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Job Title: Senior, Corporate Tax
Reporting To: Director, Corporate Tax
Department: Corporate Tax Operations
Location: Santa Monica, CA

Your Mission

This person will join a strong corporate tax operations group that is an integral part of the tax team at Activision Blizzard. The position will be key in helping the team with day-to-day tax operations functions and will touch all areas, such as Indirect tax compliance, Federal & State income tax compliance, worldwide income tax provision and tax controversy. This position will also interact with key finance, accounting and other business partners across Activision Blizzard. We are seeking a self-motivated quick learner, results-oriented team player with strong organization and project management skills.  This person will report to the Director of Tax.

  • Assist in the preparation of indirect tax compliance and driving operational process improvements in Sales & Use Tax, Property Tax, and Business Tax workflows.
  • Assist in the preparation of the Federal consolidated tax, State income tax, and franchise tax returns. 
  • Assist in the preparation of quarterly Federal and State estimated tax payments. 
  • Assist in the preparation of supporting calculations for the quarterly and annual worldwide consolidated income tax provision calculations in accordance with ASC 740. 
  • Assist with indirect and direct tax audits, including preparation of data collection and analysis, reviewing data for accuracy, gathering documentation and investigating any issues.
  • Assist in documenting, reviewing and analysing processes to identify efficiencies and opportunities for simplification or tax automation.
  • Utilize computer applications to compile, retrieve and summarize accounting information for analysis and reporting purposes.
  • Work on special projects and tax initiatives as needed. 
  • Conduct tax research and document tax issues as requested.
  • Be able to work and communicate with both internal and external contacts.

Player Profile
  • Bachelor’s degree with a major or emphasis in Accounting.
  • 3+ years of public accounting experience with a proven track record in business tax compliance. 
  • Self-motivated with a strong work ethic and able to manage multiple competing priorities and accelerated deadlines in a fast-paced, informal work environment.
  • Strong organization and execution skills with particular attention to detail. 
  • Strong analytical, written and verbal communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft business suite, specifically Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook.
  • One Source product experience is a plus.

Your Platform

We’re headquartered in Santa Monica, California, housing multiple teams across many disciplines of Marketing, PR, Sales, Supply Chain and other corporate functions such as HR, IT, Legal, Facilities and Finance. Santa Monica is the nerve center of our company, where the best ideas combine with unrivalled rigor to create the biggest and best entertainment experiences in the world.

Our World 

Activision Blizzard, Inc. is the world’s largest interactive entertainment company, with operations across North America, Europe, and Asia. We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises including Call of Duty®, Skylanders®, World of Warcraft®, Overwatch®, Diablo®, Candy Crush™, and Bubble Witch™. Our combined entertainment network delights hundreds of millions of monthly active users in 196 countries, making us the largest gaming network on the planet!

We’re proud to be recognized as one of FORTUNE’s "100 Best Companies To Work For®” for four consecutive years and have earned a spot on FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies,” and “Future 50” lists. Our 10,000+ global employees are some of the best and brightest talents across entertainment, media, and technology.

The video game industry and therefore our business is fast-paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners. 

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