Accountant | Tax Technology

Austin, Remote
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About Us

Black Ore is building the leading AI platform for financial services. By combining LLMs, proprietary AI/ML and automation we accelerate core workflows for the industry, allow financial services professionals to be more productive and enable consumers to enhance their personal finance. Our flagship product, Tax Autopilot, combines AI with federal and state tax codes & regulations to simplify the tax preparation and review process for Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) and accounting firms. 

Founded in 2022, we launched with $60 million in early stage funding from some of the world’s leading investors including a16z, Founders Fund, General Catalyst, Khosla Ventures, Oak HC/FT, Trust Ventures and leading tech founders/angel investors including Jason Gardner (Founder and CEO of Marqeta), Max Levchin (Founder of Paypal and Affirm), Tom Glocer (Former CEO of Thomson Reuters), Gokul Rajaram, and Mark Britto (EVP, CPO, PayPal).

Our team has an incredibly ambitious vision to completely transform the way businesses and consumers interact in financial services. We’re looking to hire strong team members to grow the team. Some of the traits we look for are:

  • Owner Mentality - Desire to take initiative, identify problems and implement solutions
  • Mission Driven - Passion for building AI/ML solutions that reimagine how businesses and consumers operate
  • Intellectually Curious - Excitement going deep and building detailed understanding of the function, role, customer and problem space
  • Team Oriented - Ability to collaborate respectfully and put the team above the self

The Role

Tax technology, the spear of innovation for the accounting industry, is experiencing significant growth and investment led by Black Ore. We are looking for a highly driven, knowledgeable tax professional that will be an analytical thinker and problem solver and will be able to come up with innovative solutions to bring value to the team. Reporting to the Head of Tax Technology, this position will lead tax technology efforts, processing and reviewing tax deliverables, including system implementations and ongoing maintenance. This position will interact with product stakeholders and engineering to drive automation opportunities, define the scope, and execute and implement tax products. This position must maintain a system of internal controls and documentation to support the tax technology tools.

Basic Qualifications
  • Willingness to work hard and drive objectives to completion autonomously
  • Experience preparing and reviewing complex 1040 tax returns with precision
  • Strong attention to detail, problem solving and analytical skills
  • Track record of completing work on-time
  • Enthusiasm for tax, with deep technical and tax research skills
  • Interest in automation and implementing technical systems
  • Interest in working with engineers and product managers
  • Ability to proactively identify automation opportunities, define the scope and execute
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience implementing automation technologies or tax software at accounting firms
  • Experience at a Big 4 or top 10 accounting firm
  • Active CPA license
What We Offer (for U.S. Based Employees)
  • Competitive salary and equity based compensation
  • Employer-paid medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Ability to define your own success
  • Continuous learning and new challenges to master

Embrace the future of financial services

Work with Black Ore and unlock artificial intelligence designed to scale your tax operations