• Mimecast Services Limited
  • Watertown , MA
  • Accounting
  • Full-Time
  • 2 Barnard Ave

Tax Manager


Job ID: 2019-4147
Type: Permanent Full Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Finance
Mimecast North America


Reporting to the Director of Tax, the Tax Manager will be responsible for supporting Mimecast s worldwide tax function. This is an opportunity to work for a growing team in a fast paced, high growth environment. The Tax Manager will be primarily responsible for the global tax provision and SEC disclosures (ASC 740) and management of global income tax compliance. The successful candidate will have strong experience with the ASC 740 tax provision process and income tax compliance within a public accounting firm and/or publicly traded multinational company.
The Tax Manager will serve as a point person on special projects as assigned by the Director of Tax with the auditors and consultants, and as a point of coordination and integration with teams within the organization such as Global (Non-US) Controllers, Accounting, Finance, IT, Legal, etc.


Responsible for the preparation of the quarterly and annual income tax provision and SEC disclosures, including managing external auditors and service providers
Manage tax processes ensuring Sarbanes-Oxley 404 compliance
Review all income tax filings which are prepared by third parties - US Federal, US state and local, and Non-US income tax returns
Assist with implementation of the Company s transfer pricing policies, including review of the quarterly tax entries
Perform research and prepare technical memorandums on global tax issues on an ad hoc basis
Assist with federal and state tax audits
Assist with the annual budgeting and quarterly forecasting process
Stay current with relevant legislative tax changes and accounting pronouncements
Prepare ad hoc tax analyses, analytical support, and assistance with other special projects as needed
Create and implement process and policy improvements in the tax function


5+ years tax experience in public accounting and/or multi-national corporation with preferred experience within the technology/SaaS industry
Bachelor s degree in Accounting, Finance or Taxation
CPA/EA and/or MST strongly preferred
Strong working knowledge of ASC 740 accounting for income taxes
Strong computer skills and ability to quickly adapt to new technology
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to communicate concisely
Highly organized, detail-oriented, and process oriented; ability to develop and hold to specific project plans and timelines
Ability to manage multiple priorities effectively and efficiently adapt to changes in the business
A working knowledge of G/L systems, preferably NetSuite


We offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including private healthcare, dental and life coverage. Mimecast is an entrepreneurial and high growth company which will provide the right candidate with a wealth of career development opportunities. All Mimecasters strive on being high performers, problem solvers, and team players with passion and integrity.

We also provide:
Competitive 401k and Employee Stock Purchasing programs
Free lunch s Monday through Thursday at our Lexington office
Internal Events including team building activities, Family Day and End of Year parties
State of the art gym and basketball court

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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