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Tax Compliance Contractor

Date: Sep 7, 2022

Location: San Jose, California, United States

Company: Super Micro Computer

Job Req ID: 20416

About Supermicro:

Supermicro® is a Top Tier provider of advanced server, storage, and networking solutions for Data Center, Cloud Computing, Enterprise IT, Hadoop/ Big Data, Hyperscale, HPC and IoT/Embedded customers worldwide. We are the #5 fastest growing company among the Silicon Valley Top 50 technology firms. Our unprecedented global expansion has provided us with the opportunity to offer a large number of new positions to the technology community. We seek talented, passionate, and committed engineers, technologists, and business leaders to join us.

Job Summary:

Super Micro Computer, Inc. is currently seeking a Tax Compliance Contractor. The Tax Compliance Contractor will play a key role in managing our indirect tax. This is a high visibility role within the finance department and the individual will be working with cross functional teams to ensure that the Company is in compliance with various government authorities, supports the business in determining taxability of products, and owns the processes and systems impacted by indirect tax requirements. This is a temporary contractor position. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

This role will report to the State and local Tax Manager and duties will include but not limited to:

  • Managing the sales tax compliance and audits, gather and analyze supporting data and research taxability and other issues, process and file states returns on time.
  • Leading process improvement activities and work with different system owners on maintaining the sales tax system (Vertex), including ensuring Vertex is properly mapped to our SAP GL system routinely when there are new products/service offerings and that business changes are accurately reflected in the tax filings.
  • maintaining process and controls documentation.
  • Be the go-to person for all sales and use tax questions. Build up expertise and share that knowledge cross-functionally.
  • Ensure accurate and timely processing and filing of monthly/quarterly/annual of tax payments and associated returns
  • Managing tax audits, including responding to all manner of audit queries and information requests received from the tax authorities.
  • Contribute on special projects as required and directed by the tax team.


  • BA/BS in Accounting, Finance and related field
  • CPA certification or equivalent preferred
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to interact with all levels of management
  • Solid excel skills
  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or equivalent; CPA, a plus
  • Minimum of 7 years of sales and use tax experience
  • Detail oriented and technical on Vertex & SAP environment
  • Knowledge of sales tax exemption rules
  • Identify opportunities to improve and/or automate sales tax compliance processes to increase efficiency and quality
  • Strong multi-state knowledge of sales and use tax (preferably Saas and/or Fintech)

EEO Statement

Supermicro is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of Supermicro to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or special disabled veteran, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or any other legally protected status.

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