Senior Manager of Tax Operations

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What Chainalysis is looking for in applicants

Chainalysis’ tax professionals are increasingly facing commercial and tax issues arising from our global operations. To date, their primary role has been to team with sales, product, and other technical personnel in developing tax use cases for Chainalysis’ products for revenue authorities throughout the world.  Our tax compliance function is largely outsourced to a large accounting firm. 


Job Duties and Responsibilities

The Manager of Tax Operations & Strategy would –

  • Liaise with our external tax services provider to ensure that our direct and indirect tax compliance obligations are satisfied in all relevant countries
  • Team with our tax strategy, finance, and accounting personnel to implement opportunities to enhance the tax position of our company
  • Aid in / oversee completion of the worldwide tax provision as it relates to Chainalysis’ financial statements under U.S. GAAP
  • Execute and improve tax processes and controls
  • Work with external financial auditors on tax reporting matters
  • In the event of any audits by tax authorities, support the audit process and respond to any information requests
  • Assist with identification, development, and implementation of strategic tax planning for Chainalysis and elevate issues / opportunities to the senior members of the tax strategy team
  • Research tax technical issues related to various U.S. and international tax matters
  • Team with the internal treasury and accounting stakeholders to optimize (from a tax perspective) the deployment and repatriation of cash
  • Administer transfer pricing policies
  • Advise on tax consequences of M&A transactions and the integration of businesses
  • To the extent relevant in the future, aid in preparation of documents required for reporting by public companies
  • Team with the tax strategy and training teams to advance the tax use cases of Chainalysis products. This can include training customers, generating ideas for new functionality, advising technical personnel on feature / capability development 
  • Build relationships with key decision-makers within the business
  • Work with and manage consultants as needed


Job Requirements

  • Tax attorney and/or CPA with approximately 5 - 8 years of relevant tax experience at accounting firm, law firm, or a company 
  • Experience with the preparation and/or review of federal income tax returns
  • Experience with U.S. federal income tax reporting, U.S. indirect taxes, U.S. tax rules involving net operating losses, Subpart F, foreign tax credits, GILTI, and FDII, and non-US tax matters (local income taxes, sales & use taxes, VAT, GST, etc.), 
  • Experience with transfer pricing
  • Experience working in teams and collaborating across different business and professional disciplines
  • Speaking and communication skills that will assist with explaining complex tax concepts to non-tax members of the finance, business, and operations teams
  • Strong interest the intersection of crypto and tax along with the desire to contribute Chainalysis’ goal of building trust in blockchains

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At Chainalysis, we help government agencies, cryptocurrency businesses, and financial institutions track and investigate illicit activity on the blockchain, allowing them to engage confidently with cryptocurrency. We take care of our people with great benefits, professional development opportunities, and fun.

You belong here. 

At Chainalysis, we believe that diversity of experience and thought makes us stronger. With both customers and employees around the world, we are committed to ensuring our team reflects the unique communities around us. Some of the ways we’re ensuring we keep learning are an internal Diversity Committee, Days of Reflection throughout the year including International Women’s Day, Juneteenth, Harvey Milk Day, and International Migrant’s Day, and a commitment to continue revisiting and reevaluating our diversity culture. 

We encourage applicants across any race, ethnicity, gender/gender expression, age, spirituality, ability, experience and more. Additionally, if you need any accommodations to make our interview process more accessible to you due to a disability, don't hesitate to let us know. You can learn more here. We can’t wait to meet you.  

Applying from the EU? Please review our Candidate GDPR Notice.


By submitting this application, I consent to and authorize Chainalysis to contact my former employers, and any and all other persons and organizations for information bearing upon my qualifications for employment.  I further authorize the listed employers, schools and personal references to give Chainalysis (without further notice to me) any and all information about my previous employment and education, along with other pertinent information they may have, and hereby waive any actions which I may have against either party(ies) for providing a reference.  I understand any future employment will be contingent on the Company receiving satisfactory employment references.

Chainalysis COVID-19 Policy - USA

All employees are required to have or obtain a COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment at Chainalysis, unless an exemption has been approved. All employees shall be required to report their vaccine status. All new employees shall be required to provide proof of their vaccination status prior to the start of their employment.  

Chainalysis COVID-19 Policy - EMEA
As an employer, Chainalysis is obliged to ensure a healthy and safe working environment. This means that we must try to prevent the coronavirus from spreading inside the workplace and all employees are obliged to follow the local regulations issued by the relevant health authorities.  

  • To help support a safe work environment, we encourage all employees in EMEA to get fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
  • Employees will not be required to attend an event or in-person customer meeting. 
  • Employees in the EU and the UK are allowed to travel internationally for internal meetings to any country deemed “green or amber” by the EU and the UK authorities. All attendees for Chainalysis in-person events or meetings will be required to adhere to the following guidelines:  
    • International travel will only be permitted if you receive approval from both your manager and Executive Leader
    • You must familiarize yourself and comply with any screening/safety protocols imposed by the entity/individual hosting the in-person meeting or event
    • You must comply with any and all safety guidelines and travel restrictions established by applicable law  
    • If you are in close or proximate contact with others at the event/customer site and test positive for COVID-19, you must immediately notify the People Team and avoid contact with others for 10 days

Chainalysis COVID-19 Policy - APAC
With circumstances changing on a regular basis and parts of our APAC team going in and out of mandatory lockdown, APAC will continue to follow country legislation and guidelines.

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