Senior Analyst, Tax Engine

1 month agoSan Francisco, CA

We're transforming the grocery industry

Instacart is the North American leader in online grocery and one of the fastest-growing companies in e-commerce. Since 2012, we've been working towards creating a world where everyone has access to the food they love and more time to enjoy it together.

Groceries delivered to your door in as little as an hour. It seems simple, right? Well, it's more complex than that. From re-routing deliveries during snowstorms, to connecting customers with coupons and deals for their favorite brands, to updating over half a billion grocery data lines every night...our efforts bring Instacart closer to being the operating system for the grocery industry.


We are seeking a Senior Analyst, Tax Engine to join our Global Tax Technology team. This is an important role that will help support our tax calculation software program. The candidate should have experience implementing and maintaining tax calculation software. The candidate should also expect to work cross-functionally and collaboratively, support multiple deliverables in a fast-paced environment, and support 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.


  • Participate in discovery, planning, configuration, testing, and production of new business initiatives as it relates to tax calculation software
  • Participate in development, support, and execution of ongoing maintenance and enhancements of tax calculation software
  • Assist in reviewing existing processes to identify improvements while converting findings into necessary changes
  • Support relationships with outside service providers
  • Assist in providing tax calculation software expertise to other business organizations such as Engineering, Catalog, Legal, Product, etc.

  • BA/BS in Accounting, Tax, Finance, a related field or equivalent experience.
  • 3+ years of experience maintaining and operating transaction tax calculation software (i.e. Vertex)
  • Experience using BI tools such as Alteryx, Quicksight, or Tableau.
  • Working knowing of indirect tax including sales tax and VAT.
  • Experience in maintaining and operating transaction tax calculation software (e.g. Vertex).
  • Experience working in environments with competitive deadlines.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize responsibilities
  • Ability to work cross-functionally with many teams and multi-tasks with a sense of urgency
  • 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

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Job ID: Instacart-3589957