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FanDuel // one-day fantasy sports
New York    Posted: Monday, May 09, 2022
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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
  • TVG  The best-in-class horse racing TV/media network & betting platform
  • 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
  • PokerStars The premier online poker product


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 Senior Tax Associate will assist the FanDuel Group Tax Department with all tax-related matters for the entire FanDuel US group & TSG US group. Responsibilities include owning various tax compliance processes, assisting with tax planning opportunities, conducting tax research, & drafting position memos & internal process & internal controls documentation.  This role is also responsible for building & refining complex tax workpapers, financial models, & tax automation.  The Senior Tax Associate will 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.

Everyone on our team has a part to play

  • Drive key elements of the income tax compliance process
  • Drive key elements of the tax provisioning process
  • Drive key elements of the continued expansion of automation throughout the Tax Function
  • Build/refine multifaceted tax workpapers & financial models under the direction of the FanDuel Group Tax Department
  • Co-own the the wagering, gaming, & daily fantasy sports tax compliance & reporting processes
  • Co-own the tax notice resolution process
  • Co-own the informational reporting & withholding processes (i.e., 1099, 1042, & W-2G reporting) with a focus on improving the customer experience
  • Co-own a variety of ancillary tax processes (e.g., sales taxes, business property taxes, local business tax filings, vendor contract review, etc.)
  • Liaise with international, federal, state, & local taxing authorities
  • Assist with audit defense & tax controversy work streams across all tax types
  • Assist the FanDuel Group Tax Department with a wide variety of tax planning projects across all of the product lines & business functions within both US operating groups
  • Conduct tax research & draft issue memos under the direction of the FanDuel Group Tax Department
  • Work closely with the FanDuel Group 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


What were looking for in our next teammate

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or another similar business field
  • Minimum 3 years of professional US corporate tax experience (public accounting firm experience preferred)
  • CPA certification is strongly preferred (must be in-pursuit at a minimum)
  • 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 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 more senior stakeholders is a plus
    • Experience with tax technical and/or legal writing is a plus 

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

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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