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Tax Analyst

Posted 14 days ago

  • London, Greater London
  • Any
  • External
  • Expires In 2 months
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the in-house tax team here at Live Nation Entertainment, the world's leading live entertainment business. This is a newly created role, being the first in-house Tax Analyst position for the Group.This role would suit an enthusiastic tax specialist who is keen to apply their skills and gain experience within the live music industry. Alternatively, we can consider applications from those with a finance background who are keen to specialise in tax. Live Nation Entertainment in the UK incorporates Live Nation UK, Ticketmaster, Festival Republic. Academy Music Group and DF Concerts along with a number of other music promotion businesses.The position itself will consist of the supporting the Direct and Indirect Tax Managers with Tax compliance and reporting, as well as ad-hoc support for the tax team and business stakeholders across the group.The role represents a fantastic opportunity for someone to develop hands-on tax experience, in a mixed tax role within a large and diverse multi-national group.What it’s like to work in the TeamYou will be part of a small friendly team who work in an open and approachable environment. We work together to support each other to achieve. We work closely with a variety of stakeholders at all levels across the group both in the UK and
Each day is different, we enjoy the freedom to figure out things for ourselves and undertake new challenges in an exciting industry.What we can offer youLive Nation offers impressive employee benefits including tickets to shows and festivals and unlimited annual leave. The newly opened Farmiloe Building in Farringdon, London is a beautiful office to work in. Staff can enjoy use of arcade games in the basement games room, onsite gym equipment plus fitness and meditation classes. In addition to this, the office has a fully stocked complimentary coffee bar with barista to serve you your favourite coffee as you walk into the office and offers heavily subsidised lunch options. We hold regular staff events in our atrium stage space including hosting speakers and open mic nights to showcase Live Nation employee talent.Who you arePrevious in-house experience in corporation tax or mixed tax background would be very advantageous but we are open to considering applications from people with a finance background who are keen to progress their career in taxationPart or qualified tax professional or accountant (e.g. ATT or equivalent), or you will be qualified by experience. Note: we can consider training support for candidates who demonstrate suitable willingness and an enthusiasm to study for a tax qualificationStrong written and verbal communication skills. You will need to be comfortable explaining tax to non-tax stakeholders.Experience of running reports using financial systems such as Oracle and BPC (desired)BehavioursThe following attributes determine how the role will be carried out and are required to be a success.A ‘can do’ attitude essential. Proactive and confident working using own initiative.Customer service focused with internal and external stakeholders.Ability to organise and prioritise workloads to work to short lead times and meet strict deadlines.Team player.Desire to learn.What the role includesSupporting Corporation Tax Managers with CT600 preparation and supporting calculationsAssisting the Corporation Tax Managers with statutory account provisions and quarterly reporting to the US.Administration and calculation of UK QIPs and tax annual budget figures where required.Liaison with internal and external stakeholder where required, for example, HMRC.Ad hoc research on various tax matters (corporate, international, VAT, Employment taxes).Supporting the Employment Tax Manager with Benefits Reporting and Share Award reporting requirements.Assisting the team with Senior Accounting Officer (“SAO") obligationsSupporting the Tax Director and Tax Managers with ad-hoc projects, as required.We are passionate and committed to our people and go beyond the rhetoric of diversity and inclusion. You will be working in an inclusive environment and be encouraged to bring your whole self to work. We will do all that we can to help you successfully balance your work and homelife. As a growing business we will encourage you to develop your professional and personal aspirations, enjoy new experiences, and learn from the talented people you will be working with. It’s talent that matters to us and we encourage applications from people irrespective of their gender identity, race, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status or caring responsibilities.The CompanyLive Nation Entertainment is the world’s leading live entertainment company, comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, and Live Nation Media & Sponsorship. Ticketmaster is the global leader in event ticketing with over 500 million tickets sold annually and more than 12,000 clients worldwide. Live Nation Concerts is the largest provider of live entertainment in the world promoting more than 40,000 shows and 100+ festivals annually for nearly 4,000 artists in over 40 countries. These businesses allow Live Nation Media & Sponsorship to create strategic music marketing programs that connect over 1,000 brands with the 98 million fans that attend Live Nation Entertainment events each year. For additional information, visit
We reserve the right to close applications at any time so encourage early application.#LI-SL1About UsAbout UsRecognized three years in a row by Great Place to Work and named one of People Magazine’s top 50 Companies that Care, Live Nation Entertainment is the global leader in live entertainment and ticketing. Our world-class portfolio reaches all aspects of the live event and ticketing industry, from ground-breaking software in Ticketmaster, mix of legendary venues and restaurants in House of Blues, production leaders in Concerts, exceptional brand partnerships in Media & Sponsorship, and unparalleled team of artist managers in Artist Nation supported by diverse professionals in all facets of Corporate operations.We recognize that our most important assets are our employees, the rock stars who keep the live experience going. Generous vacation, healthcare, and retirement benefits are just some of the great perks we offer to support our global workforce of more than 38,000. For any stage in your career, our many unique benefit programs are designed to help you live life to the fullest. We offer student loan repayment to support recent grads, six months of paid caregiver leave to support new parents, perks like Roadie Babies (bring your little ones & a caretaker along with you on work trips) and Music @ Home (stipend to cultivate your little ones’ music interest), and tuition reimbursement to fuel your ongoing professional development. Plus, working for the world's largest live event and ticketing company means you'll have access to free concerts, festivals, sports games, and more through our exclusive employee ticket concierge.There is no bigger stage for your career. See what your future looks like at Live Nation Entertainment.