Full-Time

Chief Tax Officer

Posted on 6/6/2024

Xsolla

Xsolla

501-1,000 employees

Payment and monetization solutions for game developers

Data & Analytics

Senior

Remote in USA

Required Skills
Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Economics. (Master’s degree and/or Juris Doctorate in Taxation highly preferred)
  • 15 years of progressive experience in a senior tax role (experience in a multinational company is a plus)
  • Government Support Initiatives: Demonstrated understanding and experience with government support, grant and tax initiatives, including the ability to identify and leverage such opportunities to support the company's strategic objectives
  • Proven track record of success in tax planning and compliance
  • Excellent management and supervisory skills
  • Extensive experience with databases and financial management software
  • Knowledge of sanction risk mitigation and regulatory affairs
  • Experience in estate planning and understanding of tax implications
  • Familiarity with international tax law, including an understanding of tax treaties, transfer pricing, and cross-border transaction implications
  • Experience in managing tax issues during mergers and acquisitions
  • Proficiency in the latest tax software and digital solutions for tax compliance and reporting
  • Familiarity with the specific tax considerations within the industry in which Xsolla operates
  • Ability to effectively negotiate with tax authorities and other external parties
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, meet deadlines, and handle a high-pressure environment
  • Commitment to continuous learning, staying updated with the latest tax laws and regulations
  • Proficiency in more than one language is a plus, especially if the company operates in multiple countries
Responsibilities
  • Review tax planning processes and suggest improvements to current methods to optimize tax efficiency
  • Analyze company operations to identify areas in need of reorganization, downsizing, or elimination from a tax perspective
  • Coordinate with ownership and other senior leadership to establish tax-related priorities for the planning process
  • Monitor long-range economic trends and project their impact on future growth in sales, market share, and tax implications
  • Identify opportunities for tax savings and expansion into new product areas considering the tax implications
  • Manage all aspects of taxation and structuring for the Company, including managing external advisors
  • Ensure an effective tax compliance and advisory service is delivered to all stakeholders
  • Manage the Company's relationship with regulatory bodies
  • Evaluate and identify tax planning and structuring opportunities and requirements
  • Oversee tax risk management, identifying potential areas of tax-related vulnerability and risk, and develop and implement corrective action plans
  • Develop and implement a global tax strategy that takes into account the company's expansion plans and business model changes
  • Lead the implementation of tax technology solutions to enhance tax reporting and compliance efficiency
  • Collaborate with corporate development teams to oversee tax due diligence, structuring, and post-acquisition integration in merger and acquisition activities
  • Develop an educational program to ensure that the broader finance and executive team understand the tax implications of their decisions
  • Communicate tax strategy and implications to stakeholders, including the board of directors, senior management, and shareholders

Xsolla offers a stimulating work environment for those passionate about gaming and technology, providing an opportunity to contribute to the development of cutting-edge tools and services for game developers. As a leader in funding, marketing, launching, and monetizing games across multiple platforms, the company empowers its employees with state-of-the-art technologies and a clear vision to innovate and excel in the gaming industry. Moreover, Xsolla's focus on streamlining complex processes like compliance and prevention of fraudulent transactions demonstrates their commitment to excellence and operational integrity.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$914K

Headquarters

Los Angeles, California

Founded

2005

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

20%

1 year growth

41%

2 year growth

84%