Tax Accountant (Hybrid in CDMX)

Mexico - Mexico CityMexico CityCiudad de MéxicoMexicoNorth AmericaMexico CityCiudad de MéxicoMexicoNorth AmericaFebruary 27, 2024

Job Summary: The Tax Accountant will be responsible for Mexico VAT compliance, VAT refunds, tax provision preparation, tax account reconciliations, and tax research to ensure accurate and timely filing of returns – focused on the Mexico region. Assist with international expansion and local tax audits as needed.Work Location: Hybrid in CDMX. In-office meetings will be 2 - 4 times per month or as needed. Fluent, Bi-lingual (Spanish and English): Please submit a resume in English to be considered for the role. interviews will be held in English.


    • Must know the Mexico local VAT rules and proper method for documenting VAT work papers, refunds, and returns.
    • Assist with tax audits as needed (primarily VAT-related)– gather and organize documentation and responses.
    • Preparation of US GAAP and Local Statutory provisions and local tax compliances for Rackspace MX as needed.
    • Experience with withholding tax rules worldwide, specifically in Latin America and South[AC1]  America.
    • Prepare Mexico's country income tax return and the ISSIF.
    • Coordination with international accounting departments in the company.
    • Perform tax research and analysis and prepare written documentation to support tax positions taken.
    • Excellent computer skills.  Skills in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) are a must.  Skills in accounting software (Hyperion Financial Management, Oracle) preferred.
    • A strong ability to communicate information and ideas in English and Spanish both verbally and written so others can easily comprehend communication.  Must be fluent in both languages.
    • Ability to successfully work with other departments in the company and with teams in Latin America, the US, the UK, and Switzerland.
    • Calculate monthly and/or quarterly journal entry postings and upload them into Oracle.
    • Prepare quarterly account reconciliations.
    • Develop knowledge of applicable tax laws and regulations.


    • Mexico VAT compliance and refund experience are required. Additional Latin American and South American experience is preferred.
    • Experience in ISSIF filling required
    • Intermediate knowledge and understanding of accounting and tax. 
    • General knowledge of finance, financial planning, accounting, and tax areas of a business.
    • General knowledge of US GAAP, IFRS, and local GAAP reporting requirements.
    • Detailed knowledge of the proper method for documenting tax and accounting calculations and preparing supporting workpapers.
    • Excellent communication, time management, and organizational skills. 
    • Excellent computer skills in MS Office (Excel/Word/Outlook) and accounting software.
    • Strong ability to communicate financial information and ideas both verbally and written so others can comprehend.
    • Ability to successfully work with other departments in the company and with teams outside the US.
    • Ability to analyze large data sets.
    • Ability to adapt, learn, and apply professional concepts. 
    • Ability to work under pressure and adapt to change to meet deadlines.
    • Demonstrated ability to provide FANATICAL support.


    • Works on problems of a moderate score where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Prepares tax returns (e.g., State, Local, Income, Indirect, etc.).  Prepares statistical and financial reports, on a regular assigned basis.  Prepares and analyzes tax records and reports.  Prepares claims for tax refunds.  Maintains company tax records and files.  Keeps current on tax laws and regulations. 


    • High school diploma or equivalent required.  Bachelor's degree in Accounting required. Master’s degree in Tax or Accounting preferred. 
    • CPA certification (Accounting certification or Mexico equivalent) is preferred. 
    • Requires 4-5 years of professional accounting experience, with emphasis on tax.
    • Must have at least 3 years of experience in a professional accounting firm or large corporate tax department. 
    • Mexico VAT experience required. Tax provision experience preferred.  International tax experience preferred.
Work Location: Hybrid in CDMX. In-office meetings will be 2 - 4 times per month or as needed. Fluent, Bi-lingual (Spanish and English): Please submit a resume in English to be considered for the role. interviews will be held in English.#LI-AW1, #LI-HybridAbout Rackspace TechnologyWe are the multicloud solutions experts. We combine our expertise with the world’s leading technologies — across applications, data and security — to deliver end-to-end solutions. We have a proven record of advising customers based on their business challenges, designing solutions that scale, building and managing those solutions, and optimizing returns into the future. Named a best place to work, year after year according to Fortune, Forbes and Glassdoor, we attract and develop world-class talent. Join us on our mission to embrace technology, empower customers and deliver the future.  More on Rackspace TechnologyThough we’re all different, Rackers thrive through our connection to a central goal: to be a valued member of a winning team on an inspiring mission. We bring our whole selves to work every day. And we embrace the notion that unique perspectives fuel innovation and enable us to best serve our customers and communities around the globe. We welcome you to apply today and want you to know that we are committed to offering equal employment opportunity without regard to age, color, disability, gender reassignment or identity or expression, genetic information, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity status, military or veteran status, nationality, ethnic or national origin, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or any legally protected characteristic. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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