Associate, Tax



Gurugram, Haryana, India
Posted on Thursday, August 24, 2023

Airbnb was born in 2007 when two Hosts welcomed three guests to their San Francisco home, and has since grown to over 4 million Hosts who have welcomed more than 1 billion guest arrivals in almost every country across the globe. Every day, Hosts offer unique stays and experiences that make it possible for guests to connect with communities in a more authentic way.

The Community You Will Join

Airbnb Capability Center (formerly known as Airseva) was set up in 2017 in Gurgaon. We provide specialized operational services which allow Airbnb's business and responsibilities across the world. These include Finance Technology, Finance Shared Services, Analytics, Engineering, amongst other verticals.

Our offices are home to multi-experienced teams with an understanding of our business and community. We're hospitable, fun and we welcome all with open arms.

The difference you will make

As an Airbnb Finance Team Member, The Tax Associate will have broad exposure to various financial systems and processes and will support critical goals and deadlines. The ideal candidate for this position will have strong attention to detail as well as strong time management and the ability to confidently support processes within the organization. In addition, the ideal candidate will have cash management or accounting experience, and an understanding of Indirect Tax and the ability to work in a fast paced environment. This position would be reporting into the ACC Tax Manager position.

A typical day

  • Compiling large indirect tax (both VAT and Tourist Tax) compliance data files and analyzing for accuracy
  • Sending and tracking wires to international jurisdictions for monthly indirect tax payments
  • Reconciliation of indirect tax collection and payments
  • Providing audit support by pulling together data files and providing summaries
  • Receiving requests for reports from jurisdictions, responding to requests, and providing reports
  • Responding to tax related questions from Hotel-partners
  • Completing ad hoc projects as assigned

Your Expertise

  • Relevant experience of working in global indirect tax, preferably in US Indirect Tax (Sales & Use) global VAT namely EMEA & APAC VAT and or India GST.
  • Exposure to Tax accounting, tax reconciliations is desirable
  • Chartered Accountant (CA)
  • Analytical and has a strong excel/spreadsheet background
  • Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy in performing all essential duties
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organization skills and meticulous attention to detail
  • Experience of Process Improvement projects / automation / alteryx / macros is desirable
  • Highly motivated and results driven
  • Proven ability to succeed in both collaborative and independent work environments
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Must be passionate about the company

Our commitment to inclusion & belonging

Airbnb is committed to working with the broadest talent pool possible. We believe diverse ideas foster innovation and engagement, and allow us to attract creatively-led people, and to develop the best products, services and solutions. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.

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