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FanDuel // one-day fantasy sports
 
New York    Posted: Monday, November 14, 2022
 
   
 
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ABOUT FANDUEL GROUP

FanDuel Group is a world-class team of brands & products all built with one goal in mind  to give fans new & innovative ways to interact with their favorite games, sports, teams, & leagues. Thats no easy task, which is why were so dedicated to building a winning team. And make no mistake, we are here to win, but we believe in winning right. That means well never compromise when it comes to looking out for our teammates. From our many opportunities for professional development to our generous insurance & paid leave policies, were 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  Americas #1 sports betting app
  • FanDuel TV  "The Bettor Sports Network" bringing live sports & 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 & affiliate of FanDuel Group
  • PokerStars The premier online poker product & affiliate of FanDuel Group

THE POSITION

Our roster has an opening with your name on it

Were 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 & 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 & gaming taxes, informational tax reporting & withholding taxes, sales taxes, etc.), conducting tax research & writing position memos, building & refining complex tax workpapers & financial models, & assisting with the building, implementation, & 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 & processes across both US operating groups & the online gaming industry at large in a fast-paced & 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 & 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, & tax automation under the direction of the FanDuel Group Tax Department
  • Liaise with international, federal, state, & local taxing authorities & regulatory bodies
  • Manage the wagering, gaming, & daily fantasy sports tax compliance & reporting processes
  • Manage the tax notice resolution process
  • Manage the informational reporting & withholding compliance processes (i.e., 1099, 1042, & 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 & draft/review issue memos
  • Work closely with the other members of the FanDuel Tax Department to identify & implement potential process improvements across the entire Tax Function
  • Work with the other members of the FanDuel Tax Department & the FanDuel Risk Management Team to continue documenting all relevant tax processes & controls
  • Manage relationships with the other internal business functions, external strategic partners, & our tax & legal advisors
  • Work closely with the international Tax Team at Flutter Entertainment

THE STATS

What were looking for in our next teammate

  • Bachelors 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 & 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 & 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 & tax controversy resolution is a major plus
  • Experience with statutory interpretation & 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 & improve those skills
  • Must have a strong desire to learn about new areas of tax, GAAP & IFRS financial reporting, & the gaming regulatory environment (via direction from the FanDuel Group Tax Department & 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 & time/project management skills
  • Must have excellent verbal & written communication skills
    • Experience & 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 & fun environment committed to driving real growth
  • Opportunities to build really cool products that fans love
  • Mentorship & professional development resources to help you refine your game
  • Flexible vacation allowance to let you refuel
  • Hall of Fame benefit programs & 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 & market demand. This role may also be eligible for short-term or long-term incentive compensation.

FanDuel Group is an equal opportunities employer. Diversity & inclusion in FanDuel means that we respect & 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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