Tax Assurance & Control Team Manager


HR Consultancy are working on a new and exciting opportunity for an experienced Tax Assurance & Control Team Manager to join a Wealth & Investment banking group in Glasgow city centre!

This is a fantastic time to join a forward thinking, innovative and exciting workplace who have their employees and customers at the heart of everything they do. This firm encourages a supportive and family environment, where their employees work hard and are rewarded with career progression paths and learning and development!

International Tax Utility (ITU) helps senior management and its individual business units manage the Firm's Tax risk by owning and driving forward the Operational Tax Control framework. Maintaining and enhancing the internal operating processes, the division is crucial to safeguarding the Firm's franchise, proactively identifying and reporting on all in scope Tax risks.

An opportunity has arisen within Glasgow ITU's Tax Reconciliation team for a full-time director to join the team assisting on withholding tax processes and risk initiatives. The Tax Reconciliation team manage the firm’s reclaim population along with related audit requirements; client processes including tax vouchers and certification; account set-up for tax purposes; implementation of tax changes to processes owned by ITU and other departments. 
The key responsibilities of the successful applicant will include supervisory oversight and risk management of the below functions:
- Reconciliation of complex firm tax reclaims across various global markets.
- Review of lodged reclaims to ensure in good order with tax authorities and analysis of market practice.
- Support of the risk framework, analysing Key Risk Indicators and impact of regulatory market updates. 
- Coordination of Tax Authority audits and reconciliation of required information such as trade patterns, depot movements, etc.
- Control of client tax offerings and liaising with the relevant BU to ensure compliance.
- Supporting the ITU Enhancement strategy to improve systemic tax processing.
- Control of processes outsourced to external vendor.

The successful applicant will also have people management responsibility for a team of analysts, associates and temporary members of staff, including responsibility for career development and progression.

Skills Required (Essential):

- Strong analytical and reconciliation skills

- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

- Ability to grasp detailed concepts quickly

- Awareness of tax concepts including withholding tax.

- Ability to provide clear supervisory oversight, and assume responsibility for escalation of risk items within the team.

- Transition and supervisory oversight of outsourced functions.

- Ability to lead and develop a team of junior SMEs.

- Advanced Excel skills.

- Experience in assisting/testing on system developments/IT requirements

If you are looking for a modern supportive environment, future career progression opportunity and to join a friendly and welcoming team then please apply below!

Contact Neil Greene at HRC Financial Service Scotland

HR Consultancy acts as both an employment business and an employment agency.

Application Details

Closing date:

Neil Greene
0141 353 8385
58 West Regent Street
G2 2QZ

Reference No: GLA/NG/23623

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