Senior Manager, Indirect Tax

Job Description / Skills Required

About GoPro

GoPro makes it easy for people to celebrate and share experiences. We believe life is more meaningful when shared. We build cameras, software, and accessories that help the world share itself in immersive and exciting ways.

GoPro is seeking a top tier candidate for the Senior Tax Manager position based in our San Mateo, CA office. This is a great opportunity to closely collaborate with corporate and business unit leaders to implement strategies, which minimize tax liability through sound and informed application of tax laws and regulations that are aligned with the company’s operating and strategic plans. As a seasoned tax professional who has 10+ years of solid corporate indirect tax experience, this will suit an individual that is interested in adding value in a team-based environment.

This position will have two direct reports, currently a Sr. Tax Analyst and a Tax Analyst, and will be responsible for their career development and their workload which consists of U.S. and foreign indirect tax compliance, planning initiatives, and audit defense. This position will be responsible for identifying potential future headcount required to support the Company’s filing obligations.

What You Will Do

Evaluate tax positions and use excellent professional judgment to document and implement positions which provide the best result with the least amount of risk
Assist with multiple research and planning projects based on rapidly changing business initiatives
Manage and review monthly, quarterly and year end indirect tax filing obligations; ensure procedures are followed for accurate and timely remittance
Manage and assist external service providers in the preparation of indirect tax returns
Ensure accuracy and timely tax collection, remittance and filing of indirect tax returns U.S. and multiple foreign jurisdictions
Manage timely completion of any ongoing and future indirect tax examinations
Build and maintain appropriate documentation of indirect tax work papers
Provide support for issues related to indirect tax positions and filings
Build relationships with other departments to ensure the indirect tax positions and returns are based on complete and accurate information
Monitor and ensure compliance with key SOX controls related to indirect tax procedures
Stay current with changes in US, OECD, EU and other foreign jurisdiction indirect tax laws and policies
Participate in developing and implementing procedures to improve the tax function

Skills We’re Stoked About

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related Finance field required
CPA and/or Master’s degree in Taxation preferred
10+ years of indirect tax experience, with strong technical knowledge of electronic commerce planning and compliance issues related to multinational publicly traded companies
Combination of Big 4 experience and industry highly preferred
Working knowledge of interrelated information systems (to include NetSuite, Avlara, DemandWare, Zuora) is a plus
Ability to stay organized in a fast-paced environment, prioritize multiple projects and meet deadlines
Ability to work effectively as part of a team as well as function with independent responsibilities
Ability to research, analyze and understand complex issues
Commitment to self-improvement and process improvement
Exceptional attention to detail
Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
Strong working knowledge in Excel
Excellent customer service skills required
Exercise professional judgment and discretion in dealing with confidential information


Fully-stocked kitchen with snacks galore
Live it. Eat it. Love it. –Two dedicated hours during your week to explore your passions and capture it with your GoPro.
Get your very own GoPro (Mounts and accessories included)
Discounted employee stock purchase plan
Competitive salary
401(K) matching
Discretionary Time Off
12 weeks paid Parental Leave for new Moms and Dads
Medical, dental, and vision insurance –premiums are fully paid for employees
Life insurance and disability benefits
Employee commuter shuttles

GoPro is an Equal Opportunity Employer.