Vice President, Global Tax



New York, USA
Posted on Friday, November 3, 2023

Headquartered in New York City, Dataiku was founded in Paris in 2013 and achieved unicorn status in 2019. Now, more than 1,000+ employees work across the globe in our offices and remotely. Backed by a renowned set of investors and partners including CapitalG, Tiger Global, and ICONIQ Growth, we’ve set out to build the future of AI.

Reporting to the Senior Vice President of Finance and Chief Accounting Officer, the Vice President, Tax will be responsible for overseeing all tax activities for Dataiku, a non-public company. These activities include all direct and indirect tax planning and research, ASC740 tax accounting, tax compliance and audits, as well as tax projects supporting the Company’s public readiness programs. This role will also manage the work of third party vendors where appropriate.

In this highly visible role, the Vice President, Tax will assume primary responsibility for managing outside tax advisors, vendors and auditors. The Vice President, Tax will provide leadership and direction to an internal team responsible for all direct and indirect taxes.

Main Responsibilities

  • Manage all ASC740 tax provision work.
  • Responsible for the accuracy and completeness of all tax related financial statement disclosures
  • Manage all tax forecasts, including GAAP, Non-GAAP and cash
  • Optimize all tax positions including tax credits and incentives
  • Ensure timely and accurate completion of all tax returns and other compliance items
  • Monitor technical developments in federal, state and foreign tax which impact Dataiku
  • Ensure sufficient documentation to substantiate all tax positions taken
  • Manage audits and appeals to minimize tax assessments
  • Work collaboratively with senior executives and colleagues across the Company in Legal, Treasury, IT Ops, People Operations, Accounting, Sales and other teams to identify and resolve tax concerns
  • Work closely with external auditors on tax provision matters and projects
  • Manage the advancement of the global tax technology stack including process improvements related to tax provision and compliance processes
  • Provide mentoring, training and development to all tax staff

Skills and Experience Required

  • CPA and/or MSA, MST or JD/LLM preferred
  • At least 12 years tax experience, including a combination of Big 4 public / global company
  • Demonstrated supervisory experience
  • Exceptional technical, writing, research and accounting skills
  • Familiarity with best-in-class tax research tools
  • Strong team player and excellent communicator / collaborator
  • Passionate about process improvement and team member development
Compensation and Benefits

The final compensation package for this role will be determined during the interview process and is based on a variety of factors, including, but not limited to, geographic location, internal equity, education, skill set, experience and training. Eligible roles may also be entitled to receive commission or other variable compensation through Dataiku's incentive compensation program.

Dataiku also offers comprehensive benefits, including stock options, medical, dental, and vision plans, flexible spending accounts, pre-tax commuter benefits, a 401k company match, paid vacations and sick leave, paid parental leave, employer paid disability coverage, and additional health and wellbeing perks and benefits. Dataiku reserves the right to amend or modify employee perks and benefits at any time.

US only national base pay ranges
$250,000$275,000 USD
About Dataiku:
Dataiku is the platform for Everyday AI, systemizing the use of data for exceptional business results. By making the use of data and AI an everyday behavior, Dataiku unlocks the creativity within individual employees to power collective success at companies of all sizes and across all industries. Don’t get us wrong: we are a tech company building software. Our culture is even pretty geeky! But our driving force is and will always remain people, starting with ours. We consider our employees to be our most precious asset, and we are committed to ensuring that each of them gets the most rewarding, enjoyable, and memorable work experience with us. Fly over to Instagram to learn more about our #dataikulife.
Our practices are rooted in the idea that everyone should be treated with dignity, decency and fairness. Dataiku also believes that a diverse identity is a source of strength and allows us to optimize across the many dimensions that are needed for our success. Therefore, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All employment practices are based on business needs, without regard to race, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, neurodiversity, disability status, citizenship, veteran status or any other aspect which makes an individual unique or protected by laws and regulations in the locations where we operate. This applies to all policies and procedures related to recruitment and hiring, compensation, benefits, performance, promotion and termination and all other conditions and terms of employment. If you need assistance or an accommodation, please contact us at: reasonable-accommodations@dataiku.com