Tax Manager
Posted on 3/24/2024
FanDuel

1,001-5,000 employees

Fantasy sports and online U.S. sportsbook
Company Overview
Fanduel is on a mission to make sports more exciting. The company provides a daily fantasy sports platform with a range of game types for players with a guaranteed prize pool for the winners.
Data & Analytics

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$4.6B

Founded

2009

Headquarters

New York, New York

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

7%

1 year growth

23%

2 year growth

75%
Locations
New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
CategoriesNew
Tax Accounting
Financial Controller
Financial Planning
Accounting
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or another similar business field
  • 5-8 years of professional US corporate tax experience (preferably a combination of public accounting firm and private company experience)
  • CPA certification, Enrolled Agent certification, or J.D. is required
  • Experience working in the technology, gaming, sports, and/or media industry. Highly regulated environments (e.g., banking, telecom, infrastructure, etc.)
  • Demonstrates intimate knowledge and/or a proven record of success in tax provisioning and accounting for income taxes, tax provisioning software, corporate and partnership US Federal and State income tax compliance
  • Demonstrates abilities and/or a proven record of success as both an individual contributor and team member, being a self-starter with strong analytical rigor, streamlining cross-departmental ways of working, strong Excel skills, openness to learning about new areas of tax and financial reporting, excellent verbal and written communication skills
Responsibilities
  • Prepare and review quarterly and annual income tax provisions including footnote disclosures
  • Prepare and review direct and indirect compliance workpapers and filings, including Federal and State income tax, property tax, sales and use tax and GST/HST
  • Build and refine SOX internal controls related to the income tax provision process
  • Support internal audit team’s review of the income tax provision
  • Support Flutter tax and FP&A teams with tax forecasting and tax planning matters for use in budgeting, strategy, and cash flow planning
  • Prepare and reconcile tax related accruals as part of monthly accounting close process including transfer pricing entries
  • 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 external tax and legal advisors
  • 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 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
  • Monitor and analyze proposed and newly enacted tax legislation, regulations, rulings, court cases, etc. to determine the impact of tax exposure to the company