Wayfair Careers

Tax Associate

Boston, MA

Job Description


  • Analyze revenue data for U.S. sales and use tax returns, Canadian GST/HST, and provincial sales tax returns.
  • File timely returns and make timely payments in all jurisdictions and obtain all available vendor discounts.
  • Complete registrations in new states when applicable.
  • Communicate with both suppliers and customers regarding transaction tax questions/issues.
  • Respond to notices when necessary.
  • Work with IT team to improve tax data maintenance.
  • Assist with transaction tax audits.
  • Respond to tax related tickets on internal system.
  • Assist in compliance with other tax-related filings, e.g., recycling fees, annual reporting, etc.
  • Manage tax calendar, including sales tax holidays, filing deadlines, etc.
  • Develop as an internal resource on tax matters, including research, making taxability decisions, communicating issues and resolutions, and providing supporting documentation.
  • Stay current on sales, use, and excise tax statutory, administrative compliance.



  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting, Finance, Tax or Business from an accredited institution
  • 1+ year of experience in the field 
  • Previous experience at a multi-state retail company preferred but not required
  • Experience in sales and use tax preferred but not required.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills required.
  • Excellent computer skills, including familiarity with financial systems, and other software including, Word, PowerPoint, and other applications.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and responsibilities and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Strong research and analysis skills.
  • Staff accountant with an interest in taxes

About Wayfair Inc.

Wayfair believes everyone should live in a home they love. Through technology and innovation, Wayfair makes it possible for shoppers to quickly and easily find exactly what they want from a selection of more than 10 million items across home furnishings, décor, home improvement, housewares and more. Committed to delighting its customers every step of the way, Wayfair is reinventing the way people shop for their homes - from product discovery to final delivery.

The Wayfair family of sites includes:

  • Wayfair, an online destination for all things home
  • Joss & Main, where beautiful furniture and finds meet irresistible savings
  • AllModern, unbelievable prices on everything modern
  • Birch Lane, a collection of classic furnishings and timeless home décor
  • Perigold, unparalleled access to the finest home décor and furnishings

Wayfair generated $5.2 billion in net revenue for the twelve months ended March 31, 2018. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts with operations throughout North America and Europe, the company employs more than 8,700 people.

Wayfair is one of the world’s largest online destinations for the home. Whether you work in our global headquarters in Boston or Berlin, or in our warehouses or offices throughout the world, we’re reinventing the way people shop for their homes. Through our commitment to industry-leading technology and creative problem-solving, we are confident that Wayfair will be home to the most rewarding work of your career. If you’re looking for rapid growth, constant learning, and dynamic challenges, then you’ll find that amazing career opportunities are knocking. No matter who you are, Wayfair is a place you can call home. We’re a community of innovators, risk-takers, and trailblazers who celebrate our differences, and know that our unique perspectives make us stronger, smarter, and well-positioned for success. We value and rely on the collective voices of our employees, customers, community, and suppliers to help guide us as we build a better Wayfair – and world – for all. Every voice, every perspective matters. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or genetic information.

Requisition ID: 30509