Expedia Director, US Indirect Tax in Bellevue, Washington


The Indirect Tax Director will support the Expedia tax team by leading various domestic special projects, including advising the Expedia brands on tax impacts of proposed business initiatives, supporting corporate transactions and acquisitions, and managing other indirect tax special projects, including supporting financial reporting positions and internal research and analysis on a variety of complex state and local indirect tax issues in areas of tax law that may be novel and not well defined. The Indirect Tax Director role will involve coordinating with business stakeholders and other tax disciplines on complex and exciting projects as well as supervising and mentoring junior professionals.

Required Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform/review legal research and analysis on a variety of state and local indirect tax issues and draft memoranda and other written documents
  • Advise business stakeholders on indirect tax issues and how to mitigate tax risk
  • Manage and implement special projects, including tax business advisory and internal tax department efforts to analyze tax risk and mitigate/resolve potential exposures and realize tax benefits
  • Effectively represent the indirect tax group in business advisory meetings either as participant or leader
  • Participate in the development and management a team of motivated tax professionals


  • Work effectively with, and manage, outside service providers
  • Team with internal groups within the Company such as accounting and legal departments
  • Highly organized self-starter with strong analytic skills
  • Possess a strong desire to learn and natural intellectual curiosity
  • Have a collaborative and collegial professional demeanor
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Be attentive to detail while also understanding the larger issues and broader implications of projects
  • Work well independently and as part of a team
  • Have a demonstrated ability to solve complex problems
  • Be comfortable working in a fast-paced, challenging, tax environment
  • Possess ability to quickly learn new areas of law and complex business models
  • Have basic project management skills with an emphasis on meeting agreed upon due dates

Relevant Qualifications and Experience:

  • BA/BS degree
  • MPAcc (Tax) or J.D. with LL.M (tax) strongly preferred
  • CPA or licensed attorney strongly preferred
  • 8+ years of relevant experience in a corporate tax department, public accounting and/or law firm
  • Strong knowledge of general state tax laws and concepts
  • Proficiency with basic office applications and tax research tools such (Office, RIA/Checkpoint, etc.)


Expedia is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. This employer participates in E-Verify. The employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.

  • Posted 12 Days Ago
  • Full time
  • R-30631