Senior Tax Analyst (San Mateo, CA)

IXL Learning - San Mateo, California - Full time

IXL Learning, a leading edtech company with products used by over 12 million students worldwide, is looking for a Senior Tax Analyst to support tax functions. In this role, you will work closely with the Senior Tax Manager as well as international and domestic finance team members to execute the corporate tax functions. The ideal candidate will be able to identify and research various tax issues, clearly articulate findings, and demonstrate the ability to use tax knowledge and previous experience to add value to a fast-paced, rapidly changing, and high-growth company!


  • Work with sales data from various data sources and manage US indirect tax compliance with an external service provider to ensure accurate and timely filing of sales & use tax returns
  • Liaise with other teams and gather the necessary information requested from external tax service providers in a timely manner
  • Support to implement foreign indirect tax compliance including VAT, GST/QST and engage in process improvement
  • Coordinate with local firms regarding statutory financials and local income tax return of our foreign subsidiaries
  • Monitor the company’s US and international tax calendar, track to meet various deadlines associated with day-to-day responsibilities alongside special project-work and update as needed
  • Help with business registrations in various states by working with legal, sales and operation teams
  • Prepare annual local tax filing and gross revenue tax returns
  • Review tax related G/L accounts to ensure accuracy and reconcile
  • Provide data collection and research support as part of tax audits
  • Assist in M&A tax integration
  • Manage foreign tax credit and R&D tax credit information
  • Understand the tax impact of business operations and ensure tax needs are identified, considered and communicated
  • Assist in preparation of state apportionment workpaper
  • Assist in preparation of transfer pricing calculations
  • Assist in responding to various tax inquiries and notices
  • Assist with tax aspects of business projects and other tax research and analysis, as assigned


  • BA/BS degree
  • At least 3 years of international tax consulting/compliance experience, preferably with a public accounting firm or multistate indirect tax corporate experience in high-tech industry
  • Strong foundation of accounting skills and tax concepts
  • Strong multitasking skills, organizational, analytical, and interpersonal skills are required
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office with an emphasis on Excel
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • CPA preferred
  • Foreign indirect tax experience is a plus
  • Experience with IT systems implementation projects related to transactional taxes is a plus
  • Experience with Vertax and NetSuite are a plus
  • Experience with foreign corporate income tax return preparation and review is preferred
  • Experience with the impact of international transactions on the company’s ASC 740 reporting is preferred
  • Willingness to learn and deploy technology solutions for various tax responsibilities


IXL Learning is a leading educational technology company on a big mission: creating innovative learning experiences that help all learners reach their full potential. IXL's comprehensive curriculum and insightful analytics help more than 500,000 teachers deliver personalized instruction, and empower over 11 million students to achieve new learning milestones every day.

At IXL, we’re passionate about our mission of creating the best educational technology that improves learning for all students. We bring that same passion to creating a workplace that values diversity on the basis that all of us bring a unique perspective and experience that advances IXL’s mission.

We value diversity in age, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, physical and mental ability, political and religious beliefs, and life experience, and we are proud to promote a work environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best work. IXL Learning is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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