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Sr. Corporate Tax Analyst



hawthorne, ca, usa
Posted on Saturday, November 4, 2023

SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars.


SpaceX seeks to add a Sr. Corporate Income Tax Analyst as it expands its domestic and international footprint. The Sr. Corporate Income Tax Analyst will work on the company’s federal, state and local, and international tax matters including coordination with various service providers.


  • Gather data and coordinate with service providers for preparation of federal, state and local, and international tax returns
  • Ensure timely and accurate filing of tax returns, including quarterly estimates and extensions
  • Prepare and/or review book/tax differences for US and international tax purposes
  • Assist with maintaining tax records and filing systems
  • Complete research, analysis, and interpretation of existing and proposed legislation
  • Assist with notices/audits received by various taxing authorities
  • Provide support as needed on ad hoc projects


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, tax, business, finance, or a STEM discipline
  • 4+ years of combined tax experience in public accounting or supporting a US based multinational


  • Prior experience working for a Big 4 public accounting firm
  • CPA license
  • Exceptional Microsoft Excel skills
  • Experience with general corporate tax compliance and consulting
  • Experience working with large datasets and various data analysis tools such as Alteryx and SQL
  • Detail oriented, organized, and efficient in work processes
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills


  • This position is based in Hawthorne, CA and requires being onsite - remote work not considered
  • Must be able to work extended hours and weekends as needed


Pay range:
Sr. Corporate Income Tax Analyst/Senior: $90,000.00 - $145,000.00/per year

Your actual level and base salary will be determined on a case-by-case basis and may vary based on the following considerations: job-related knowledge and skills, education, and experience.

Base salary is just one part of your total rewards package at SpaceX. You may also be eligible for long-term incentives, in the form of company stock, stock options, or long-term cash awards, as well as potential discretionary bonuses and the ability to purchase additional stock at a discount through an Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You will also receive access to comprehensive medical, vision, and dental coverage, access to a 401(k) retirement plan, short and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, paid parental leave, and various other discounts and perks. You may also accrue 3 weeks of paid vacation and will be eligible for 10 or more paid holidays per year. Exempt employees are eligible for 5 days of sick leave per year


  • To conform to U.S. Government export regulations, applicant must be a (i) U.S. citizen or national, (ii) U.S. lawful, permanent resident (aka green card holder), (iii) Refugee under 8 U.S.C. § 1157, or (iv) Asylee under 8 U.S.C. § 1158, or be eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR here.

SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX’s Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.