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Protocol Labs is a research, development, and deployment institution for improving Internet technology. Protocol Labs leads groundbreaking internet projects, such as IPFS, the decentralized web protocol; Filecoin, a cryptocurrency incentivized storage network; and libp2p, a modular network stack for peer-to-peer apps and systems. Protocol Labs works openly, and is focused on the creation of value at a massive scale.

Job Description

Protocol Labs is seeking an enthusiastic & dynamic Tax Leader with a proven track record of diligent tax strategies and a passion & curiosity to learn about blockchains and cryptocurrencies.  As an integral part of our Finance team, you will support all aspects of our corporate tax strategies and tax operations.   
About Protocol LabsProtocol Labs is an open-source research, development, and deployment laboratory. Our projects include IPFS, Filecoin, lip2p, and many more. We aim to make human existence orders of magnitude better through technology. 
We are a fully distributed company. Our team of more than 100 members works remotely and in the open to improve the internet — humanity's most important technology — as we explore new advances in computing and related fields.

As a tax leader

    • Own our entire tax strategy both internationally and domestically
    • Stay up to date on new tax codes, laws and regulations as they happen and advise on approaches and strategy as needed
    • Oversee filing taxes on time and compliantly 
    • Collaborate with various business units (HR, Legal, Business Ops) to ensure tax compliance throughout the organization
    • Create internal tax controls and compliance
    • Work with internal and external auditors as necessary to ensure compliance
    • Help create the founding team and best practices of a tax team
    • Work on strategic projects and other work as needed

You may be a fit for this role if

    • 10+ years of global Tax experience at a high-growth tech start-up 
    • Bachelors or advanced degree in Finance, Accounting or similar field of study
    • International and domestic tax knowledge
    • Passionate about blockchain & cryptocurrencies ability to disrupt traditional finance
    • Equally comfortable building a team as rolling up your sleeves
    • Ability to project manage multiple large-scale, cross-functional projects
    • Excellent teamwork & communication skills
    • Strong technical/advanced financial modeling, computer/database & systems skills

Bonus Points

    • Direct professional experience with blockchain and cryptocurrency
    • Experience working for an endowment
    • Experience in data center or data storage industry
    • SOX and / or SOC experience
    • Corp tax experience
    • Entrepreneurial attitude
    • MBA and/or CFA
What’s it like to work at Protocol Labs?
Protocol Labs mission is to improve humanity’s most important technology, the Internet. We build protocols, systems, and tools to improve how it works. Today, we are focused on how we store, locate, and move information. Our projects include IPFS, Filecoin, libp2p, and more.
As a distributed team, we hire anywhere in the world, and at various levels of experience (entry, senior, staff). We look for people with unique perspectives and diverse backgrounds.
We have a great benefits package, including parental leave, contributions to your retirement, competitive pay, and unlimited time off. For U.S.-based employees, we also provide platinum-level health, dental, and vision coverage for you and your family.
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Posted on April 08, 2021

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