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Tax Manager

  • Compensation: 125,000 - 150,000 yearly Plus Bonus
  • Location: New York, New York
  • Type: Perm
  • Job #19795

ABOUT FANDUEL GROUP

FanDuel Group is a world-class team of brands and products all built with one goal in mind — to give fans new and innovative ways to interact with their favorite games, sports, teams, and leagues. That’s no easy task, which is why we’re so dedicated to building a winning team. And make no mistake, we are here to win, but we believe in winning right. That means we’ll never compromise when it comes to looking out for our teammates. From our many opportunities for professional development to our generous insurance and paid leave policies, we’re committed to making sure our employees get as much out of FanDuel as we ask them to give.

Our brands include:

  • FanDuel — A game-changing real-money fantasy sports app
  • FanDuel Sportsbook — America’s #1 sports betting app
  • FanDuel TV — “The Bettor Sports Network” bringing live sports and interactive content to the games fans care about most
  • FanDuel Racing — A horse racing app built for the average sports fan
  • FanDuel Casino & Betfair Casino — Fan-favorite online casino apps
  • FOXBet — A world-class betting platform and affiliate of FanDuel Group
  • PokerStars — The premier online poker product and affiliate of FanDuel Group

THE POSITION

Our roster has an opening with your name on it

We’re looking for an experienced tax professional to join the FanDuel Tax Department in our New York City office. The Tax Manager will assist the FanDuel Group Tax Department with all tax-related matters for the entire FanDuel US group and TSG US group. Responsibilities cover assisting with all manner of tax planning opportunities, managing key elements of the various tax compliance processes (e.g., income taxes, daily fantasy sports taxes, wagering and gaming taxes, informational tax reporting and withholding taxes, sales taxes, etc.), conducting tax research and writing position memos, building and refining complex tax workpapers and financial models, and assisting with the building, implementation, and maintaining automation (e.g., Alteryx, RPA, etc.). The Tax Manager will also assist the tax senior leadership team with managing the junior members of the Tax Team. This role will also require the Tax Manager to work closely with business functions throughout the company as well as regularly partnering with the international tax team at Flutter Entertainment.

This role represents an exciting opportunity to help shape the tax positions and processes across both US operating groups and the online gaming industry at large in a fast-paced and rapidly growing marketplace.

THE GAME PLAN
Everyone on our team has a part to play

  • Own key elements of the income tax compliance processes
  • Own key elements of the tax provisioning process
  • Own key elements of the audit defense and tax controversy work streams across all tax types
  • Drive key elements of the continued expansion of automation throughout the Tax Function
  • Build/refine multifaceted tax workpapers, financial models, and tax automation under the direction of the FanDuel Group Tax Department
  • Liaise with international, federal, state, and local taxing authorities and regulatory bodies
  • Manage the wagering, gaming, and daily fantasy sports tax compliance and reporting processes
  • Manage the tax notice resolution process
  • Manage the informational reporting and withholding compliance processes (i.e., 1099, 1042, and W-2G reporting) with a focus on improving the customer experience
  • Manage a variety of ancillary tax processes (e.g., sales taxes, business property taxes, local business tax filings, vendor contract review, etc.)
  • Assist the FanDuel Group Tax Department with a wide variety of tax planning projects across all lines of business within both US operating groups
  • Conduct/review tax research and draft/review issue memos
  • Work closely with the other members of the FanDuel Tax Department to identify and implement potential process improvements across the entire Tax Function
  • Work with the other members of the FanDuel Tax Department and the FanDuel Risk Management Team to continue documenting all relevant tax processes and controls
  • Manage relationships with the other internal business functions, external strategic partners, and our tax and legal advisors
  • Work closely with the international Tax Team at Flutter Entertainment

THE STATS

What we’re looking for in our next teammate

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or another similar business field
  • Minimum 5 years of professional US corporate tax experience (preferably a combination of public account firm and private company experience)
  • CPA certification or J.D. is required
  • Relevant postgraduate degree is preferred but not required (MS in Taxation, LL.M. in Taxation, etc.)
  • Experience with tax provisioning and accounting for taxes is strongly preferred
  • Experience in the gaming and/or technology industries is strongly preferred
  • Experience with tax provisioning software (e.g., OneSource Tax Provision) and/or analytic tools (e.g., Alteryx) is a major plus
  • Experience with audit defense and tax controversy resolution is a major plus
  • Experience with statutory interpretation and legal analysis is a major plus
  • Experience in any other areas of tax is a plus
  • Experience in the sports or media industries is a plus
  • Experience with Oracle, Tableau, and/or RPA is a plus
  • Must have advanced Excel skills with a desire to continually maintain and improve those skills
  • Must have a strong desire to learn about new areas of tax, GAAP and IFRS financial reporting, and the gaming regulatory environment (via direction from the FanDuel Group Tax Department and continuing professional education courses)   
  • Must be data driven with the ability to bring strong analytical rigor to decision-making with a focus on getting the right answer
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Must have excellent organizational skills and time/project management skills
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Experience and comfort with presenting to senior stakeholders is a plus
    • Experience with tax technical and/or legal writing is a plus

THE CONTRACT: 

We treat our team right

Competitive compensation is just the beginning. As part of our team, you can expect:

  • An exciting and fun environment committed to driving real growth
  • Opportunities to build really cool products that fans love
  • Mentorship and professional development resources to help you refine your game
  • Flexible vacation allowance to let you refuel
  • Hall of Fame benefit programs and platforms
The applicable salary range for this position is $101,300 to $148,500 which is dependent on a variety of factors including relevant experience, location, business needs and market demand. This role may also be eligible for short-term or long-term incentive compensation.

FanDuel Group is an equal opportunities employer. Diversity and inclusion in FanDuel means that we respect and value everyone as individuals. We don’t tolerate bias, judgement or harassment.  Our focus is on developing employees so that they reach their full potential.

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