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Senior Tax Manager

Zeni is on a mission to build the world's most advanced CFO-As-A-Service platform, build from the ground up using AI and ML. Built by the founders of Mezi, an AI-powered Travel-As-A-Service platform, you'll be working with a team that has spent the last five years building and scaling one of the most successful human-assisted AI platforms.

What we're looking for

We are searching for a highly-analytical Senior Tax Manager to lead the Tax practice at Zeni. You will be overseeing all tax operations for all our customers. We are looking for people that take quality as a point of pride. Tremendously passionate about forward looking and futuristic technology solutions and be able to tie them back into the world of finances. Having a startup DNA is must :-). You will be a key member of the finance team at Zeni and work very closely with cutting edge startup founders. You love to go an extra mile to make sure your work and other’s work are done with the highest excellence for every Zeni customer.

Responsibilities

  • Embrace and enjoy working with new technology powered by AI, machine learning and cutting edge automation
  • Prepare taxes and deliver end to end, high quality tax and advisory services to all of Zeni’s customers
  • Play a leadership role in managing and growing Zeni’s tax services
  • Build and scale a team of tax professionals at Zeni as we grow
  • Work closely with startup founders and advise them on all tax related issues
  • Analyze and improve Zeni’s existing tax process and experience
  • Partner with other finance leaders, sales team and senior level accountants as needed
  • Manage multiple clients at varying stages (pre-revenue, post-revenue)
  • Be proactive when approaching, anticipating and resolving client requests
  • Team player that collaborates with and helps others whenever or wherever needed

Culture and Perks

We approach work with a calm focus and a sense of humor, while keeping sane working hours. At Zeni, we also have a culture where ideas come from the bottom up! Ownership, trust and support will be afforded to you in a setup that will allow you to be yourself and add value like never before. You’ll receive a competitive salary package and stock, plus perks, with flexible and remote working hours. Social responsibility is something we believe in and regularly volunteer with our community partners with the full support of the company.


About Zeni - Champions of Customer Service

Zeni began the Startup FinOps revolution in 2019 by enabling founders to scale their business without ever building an internal finance team. With just the right mix of Human + AI + Machine Learning, Zeni gives founders +40 hours of their time back each month so they can spend more time with their teams and scale faster. Zeni is a Series B company and has raised $47.5M in venture capital. The company is based in Palo Alto, California but has an office in Pune, India as well as a distributed remote workforce. Learn more at www.zeni.ai

Zeni is an equal opportunity employer, and we’re proud of our ongoing efforts to foster global diversity, equity, & inclusion in the workplace. Individuals seeking employment and employees at Zeni are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. 

Zeni endeavors to make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities and disabled veterans pursuant to applicable federal and state law. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to submit this application, complete any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participate in the employee selection process, please send an e-mail to hello@zeni.ai with your specific accommodation request.

By submitting your application, you agree that Zeni may collect your personal data for recruiting, global organization planning, and related purposes. 

Requirements

  • Active CPA license is a must
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance preferred
  • 10+ years of applicable tax experience required. 
  • 5+ years of direct experience working with startups is a must
  • Previous experience at a top-tier finance or law firm, or as a tax manager with a public accounting firm preferred
  • Strong knowledge of tax code, compliance and procedures for corporations. Familiarity with U.S. federal, state and local reporting requirements.
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written) are a must
  • Strong time and priority management skill
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office Suite and Google Suite (Docs, Sheets) required

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