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Senior ERP Tax Engineer

United States
Software Development

The worldwide data management software market is massive (According to IDC, the worldwide database software market, which it refers to as the database management systems software market, was forecasted to be approximately $82 billion in 2023 growing to approximately $137 billion in 2027. This represents a 14% compound annual growth rate). At MongoDB we are transforming industries and empowering developers to build amazing apps that people use every day. We are the leading developer data platform and the first database provider to IPO in over 20 years. Join our team and be at the forefront of innovation and creativity.

MongoDB is seeking an experienced Senior ERP Tax Engineer with specialized knowledge and experience in domestic and international tax regulations and compliance to work for our Business Systems team. 

This individual will be responsible for managing and optimizing the existing NetSuite platform, particularly focusing on tax-related functionalities and configurations supporting Avalara and/or other third party tax engines. This individual will play a crucial role in ensuring accurate financial reporting, compliance with tax laws, and and improving our internal financial systems and processes.

This role will have high visibility into multiple parts of the organization, including but not limited to Finance, Sales, Professional Services, and Data Warehousing.

We’re looking for someone with:

  • Strong understanding of Global tax principles and regulations, with hands-on experience in configuring tax-related settings in NetSuite and Avalara
  • Functional experience with financial processes in NetSuite as an Administrator
  • Good understanding of accounting processes and comfortable discussing related functionalities and system impact with stakeholders 
  • Excellent investigation and diagnostic skills
  • Ability to build sound relationships and clearly communicate expectations with team members and stakeholders
  • Good understanding of the system integration capabilities in Netsuite and tax engines
  • System Savvy – ability to find your way around the system NATURALLY.
  • Ability and willingness to learn new systems and skills - Coupa, Concur. Adaptive Planning is a plus.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills; ability to work creatively in problem solving.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Data management preferred (SQL, XML, JSON)
  • Web services preferred (REST, SOAP)
  • Experience in HTML, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, AJAX, SuiteScript 1.0 and SuiteScript 2.0

What You’ll Do:

  • Design, implement, and maintain tax codes, tax groups, and tax calculations within NetSuite and Avalara
  • Stay updated on global tax regulations and changes to ensure compliance with local, state, and federal tax laws per country
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders, such as finance and accounting teams, to address tax-related issues and requirements
  • Design and implement quality and scalable solutions using Netsuite’s native functionality, workflows, and Suitebuilder
  • Ensure system and SOX compliance with Company policies, procedures, and protocols for system standards, customizations, and changes
  • Grow your technical and functional expertise in NetSuite and auxiliary SaaS systems
  • Drive or support projects to enhance the existing systems or implement new ones
  • Support other administrators by performing technical and administrative tasks
  • Train, guide and assist users in developing/refining their processes around the supported systems
  • Support unit testing and user acceptance testing for new version releases and projects
  • Support internal and external audit by providing requested data

Success Measures:

The ERP Engineer will be successful in this role when they can execute the following tasks:

In the first 30 days:

  • You will communicate with stakeholders, such as tax professionals, external consultants, and internal teams, to discuss upcoming projects, challenges, and opportunities related to tax management 
  • Get acquainted with tax system configurations and settings in NetSuite/Avalara/ 3rd party tax engine
  • Collaborate with other administrators or team members to share knowledge, troubleshoot issues, and support each other in managing the NetSuite platform effectively
  • Provide support, guidance and educate end-users, such as finance and accounting teams, on how to use NetSuite's tax functionalities effectively

In the first 60 days:

  • Engage with key stakeholders, such as finance, accounting, and tax teams, to gather feedback, address concerns, and identify opportunities for collaboration and synergy
  • Address any outstanding issues or support tickets related to tax configurations, calculations, or reporting that have arisen since day 30
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement or optimization within the tax system configuration and related workflows
  • Generate reports or analytics to track key performance indicators related to tax compliance, accuracy, and system utilization for management 

In the first 90 days:

  • Participate in strategic planning discussions to align tax management initiatives with organizational goals and objectives
  • Maintain proficiency and demonstrate track record of effectively managing the tax system within NetSuite and contributing to MongoDB’s overall success
  • Continue to identify opportunities for process improvement or optimization within the tax system configuration and related workflows
  • Update documentation, including system configurations, procedures, and training materials, to reflect any changes or enhancements made to the tax system since day 60

To drive the personal growth and business impact of our employees, we’re committed to developing a supportive and enriching culture for everyone. From employee affinity groups, to fertility assistance and a generous parental leave policy, we value our employees’ wellbeing and want to support them along every step of their professional and personal journeys. Learn more about what it’s like to work at MongoDB, and help us make an impact on the world!

MongoDB is committed to providing any necessary accommodations for individuals with disabilities within our application and interview process. To request an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your recruiter.

MongoDB, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and makes all hiring decisions without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


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