Senior Analyst, International Tax (HYBRID)

Limerick, Munster, Ireland
26 May 2022
30 May 2022
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

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.


An exciting opportunity to join the International Tax Services (ITS) group. The role will focus on supporting Northern Trust’s EMEA client base as well as Northern Trust’s Enhanced Tax Service (ETS) and Tax Transparent Funds (TTF) clients.

The role will provide exposure to a wide variety of functions carried out by a global custodian. It will also involve a significant amount of direct interaction with clients and their associated relationship/account managers. Where appropriate, the candidate will also be expected to interact with local sub-custodians and tax authorities. Due to consistently evolving client needs, the candidate will have the opportunity to take a lead role in undertaking the required reviews/actions to meet these needs. Similarly there is significant scope for the candidate to identity and improve operational efficiencies and client servicing opportunities.


  • Support the on-boarding of new ETS and TTF clients/investors from a tax perspective
  • Responding promptly, appropriately and accurately to queries received from clients and other partners within Northern Trust including client services and other tax operations teams.
  • Building a knowledge base of clients serviced, particularly their inherent traits that impact international tax entitlements.
  • Providing reporting/summaries to clients on a periodic or ad-hoc basis – This might include listing outstanding tax documentation, detailing the status of open tax reclaims etc.
  • Reviewing draft client documentation as completed by the client and providing constructive and accurate feedback.
  • Be aware of all service level agreements in place.
  • Develop and maintain up to date procedures.
  • To actively participate in Audits/Business Continuity exercises and to assist the Team Manager / Team Lead to ensure awareness in the team.
  • Continuously meet and exceed the expectations and requirements of all clients.
  • Work within a team with a strong willingness to assist others when required, building effective relationships with members of the team and other teams as well.


  • Exceptional attention to detail, good core IT skills – Adobe, Excel, MS Office, Word etc.
  • Demonstrated client servicing capabilities and excellent communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with logical thinking ability.
  • Articulate and innovative with a demonstrated ability to navigate through obstacles, work under pressure and successfully deliver to tight deadlines in a fast moving business environment.
  • Good organizational skills including the ability to manage conflicting priorities.
  • Strong presentation skills, ability to get concepts over effectively.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate effectively and professionally
  • Previous experience in reviewing the work of others and also of reviewing and updating processes and/or controls
  • Third level qualification and/or previous financial industry experience is desirable.

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, 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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