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Type of Role: Investments

Experience Level: Analyst/Associate

Location: Los Angeles, California

Salary: $82K - $100K

As a leader in direct-to-consumer marketing, we build health, beauty, and pet care brands that are innovative, profitable, and make the world a better place. We’ve created over 20 brands to date — Above are just a few examples.Our brands range from doctor-formulated vitamins and supplements, to innovative skincare solutions, to holistic, nourishing pet foods. We are always looking for breakthrough brand ideas, as we incubate one or two new brands each year. Our creative content educates the world on making smarter health choices, while the brands we own generate over $1 billion of revenue annually.Together with doctors and leading experts, we develop best-in-class products that set new industry standards for quality, efficacy, and innovation. Details below.

We’re Looking For A: Sr. Tax Analyst who will be responsible for executing various tasks regarding tax matters crucial to our tax compliance requirements and adherence to various taxing authorities’ rules and regulations. This role will prepare, research, and review periodic tax filings, review sales tax nexus, work with taxing authorities on tax audits, and work closely with outside tax consultants.

Location: Woodland Hills, CA (Hybrid)

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Maintain a comprehensive tax calendar for income taxes, sales tax, property tax, and various business license filings.
  • Conduct assessments of US sales tax nexus and propose new registrations when thresholds are met.
  • Evaluate international sales tax nexus, proposing new VAT/GST registrations as needed.
  • Conduct research on tax exposure, encompassing both direct and indirect taxes, to support business expansion into new countries.
  • Provide supporting documents to tax consultants, including monthly sales tax support and quarterly/annual income tax support.
  • Review deliverables from tax consultants to uphold a timely tax calendar, covering income tax estimates, extensions, and tax returns.
  • Prepare precise calculations for personal property tax files, business licenses, and other local tax filings.
  • Assist in gathering information for audit requests from various taxing authorities.
  • Update product tax codes in the ERP system to ensure accurate and up-to-date tax information.
  • Maintain a comprehensive tax payment listing, including reconciliation of tax payable/receivable to ensure accuracy.
  • Maintain organized tax return files, covering income tax returns, sales tax returns, and other local filings.
  • Organize and distribute tax-related mail scanned from the treasury mailbox.
  • Regularly communicate with internal teams and stakeholders regarding tax-related matters.
  • Provide proactive updates on any changes in tax laws or regulations that may impact the organization.
  • Provide support to the treasury team on ad hoc tasks and participate in other related projects as needed.

Preferred Qualifications (Note: These are preferred and not required. We strongly encourage you to apply even if you don’t tick ALL of these boxes.):

  • 3+ years of experience in tax related position, ideally including 1+ years of indirect tax experience
  • 2+ year of public accounting experience with national or Big 4 firm preferred
  • Clearly convey information to team members regarding tax matters.
  • Facilitate open communication channels to ensure smooth collaboration within the team.
  • Articulate tax policies in a clear and understandable manner to individuals outside the treasury/tax department.
  • Demonstrate the ability to promptly and accurately carry out tasks assigned by team members.
  • Ensure adherence to established timelines and deadlines for task completion.
  • Exhibit creativity and resourcefulness in identifying solutions to unforeseen challenges.
  • Proactively address issues by proposing viable alternatives to ensure smooth operations.
  • Foster a collaborative and supportive team environment.
  • Contribute positively to team dynamics, sharing knowledge and expertise for collective success.
  • Enrolled Agent, CPA
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or a related field

Golden Perks & Benefits: 

  • Comprehensive healthcare coverage – We cover 100% of premiums for medical, dental, and vision plans for employee-only plans.
  • Through our charity sponsorships, you can make a positive impact on communities worldwide. We’ve donated over $6.1 million to date.
  • We match up to 3.5% of your 401k contributions, ensuring your retirement savings grow alongside your career.
  • 6 paid sick and mental health days, an Employee Assistance Program, free weekly yoga and meditation classes, and additional mental health benefits, because we take a holistic approach to your well-being.
  • Invest in your future with our Employee Stock Ownership Plan, where company contributions fund your retirement plan with company stock.
  • Professional development opportunities with mentorship, continuous learning programs, and performance-based pay increases, empowering you to progress and excel in your career.
  • Tuition reimbursement program, which reimburses eligible tuition expenses up to specified amounts, empowering you to invest in your ongoing growth and development.
  • Work towards our collective goals and earn up to 2 extra weeks of pay each month, based on the achievement of KPIs.
  • Celebrate your accomplishments with our Win of the Week, Spot Bonus, Work Anniversary, and Shout-Outs programs, where your hard work is not only valued but also acknowledged and rewarded.
  • Reimbursements for a portion of personal cell phone and internet usage for eligible employees.
  • For those coming into our Woodland Hills, CA office, you’ll find a fully stocked kitchen and a free on-site gym.
  • Virtual and in-person company events, like our annual holiday party, happy hours, and virtual cooking nights, designed to cultivate connections and enhance work-life balance.

To read more about our Perks & Benefits, click here.

The anticipated salary range for this position is $81,900 – $100,000, plus annual & monthly KPI bonus potential.
Salary is based on a wide range of factors that include relevant experience, knowledge, skills, other job-related qualifications, and geographical location.

A Note to Recruiting Agencies: At Golden Hippo, we handle all hiring through our internal Talent Acquisition team. Occasionally, we might use staffing or recruiting agencies to support our internal team in finding the right candidates. Agencies are not authorized to contact our hiring teams directly to present candidates. Our internal Talent Acquisition team is responsible for all candidate presentations to our hiring managers. Golden Hippo will need written approval and a signed agreement before submitting any candidate info for a specific job opening. Without this, we won’t pay any fees for placements. Thank you for your understanding.

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