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Tax Manager - International Focus



Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Job Description

Trupanion is a leading provider of medical insurance for cats and dogs in North America. Our mission is to help loving, responsible pet owners budget and care for their pets. At Trupanion, we offer a collaborative, casual, and pet-friendly environment where everyone is encouraged to be themselves.

Position Summary:

Trupanion is looking for a highly curious Tax Manager who will play a key role in the preparation and review of U.S., Canadian, and other international tax filings. This role will be primarily focused on U.S. international tax reporting and foreign country tax filings. As part of a small tax team, you will also have the opportunity to assist with and learn about a broad range of US federal and state taxes and drive the improvement of tools, processes, and procedures to allow the company to rapidly scale.

The right candidate will have a proven track record of independently balancing multiple tasks and projects with competing priorities and deadlines, and exhibit collaboration and flexibility under pressure. They should also be able to prioritize communications and requests, and develop, maintain, and streamline processes.

This position is open to candidates in the Seattle area. You will have a hybrid remote/in-office schedule where you will work from our casual, pet-friendly office at least 3 days a week.

What you will do:

  • Manage tax compliance and reporting matters related to foreign Trupanion entities and all international reporting for US entities
  • Provide material support for tax planning/structuring, transfer pricing, tax controversy, and income tax provisions, from a foreign and US international tax perspective
  • Draft internal tax memoranda and other written documents with respect to international tax matters and provide support for various tax audits
  • Assist in the implementation and modeling of Pillar II
  • Tax-related monthly close tasks, including accrual of various taxes, reviewing transfer pricing journal entries, and preparation or review of account reconciliations
  • Provide internal updates/guidance regarding changes in international tax laws and court decisions that are applicable to Trupanion's businesses
  • Assist team with non-international US Federal & State tax filings
  • Think critically and maintain an inquisitive mentality to recommend, implement, and document process improvements to promote efficiency and compliance

Experience you have:

  • BS/BA degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA preferred
  • 5+ years of tax experience (at least 2+ years in a large public accounting firm or large multinational company)
  • U.S. international income tax compliance experience required (foreign compliance experience preferred)

What you'll bring:

  • Expert knowledge of Excel
  • Experience with Onesource Income Tax
  • Well-developed oral and written communication skills
  • Detailed with a strong analytical ability


  • The annual salary range for this position is $110,000 - $125,000 on a full-time schedule
  • Along with the base salary, Trupanion employees may be eligible for monthly bonuses
  • We want all employees to be invested in Trupanion’s success, so we grant Restricted Stock Units to all new team members. Our new hire grants vest over 4 years.


Additional Information

Benefits and Perks:

  • Full medical, dental, and vision benefits at no cost to the employee
  • Four weeks of paid time off and 9 paid float holidays (you can decide which days are most important to you!)
  • Five-week sabbatical after five years of employment
  • Open, casual, pet-friendly, and fun office environment
  • Free medical health insurance for your pet (1 dog or cat)
  • Paid time off to volunteer at nonprofit organizations
  • Seattle Office Amenities: Free on-site gym, free dog walking services for office pets during business hours, free parking, and paid ORCA cards.

For more information about Trupanion, visit https://trupanion.com/about

Learn more about how Trupanion has revolutionized our industry and the reimbursement model: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vdWZ4KHiPTQ

Trupanion is an equal-opportunity employer and embraces diversity. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, abilities, perspectives, and skills.

We will ensure that individuals are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, perform essential job functions, and receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodations.