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Tax Manager, Systems

Swarm Technologies

Swarm Technologies

hawthorne, ca, usa
Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2024

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 is looking for an experienced Tax Manager, Systems to join our growing Tax team. This role will be a key contributor to the entire tax department, supporting the technology and systems used in the tax function to comply with tax rules around the world. The Manager of Tax Systems will be responsible for maintaining our tax engine used for sales & use tax/VAT/GST determination and various indirect tax reporting around the world, as well as finding systems and process improvement for income tax and tax provision reporting.


  • Manage tax engine and tax systems used in sales & use tax and value-added tax determination and reporting around the world
  • Be the link between the tax department and internal application software team as well as external vendors
  • Design and implement tax solutions and related processes for tax data management/analytics, including writing SQL queries to obtain complete and accurate data needed for tax filings
  • Find opportunities for tax automation and process efficiencies


  • Bachelor's degree
  • 7+ years of work experience in tax systems/technology
  • 3+ years of experience with SQL, XML, and Alteryx
  • 3+ years of experience with ONESOURCE Determination or other tax engine


  • Bachelor's degree in information systems, computer science, engineering or finance
  • Basic knowledge of Python
  • Experience working with various tax technology ecosystems, and a willingness to quickly learn and adapt to new one
  • Strong data management and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal), analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Experience defining data and reporting requirements for the multinational tax department
  • Project management experience, including the creation of project plans, milestones, and due dates.
  • Broad understanding of sales & use tax/value-added tax
  • Exposure to businesses operating in multiple foreign countries
  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment


  • This position is based in Hawthorne, CA (Los Angeles area), and requires being onsite full-time – hybrid and remote work will not be considered


Pay range:

Tax Manager: $130,000.00 - $180,000.00/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.