Americas Tax Leader at Binance | Powderkeg

Location: Latin America

Employment Type: Full-time Onsite or Remote

Team: Finance & Administration

Binance is the global blockchain company behind the world’s largest digital asset exchange by trading volume and users, serving a greater mission to accelerate cryptocurrency adoption and increase the freedom of money.

Are you looking to be a part of the most influential company in the blockchain industry and contribute to the crypto-currency revolution that is changing the world?

The Americas Tax Leader will have a crucial role in the organization of Binance that is actively building a world-class tax team. Reporting directly to the group’s Global Tax Director, the Americas Tax Leader will lead and actively manage all tax aspects and initiatives of the region (excluding binance.US), being the first point of contact both to internal and external stakeholders. This will include support the business teams in tax matters, managing tax compliance, driving tax projects, implementing, and reviewing tax processes, identifying risks and opportunities, dealing with audits and litigation, and monitoring new tax legislation and policy matters. The ideal candidate will be hands-on, proactive, independent, flexible, and happy in fast-paced environments, and bring a proven record of similar roles in the Americas region.


  • Be the main point of contact for all tax matters related to the region.
  • Manage and ensure top-notch tax compliance by liaising with local teams and/or relevant external firms.
  • Provide internal tax advisory and business operation support on regional matters, related to all aspects of taxation (international, direct, indirect, corporate, and personal taxation). This includes advice on the structuring of commercial transactions and contractual arrangements, as well as support on new business ventures such as new products or services.
  • Identify and implement tax opportunities and optimizations in the region, including partnering with the global tax team to maintain synergies and alignment with the global structure and strategies.
  • Manage contact, queries, relationships, and audits with local tax authorities. This includes managing any challenges, disputes, and tax litigation.
  • Monitor the development of tax legislation and policy in the region, including (but not exclusive to) crypto-related.
  • Oversee implementation and management of any ad-hoc tax projects in the Americas region.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law, Accounting, Economics or Taxation
  • At least 12 years of experience, preferably in a Big 4 and/or in-house practitioner
  • Proven record of solid experience as a tax leader in the Americas region, with a focus on operations and compliance.
  • Be a fast learner and be highly flexible and adapted to a fast-paced environment
  • Be proactive and able to perform well independently in a remote set-up
  • Must have a demonstrated hands-on approach and success in working in a team-based environment
  • Fluent writing and speaking in English

Working at Binance

• Do something meaningful; Be a part of the future of finance technology and the no.1 company in the industry

• Fast moving, challenging and unique business problems

• International work environment and flat organisation

• Great career development opportunities in a growing company

• Possibility for relocation and international transfers mid-career

• Competitive salary

• Flexible working hours, Casual work attire

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Americas Tax Leader
  • Company
  • Location
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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