London, St Pauls
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
Brand:
23 (Entain)
About The Role
Entain is one of the world’s largest sports betting and gaming groups, operating both online and in the retail sector. With offices across five continents and licences in more than 20 countries, we operate some of the most well-known and iconic brands in the industry with more than 250 years of combined history – names such as Ladbrokes, partypoker, bwin and Coral.

As an International Tax Senior Manager at Entain you’ll be at the forefront of helping us to manage both existing tax obligations as well as emerging obligations in the fast-developing and leading-edge world of the taxation of digital services all over the world.

You’ll be working closely with people from across the business and around the world – from accountants to lawyers to marketing specialists and technology experts in the UK, Gibraltar, Malta, India and elsewhere. Understanding the business is critical to helping shape current and future plans for market growth and expansion.

You’ll need to stay abreast of international developments including the evolving areas of taxation of digital businesses as the OECD’s BEPS project continues to be implemented and you’ll need to stay close to the business to ensure the tax strategy and commercial strategy continually align.

The Central Europe region is well established and generates around 75% of the group’s digital revenue. As such it will put you in the centre of a fast paced, constantly evolving business.

 
Key Responsibilities-
 
  • Work collaboratively within the International Tax team and with key decision makers to design, develop, promote and deliver a robust international tax strategy across the group.
  •  Lead the business partner relationship with our International businesses to ensure all tax obligations are met on a timely basis in these jurisdictions, to ensure compliance with local tax laws and group tax strategy, to co-ordinate responses to all tax queries, to monitor transfer pricing policies, and to identify current and potential opportunities and risks for that business.
  • Manage the compliance cycle for the International businesses to ensure that all direct tax filings and payments are made within the statutory deadlines. Assist the tax reporting team with tax reporting and forecasting for the international businesses.
  • Lead and manage tax audits and litigation within the International businesses to appropriately support and defend the group’s tax position and to recommend a strategy for closure of outstanding issues
  • Maintain a current knowledge of international tax developments and proactively disseminate the impact of proposed changes to relevant stakeholders.  Model the tax impact of proposed legislative changes and propose and implement mitigating solutions compliant with the Group Tax Strategy.
  •  Partner with the relevant corporate teams and legal teams on mergers & acquisitions and joint ventures (including tax due diligence, acquisition/divestment strategies and post-acquisition tax opportunities).
 
Skills and Experience-
 
  • Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) and/or ACA/CA/ACCA qualified (or equivalent)
  • Strong international tax technical knowledge with excellent communication skills
  • Ability to excel in fast-paced commercial environment and therefore to prioritise and multitask.
  • Pro-active, assertive and enthusiastic team player
  • Good eye for detail
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with a variety of internal tax and non-tax stakeholders (such as finance, legal and commercial colleagues) and external stakeholders (such as tax authorities)
  • Ability to drive initiatives through to the finish


About Entain

We may sit on the FTSE100, but for millions of customers worldwide, we’re the brands they hold in their hands – and heart. As the home of household names like Ladbrokes, Foxy and PartyPoker, to name just a few, we elevate lives with moments of excitement. And right now we’re elevating ourselves above the competition. We’re leading the industry in bold new directions - and it’s our diverse and talented team who are making this possible. Believe us, the best is yet to come. For our customers. For our future. For your career.

DEI and Wellbeing @ Entain

At Entain we do what’s right. It’s one of our core values. Which is why we’re taking the lead when it comes to creating a diverse, equal and inclusive future - for our people, our industry and our society. We’ve created a culture where everyone can feel psychologically safe, included and heard. Where being accepted for who you are is a given. Here, we celebrate our individual differences, and make sure everyone feels supported, respected, and empowered to thrive – and that starts from the moment you apply to join us.

Life @ Entain

We’re a team who love to play, and win, together. We love building bonds between our people, and we love to build your career up too. Join us, and we won’t just be your employer, we’ll be your biggest cheerleader. We’ll give you the power to lead the conversation on your learning and career goals from day one, and then get behind you with all the support you need to take your career – and our business – to new heights.