Indirect Tax Specialist

Paddle | London/Remote
Flexible hours
Various work from home options
Dog friendly
Employment type
Full time

Paddle are looking for an Indirect Tax Specialist to join their team.

What do we do?

As the SaaS space expands, there’s more potential than ever for growing software companies.  

Having a great product is only part of the journey. B2B SaaS companies today face endless competition, live or die by customer acquisition costs, have to earn customer loyalty every day, need to operate across borders, and must navigate increasingly complex regulations. 

Our all-in-one platform is purpose-built for modern SaaS execution and already powers growth for over 2000 software companies, globally. Our Revenue Delivery Platform integrates checkout, payment, and subscription management, making it easy for businesses to activate new business models, enter new markets, turn on new offerings, and renew subscriptions without friction and we handle compliance globally, so our Sellers always operate with full integrity.  

The role

Are you dynamic, love a challenge, have great innovative ideas and looking for a great finance team to join? Come join us! 

In contrast to a traditional tax role, Paddle offers you the opportunity to partner with our business and engineering team to strengthen our product and secure our tax position. You will report into our Tax Manager and will be supporting Indirect tax compliance and reporting globally (45+ territories and growing) as well as Corporate tax[1] [2] ,US Federal / State income Tax, Franchise Tax and more.You will help build an efficient and robust tax compliance environment, involved in designing control frameworks as Paddle continues to grow. The role will also be strategic, as you will need to stay abreast of an ever-changing tax landscape and proactively ensure Paddle’s continued compliance. 

What you'll do

  • Supporting business operations regarding indirect tax matters, working closely with the Tax Manager and other teams

  • Reviewing Indirect Tax compliances, reporting and remittance of tax globally

  • Drive process improvements, efficiency & automation

  • Researching advanced international indirect tax issues – working with tax authorities and outside advisers as necessary – as part of a tax team involved in support of business initiatives

  • Identifying and applying best practices for tax processes and reporting strategies

  • Help design and implement tax systems, ensuring projects are delivered on time and on budget

  • Help maintain policies, procedures and internal controls governing the tax function

  • Support other matters (EMI Share Options, Budgeting, Forecasting, Company Secretarial)

  • Provide internal training and raise awareness of indirect tax

We'd love to hear from you if you

  • Have proven experience in a similar role with Indirect and Direct tax exposure.

  • You have an ATT/CTA/ADIT or equivalent qualification.

  • Are comfortable handling complex, large-dataset Excel and Google spreadsheets in the day-to-day of your previous/current roles.

  • Are good at working with key stakeholders and have great coordination skills.

  • Can demonstrate strong attention to detail skills and have a strong bias toward action.

  • Are an ambitious team player who feels accountable for the full team delivery and contributes to a great team spirit.

  • You are agile, enthusiastic, self-motivated and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment.

 It'd be great if

  • You have experience of managing complex multinational indirect tax operations
  • You have worked at a Software or SaaS business 

Why you’ll love working at Paddle

We are a diverse team of 170 and growing people. We care deeply about enabling a great culture which is inclusive no matter your background. We celebrate our diverse group of talented employees and we pride ourselves on our transparent, collaborative, friendly and respectful culture. 

We live and breathe our values, which are:

Exceptional Together

Solve for the Customer

Execute with impact

Better than Yesterday

We offer a full suite of benefits, including attractive salaries, stock options, pension plans, private healthcare, a health & wellbeing platform and coaching sessions. 

We are a ‘digital-first’ company, which means you can work remotely or from an amazing office if you prefer, or even a bit of both! We offer all team members unlimited holidays and 4 months paid family leave regardless of gender. We love our casual dress code, annual company retreats and much more. We truly invest in learning and will help you with your personal development, from constant exposure to new challenges, an annual learning stipend to regular internal and external training.

Our Mission

Our mission is to help software companies succeed — enabling them to focus on creating products the world loves. Hundreds of companies rely on our e-commerce platform to sell their software products globally, as well as our powerful analytics and marketing tools to understand and grow their businesses.

Our vision is to become the platform that all software companies use to run and grow their business. We aim to replace a fragmented ecosystem of specialised tools with a unified platform that removes the complex burden that comes with running a software business, whilst also providing unparalleled insight to help them grow faster.

Deloitte Fast 50 named us amongst the fastest growing software companies in the UK four years running, and we’ve raised over $93m in funding from incredible investors such as FTV Capital, Kindred, Notion, and 83North.

 Equal opportunities

We believe in having diverse teams in which everyone can be their authentic self is key to our success. We encourage people from underrepresented backgrounds to apply and we don't discriminate based on race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, marital status, disability or age. ​Our office is wheelchair friendly and we are a family-friendly employer​


Flexible hours
Various work from home options
Dog friendly