Operations Tax, SrAssc

State Street
Edinburgh, Scotland
Not disclosed
01 Aug 2022
01 Sep 2022
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Who we are looking for

An excellent opportunity has arisen at Senior Associate level within the Custody Tax team, based in Edinburgh.

Whilst the role is within Edinburgh, it will involve interacting closely with colleagues across the global Custody Tax teams and to ensure the daily work is completed timely and accurately.

Why this role is important to us

The team you will be joining is a part of State Street Global Services (SSGS). SSGS gives asset owners and managers access to the essential financial tools they need to deliver effective investment solutions. From core custody, accounting, fund administration and shareholder recordkeeping, to complete operations solutions and servicing for alternative assets like OTC derivatives, private equity and real estate, SSGS’ tools help our clients make better investment choices and act on growth opportunities.

Join us if making your mark in the financial services industry from day one is a challenge you are up for.

What you will be responsible for

As Senior Associate you will

  • Perform unique and complex tax servicing duties in a deadline and regulatory driven environment
  • Completes projects related to the oversight function and completes appropriate documentation where required.
  • Ensure the workflow is completed within the deadlines assigned
  • Provide coaching and support to team members
  • Identify and implement process enhancements and risk management activities
  • Take active steps to build/maintain internal and external client relationships
  • Support the ‘Risk Excellence’ culture within the business
  • Support in ensuring all SOPS/training Guides are regularly reviewed and updated

What we value

These skills will help you succeed in this role

  • Flexible and positive attitude
  • Proven communication skills
  • Client focussed approach
  • Good administration and organistional skills
  • Previous experience in an Oversight/Client Service environment preferred but not essential

Education & Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree level education preferred
  • An understanding of the financial services industry

Additional requirements N/A

About State Street

What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation, we’re making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we’ve been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients.

Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary by location, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans, among other perks. You’ll have access to flexible Work Programs to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.

Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees’ diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift programs and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you.

State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

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

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