Reverb
We're on a mission to make the world more musical.
Chicago, IL

Senior Tax Analyst

| Chicago
Reverb is a leading online marketplace for buying and selling new, used, and vintage musical instruments. Since launching in 2013, Reverb has grown into a vibrant community of buyers and sellers all over the world. By focusing on inspiring content, price transparency, musician-focused eCommerce tools, a music-savvy customer service team, and more, Reverb has created an online destination where the global music community can connect over the perfect piece of music gear.

We are seeking a tax generalist to be the first dedicated Senior Tax Analyst on the team and manage all day-to-day aspects of Reverb’s tax department. You will be responsible for driving all global tax activities within the Finance organization, the focus primarily being on indirect tax. This role will oversee end-to-end compliance operations at Reverb, including tax computation, payment, and exposure analysis. Since you’re stepping into a newly created role at Reverb, the opportunity for ownership and impact is significant! You will collaborate closely with our parent company’s internal tax department and own all associated reporting. 

Responsibilities:
  • Oversee and manage VAT/GST/Sales/Use tax compliance and related issues
  • Resolve IT help-desk tickets related to sales & use maintenance and serve as the point of contact for sales & use tax-related customer service questions.
  • Coordinate and assist in the maintenance and reconciliation of accrued sales & use tax liabilities.
  • Monitor current tax developments and practices, which would affect our various indirect tax liabilities.
  • Manage annual 1099 and 1099K filing processes
  • Support Etsy Tax in the preparation and review of federal, state and foreign income tax returns
  • Support the VP, Finance, Etsy Tax, and operational business partners with special projects and requests such as the R&D credit study
  • Manage and maintain inter-company agreement/calculation, transfer pricing structure, documentation, and global TP policies
  • Manage tax audits, including coordinating the preparation of responses to document requests, preparation of appeals and other correspondence.
  • Monitor and analyze notices and correspondences from various state governments and coordinate the proper responses.
  • Be a critical thinker and team player-- we are a small team, and we take an all-hands approach to problem-solving.

Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance and 5+ years experience in the field, including previous experience in corporate sales and use tax environment
  • CPA or equivalent professional work experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Experience with Avalara tax compliance software
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills
  • A keen eye for detail that makes it difficult for mistakes to get past you
  • Retail or eCommerce experience strongly preferred
What we offer:
To complement our competitive compensation and equity plans we offer: 
  • No-bureaucracy environment where ownership and initiative is valued.
  • Health insurance and a healthy work environment
  • 401k with company match.
  • Paid Parental Leave.
  • Flexible vacation and sick days.
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits.
  • Volunteering Time Off policy.
  • Bi-monthly lunches.
  • A MacBookAir, monitor, keyboard, mouse of your choice and stand-up desk.
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Open workspace conveniently located near the Paulina Brown Line.

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What are Reverb Perks + Benefits

Reverb Benefits Overview

Beyond free lunches and ping pong tables, we love working at Reverb because we’re making an impact. We’re working to make the world more musical—both through our platform and by giving a portion of our proceeds to youth music education programs through Reverb Gives.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Reverb Serves gives employees the opportunity to volunteer with local organizations, such as Notes for Notes—a nonprofit that runs a recording studio inside the local Boys & Girls Club.
Partners with Nonprofits
Through Reverb Gives, a portion of every purchase made on Reverb helps youth music education programs get the musical instruments they need to make music.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Reverb pays 100% of monthly premiums for you & eligible dependents. Your spouse or domestic partner, children/stepchildren (up to 26), & disabled children in your guardianship of any age are covered.
Vision Benefits
Reverb pays 100% of monthly premiums for you & eligible dependents. Your spouse or domestic partner, children/stepchildren (up to 26), & disabled children in your guardianship of any age are covered.
Health Insurance Benefits
Reverb pays 100% of monthly premiums for you & eligible dependents. Your spouse or domestic partner, children/stepchildren (up to 26), & disabled children in your guardianship of any age are covered.
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Reverb sponsors the [email protected] benefit, a family care service that can help you find caregivers for your whole family, including your child, parents/grandparents and/or pet.
Generous Parental Leave
We provide 12 weeks for the birth or adoption of a child.
Flexible Work Schedule
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Reverb offers a flexible PTO policy with no set minimum or maximum.
Paid Volunteer Time
Employees receive 40 hours per year (10 hours/quarter) of paid volunteer time.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Reverb provides Commuter Transit & Parking benefits through Wageworks. This program allows you to set aside pre-tax dollars for eligible commuting expenses.
Company Outings
Reverb’s holiday party is hosted at a local music venue, where dozens of bands comprised of various employees take the stage to perform everything from the Beastie Boys and Britney Spears to The Who
Some Meals Provided
Employees enjoy lunch from local restaurants via Fooda at least twice per month.
Happy Hours
Perform with your co-workers, learn how to play, or be your teammates’ biggest fan at monthly music-filled happy hours.
Fitness Subsidies
Gympass offers benefit-eligible employees (and up to 5 family members) unlimited access to thousands of fitness venues, featuring over 800 different activities at up to an 80% discount.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Grow professionally and personally through REV Talks, our regular workshops featuring topics ranging from meditation and healthy eating to “DJing 101.”
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Reverb Amplified is our cross-department mentorship program that allows you to get or give career advice, leadership coaching, and more.

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