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Senior Tax Accountant

Date: Jun 14, 2022

Location: Minneapolis, US, 55401

Company: Optimizely

Optimizely is focused on unlocking digital potential and we are the recognized category leader in Digital Experience Platform (DXP) and created the category for A/B Testing and experimentation software. We have incredible customers – isn’t that one of the most important aspects of looking for your next job? Optimizely has over 9,000 brands from global organizations such as Visa, Sky, Yamaha, Wall Street Journal to tech innovators like Atlassian, DocuSign, FitBit and Zillow.

Not only are we financially sound and growing but we have unicorn status: Exceeded $300M in revenue in 2020, is profitable already, and has all strategic options ahead of itself. Optimizely continues to invest and addresses a market opportunity north of $30 billion, providing significant personal career growth opportunities.

We are an inclusive culture with a global team of 1200+ people across the US, Europe, Australia, and Vietnam. We blend European and American business culture with emphasis on teamwork, inclusion, and moving fast. People make the difference!

If you are looking to work on the next generation of digital technologies in a fast-paced, hyper-growth environment, apply! We’re just getting started...


The Senior Tax Accountant is responsible for ensuring accurate and timely tax compliance across the regional entities, including potentially US federal, state, other local taxes, sales tax, as well as foreign entity returns for subsidiaries, which will be achieved through partnership with our tax partners across the world and supported by the local controllership teams. 

Job Responsibilities

•    Work closely with the local finance controller and  external tax advisors to ensure all tax filings are made on time in an accurate and efficient manner
•    Ensuring all intercompany transactions with the regional entity have the correct tax treatment
•    Manage all tax audits and inquiries. Serve as primary regional contact for audits by regulatory agencies or external representation
•    Partner with controllership staff and external advisors to ensure compliance for sales & use tax, gross receipts, personal property and all other local taxes as needed
•    Prepare audit schedules, tax workings and disclosures and work with auditors on questions for the statutory accounts
•    Work with external advisors to calculate and remit all estimated, instalment and final tax payments for the regional companies.
•    Capable of communicating with all levels within the organization
•    Keeping up to date with relevant tax regulations and ensuring compliance across all the regional entities, providing guidance and updates to Senior Director, Global Tax

Knowledge and Experience

  • 5+ years experience in tax compliance
  • 2-3 years’ experience in a tax manager (or director) or equivalent role
  • Experience with US tax compliance
  • Experience with sales tax compliance
  • Public Accounting experience required


CPA Certification

Optimizely is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Optimizely is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.




Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis