Senior Tax Associate

New York, NY (On-site)

About Fanduel Group

FanDuel Group is a world-class team of brands and products all built with one goal in mind — to give fans new and innovative ways to interact with their favorite games, sports, teams, and leagues. That’s no easy task, which is why we’re so dedicated to building a winning team. And 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 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.

FanDuel Group is based in New York, with offices in Georgia, California, New Jersey, Florida, Oregon and Scotland. Our brands include:

  • FanDuel — A game-changing real-money fantasy sports app
  • FanDuel Sportsbook — America’s #1 sports betting app
  • TVG — The best-in-class horse racing TV/media network and betting platform
  • FanDuel Racing — A horse racing app built for the average sports fan
  • FanDuel Casino & Stardust Casino — Fan-favorite online casino apps
  • FOXBet — A world-class betting platform and affiliate of FanDuel Group
  • PokerStars — The premier online poker product and affiliate of FanDuel Group


Our roster has an opening with your name on it

FanDuel Group is looking for an experienced tax professional to join the 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 and TSG US group. Responsibilities cover assisting with all manner of tax planning opportunities, managing elements of the various tax compliance processes (i.e. income taxes, DFS taxes, wagering and withholding taxes, sales taxes, etc.), conducting tax research and writing position memos, and building and refining complex tax work papers and financial models. The Senior Tax Associate will work closely with the broader finance, legal, and human resources functions as well as working 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.


Everyone on our team has a part to play

  • Assist the FanDuel Group Tax Department with a wide variety of tax planning projects across all of the lines of business within both US operating groups
  • Drive key elements of the annual federal and state income tax compliance process
  • Co-own the wagering and gaming tax reporting processes
  • Own the daily fantasy sports tax reporting process
  • Co-own the informational reporting and withholding processes (i.e. 1099, 1042, and W-2G reporting) with a focus on improving the customer experience
  • Build/refine multifaceted tax workpapers and financial models under the direction of the FanDuel Group Tax Department
  • Liaise with international, federal, state, and local taxing authorities
  • Co-own the tax notice resolution process
  • Oversee the sales tax reporting process
  • Own a variety of ancillary tax processes (e.g. business property taxes, local business tax filings, vendor contract review, etc.)
  • Assist with the tax provisioning process
  • Assist with defending against all kinds of tax audits and reviews across all tax types but especially income and gross receipts taxes, wagering and gaming taxes, and daily fantasy sprots taxes
  • Conduct tax research and draft issue memos under the direction of the FanDuel Group Tax Department
  • Work closely with the international tax team at Flutter Entertainment
  • Work closely with the FanDuel Group Tax Department to identify and implement potential process improvements across the entire tax function
  • Manage relationships with the other internal business functions and our outside tax consultants


What we're looking for in our next teammate

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or another similar business field
  • 2+ years of professional experience working with corporate tax compliance and tax planning (preferably Big-4 experience or a combination of Big-4 and private experience)
  • CPA certification is highly preferred (must be in-pursuit at a minimum)
  • Advanced Excel skills are required
  • Professional experience with tax provisioning, income tax auditing, and/or GAAP financial reporting is a plus
  • Must have a strong desire to learn about new areas of tax, GAAP financial reporting, and the gaming regulatory environment (via direction from the FanDuel Group Tax Department and continuing professional education courses)
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be data driven with the ability to bring strong analytical rigor to decision-making with a focus on getting the right answer
  • Excellent organizational skills and time/project management skills are required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required
  • Professional experience in the sports or gaming industries is a major plus
  • Professional experience with FCC registered entities and/or the network broadcasting industry is a plus
  • Experience in any other areas of tax is a plus
  • Experience with Oracle, Tableau, Alteryx, and/or OTP is a plus


We treat our team right

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
  • Flexible vacation allowance to let you refuel
  • Hall of Fame benefit programs and platforms

FanDuel Group is an equal opportunities employer. Diversity and inclusion in FanDuel means that we respect and 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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