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Tax Manager - Indirect Tax



Nashville, TN, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 2, 2024

At Lyft, our mission is to improve people’s lives with the world’s best transportation. To do this, we start with our own community by creating an open, inclusive, and diverse organization.

Lyft is looking for a talented tech savvy Tax Manager to join our growing Tax Team! As a Tax Manager, you will report to the Senior Tax Manager and focus on supporting the Company’s indirect tax accounting, compliance, audits, and special projects. You will collaborate with key departments across the organization, including Engineering, Business Operations, Regulatory Compliance, Accounting and Finance.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Tax or related field with 6+ years of accounting experience in a public accounting firm and/or corporate tax department of a multinational company operating globally
  • CPA, CMI, or JD preferred
  • Strong technical knowledge of laws governing Sales and Use Taxes, personal property tax, business licenses/gross receipts tax, and related reporting to tax authorities within the United States, Canada and beyond
  • Exceptional project management skills are required, with proactive process improvement experience. Able to prioritize workload in order to meet competing deadlines in a fast-paced work environment
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills. Must be comfortable with virtual communications and working with geographically disparate groups
  • Strong attention to detail, with a commitment to accuracy and compliance
  • Strong computer and technology skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Excel. Alteryx experience is a plus
  • Accounting system experience (Oracle, Netsuite or similar ERP)
  • Tax engine experience (Vertex, Onesource, Avalara or similar)
  • Strong computer and technology skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Excel; Alteryx, Python, or SQL programming experience is a plus


  • Manage state & local tax audits by gathering transaction details, preparing workpapers, and developing arguments for submission to the tax authorities
  • Review and analyze data from various systems for compliance reporting and reverse indirect tax audits
  • Review and approve compliance reporting and payments
  • Review journal entries and general ledger account reconciliations specific to tax and fees within scope of work
  • Assist with the design, improvement, and implementation of process and/or solution capabilities that support indirect tax determination, reporting, and compliance
  • Assist with preparing tax cash forecast
  • Exemption certificate management
  • Managing the preparation and review of the quarterly and annual tax provision including financial statement tax disclosures. Ensuring SOX compliance
  • Perform tax research as necessary to complete assigned tasks/projects
  • Monitor changes in US state/local and Canadian indirect tax laws and ensure impact is properly considered and any necessary changes are implemented
  • Close partnership with cross-functional teams in support of key compliance and filing processes during monthly, quarterly, and year end cycles
  • Train and develop junior team members
  • Perform ad hoc projects related to indirect tax


  • Great medical, dental, and vision insurance options
  • Mental health benefits
  • Family building benefits
  • In addition to 12 observed holidays, salaried team members have unlimited paid time off, hourly team members have 15 days paid time off
  • 401(k) plan to help save for your future
  • 18 weeks of paid parental leave. Biological, adoptive, and foster parents are all eligible
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Lyft Pink - Lyft team members get an exclusive opportunity to test new benefits of our Ridership Program

Lyft is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.

This role will be in-office on a hybrid schedule following the establishment of a Lyft office in Nashville — Team Members will be expected to work in the office 3 days per week on Mondays, Thursdays and a team-specific third day. Additionally, hybrid roles have the flexibility to work from anywhere for up to 4 weeks per year. #Hybrid

The expected base pay range for this position in the Nashville area is $85,288- $106,600. Salary ranges are dependent on a variety of factors, including qualifications, experience and geographic location. Range is not inclusive of potential equity offering, bonus or benefits. Your recruiter can share more information about the salary range specific to your working location and other factors during the hiring process.