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Location:
London, St Pauls
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
Brand:
23 (Entain)
About The Role
Act as a trusted business partner: assisting accounting, procurement, legal, commercial, regulatory andother colleagues in understanding, in plain English, the VAT, GST and gambling tax considerations oftheir work and the impact on the wider business. 
 
Supervise the work of Indirect Tax Advisers and Managers and other junior members of staff both in thewider tax team and broader finance function
 
Work closely with other members of the broader tax team on a range of special projects which requireinternational indirect tax expertise, such as M&A, corporate restructuring, dispute resolution, indirect taxanalysis of new products and addressing the indirect tax consequences of entry into new markets.
 
Review and sign-off VAT, GST and gambling tax returns for a variety of jurisdictions prepared byIndirect Tax Advisers and Managers and other finance colleagues, to ensure quality control, reduce therisk of incorrect filings, and help the business comply with its international indirect tax obligations.
 
Support the professional development of junior members of staff, including delivering formal technicaltraining, providing mentoring, and tutoring and coaching members of staff undertaking professionalqualifications such as the CTA.
 
Manage relationships with external advisers around the world, such as Big 4 accounting firms and lawfirms, to ensure the business obtains relevant and useful advice on complex and contentious issueswithin the available budget. 
 
Provide specialist input to governance and risk management processes (such as Senior AccountingOfficer in the UK) and tax authority audits. 
 
Identify and implement opportunities to streamline and create more scalable indirect tax returnprocesses to improve the efficiency of the indirect tax team and to comply with new data handling,retention and filing obligations (such as the “Making Tax Digital” requirements in the UK).
 
Stay up-to-date with international developments in indirect taxes, such as the introduction of newtaxes, changes to existing legislation and case law developments, in order to identify and communicaterisks and opportunities for the business and help shape the business’s response to these changes.
 
Develop and maintain relationships with tax authorities, tax peers and advisers, including representingthe business at meetings with tax authorities, industry forums and trade bodies.
Additional Information
 Essential:
 
  • Qualified Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) and Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) member
  • 5+ years PQE gained in a Top 10 accountancy practice and/or Multinational Enterprise
  • Excellent VAT/GST technical knowledge, including proven experience of:
  • Partial exemptiono VAT on cross-border transactions
  • VAT on Electronically Supplied Services (ESS) / digital services
  • Experience working with ERP systems (preferably Oracle Cloud/Fusion)
  • Confident designing, reviewing and working with Excel-based tax returns
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with a variety of internal stakeholders (such asfinance, legal and commercial colleagues) and external stakeholders (such as tax authoritiesand industry peers) and be recognised as a trusted expert
  • Excellent written and spoken English
About The Company

We’re Entain. Powered by our very own technology and building products that push boundaries, Entain is home to a global family of more than 25 well-known brands and over 24,000 people, but we all play for the same team. When we win, we win together. Our vision is to be the world leader in betting, gaming and interactive entertainment by bringing moments of excitement into people’s lives. We will achieve this through our focus on sustainability and growth, driving change in the fast-paced world of entertainment.

Diversity and inclusion at Entain

As a global employer, Entain is committed to providing a safe, fun, and inclusive culture where our people feel like they truly belong. We are a multicultural business that values, celebrates and respects individual differences, so whatever your sexuality, gender, gender identity, ability, age, race, religion or belief, you will have a voice here, and the space to do your best work. Our diverse internal networks provide the support for you to express your views and make a positive difference.

Wellbeing at Entain

We want our employees to feel healthy and supported at home and at work. That's why we have our Well-me programme, which provides information, tools and training to help our people look after their mental and physical wellbeing in ways that matter to them.
 

Our Culture As real as it gets

At Entain we're a diverse team, sharing a commitment to quality and success.

Whether you're playing a key role in your local community as part of our retail team, or working out the next big gaming trends in our digital team, you'll enjoy a culture and benefits package that we're extremely proud of.