Tax Associate

| Canada | Remote
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Dotmatics is a leader in R&D scientific software connecting science, data, and decision-making. Its enterprise R&D platform and scientists’ favourite applications drive efficiency and accelerate innovation. More than 2 million scientists and 10,000 customers trust Dotmatics to help them create a healthier, cleaner, safer world.

Dotmatics is a global team of more than 800 team mates dedicated to supporting its customers in over 180 countries. The company is headquartered in Boston, with teams located around the world.

Dotmatics is backed by Insight Partners, a leading global venture capital and private equity firm investing in high-growth technology and software scaleup companies. Learn more about Dotmatics, its platform, and applications including Prism, Geneious, SnapGene, Protein Metrics, OMIQ, FCS Express and LabArchives at

Come join us!

As an evolving, global business at the cutting edge of scientific innovation, we offer curious, bright minds from around the world the chance to make immediate impact. We offer meaningful benefits in each market, generous pension/retirement savings plans, equity and a collaborative, remote-friendly work environment centred around core key behaviours and high levels of integrity.

What do we need

We are seeking a detail oriented Tax Associate who can navigate the complex landscape of taxation with finesse and precision. You will work with a team to ensure that our company is in compliance with all relevant local, state, federal, and international tax laws.  You will be involved with creating a process to gather and manage information requests and determine accuracy and adjustments to be incorporated. In addition, you will assist with the creation of internal taxation policies.

In this role you will get to:

  • Collaborate with business teams to gather and collate information needed for quarterly estimates and annual tax returns
  • Review of tax returns and manage filing of returns including payment records and filing confirmations 
  • Transfer pricing calculations and work with Accounting to understand inter-company transactions 
  • Maintain and organize sales tax data used for monthly sales tax returns and develop a system for collecting and maintaining sales tax exemption certificates
  • Assist with tax agency communications as necessary, including responding to notices and requesting additional information to resolve issues / discrepancies
  • Update tax files, organization charts, inter-company agreements, and other as needed
  • Monitor tax mail and develop system for addressing and tracking urgent tax notices
  • Observe tax legislation for potential impact to the company’s operations and structure
  • Assist with budget and billing process

We are looking for people who have 4+ years of experience working in a tax department, ideally within a software company.  You will have a strong interest in furthering their tax technical knowledge base, bringing a curiosity for learning the tax function with experience researching state, federal, and international tax issues.  You will also have a strong desire to delve into accounting records to understand gaps and or adjustments needed for tax purposes. 

The key skills we are looking for are:

  • Working knowledge of Sales and Use Tax matters: filing monthly SUT returns, collecting exemption certificates, reviewing / researching sales tax rules and nexus analysis
  • Local and indirect tax matters, including organizing online tax accounts and corresponding with various tax agencies as required online, via email, post or by phone
  • International tax matters and concepts will be given added consideration

You may also have: 

  • Attention to detail and penchant for organizing records
  • Knowledge of NetSuite systems and superb Excel skills

Research shows us the confidence gap and imposter syndrome can get in the way of meeting outstanding candidates, so please don’t hesitate to apply — we’d love to hear from you.

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Dotmatics is an equal opportunity employer. We are a welcoming place for everyone, and we do our best to make sure all people feel supported and connected at work.

More Information on Dotmatics
Dotmatics operates in the Software industry. The company is located in San Diego, California. Dotmatics was founded in 2005. It has 416 total employees. To see all 13 open jobs at Dotmatics, click here.
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