Lead Tax Counsel

Job Description

Posted on: 
July 26, 2022

The Sorare legal team is looking for a Lead Tax Counsel who is ready to provide first-in-class, cross-functional legal advice. The ideal candidate will be excited by cutting-edge technologies and the novel legal issues these present.


  • International Tax: Develop and implement intra-group flows and design in compliance with all applicable law (withholding tax analysis, transfer pricing, and related compliance)
  • Corporate Tax: assist with potential corporate restructuring and acquisitions; support controller with tax accounting, year-end provision, tax forecasting/position and compliance
  • Indirect Tax: monitor company’s indirect tax policies (VAT/sales taxes projects) and create compliance strategy and partner with finance team to implement best practices
  • Equity Structure: assist in structuring, implementing and monitoring company’s employee stock option plan and equity agreements with strategic partners
  • Regulatory: monitor and anticipate tax legislative changes and identify any impact on company; develop lobbying strategy, drive conversations with regulators, and mitigate risks for the organization

Job Requirements

  • 8-10 years experience at a law firm and/or in-house legal department working on corporate tax/structuring and M&A
  • Experience with international taxation, OECD guidelines (BEPS, PILLAR 2) and cross-border reorganizations
  • Proven track record in managing tax compliance and tax accounting process would be a plus
  • Sound and practical business judgment, intellectual creativity, and problem-solving skills to handle risks and manage disputes
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and follow through on various projects concurrently
  • Focus on generating results, and have the confidence to make quick decisions
  • Fluent in English. Proficiency in French would be a plus
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