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Tax Technology Manager - Remote (Europe)

Norwich, England,
Company: Fonoa
Category: Computer and Mathematical Occupations
Published 6 days ago

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About Fonoa

Our goal is to change how companies globally handle their taxes, and we're committed to building world-class products. We are processing more than 300 million transactions per year and helping clients like Uber, Zoom, Teachable scale their businesses globally.

Our team is fully distributed. We give people the freedom to work wherever and how they want, enable more fluid communication, and put our time where it matters the most - decisions. We are curious, dedicated, and humble. We are building a workplace that fosters inclusivity, openness, and trust, where we can all be authentic and human in everything that we do. We trust the expertise of our employees and give them the freedom to solve complex problems to make taxes simple, automated, borderless, and accessible for the internet economy

Our products

We have a suite of API products that automate tax-related workflows for any internet company. Those products are Lookup, Tax, Invoicing, and Reporting.

We may discover novel customer needs as we learn, and spin up new products as needed.

About the role

To render our growth, we’re looking for a Tax Technology Manager who will have the mission to bridge the gap between tax requirements and our existing product lines to help us continue to scale our offering.

You will be specifically working on the technical implementation of the indirect tax (VAT/GST) within our platform where you will conduct research, design and end-to-end delivery into our product lines. This is a varied role, as you’ll be one of our tax experts, implementing tax logic, test outputs, and establishing the level and type of data needed for compliance and country tax filings.

This role will be reporting to the Head of Product Innovation and Tax as well as working closely with our current Engineering, Product and Design teams.

“I finally get the opportunity to design and build the tools I wish I had when working in-house” - Alexander Kobakhidze, TaxTechnology Manager


What you will be doing:

  • Work across teams and functions to design and build world-class indirect tax automation products ready for the digital future
  • Research tax requirements, draft blueprints and implementation briefs for the broader teams working on our product development
  • Develop a robust understanding of international tax standards and how they indirectly/directly impact our product
  • Investigate customer needs and product opportunities and translating these into tangible product recommendations
  • Work with external advisers and service providers to ensure our products and systems are meeting the highest tax technical and content standards
  • Monitor market developments, including relevant legislative changes on indirect tax, (real-time) reporting, marketplace liability developments, e-invoicing requirements etc. and translate these into actionable input for our broader product and engineering teams

You would be a great fit if:

  • Have at least 3 years of experience in indirect tax with relevant tax qualifications
  • Relevant tax education and broad knowledge of current international Indirect tax (VAT/GST) laws and regulations
  • Both public accounting / legal firm and industry experience
  • Experience within a fast-growing international organization
  • Are curious, like to understand how things work
  • Like to solve problems, turning complex problems into simple solutions
  • Are self-directed and capable to work autonomously
  • Experience with indirect taxes as it relates to the distribution of digital services and physical products
  • Passionate about technology and innovation
  • Ability to research and communicate technical tax issues clearly to non-tax team members and work effectively across all functional teams
  • Have full professional proficiency in English, written and spoken
  • Fintech, marketplace and/or e-commerce experience is a big bonus

Note:

If you feel you don’t have the full experience we’re looking for but feel you could be a bit fit, are willing to learn, do apply anyway! We are trying to build a diverse and inclusive team.

Why Fonoa?

Compensation

  • We offer a competitive, above market rate, base salary for this position and remain open to a specific range depending on candidates experience.
  • Attractive equity to keep you positively incentivized.

Our culture

We are builders at heart

We are a collective of independent and deep thinkers.

We are curious, committed, and humble.

We work with dedicated, open-minded people from all backgrounds who bring in their different perspectives to help us on our mission to make taxes simple.

We’re passionate about making a real impact.

We work remotely

We’re building a fully distributed team. We like writing to communicate when meetings are pointless and meet when it matters. This allows us to work flexibly, efficiently, and focus on achieving goals.

We focus on deep work and put our time where it matters the most, decisions.

We trust you to work on your terms. You decide how you work and where you work.

You have ownership over your work that directly influences the roots of our company.

We make taxes simple

We are on a mission to eliminate the manual work when dealing with taxes on online transactions.

We have ambitious goals to make taxes simple, automated, borderless, and accessible for internet businesses around the world.

Our perks

  • 25 days annual leave (plus any local public holidays).
  • Top tech gear and flexible budget to build your ideal remote office.
  • Bi-weekly lunches paid by Fonoa.
  • An unlimited budget for learning is on us. Whether you want to attend a conference, do a course or purchase books or tools, we want to support you as much as we can
  • Company offsite 2x per year in attractive locations.
  • A book club where you can order any book you would need or like to read
  • Weekly fitness sessions with our online trainer

Our ways of working

  • Remote work and async, work from anywhere in the world.
  • Co-working spaces if you want to switch things up.
  • Option to meet team members regularly to do creative work and bond in person.
  • The best idea wins; we’re all ears when it comes to ways to do things better.
  • Frequent visits to virtual Fonoa HQ and our Fonoa island on Mibo.
  • Product first culture

Other reasons

  • We are backed by leading VC firms who have invested in many successful companies (Index Ventures and Omers Ventures)
  • The size of the market and the opportunity we have is massive, and we’re well placed to be disrupting it.
  • Flat hierarchy, open, honest, and feedback-driven principles.

Our take on equal opportunities

Fonoa gives equal opportunities to everyone. We look at individuals for what they bring to the organization and for who they are as people regardless of ethnicity, race, and background.

We currently have over 20 nationalities in our team, we’re continuing to build a diverse team as we want to work with the best people, from all over the world.

Our Hiring Process

We see hiring as a human process. A two-way conversation to see if there is a good fit between you and us. As a startup growing quickly, we also like to keep things streamlined, and currently, our process won’t include a live task, whiteboards or technical assessments.

An idea of your hiring journey with us:

  1. Meeting with Recruiting to introduce each other and explore mutual interests.
  2. Follow up via email to cover other questions in a written manner
  3. 1-hour conversation with the hiring team to get to know each other and see if you would be excited to work together.
  4. 1-hour conversation with one or more of our co-founders
  5. Offer

We aim to give you the best candidate experience, keep you updated and be transparent with our feedback along the way.

Sounds interesting?

If we have convinced you, do apply. And if we haven’t yet, check out some more reasons why you should join us.

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