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Direct Tax Compliance & Reporting Senior Manager - 2928


Direct Tax Compliance & Reporting Senior Manager

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

Flexible Working

(when applicable)

Shares Plan

Careers Progression

Global Mobility

Ongoing Learning

Pension Scheme

Health Insurance

Pizza and Drinks Fridays

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The Role..


This role will be primarily responsible for all aspects of the UK 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..


  • Shared responsibility of the delivery of global tax compliance, reporting and budgetary requirements on a timely basis
  • Ability to work across a number of finance systems and tax provision software, and ability to assist with the transition to the new tax provision software project currently underway
  • Take ownership of the tax calculations for external reporting purposes and supporting the Direct Tax effective tax rate management strategy set by the Tax Director
  • Responsible for overseeing the tax disclosures for local financial statement reporting and UK tax returns for the Flutter Group
  • Manage UK employment tax and global mobility requirements such as P11Ds, PSAs and share scheme reporting requirements
  • Proactively identifying tax risks and tax saving opportunities within the group
  • Managing 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
  • Lead and manage 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
    • Building strong relationships with tax advisors and revenue authorities




What We're Looking For..


  • Qualified tax professional (accounting qualification) with 6 or more years post qualified experience, including time in a senior in-house role.
  • Excellent IFRS accounting and tax reporting knowledge.
  • Ideally experience of One Source and/or Oracle TRCS tax provisioning software
  • Good international corporate tax experience, such as CFCs and Corporate interest restriction (CIR).
  • Good knowledge of the evolving tax environment following BEPS and subsequent EU and OECD proposals.
  • Ability to distil complex tax technical situations into practical and implementable guidance for management
  • Experience of managing teams, supporting and aiding their development and developing relationships with external advisors, group auditors and tax authorities
  • Confident, with good communication skills, and able to readily gain the confidence of the business teams and Group management.

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Betfair, Winslow Road, London, Greater London, United Kingdom, SW11 1TN

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