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Tax, Tax Operations, Associate/Vice President, London

Goldman Sachs
London, United Kingdom
Closing date
Jul 14, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

The mission of Global Tax is to ensure the firm's compliance with the tax laws and associated reporting obligations of the countries and local jurisdictions in which the firm conducts business.

The Tax Division analyzes and 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.

The Business Analysis team provides subject matter expertise and functionally-aligned support during the design, testing and implementation of business and regulatory driven change. The team capitalizes on opportunities to optimize processes and build scalability through data analytics and efficient use of technology.

We partner with stakeholders across multiple business lines and our work contributes directly to the firm's success. The division is ideal for creative and collaborative individuals who have strong ethics and attention to detail.

We are looking for an Associate/VP to use their skills and experience to join our London Tax Business Analysis team.

You will work closely with senior stakeholders across various business lines, to implement business and regulatory driven change in a highly visible global organization operating in a dynamic environment. Consequently, this role requires an energetic, enthusiastic, and driven professional.


Being part of the Tax department, you will:
  • advise the firm's professionals on the operational tax implications of transactions and of new products in development for the firm and its clients.
  • drive strategic initiatives and issue resolution.
  • partner with senior stakeholders across Business Lines, Trading, Corporate Tax and Engineering.
  • perform impact assessments on tax processes for new markets, new products, business reorganizations, system changes and new/updated tax regulations.
  • industrialise and automate processes and ensure effective controls are implemented.
  • act as a risk manager through ongoing assessment and awareness of the tax regulatory landscape, and the firm's operational tax obligations.
  • have excellent opportunities to develop your career as regulatory change management is at the forefront of the firm's strategy and the industry
  • Detail-oriented individual who takes ownership of projects, is organized, possesses excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, able to understand complex flow, and able to deliver on deadlines.
  • Ability to balance multiple, time-sensitive projects while maintaining a longer term, strategic focus.
  • Excellent communication skills with an ability to influence senior business stakeholders and make decisions.
  • Intermediate/advanced Excel skills essential.
  • Thrives in a team environment.
  • Flexible and ability to learn quickly.
  • Highly motivated and able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Exposure to tax regulations change management initiatives.
  • Background of withholding / transactional taxes beneficial but not essential.
  • Ability to leverage business intelligence and automation tools such as Alteryx, Signavio and Tableau.

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

We're committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with special needs or disabilities during our recruiting process. Learn more:

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