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Tax, International Head of Tax Operations, Executive Director, London

Employer
Goldman Sachs
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Aug 7, 2024

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Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
OUR IMPACT

Tax supports the activities, operations, reporting obligations and transactions of the firm's business lines to ensure that tax consequences and reputational risks are evaluated appropriately. Our work contributes directly to the firm's success, and the division is ideal for creative and collaborative individuals who have strong ethics and attention to detail.

YOUR IMPACT

Are you looking for an opportunity to be part of a dynamic organization and lead a global team to drive strategy in a constantly changing environment? We are looking for an experienced Vice President to lead International Tax Operations within the Goldman Sachs Tax Department.

Tax Operations is responsible for maintaining the integrity of the firm's compliance with reporting authorities around the globe and managing related inquiries from a variety of the firm's businesses across established and emerging markets.  Day-to-day team functions include accurate and timely account documentation and monitoring, withholding and stamp/transaction tax, client information reporting, and regulatory filings. The team also has the responsibility of analyzing new regulations and designing process and system changes. The team capitalizes on opportunities to optimize procedures and build scalability through data analytics and efficient use of technology.

HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL
  • Oversee teams in multiple locations, foster team development, and give regular feedback & reporting to senior management.
  • Develop deep subject matter expertise in relevant tax systems, procedures, and requirements.
  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of multiple business lines across the firm in a role offering broad exposure to many divisions and groups.
  • Engage internal and external advisors for interpretive guidance on new regulation impact or new business integrating with Tax Ops.
  • Use your inquisitive mindset to identify control weakness, mitigate risk, improve client experience, and further process automation.
  • Act as a risk manager through ongoing assessment and awareness of the tax regulatory environment and the firm's adherence to applicable tax reporting obligations.
  • Work with management and teams across regions to drive initiatives and issue resolution.
  • Create workflows and solution designs for technical systems and applications.
  • Generate new ideas to create efficiencies and reduce risk.
  • Be flexible and contribute to other activities as required.
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE'RE LOOKING FOR
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor's degree and 10+ years relevant work experience in Operations, Tax, Finance or related field leading teams, functions and managing projects.
  • Understanding of tax regulations, including AEOI, FATCA, CRS, Stamp Duty, FTT and withholding and reporting requirements.
  • Ability to collaborate with other professionals within the firm, to coordinate efforts, resolve client issues, and ensure accurate reporting.
  • Managing functional teams and providing coaching and mentorship.
  • Proven ability to prioritize workload to drive results, solve problems and take accountability for deadlines / outcomes.
  • Excellent organization and risk management skills.
  • Comfortable presenting to executive leadership.
  • Thrives in a team environment, possesses strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Remains composed under pressure, prioritizes, and makes decisions in a fast-paced environment.
  • Track record of accuracy and attention to detail; flexible, proactive, self-starter.
  • Analytical thinker with the ability to generate innovative ideas, develop and translate strategy to execution.
  • Ability to translate regulatory guidance and design solutions for risk mitigation
ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

At Goldman Sachs, we commit our people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow. Founded in 1869, we are a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, we maintain offices around the world.

We believe who you are makes you better at what you do. We're committed to fostering and advancing diversity and inclusion in our own workplace and beyond by ensuring every individual within our firm has a number of opportunities to grow professionally and personally, from our training and development opportunities and firmwide networks to benefits, wellness and personal finance offerings and mindfulness programs. Learn more about our culture, benefits, and people at GS.com/careers.

We're committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with special needs or disabilities during our recruiting process. Learn more: https://www.goldmansachs.com/careers/footer/disability-statement.html

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