Senior Tax Manager


New York, New York

Date Posted July 01, 2024
Industry Tax
Telecommute? Hybrid
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified



FanDuel Group (“FanDuel") is an innovative sports-tech entertainment company that is changing the way consumers engage with their favorite sports, teams, and leagues. The premier gaming destination in the United States, FanDuel consists of a portfolio of leading brands across gaming, sports betting, daily fantasy sports, advance-deposit wagering, and TV/media.

FanDuel has a presence across all 50 states with approximately 17 million customers and 28 retail locations. FanDuel is based in New York with offices in New Jersey, Georgia, California, Oregon, Canada and Scotland.

Its networks FanDuel TV and FanDuel+ are broadly distributed on linear cable television and through its relationships with leading direct-to-consumer over-the-top platforms.

FanDuel Group is a subsidiary of Flutter Entertainment plc, the world's largest sports betting and gaming operator with a portfolio of globally recognized brands and traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: FLUT).


At FanDuel, we give fans a new and innovative way to interact with their favorite games, sports and teams. We’re dedicated to building a winning team and we pride ourselves on being able to make every moment mean more, especially when it comes to your career. So, what does “winning” look like at FanDuel? It’s recognition for your hard-earned results, a culture that brings out your best work—and a roster full of talented coworkers. 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 creatives professionals to cutting edge technology innovators, FanDuel offers a wide range of career opportunities, best in class benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. At FanDuel, our principle of “We Are One Team” runs through all our offices across the globe, and you can expect to be a part of an exciting company with many opportunities to grow and be successful.

Our roster has an opening with your name on it

FanDuel is seeking a Senior Tax Manager who will join our growing Tax team.  In this role, you will be responsible for supporting the FanDuel US and TSG US groups.  The Senior Tax Manager will support tax compliance, tax provisioning, transfer pricing, research, and tax planning for direct and indirect taxes.  You will have the opportunity to build and refine complex tax workpapers and financial models, and assist with the building, implementation, and maintenance of automation within the function (e.g., Alteryx, RPA, etc.). The Senior 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 Senior 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.

Everyone on our team has a part to play

  • Review quarterly and annual income tax provisions, including footnote disclosures, prepared by members of the Tax team
  • Oversee direct and indirect tax compliance workpapers and filings, including Federal and State income tax, property tax, sales and use tax, and GST/HST
  • Play a key role in the annual audit and quarterly reviews with external auditors
  • Build and refine SOX internal controls related to the income tax provision process
  • Own and document all relevant tax processes and controls, in collaboration with the Tax and Risk Management teams
  • Support the Internal Audit team’s review of the income tax provision
  • Lead, identify, and implement process improvements across the entire Traditional Tax function
  • Support the Flutter Tax and FP&A teams with tax forecasting and planning matters for use in budgeting, strategy, and cash flow planning
  • Review tax reconciliations and journal entries as part of the monthly accounting close process, including transfer pricing entries
  • Assist with operational transfer pricing needs to ensure intercompany recharges are computed efficiently, accurately, and timely
  • Assist with the calculation of federal and state R&D tax credits
  • Manage relationships with internal business functions, external strategic partners, and tax and legal advisors
  • Oversee key elements of audit defense and tax controversy work streams across all tax types
  • Drive the expansion of automation throughout the Tax function
  • Develop and refine multifaceted tax workpapers, financial models, and tax automation with the assistance of the Tax Operations team
  • Liaise with international, federal, state, and local taxing authorities and regulatory bodies.
  • Manage a variety of ancillary tax processes, such as sales taxes, business property taxes, local business tax filings, and vendor contract reviews
  • Implement tax planning initiatives across all lines of business within US operating groups
  • Monitor and analyze proposed and newly enacted tax legislation, regulations, rulings, and court cases to determine the impact on the company

What we're looking for in our next teammate

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or another similar business field
  • 8-11 years of professional US corporate tax experience (preferably a combination of public accounting firm and private company experience)

Preferred Qualifications and Industry Experience:

  • Licensed Qualifications:
  • CPA certification, Enrolled Agent certification, or J.D. is required
  • Experience in the following industries:
  • Technology, gaming, sports, and/or media
  • Highly regulated environments (e.g., banking, telecom, infrastructure, etc.)

Preferred Knowledge/Skills:

  • Demonstrates intimate knowledge and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:
  • Tax provisioning and accounting for income taxes
  • Tax provisioning software (e.g., OneSource Tax Provision) and/or analytic tools (e.g., Alteryx)
  • Corporate and Partnership US federal and state income tax compliance
  • Transfer Pricing and foreign tax matters
  • Demonstrates abilities and/or a proven record of success, as both an individual contributor and team member, in the following areas:
  • Being a self-starter with the ability to bring strong analytical rigor to decision-making with a focus on getting the right answer
  • Streamlining cross-departmental ways of working and collaboration in pursuit of common company goals
  • Strong Excel skills with a desire to continually maintain and improve those skills
  • Openness to learning about new areas of tax and financial reporting (via internal trainings and continuing professional education courses)   
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and comfort with presenting to senior tax and non-tax business stakeholders

We treat our team right

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. 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
  • Be well, save well and live well - with FanDuel Total Rewards your benefits are one highlight reel after another 

FanDuel is an equal opportunities employer and we believe, as one of our principal states, “We Are One Team!”  We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, Veteran status, or another other characteristic protected by state, local or federal law. We believe FanDuel is strongest and best able to compete if all employees feel valued, respected, and included.  We want our team to include diverse individuals because diversity of thought, diversity of perspectives, and diversity of experiences leads to better performance.  Having a diverse and inclusive workforce is a core value that we believe makes FanDuel stronger and more competitive as One Team!

The applicable salary range for this position is $142,000 - $214,000, which is dependent on a variety of factors including relevant experience, location, business needs and market demand. This role may offer the following benefits: medical, vision, and dental insurance; life insurance; disability insurance; a 401(k) matching program; among other employee benefits. This role may also be eligible for short-term or long-term incentive compensation, including, but not limited to, cash bonuses and stock program participation. This role includes paid personal time off and 14 paid company holidays. FanDuel offers paid sick time in accordance with all applicable state and federal laws.