Tax Analyst (Graduate Opportunity)

Limerick, Munster, Ireland
18 Jan 2022
25 Jan 2022
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Entry level, Graduate scheme

About Northern Trust:

Northern Trust provides innovative financial services and guidance to corporations, institutions and affluent families and individuals globally. With 130 years of financial experience and nearly 20,000 partners, we serve the world’s most sophisticated clients using leading technology and exceptional service.

As a Northern Trust employee (Partner), you will be part of a flexible and collaborative work culture, which has a strong history of financial strength and stability. Movement within the organization is encouraged, senior leaders are accessible, and you can take pride in working for a company that is committed to strengthening the communities we serve.

Northern Trust is committed to working with and providing adjustments to individuals with health conditions and disabilities. If you would benefit from adjustments for any part of the employment process, please inform the recruiter to discuss your individual requirements.

We recognize the value of inclusion and diversity in culture, in thought, and in experience, which is why Forbes ranked us the top employer for Diversity in 2018. 


  • Work within the International Tax Group to facilitate the Clients across the globe who has selected Northern trust to provide their Tax Service.  Major responsibilities includes acquiring, validating, safekeeping, and processing required data, documentation for client to ensure the accessibility, reliability, and timeliness of the data for its users. 
  • This group works closely with internal operations teams like Client service, Client data maintenance group in order to ensure that the team adheres to procedures and standards.
  • Take on assigned tasks from the Team Leader and Senior members of the team
  • Process, scan, record, distribute and file large volumes of documentation received by the team on a daily basis
  • Process Standard tax reclaim for clients
  •  Ensure the Documentations received from client are reviewed and correctly for the clients to benefit from the relief at source on dividend payments.
  • Preparation of tax reclaims breakdown to ensure clients are taxed correctly during dividend payments.
  • Escalate issues as appropriate in a timely manner
  • Work closely with the relevant contacts within the scope of the process, to provide the best possible service, responding to queries and escalating as appropriate
  • Be aware of all service level agreements in place 
  • Continuously support the team to meet and exceed the expectations and requirements of all clients
  • Demonstrate a strong willingness to assist others when required, building effective relationships with members of the team and other teams as well
  • Analyse processes to identify areas for automation or improved workflow 
  • Other ad hoc queries as requested by the team leader/manager


  • A strong educational background - Business/Tax or legal degree or similar 3rd level qualification
  • Demonstrated client servicing capabilities and excellent communication skills
  • Accuracy and attention to details at all times
  • Numerically competent with strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Good core IT skills – MS Office Suite (Excel, Word)
  • Ability to work within a team environment

Working with Us:

We’d love to learn more about how your interests and experience could be a fit with one of the world’s most admired and ethical companies. In return, we will support you with your personal and career goals in a number of ways:

Financial – Life Assurance, Disability Plan, Pension/ Gratuity, Annual Pay Review

Work Life Balance – Flexible Work Options, Incremental Annual Leave, Community Volunteer Days

Health & Wellbeing – Private Medical Insurance (REMOVE FOR LUX POSTINGS), Active Sports & Social clubs (lunchtime and after-work groups), Employee Assistance Program

Professional Development – Clear Career Path, Education Assistance, Recognition Programme, NT University (wide range of online, virtual & in-house training options) and employee-led Business Resource Councils dedicated to diversity and inclusion initiatives.

And Finally: 

We hope you’re excited about the role and the opportunity to work with us.

We value an inclusive workplace and understand flexibility means different things to different people.

Apply today and talk to us about your flexible working requirements and together we can achieve greater.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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