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Tax Associate



Accounting & Finance
Portugal · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Feedzai is the world’s first RiskOps platform for financial risk management, and the market leader in safeguarding global commerce with today’s most advanced cloud-based risk management platform, powered by machine learning and artificial intelligence. Feedzai is securing the transition to a cashless world while enabling digital trust in every transaction and payment type. The world’s largest banks, processors, and retailers trust Feedzai to protect trillions of dollars and manage risk while improving the customer experience for everyday users, without compromising privacy. Feedzai is a Series D company and has raised $282M to date. With a valuation of +$1.5B, the company's technology protects 900 million people in 190 countries.

The Finance Team focuses on the long-term profitability and the growth of Feedzai. They are a high-performing team with a healthy work-life balance. Their four main objectives are to: Optimize our systems, close and report out timely and accurately, actively collaborate and partner with the business, prioritize, and invest in employees. In addition, the Finance Team ensures that Feedzai can lean in, try new things, and discover our potential by enabling development and product differentiation. Join Us!


The Tax Associate will support the Corporate Income Tax process by managing various tax-related responsibilities and ensuring compliance with local and international tax regulations. The role involves close collaboration with tax advisors, finance colleagues, and other internal teams to optimize tax processes and support the company’s strategic financial goals. The ideal candidate will possess strong analytical skills, attention to detail, and a thorough understanding of corporate tax laws and accounting principles.

Your Day to Day:

  • Corporate Tax Compliance:
    • Prepare and file Corporation Tax Returns and Withholding Tax Returns in collaboration with local tax advisors.
    • Ensure timely submission of all required tax returns by working closely with the company's tax advisors and providing all necessary information.
  • Tax Payments and Forecasting:
    • Assist in the tax payment process, including cash tax and tax expense forecasting.
    • Prepare and analyze monthly Tax Account Roll Forwards.
  • Tax Accounting and Provisions:
    • Assist with the preparation of monthly and year-end income tax provisions, including tax accounting entries, tax account reconciliations, and supporting documentation.
    • Prepare provision to return calculations.
  • VAT Compliance and Reconciliation:
    • Support VAT compliance, including account reconciliation and clearings.
    • Conduct account analysis, prepare journal entries, and perform reconciliations.
  • Tax Process Improvement and Administration:
    • Participate in legal entity reorganizations, tax audit support, and automation of tax processes.
    • Manage tax administration tasks such as maintaining tax filings, payment calendars, organizing tax residency certificates, raising purchase orders, and managing tax payments.
  • Audit Support:
    • Support external audits by providing necessary information to external auditors.
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration:
    • Work collaboratively with colleagues in Finance, Legal, Sales, and Operations teams to ensure comprehensive tax compliance and process optimization.
  • Funding Program Applications:
    • Design, plan, and prepare applications for national and international funding programs (e.g., PRR, PT2030 and national funds).
    • Monitor the structural funds management cycle, including strategic planning with organizations, identifying project ideas, preparing applications, and managing funded projects.
    • Collaborate with the Product and Operations teams to collect data, analyze information, and support funding applications.

You Have & You Know-how:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Taxation, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in corporate tax compliance and accounting.
  • Strong knowledge of VAT regulations and compliance.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient in tax software and accounting systems.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and communicate effectively with colleagues across various departments.
  • Experience with funding program applications and project management is a plus.

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Your First 30-Days at Feedzai:

You will be immersed in our brand with training, connections, and one-on-one time with your manager. You may shadow your colleagues virtually or onsite at an office depending on where you work as you are supported through your Feedzai journey. In addition, you will have access to a ton of information to give you history, context, and all the knowledge you can handle about Feedzai and the team. Finally, you will start working on projects and collaborating on work currently being done. We can't wait to have you join the team!

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