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Analyst, Tax Engine

Instacart, San Francisco, CA- Remote

Groceries and home essentials delivered from local stores in 1 hour


We're transforming the grocery industry

At Instacart, we invite the world to share love through food because we believe everyone should have access to the food they love and more time to enjoy it together. Where others see a simple need for grocery delivery, we see exciting complexity and endless opportunity to serve the varied needs of our community. We work to deliver an essential service that customers rely on to get their groceries and household goods, while also offering safe and flexible earnings opportunities to Instacart Personal Shoppers.

Instacart has become a lifeline for millions of people, and we’re building the team to help push our shopping cart forward. If you’re ready to do the best work of your life, come join our table.

Instacart is a Flex First team

There’s no one-size fits all approach to how we do our best work. Our employees have the flexibility to choose where they do their best work—whether it’s from home, an office, or your favorite coffee shop—while staying connected and building community through regular in-person events. Learn more about our flexible approach to where we work.

We're transforming the grocery industry

At Instacart, we invite the world to share love through food because we believe everyone should have access to the food they love and more time to enjoy it together. Where others see a simple need for grocery delivery, we see exciting complexity and endless opportunity to serve the varied needs of our community. We work to deliver an essential service that customers rely on to get their groceries and household goods, while also offering safe and flexible earnings opportunities to Instacart Personal Shoppers.

Instacart has become a lifeline for millions of people, and we’re building the team to help push our shopping cart forward. If you’re ready to do the best work of your life, come join our table.

Instacart is a Flex First team

There’s no one-size fits all approach to how we do our best work. Our employees have the flexibility to choose where they do their best work—whether it’s from home, an office, or your favorite coffee shop—while staying connected and building community through regular in-person events. Learn more about our flexible approach to where we work.

Overview

We are seeking an Analyst, Tax Engine to join our Global Tax Technology team. This is an important role that will help support our tax calculation software program. This candidate should have strong analytical and problem-solving skills with meticulous attention to detail. This candidate should also expect to work cross-functionally and collaboratively, supporting multiple deliverables in a fast-paced environment and supporting processes for scalability. We are a fast growing team and looking for candidates who seek to learn and are willing to go into unfamiliar territory.

About the Job

  • Responsible for managing and maintaining recurring tax engine testing
  • Responsible for providing data-driven analysis and insights in support of testing and maintenance of the tax engine utilizing analytics software (Alteryx, SQL, Power BI, etc)
  • Develop and deliver dashboards including data visualizations in support of testing and maintenance of the tax engine 
  • Responsible for building testing workflows for new project and product launches for end to end tax engine validation
  • Responsible for the development, support, and execution of end-to-end projects including configurations, documentation, and testing
  • Responsible for maintaining relationships with outside service providers
  • Responsible for tracking project due dates and deadlines 
  • Responsible for data gathering and analysis of complex tax use cases to be utilized in implementing long term solutions
  • Prepare, plan, and coordinate requirements on behalf of tax requested by cross functional business teams
  • Leverage knowledge of internal systems to gather and merge data to be utilized for in depth analysis of the catalog and attributes applicable to tax calculation 
  • Responsible for reviewing inquiries from stakeholders, evaluating the impact, and using problem solving skills to identify and propose solutions
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders and the broader tax team
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About You

  • Interest in learning about indirect tax and the tax operations of a fast-growing company
  • Ability to perform in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to simultaneously work on projects with competing deadlines
  • Excellent writing, communication, and research skills
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to shape, design and lead analytical work. 
  • Technical background and expertise in Alteryx. Additional experience in SQL preferred. 
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and competing objectives in a fast-paced environment and a willingness to lend a helping hand wherever it’s needed.
  • Highly effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Positive attitude and enthusiasm for Instacart. 
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and other data analytical tools
  • Ability to work with different verticals
  • B.S. degree in Accounting, Tax, Finance, Information Systems, Management Information Systems, or related field of specialized study

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Accommodations & Accessibility

At Instacart, we strive to create an accessible and inclusive experience for all candidates. If you need assistance submitting an application through our career site due to a disability, please submit an Accommodations Request Form and someone from our team will reach out soon to see how we may be able to assist.

About Instacart

You can choose from a variety of local stores including Whole Foods, Safeway, Costco, Mariano's and many more, as well as being able to mix items from multiple stores into one order. Every day, we solve incredibly hard problems to create an experience for our customers that is nothing short of magical. 

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