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Direct Tax Compliance & Reporting Assistant Manager - 1692


Direct Tax Compliance & Reporting Assistant Manager

  • Primary Location:
    Clonskeagh Office, Hammersmith Office, Leeds
  • Contract Type:
  • Employment Basis:

Flexible Working

(when applicable)

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Global Mobility

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Pizza and Drinks Fridays

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The Role...

The Tax Team are managed by the Tax Director who reports directly into the group's CFO and leads a high profile tax function based in the Flutter Group's offices in London, Dublin, Leeds and the Isle of Man. The Group operates in a wide number of international locations. The Tax Team works closely with the business to manage the Group's tax affairs.

This role will be primarily responsible for assisting the Direct Tax Team with all aspects of the Direct tax compliance and reporting for the Flutter Group. As part of your role, you will work closely with Group Finance, Group Reporting and other key stakeholders in the business such as members of the Commercial teams, as well as Finance teams in the Group's overseas jurisdictions.  


What You'll Be Doing...

  • Assistance with the delivery of global tax compliance, reporting and budgetary requirements on a timely basis
  • Building strong relationships with tax advisors and revenue authorities, including the resolution of tax authority enquiries in the UK and overseas
  • Preparation of tax calculations for external reporting purposes and supporting the Direct Tax effective tax rate management strategy set by the Tax Director
  • Preparation of tax disclosures for local financial statement reporting
  • Preparation of Irish/UK tax returns for the Flutter Group
  • Preparation of P11Ds, PSAs and other employment tax requirements as well as assistance on global mobility issues
  • Assistance with Flutter global tax compliance
  • Proactively identifying tax risks and tax saving opportunities within the group
  • Assistance with tax governance workstreams, including Senior Accounting Officer requirements in the UK
  • Assistance with the preparation of advice to be shared with  stakeholders in the business and ensuring all advice is implemented correctly and in line with the Tax team strategy
  • Assistance with Group employment tax matters, including annual tax filing requirements in the UK and Ireland
  • Identifying and managing local tax issues including:
    • Proactively promoting of awareness of tax issues across the group and building relationships with key stakeholders in all jurisdictions to achieve that goal;
    • Assisting with all Finance, HR, Legal and managed payroll service team queries
    • Ensuring a close working relationship with HR to ensure the Group's employment tax and social security obligations are met, including the identification and implementation of employment tax policies and procedures


What We're Looking...

  • Qualified accountant and/or Chartered Tax Advisor. Post Qualification Experience working in tax would be an advantage.
  • Strong understanding of UK tax legislation
  • Understanding of general accounting principles and good commercial awareness essential



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Betfair, Winslow Road, London, United Kingdom, W6 9HP

This is who we are

Paddy Power Betfair is an international sports betting and gaming operator, with a market-leading presence in the UK and Ireland, as well as a range of operations across Europe including Romania, Portugal and Malta.

We are online-led, mobile-led and sports-led: and our proprietary technology, unique products and innovative marketing all combine to offer a superb experience to our five million customers worldwide.

Our spirit, talent and ambition has taken us into the FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange and we now employ over 7,000 people in sixteen locations across the globe; from Dublin to Los Angeles, and London to Melbourne. Our culture rewards innovation, teamwork and we like to stay fast-moving in a dynamic industry.

On a larger scale

We are part of Flutter Entertainment, a global sports betting, gaming and entertainment provider for over thirteen million customers worldwide.

Established in 2019, Flutter merged with The Stars Group in 2020. As the parent company Flutter Entertainment now has a host of brands that sit under it including Paddy Power and Betfair (PPB), Sky Betting and Gaming, PokerStars, Full Tilt Timeform, oddchecker, Sporting Life, SportsBet, Bet Easy in Australia, FOX Bet, TVG and FanDuel in the US.

Across the globe, Flutter employs over 14,000 people across more than 40 offices and over 600 retail sites. We pride ourselves on being a responsible operator, committed to making a positive contribution to the communities we operate within.

This is your Challenge

  • Delivering product at scale for over 5 million customers, 99,9% of transactions in less than a second
  • Our systems process more than 7 million transactions every day (more than all the European stock exchanges combined)
  • Deliver high transitional products, serving more than 2.5Bn calls a day
  • Diverse and up to date technical landscape to explore, leverage and innovate
  • The products you’ll develop will comply with ambitious uptime targets: less than 50 minutes downtime expected per year
  • Continuous Integration, Deployment and Testing