J.P. Morgan

Indirect Tax Associate

J.P. Morgan
London, UK
Highly competitive compensation package
22 Sep 2023
22 Oct 2023
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Job Description

Job Summary: 

You will be the part of Indirect Tax team based in London. The team covers tax risks within the EMEA region (Europe, Middle East, Africa) for a wide range of businesses including; investment banking, retail banking, markets (trading) businesses, private banking, asset management, treasury and custody services. 

In this role you will be a key member of the Indirect Tax (VAT) team reporting to an Executive Director predominantly covering line of business oversight including advisory services with some supporting compliance.

Job Responsibilities 

  • Analysing the line of business detailed model in several EMEA locations. 
  • Developing a high level understanding of the products of the relevant lines of business relevant to the locations.
  • Understanding the line of business and providing ongoing advisory services. Advising internal stakeholders.
  • Developing knowledge of local VAT regimes applicable to the relevant jurisdictions and transactions / products (both tax technical and practical).
  • Communicating VAT risks succinctly and clearly to non-tax colleagues and escalating risks internally within the team as appropriate.
  • Reviewing tax compliance submissions
  • Working with external tax advisors, as well as partnering internally with global Corporate Tax colleagues (including colleagues covering directs taxes) and non-tax colleagues (such as the Business, Legal, Finance, Operations etc.).   

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree. 
  • Accounting or Tax qualification, e.g. CTA indirect tax route, preferable.
  • VAT advisory experience preferably Manager level at Big 4 or equivalent in-house. 
  • A detailed understanding of UK/EU VAT principles, with knowledge/experience of VAT issues in the FS sector being desirable.
  • A knowledge of VAT compliance requirements and processes.
  • Strong communication and structured written skills and the ability to work well in a team.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills to formulate commercially sound solutions

Preferred qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Being able to work independently, managing own workload and projects. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills to build working relationships with internal and external stakeholders. 
  • Functional knowledge of MS Excel, PowerPoint and other applications is also desirable. 
  • Preferably a working knowledge of another language such as French or Spanish.
About Us

J.P. Morgan is a global leader in financial services, providing strategic advice and products to the world’s most prominent corporations, governments, wealthy individuals and institutional investors. Our first-class business in a first-class way approach to serving clients drives everything we do. We strive to build trusted, long-term partnerships to help our clients achieve their business objectives.

We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants’ and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.

About the Team

Our professionals in our Corporate Functions cover a diverse range of areas from finance and risk to human resources and marketing. Our corporate teams are an essential part of our company, ensuring that we’re setting our businesses, clients, customers and employees up for success.

Global Finance & Business Management works to strategically manage capital, drive growth and efficiencies, maintain financial reporting and proactively manage risk. By providing information, analysis and recommendations to improve results and drive decisions, teams ensure the company can navigate all types of market conditions while protecting our fortress balance sheet.

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