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Senior Tax Manager (Remote, USA)

Grafana Labs

Grafana Labs

Posted on Tuesday, January 30, 2024

Grafana Labs is building out its global tax function and is looking to recruit an experienced professional in the Senior Tax Manager position. Reporting to the Company’s VP of Tax and Treasury, this role will touch each of the components of our global tax function, including tax planning, reporting, audits and compliance. This position will play an instrumental, hands-on, pioneering role in developing the Company's overarching tax strategies and creating the necessary processes and systems to support them. This is an individual contributor role that is 100% remote. We are looking for a motivated, self-driven, and high-performing professional who is seeking a foundational opportunity at a fast-paced growth stage startup.


  • Prepare quarterly and annual tax provision requirements under ASC 740 and related financial statement disclosures
  • Prepare quarterly and annual ASC 718 (FAS 123R) calculations
  • Responsible for collecting, understanding, and reporting worldwide accounting for uncertain tax positions (FIN 48)
  • Assist with the preparation of the U.S. federal and state income tax returns. Responsibilities include both U.S. domestic and international aspects of the preparation, such as book tax difference computations (e.g. depreciation and amortization), all related foreign forms (e.g. 5471, 8858), foreign tax credits and foreign earnings and profit computations.
  • Prepare reconciliation of the Company’s domestic and foreign tax-related balance sheet accounts
  • Manage global transfer pricing strategy and reporting
  • Work with outside consultants to prepare and review foreign statutory financials and foreign income tax returns
  • Assist in International tax planning and M&A projects
  • Assist with preparing monthly, quarterly and annual Sales and Use Tax filings, GST/VAT and other domestic and international tax filings.
  • Develop financial modeling in support of tax planning and initiatives evaluation
  • Prepare insightful analytics summary for management review
  • Build collaborative working relationships across the organization


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, CPA preferred
  • 8+ years of public accounting and/or industry accounting experience including income tax accounting and compliance
  • Experience and proficiency preparing tax workpapers supporting federal and state income and non-income tax filings
  • Experience in federal, state and foreign tax compliance including nexus, multi-state apportionment rules (e.g., cost-of-performance versus market-sourcing versus single-sales factor, etc.)
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to effectively communicate cross-functionally at all levels in an efficient manner.
  • Have excellent analytical skills, ensure results are accurate and able to communicate findings in a precise and simple manner
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment with strong ownership of his/her function
  • Results driven with high level of initiative, teamwork, urgency, accountability and integrity
  • Demonstrates hands-on willingness to accept challenging projects outside areas of experience
  • Hard working, quick learner with a positive ''can do'' attitude
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively
  • Excellent organizational, technical, analytical, problem solving skills and attention to detail.

In the United States, the base compensation range for this role is $183,000 - $191,000. Actual compensation may vary based on level, experience, and skillset as assessed in the interview process. Benefits include equity, bonus (if applicable), and other benefits listed on our careers page.

About Grafana Labs: There are more than 950,000 active installations of Grafana around the globe, monitoring everything from beehives to climate change in the Alps. The instantly recognizable dashboards have been spotted everywhere from a NASA launch and Minecraft HQ to Wimbledon and the Tour de France. Grafana Labs also helps companies including Bloomberg, JPMorgan Chase, and eBay manage their observability strategies with full-stack offerings that can be run fully managed with Grafana Cloud, or self-managed with Grafana Enterprise Stack. The Grafana stack has grown to include four other open source projects, Grafana Loki (for logs), Grafana Tempo (for traces), Grafana Mimir (for metrics), and Grafana OnCall (for on-call management).
Benefits: For more information about the perks and benefits of working at Grafana, please check out our careers page.
Equal Opportunity Employer: At Grafana Labs we’re building a company where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, stay, and do their best work. We know that our company runs on the hard work and the dedication of our passionate and creative employees. If you're excited about this role but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways.
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