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Senior Tax Associate

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GE and MX
Base Salary
84k-123k USD

Job Description

Hi, we're Oscar. We're hiring a Senior Tax Associate to join our Finance team.

Oscar is the first health insurance company built around a full stack technology platform and a focus on serving our members. We started Oscar in 2012 to create the kind of health insurance company we would want for ourselves—one that behaves like a doctor in the family.

About the role

You will be responsible for income tax compliance including preparation of tax provisions under Generally Accepted Accounting principles (GAAP) and Statutory reporting, and supports the federal, state and local tax return processes. You will support tax planning and projects.

You will report to the Associate Director, Tax.

Work Location:

Oscar is a blended work culture where everyone, regardless of work type or location, feels connected to their teammates, our culture and our mission.

If you live within commutable distance to our New York City office (in Hudson Square), our Tempe office (off the 101 at University Dr), or our Los Angeles office (in Marina Del Rey), you will be expected to come into the office at least two days each week. Otherwise, this is a remote / work-from-home role.

You must reside in one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, or Washington, D.C. Note, this list of states is subject to change.

Pay Transparency:

The base pay for this role in the states of California, Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, and Washington is: $93,600 - $122,850 per year. The base pay for this role in all other locations is: $84,240 - $110,565 per year. You are also eligible for employee benefits, participation in Oscar’s unlimited vacation program and annual performance bonuses.


  • Prepare annual and quarterly GAAP and Statutory tax provisions.
  • Help with the preparation and review of the U.S. federal, state, and local tax returns and estimates and payments for the corporate holding company and insurance subsidiaries.
  • Prepare tax forecast modeling.
  • Prepare monthly tax journal entries and quarterly tax reconciliations.
  • Assist with sales and use, and other indirect tax compliance functions.
  • Maintenance and adherence to tax compliance calendar.
  • Prepare financial data, analysis and modeling to support tax projects.
  • Prepare audit and notice responses.
  • Work with areas of Finance and the business to support other tax compliance and planning projects.
  • Identity and implement process improvements.
  • Compliance with all applicable laws and regulations
  • Other duties as assigned


  • 4+ years of tax experience in a public accounting firm or equivalent experience in a corporate tax department
  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in Accounting or 4 years commensurate experience

Bonus Points

  • CPA and/or Master’s of Taxation
  • Experience with preparation of the corporate tax provision
  • Insurance experience
  • Statement of Statutory Accounting Principle (SSAP) 101 tax reporting.
  • Experience implementing tax provision software

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At Oscar, being an Equal Opportunity Employer means more than upholding discrimination-free hiring practices. It means that we cultivate an environment where people can be their most authentic selves and find both belonging and support. We're on a mission to change health care -- an experience made whole by our unique backgrounds and perspectives.

Pay Transparency: Final offer amounts, within the base pay set forth above, are determined by factors including your relevant skills, education, and experience. Full-time employees are eligible for benefits including: medical, dental, and vision benefits, 11 paid holidays, paid sick time, paid parental leave, 401(k) plan participation, life and disability insurance, and paid wellness time and reimbursements.

Reasonable Accommodation: Oscar applicants are considered solely based on their qualifications, without regard to applicant’s disability or need for accommodation. Any Oscar applicant who requires reasonable accommodations during the application process should contact the Oscar Benefits Team ([email protected]) to make the need for an accommodation known.

California Residents: For information about our collection, use, and disclosure of applicants’ personal information as well as applicants’ rights over their personal information, please see our Notice to Job Applicants.

Advice from our career coach

In this role as a Senior Tax Associate at Oscar, you will be responsible for income tax compliance, tax planning, and supporting tax projects. To stand out as an applicant and be successful in this position, consider the following:

  • Highlight your experience in preparing tax provisions under GAAP and Statutory reporting.
  • Showcase your expertise in preparing and reviewing U.S. federal, state, and local tax returns.
  • Demonstrate your ability to work with areas of Finance and the business to support other tax compliance and planning projects.
  • If applicable, mention any experience with insurance or Statement of Statutory Accounting Principle (SSAP) 101 tax reporting.
  • Emphasize any CPA or Master's of Taxation credentials, as well as experience implementing tax provision software.
  • Ensure your resume clearly shows 4+ years of tax experience in a public accounting firm or equivalent corporate tax department experience.
  • Consider discussing any process improvements you have identified and implemented in previous roles.

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