Senior Tax Analyst

About SimpliSafe 

We’re a high-tech home security company that’s passionate about protecting the life you’ve built and our mission of keeping Every Home Secure. And we’ve created a culture here that cares just as deeply about the career you’re building. Ours is a no ego culture of collaboration and innovation where those seeking their next challenge can find big opportunities and make a huge impact on the lives of all those who we protect. We don’t just want you to work here. We want you to grow and thrive here. 

We’re embracing a hybrid work model that enables our teams to split their time between office and home. Hybrid for us means we expect our teams to come together in our state-of-the-art office on two core days, typically Tuesday and Wednesday, working together in person and choose where they work for the remainder of the week. We all benefit from flexibility and get to use the best of both worlds to get our work done. 

Why are we hiring? 

Well, we’re growing and thriving. So, we need smart, talented, and humble people who share our values to join us as we disrupt the home security space and relentlessly pursue our mission of keeping Every Home Secure.

What You’ll Do

SimpliSafe is seeking a Senior Tax Analyst to join the Finance team as an integral part of the tax function. Reporting to the Senior Tax Manager, the Senior Tax Analyst will be responsible for supporting direct and indirect tax functions, including federal and state corporate income, sales and use, franchise, business, property, and international tax as well as special projects. The ideal candidate is an independent, dependable, and detail-oriented self-starter.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Preparing quarterly and annual income tax provision under ASC 740
  • Gathering tax return information to support the preparation of federal, state, and foreign income tax returns prepared by our external consulting firms
  • Preparing federal and state tax return extension requests and estimated tax payment calculations
  • Preparing indirect tax returns including franchise, business, property, and other non-income-based tax filings
  • Ensuring timely filing of sales and use tax returns
  • Assisting with month-end close tax accounting for FAS 5, taxes accrued and payable, sales tax reconciliation as well as fluctuation analyses
  • Assisting with tax planning and forecasting
  • Assisting with state tax examinations and notices received from tax authorities
  • Processing tax payments and preparing related journal entries
  • Monitoring legislative and regulatory developments and identifying potential areas of risk
  • Assisting with ad hoc and special tax projects

What You’ll Bring 

  • Up to 4 years of combined public accounting and/or industry experience in tax
  • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in Accounting, Tax, or related field
  • Experience with corporate tax provision and compliance
  • Experience with indirect tax compliance
  • Experience with international tax and transfer pricing a plus
  • Outstanding organization skills with attention to detail and ability to prioritize tasks and multi-task
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency with Google Workspace and Microsoft Office Suite; experience with Avalara and NetSuite, a plus

What Values You’ll Share

  • Customer Obsessed - Building deep empathy for customers and developing strong, long-term relationships with them.
  • Aim High - Always challenging oneself and others to raise the bar.
  • No Ego - “no job too small” attitude, and open, inclusive and humble style.
  • One Team - highly collaborative approach to achieving success.
  • Lift As We Climb - A track record of investing in developing others and helping others succeed.
  • Lean & Nimble - working with agility and efficiency to experiment in an often-ambiguous environment.

We wholeheartedly embrace and actively seek applications from all individuals, no matter how they identify. We are committed to cultivating a diverse and inclusive workplace, and we believe our work is enriched when we incorporate a multitude of perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences. We want everyone who works here to thrive and contribute to not only our mission of keeping every home secure, but also to making our workplace safe and supportive for others. If a reasonable accommodation may be needed to fully participate in the job application or interview process, to perform the essential functions of a position, or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact careers@simplisafe.com.

Department:

Finance

Position:

Senior Tax Analyst

Location:

Boston, MA