Tax Manager (Remote within EMEA)



Posted on Thursday, August 31, 2023
The Company
James Berdigans, Founder and Executive Chairman of Printify
“Our mission is to build a platform that lets anyone, anywhere unlock their own personal freedom. The freedom to generate income, be your own boss and set your schedule. So far, we’ve seen more than 6 million people sign up to start their own eCommerce businesses with Printify. Because every order is made on-demand, there’s no risk to getting started, just reward for putting in the work. Our aim is to put this power to build a business into the hands of every person who wants to create their own business.”
In 2021, Printify secured $50m in Series A funding led by Index Ventures, founders of the leading technology companies Wise and Squarespace, with participation from H&M Group, Virgin Group, and Will Smith’s Dreamers VC.
The Team
The objective of the Tax team is to ensure high tax data accuracy in a timely manner as well as be responsible for Printify’s statutory and tax compliance. We partner with product and operational teams to provide them with critical tax information necessary for making decisions. As a member of this team, you will be responsible for assisting business growth from the tax perspective.
The Role
Printify is seeking an experienced and driven Tax Manager to join our growing team. The Tax Manager will be responsible for driving projects related to business expansion into other regions, support various growth initiatives from the tax perspective as well as oversee efficient and timely indirect corporate income tax reporting at Printify. This role will work closely with accounting, reporting and other business and product teams.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Regulatory Compliance: Ensure timely and accurate filing of all indirect/ corporate income tax returns and compliance-related requirements.
  • Tax Strategy & Planning: Develop and implement tax-saving strategies for company/its merchants, as well as develop initiatives in line with the company’s business objectives keeping a merchant centric approach.
  • Research & Analysis: Stay updated on changes in indirect/corporate tax regulations and assess their impact on the organisation. Recommend appropriate actions or strategies in response.
  • Risk Management: Identify, assess and manage potential indirect/corporate tax risks. Implement preventive measures to mitigate potential exposure.
  • Audit & Assessment: Manage and respond to any tax audits, disputes or inquiries by tax authorities. Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders during these processes.
  • Cross-functional Collaboration: Work closely with other departments like finance, legal, product and operations to ensure accurate tax treatment of transactions and business initiatives. Play a crucial role in collaboration with product teams in planning and implementing product solutions related to taxation.
  • Reconciliation & Reporting: Reconcile tax accounts monthly or as required and report on any discrepancies. Prepare relevant tax reports for management.
  • Unlock Geo expansion from Tax perspective / Advisory Role: Provide guidance to business units on indirect/ corporate income tax implications of business strategies, growth programs and other initiatives.
  • Training & Development: Educate internal and external stakeholders about corporate/indirect tax matters and their implications. This could include developing training sessions or written guidance for relevant departments.
  • Vendor & Technology Management: Manage relationships with external consultants and service providers. Additionally, oversee the integration and performance of tax-related IT systems.
  • Process Improvement: Continually assess and enhance tax processes and controls to improve efficiency and accuracy.
  • Global Outlook: As the company operates in multiple jurisdictions, understanding the global implications of corporate income/ indirect taxes and ensuring the organisation remains compliant in all regions.
  • Team Leadership: Depending on the size of the organisation, lead, mentor and manage the tax team.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Education: A bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Taxation or a related field.
  • Experience: Minimum of 5 years of experience in corporate income/indirect tax with a focus on VAT, GST, sales tax, excise duties or similar taxes.
  • Technical Proficiency: Deep understanding of corporate/indirect tax regulations and how they apply to the business; advanced proficiency in financial software (Excel, Google Sheets).
  • Analytical Skills: Ability to analyse complex tax scenarios, interpret legislation and identify potential risks or opportunities.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with stakeholders and drive accountability.
  • Project Management: Ability to work under pressure, manage multiple priorities and meet tight deadlines.
  • Adaptability: Self-driven, resilient, able to quickly adapt and stay organised in a fast-paced environment.
  • Attention to Detail: Detail-oriented ensuring accurate calculations, reporting and compliance with tax regulations.
  • Problem-Solving: Ability to navigate complex tax issues and find effective solutions.
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience within the tech or e-commerce industry or large companies with complex operations across multiple jurisdictions;
  • MBA or advanced degree is a plus;
  • Work experience with Vertex tax engine will be considered as an advantage.

What we Offer:

  • Stock options so you own a part of Printify.
  • Opportunity to work fully remotely within EMEA time zones.
  • Work from anywhere – our Printify Houses in Riga or Tallinn, your remote home office, or a co-working hub.
  • Start your workday anywhere between 7 AM and 11 AM. As long as the job is done and you’re happy and healthy, you can adapt your workflow.
  • Apple MacBook laptop as your standard work equipment, covered by Printify.
  • International relocation support for international candidates who want to work in Riga or Tallinn.
  • Access to mentorship, internal meetups, and hackathons both on-site and online.
  • A learning budget for your professional development based on a position level and access to our book library.
  • Health insurance or health insurance budget depending on your location and contract type.
  • Paid health days whenever you need them without a doctor's note, depending on your contract type.
  • Extra paid days off for well-being as well as a celebration day of your choice.
  • Access to the in-house gym or gym allowance, depending on your location and contract type.
Joining Printify means joining an international company with an amazing team that has grown to over 500 people. At Printify, people from over 20 nationalities and with many different backgrounds work together in our Riga office and worldwide.
We play to win together, and we always strive for excellence. We want to achieve great things and make a meaningful change in our customers’ lives. Our customers are our most important asset and our compass in showing us the direction to go. We value a strong learning culture and are united by a growth mindset.
At Printify, we are committed to fostering a diverse, fair, and inclusive workplace. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, or any other grounds.