible for preparation and filing of various non-income tax returns and remittance of corresponding taxes (i.e annual gross receipts, commercial activity, and B&O taxes). 
  • Work with the internal Tax team and outside advisors on key strategic projects and tax planning initiatives, as required. 
  • Perform tax research as necessary to complete assigned tasks/projects.

You should have:  

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance; CPA and/or Masters in Taxation is preferred
  • 3+ years relevant tax experience, in public accounting or industry. Significant experience with International Tax is preferred.
  • Strong willingness to learn new things (i.e. compliances, provision and indirect taxes)
  • Ability to identify, research and effectively communicate resolutions on tax issues
  • Excellent time management and prioritization skills
  • A "compliance first" attitude to keep our regulators happy and enthusiastic about Flexport since we operate in a heavily regulated industry.

Worried about not having any logistics experience? 

Don’t be! Our mission is to make global trade easy for everyone. That’s why it’s important to bring people from diverse backgrounds and experiences together with our industry veterans to help move the global logistics industry forward.

We know this industry is complex. That’s why we invest in education starting day one with Flexport Academy, a one week intensive onboarding program designed specifically to set every new Flexport employee up for success.

At Flexport, our ability to fulfill our mission of making global commerce easy and accessible relies on having a diverse, dedicated and engaged workforce. That is why Flexport is committed to creating and nurturing an environment where anyone can be their authentic self. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, health status, marital and family status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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