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Manager, Tax Planning



Multiple locations
Posted on Thursday, August 3, 2023

Snap Inc is a technology company. We believe the camera presents the greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Snap contributes to human progress by empowering people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together. The Company’s three core products are Snapchat, a visual messaging app that enhances your relationships with friends, family, and the world; Lens Studio, an augmented reality platform that powers AR across Snapchat and other services; and it's AR glasses, Spectacles.

The Finance Team includes Accounting, Business Partner Finance, Finance Operations, Financial Systems, Internal Audit, Investor Relations, Tax, and Treasury teams. Together, the team partners with leadership to provide insights, information, and guidance to make strategic and operational decisions, inform investors about our business model and progress, and ensure the company is financially healthy and consistently meeting our reporting obligations.

We’re looking for a Manager, Tax Planning to join our Tax team! You will play a key role in planning and implementing Snap’s global tax strategy, collaborating with other members of our Tax team as well as colleagues throughout the company.

What You’ll Do:

  • Lead structuring, negotiation, drafting, and post-acquisition integration with respect to US and non-US mergers and acquisitions

  • Lead structuring, negotiation, and drafting with respect to investments and capital markets activity

  • Develop and implement comprehensive tax solutions to support business objectives and international operations

  • Partner with Accounting, Legal, Treasury, and business teams to execute complex transactions

  • Support business expansion into new markets and lines of business

  • Research and document technical tax positions

  • Identify, research, document, and implement opportunities seeking cash tax and effective tax rate efficiencies

  • Draft, review, and revise legal and other documents from a tax perspective

  • Monitor and determine impact of global tax-related regulatory developments

  • Manage global and local tax advisor relationships

  • Support the Tax Operations team by providing technical tax analysis and other assistance with provision and compliance on an as-needed basis

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Comprehensive understanding of core US and non-US international and M&A tax concepts

  • Experience working in Big 4 public accounting firm, corporate tax department, law firm, or combination thereof

  • Strong technical, research, and legal drafting skills

  • Strong writing skills and ability to communicate complex tax concepts to non-tax colleagues

  • Ability to skillfully manage teams of third-party advisors across multiple jurisdictions

  • Strong work ethic and ability to manage multiple competing priorities and deadlines in a fast-paced informal work environment

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • Great attention to detail without losing sight of the big picture

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, economics, or equivalent experience

  • 4+ years of tax experience

  • JD

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in taxation, CPA and/or LLM in Tax


In the United States, work locations are assigned a pay zone which determines the salary range for the position. The successful candidate’s starting pay will be determined based on job-related skills, experience, qualifications, work location, and market conditions. These pay zones may be modified in the future.

  • Zone A (CA, WA, NYC): The base salary range for this position is $165,000 - $230,000USD Annually

  • Zone B: The base salary range/hourly rate for this position is $157,000 - $219,000 annually

  • Zone C: The base salary range for this position is $140,000 - $196,000 annually

This position is eligible for equity in the form of RSUs

"Default Together" Policy at Snap: At Snap Inc. we believe that being together in person helps us build our culture faster, reinforce our values, and serve our community, customers, and partners better through dynamic collaboration. To reflect this, we practice a “default together” approach and expect our team members to work in an office at least 80% of the time (an average of 4 days per week).

If you are not based in the same location(s) listed for this role and are open to relocation, we encourage you to apply to take advantage of our generous relocation policy.

At Snap, we believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable us to create innovative products that improve the way people live and communicate. Snap is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and contact us at

Our Benefits: Snap Inc. is its own community, so we’ve got your back! We do our best to make sure you and your loved ones have everything you need to be happy and healthy, on your own terms. Our benefits are built around your needs and include paid maternity and paternity leave, comprehensive medical coverage, emotional and mental health support programs, and compensation packages that let you share in Snap’s long-term success!