Positively impacting people’s lives every day in every home around the world.
Needham, MA, USA

Vice President, Tax

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Our purpose is to positively impact people’s lives every day in every home around the world! We work very hard to provide our consumers with high-quality, exciting 5-star products that make life easier. We thrive on passion and innovation and are looking for great people, with great ideas, who want to build the next big thing and develop while they do.

Vice President, Tax

Our mission to positively impact people's lives every day in every home around the world allows our employees to be thinkers and tinkerers, designers and doers, creators and number crunchers, makers of things they love. As we continue to grow, we are excited to add a Vice President, Tax to our global team.

Position Overview:

We are seeking a highly-motivated and experienced individual to join our team as Vice President, Tax. The role will lead the strategic direction of the organization’s tax function as we continue to scale our business globally. The successful candidate will have a passion for partnering with the business to minimize tax exposure/risk and drive value for the organization. This is a senior leadership position within the Finance organization reporting to the Chief Accounting Officer, and will interface with other senior leaders and board members on a regular basis.

Here are some of the EXCITING things you’ll get to do:


  • Develop and implement global tax strategies and policies to optimize the company’s tax position, minimize risks, and support business objectives.
  • Provide strategic guidance and leadership on all tax-related matters, including planning, structuring, and risk management.
  • Manage and oversee all aspects of tax compliance, including the preparation and filing of tax returns, reports, and other required documentation.
  • Oversee tax accounting processes and ensure accurate and timely reporting of tax-related financial information in compliance with US GAAP and SEC requirements.
  • Monitor changes in tax laws and regulations at the local, national, and international levels, and assess their potential impact on the company’s operations and financial performance.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders, including finance, legal, operations, and commercial teams, to integrate tax considerations into business decisions and initiatives.
  • Lead and mentor a team of tax professionals, fostering a culture of excellence, collaboration, and continuous learning.
  • Build and maintain relationships with external advisors, authorities, and other relevant parties to support the organization’s tax objectives and interests.
  • Drive process improvements and efficiencies within the tax function, leveraging technology and best practices to enhance effectiveness and scalability.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or a related field; advanced degree (e.g., Master of Taxation, JD) and/or professional certification (e.g., CPA) preferred.
  • Minimum of 15 years of progressive experience in corporate taxation, with experience in a public company environment.
  • Strong technical expertise in tax laws, regulations, and principles, with a focus on US GAAP and SEC reporting requirements.
  • Knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) requirements related to tax accounting and reporting, including internal controls documentation and audit coordination.
  • Proven leadership skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate teams, drive results, and foster a culture of accountability and continuous improvement.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact effectively with stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Comfortable working with ambiguity, with an ability to make a decision, start executing, and course correct as needed.
  • Demonstrated ability to work on competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strategic thinker with strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, able to anticipate challenges and develop proactive solutions.
  • High integrity, professionalism, and ethical conduct, with a commitment to upholding the highest standards of compliance and governance.

Growth Mindsets:

  • Experience seeking out learning opportunities for yourself
  • Ability to adapt to new environments
  • Relying on your resilience and influential ability, partner with internal colleagues cross-functionally, and with global teams, to liberate thinking and drive outcomes.


  • As a corporate citizen, learn and support SharkNinja’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion strategy
  • Demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through continuous development, modeling inclusive behaviors, and proactively managing bias
  • Explore SharkNinja’s DEI Groups or volunteer to serve on committees that organize diversity-related events and activities
  • Participate in employee engagement surveys and respond as openly and honestly as possible
  • Become culturally competent; take the time to learn about different cultures, races, religions, and backgrounds represented by your colleagues
  • Ensure equitable experiences, strengthen inclusion acumen, and promote a culture of inclusivity and belonging that embraces the contributions of all team members
  • Be a Talent Scout; pipeline via diverse populations to enhance diversity of leaders at SharkNinja

At SharkNinja, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion are vital to our global success. Valuing each unique voice and blending all of our diverse skills strengthens SharkNinja’s innovation every day. We support ALL associates in bringing their authentic selves to work, making an impact, and having the opportunity for career acceleration. With help from our leadership, associates, and our community, we aim to have equity be a key component of the SharkNinja DNA.


YOUR ROLE in leading our SUCCESS DRIVERS & representing our UNIQUE MINDSET

  • Lead us to be “RARELY SATISFIED” 
  • Make things better each day; “PROGRESS OVER PERFECTION”
  • Use your knowledge of our consumer, understand that “DETAILS MAKE THE DIFFERENCE”
  • Deliver something great; “WINNING IS A TEAM SPORT”
  • Be clear and honest, “COMMUNICATING FOR IMPACT” 


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We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, or any other class protected by legislation, and local law. SharkNinja will consider reasonable accommodations consistent with legislation, and local law. If you require a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact SharkNinja People & Culture at [email protected]

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What are SharkNinja Perks + Benefits

SharkNinja Benefits Overview

All full time employees who work at least 30 hours per week or more are eligible for company benefits. These include several Medical plans, Dental, Vision, Health & Dependent Care FSA, HSA, company paid Life insurance, company paid AD&D, company paid Disability, Supplemental Life, Critical Illness, 401(k) & Company Match, Pet Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement, generous Paid Parental Leave, Calm Premium, TaskHuman, Pre-Paid Legal Plan, generous Time Off, Charitable Matching, Associate Discount on SharkNinja products, Referral Bonuses, Onsite Gym, & Fitness Classes in our Needham office, Summer Friday’s, and much more.

Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Team workouts
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Performance bonus
Charitable contribution matching
Child Care & Parental Leave
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Vacation + Time Off
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored outings
Free daily meals
Free snacks and drinks
Some meals provided
Onsite office parking
Relocation assistance
Fitness stipend
Onsite gym
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Continuing education available during work hours

Additional Perks + Benefits

SharkNinja enjoys half day Fridays in August. Summer also bring Food Trucks and Ice Cream Thursdays. Associates also enjoy discounted products for family and friends, including our annual holiday sale.

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