London, Farringdon
Vacancy Type:
Fixed Term Contract
14 Jun 2024
Brand:
23 (Entain)
The Entain group is one of the world’s largest sports-betting and gaming groups, operating both online and in the retail sector. Headquartered in the UK, with operations in a total of c.40 regulated or regulating territories, the Group employs a workforce of more than 29,000, in more than 20 offices across five continents.
 
Entain’s tax team is responsible for managing over £1bn tax across more than 20 countries; taxes represent a significant proportion of the group’s cost base.
 
What you will do:
 
The group moves fast and is constantly adapting to changing regulation and new market opportunities. As part of the Transfer Pricing team you will be monitoring and influencing business changes to ensure that the group’s transfer pricing policy remains relevant, all with the aim of managing both risks and opportunities as the business continues to develop.

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 to name but a few. Understanding the business and how it fits together is critical to helping shape and future-proof the group’s transfer pricing structure.
 
You’ll need to stay abreast of transfer pricing 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.
 
Key Responsibilities:

Business partnering:
• 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.
• Building key stakeholder relationships to stay abreast of commercial changes both immediate as well as progressive within the business to identify opportunities and advise on potential transfer pricing impact
• Respond to technical and operational queries raised by the international businesses and within the finance community.
• Identify longer term strategic actions that can be taken to manage the group’s transfer pricing and to continue to align it to the group’s tax strategy.
 
Technical advisory:
• Maintain up to date knowledge of developments within the Transfer Pricing field and trends within the industry.
• Monitoring and testing the Group TP strategy and governance framework
• TP execution support to include the feasibility of automation and ways of working with cross functional teams.
Working closely with the legal team and other members of the tax team to support the drafting of intercompany legal agreements to ensure compliance with the group’s transfer pricing policies.
• Provision of training to Tax/ Finance teams on new TP developments/ potential impact on the execution of TP policies
 
Operations
• Maintain and enhance the operational transfer pricing processes within the group.
• Lead on the year end TP adjustments to ensure that the group’s profit by territory is appropriately recognized within the consolidated accounts.
• Assist with audit queries and transfer pricing provisions to be recognised in the group’s consolidated and entity accounts.
• Working along side the finance controllers, review local statutory profitability against bench marked support to ensure accuracy in the accounts.
 
Compliance
• Assist as necessary with the preparation/ roll forward of OECD Local Files/ Master file/ CbCR using existing team resources and third party advisers.
• Assist as necessary with the review of supporting bench marking studies in line with ongoing group requirements, M&A activity and internal group projects.
• Working alongside other members of the tax team on tax audit queries, leading and/or supporting where required.
• Maintaining files to ensure prompt and accurate responses to tax authority information request.
 
Who you are
 
Essential:
● Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) and/or ACA/CA/ACCA qualified (or equivalent) and/or economics degree.
● Excellent communication skills.
● Pro-active, assertive and enthusiastic team player.
● Ability to excel in fast-paced commercial environment and therefore to prioritise and multitask.
● Good eye for detail, curious and perceptive.
● 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)
 
Desired:
● Experience of, or an interest in, the gambling sector
● Experience of, or interest in, wider international and indirect tax matters
● Experience of post-merger/acquisition integrations would be useful
● Some travel may be required
● Languages are helpful but not essential.

 

What we offer

At Entain, we know that signing top players requires a great starting package, and plenty of support to inspire peak performance. Join us, and a competitive salary is just the beginning. Working for us in the UK, you can expect to receive great benefits like:

  • 12 months fixed-term contract
  • Market leading bonus scheme 
  • Private medical insurance – Single & Family cover 
  • Pension scheme & Life assurance – 4x Annual Salary 
  • Income protection – 50% 
  • Annual holiday – 25 days, plus additional ‘It’s Your Game’ day off
  • Hybrid working  
  • Critical illness insurance  
  • Dental insurance  
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Sharesave scheme 

And outside of this, you’ll have the chance to turn recognition from leaders and colleagues into amazing prizes. Join a winning team of talented people and be a part of an inclusive and supporting community where everyone is celebrated for being themselves.  

Should you need any adjustments or accommodations to the recruitment process, at either application or interview, please contact us.

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

Our vision is to be the world leader in betting, gaming and interactive entertainment, and we know that the most successful businesses are the most sustainable ones. Diversity and inclusion is key to sustainability and success and our goal is to attract, engage and retain the best talent globally, bringing the best thinking to our business from inside and outside of our sector. Our ambition is to make sure everyone at Entain feels valued, respected and included. Inclusion is embedded in everything we do, because we know when we feel respected and heard, we do our best work. Sustainability drives everything we do, and doing what’s right is one of our core values. Diverse teams have more creativity, imagination, innovation and problem solving capabilities. We are committed to tackling inequalities and creating a diverse and inclusive business. 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. 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.

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.