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Remote - Ireland; Remote - United Kingdom

Senior Tax Manager, Indirect Tax

Company Description

Dropbox is a special place where we are all seeking to fulfill our mission to design a more enlightened way of working. We’re looking for innovative talent to join us on our journey. The words shared by our founders at the start of Dropbox still ring true today. Wouldn’t it be great if our working environment—and the tools we use—were designed with people’s actual needs in mind? Imagine if every minute at work were well spent—if we could focus and spend our time on the things that matter. This is possible, and Dropbox is connecting the dots. The nearly 3,000 Dropboxers around the world have helped make Dropbox a living workspace - the place where people come together and their ideas come to life. Our 700+ million global users have been some of our best salespeople, and they have helped us acquire customers with incredible efficiency. As a result, we reached a billion dollar revenue run rate faster than any software-as-a-service company in history. Dropbox is making the dream of a fulfilling and seamless work life a reality. We hope you’ll join us on the journey.

Team Description

Our Finance team builds the financial infrastructure to scale our growing company. We combine analytical and strategic thinking to develop a sound financial future for our global brand. We work closely with teams across the company, as well as with external partners.

Role Description

The Dropbox Tax team has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Manager of Indirect Tax - focused on international (VAT / GST) indirect tax, reporting to the Global Indirect Tax Lead. This role will partner and collaborate seamlessly with members of the Tax, Finance, Legal and business teams to help drive and support our commercial strategy and lead global transfer pricing for Dropbox.

In this role, you’ll bring enthusiasm for all things Tax and thrive teaming with other smart Tax folks to drive and deliver Dropbox projects and initiatives. You’ll be ready to roll up your sleeves to design and implement Tax processes, policies, best practices, and frameworks to help scale a growing Tax team and function. You are a self-starter who follows through, gets stuff done, and has a passion for VAT and all things transaction tax.


  • Oversee international (VAT/GST) indirect tax compliance, reporting, and filings across multiple jurisdictions, ensuring accuracy and timeliness
  • Stay abreast of changes in VAT laws and regulations globally, assess their impact on the company, and recommend necessary actions
  • Perform reporting and compliance calculations and analyses - including ASC 450 analyses
  • Identify opportunities for operational efficiency / transformation and drive process improvements and automation initiatives to enhance VAT compliance and efficiency
  • Conduct research and tax position strategy developments
  • Conduct VAT risk assessments and implement effective controls to mitigate tax risks
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with tax, finance, legal, product / tech and other departments to integrate indirect tax considerations into business processes and transactions
  • Lead, mentor, and challenge high-performing indirect tax team 
  • Plan for the growth of our indirect tax systems, including our tax engines, working closely with our enterprise wide technology teams to develop and transform tax systems, processes, and and reporting strategies


  • VAT / GST experience with progressively increasing responsibilities and accountability
  • Big Four Public Accounting or Law Firm experience combined with in-house tech company tax accounting experience
  • People Management experience 
  • Experience working on and implementing indirect tax policies, best practices, tools, strategies at scale
  • Analytical experience with research and quantitative analysis skills
  • Excellent communication skills, strong Excel skills and a self-starter who is able to manage projects independently and proactively 
  • Exceptional prioritization, project management, and organizational skills including an ability to synthesize complex tax matters into simple, concise communications
  • BA in Finance, Accounting, Business, or equivalent
  • Advanced degree (MBA, JD, MST, Ph.D.) preferred
  • Professional certifications (CPA or similar certification) preferred
  • Ability to thrive in a Virtual First environment as well as with in-person collaboration
  • We are building a compassionate culture where you can do your best work—no matter who you are or where you’re from - we are looking for tax folks with an interest in working with a diverse group of tax and finance folks who are all about making work human 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong tax accounting background
  • Strong excel skills
  • Tax technology / transformation experience

Total Rewards

United Kingdom Pay Range
£85,900—£116,200 GBP
Ireland Pay Range
€96.500—€130.500 EUR

The range listed above is the expected annual salary/OTE for this role, subject to change.

Salary/OTE is just one component of Dropbox’s total rewards package. All regular employees are also eligible for the corporate bonus program or a sales incentive (target included in OTE) as well as stock in the form of Restricted Stock Units (RSUs).

Dropbox is a Virtual First company and is open to hiring candidates in all authorized locations. However, for this role, the locations posted are preferred.


Dropbox is committed to investing in the holistic health and wellbeing of all Dropboxers and their families. Our benefits and perks programs include, but are not limited to:

  • Competitive medical, dental and vision coverage*
  • Retirement Savings through a defined contribution pension or savings plan**
  • Dropbox provides a Flexible PTO Policy in addition to your statutory holidays allowing you to unplug, unwind, and refresh
  • Dropbox also provides exclusive additional paid time off for all FTE employees across the Globe, in addition to any relevant statutory holidays
  • Protection Plans including Life and Disability Insurance*
  • A Perks Allowance to be used on what matters most to you, whether that’s wellness, learning and development, food & groceries, and much more
  • Parental benefits including; Parental Leave, Fertility Benefits, Adoptions and Surrogacy support, and Lactation support 

Additional benefits details are available upon request.
*Where group plans are not available, allowances are provided
**Benefit, amount, and type are dependent on geographical location, based upon applicable law or company policy


Dropbox 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. A big part of that effort is our support for members and allies of internal groups like Asians at Dropbox, BlackDropboxers, Latinx, Pridebox (LGBTQ), Vets at Dropbox, Women at Dropbox, ATX Diversity (based in Austin, Texas) and the Dropbox Empowerment Network (based in Dublin, Ireland).