Global Tax Manager

Please note: This role provides the flexibility to work remotely from any location within the European Union (CET timezone), contingent upon possessing the proficient understanding/knowledge/experience of international tax laws. However, it’s important to mention that we are unable to provide visa sponsorship for this position.

Are you ready for a Game-Changing Career Experience?

At EFG (ESL FACEIT GROUP) we create worlds beyond gameplay, where players and fans become a community. We pride ourselves in having a corporate social responsibility which is that “IT’S NOT GG, UNTIL IT’S GG FOR ALL”. Our passion, craft, and DNA are aligned to create and shape the world of esports, gaming tournaments, leagues, events, and holistic ecosystems through our millions of players, fans, and heroes, as well as through our people, and culture. 

As a Global Tax Manager, you will be part of our Global Accounting team that is responsible for ensuring that all internal and external reporting requirements are met and day-to-day operations and specifically closing and consolidation of domestic and foreign subsidiaries are running. 

What you’ll do:

  • Coordinate the tax filings across a variety of jurisdictions throughout the US, Europe, and APJ regions
  • Supervise the preparation of local income tax returns with external counsel and of indirect tax filing for various jurisdictions throughout the US, Europe and APJ regions
  • Respond to tax examinations and correspond with tax authorities
  • Supervision, safeguarding and further development of the tax reporting and compliance management processes
  • Manage and coordinate tax audits and ensure timely resolution in the best interests of EFG
  • Manage the implementation and compliance with transfer pricing policies
  • Assist external auditors with tax and transfer pricing related matters
  • Tax support and ongoing tax advice for the national companies, including coordination and cooperation with external tax consultants
  • Consult and lead internal (entity) restructuring projects from a tax perspective
  • Identify and develop tax planning projects to support the broader Corporate Tax goals
  • Research international tax issues, while working closely with different teams within the company as well as external consultants, e.g. withholding tax 
  • Continuously look for opportunities to improve our accounting and tax related processes
  • Monitor global tax updates to identify issues and expand your tax knowledge
  • Tax advice for new acquisitions and support for tax integration
  • Improve processes by developing or implementing best practices
  • Build relationships and interact with internal customers to provide excellent planning, consulting and expertise
  • Maintain tax balances on general ledger

About us @EFG:

EFG is an equal-opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Each of our brands plays a significant role in creating worlds beyond gameplay.

They build, connect, and nurture beyond game ecosystems to unlock more fun, fame, and fortune for gamers across the globe.

  • At ESL we create worlds where everybody can be somebody
  • At FACEIT we create a world where the community has the power to shape video games
  • At DreamHack we create a world where the gaming community comes to life

Firmly rooted in our values, EFG is an affirmative action employer that celebrates being an equal-opportunity workplace. Our unwavering commitment to fair employment extends to all individuals, regardless of their race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, citizenship, marital status, gender identity, or Veteran status.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a discipline in controlling, accounting or finance – ideally with focus on tax, or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of direct tax experience (corporate tax, international tax, etc.)
  • Acute attention to detail, strong business judgment and autonomy
  • A ‘hands-on’, collaborative approach whilst working on detailed transactions on an independent basis and coordinating input from others
  • Fluent in English
  • Can multi-task, deal with ambiguity and work well under pressure and in a fast-paced environment 
  • Have excellent project management skills with the ability to build strong cross-functional relationships, gain consensus among various teams, and drive initiatives to completion effectively
  • Have intellectual curiosity to seek knowledge and problem solve independently with minimal direct supervision
  • Have highly effective interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills

 

Contact us

EFG owns a portfolio of brands in different categories. We are leading the industry with numerous online and offline competitions, digital platforms as well as gaming lifestyle festivals.