J.P. Morgan

EMEA Corporation Tax – Tax Accounting – Vice President

J.P. Morgan
London, UK
Highly competitive compensation package
20 Feb 2024
20 Mar 2024
Approved employers
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Contract type
Full time
Experience level

Job Description

The role has been created to ensure a consistent approach is applied to tax accounting across the 36 countries in Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region that JPMorgan conducts business.  Of these countries, 7 include a local tax resource covering all taxes who report to the Non-UK Compliance team in the London tax department, while for the remaining countries the tax work is currently performed by the local finance function with external advisors. Based in Canary Wharf, you will be working in the EMEA Tax Accounting team, part of the EMEA Corporate Tax and Planning group, and will report directly to the Executive Director managing this team.

As an EMEA Corporation Tax - Tax Accounting - VP you will be responsible for implementing a standardised approach across all countries, and transitioning the preparation parts of the model for each country to the India Centre of Excellence.  The Tax Accounting team will also provide an oversight function managing the Tax Accounting process. You will work in partnership with senior management to develop and implement a standardised operating model for the Tax Accounting function across the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region, transition this operating model to the India Centre of Excellence and to provide an on-going oversight function managing the EMEA Tax Accounting process. This will cover US GAAP, Local GAAP and IFRS where relevant.

Job Responsibilities

  • Implements a standardised operating process and governance model across the region for the tax accounting function
  • Transitions the tax accounting preparation function from each country into our India Centre of Excellence
  • Acts as a liaison between India COE and local Finance/Tax, providing an oversight function for the EMEA Tax Accounting
  • Uses of a Digital Gateway to track progress and provide management reporting information
  • Maintains and build partnerships with key stakeholders: internal (EMEA & US Tax, Local Finance) and external (Auditors and Regulators) 
  • Covers following areas: monthly tax accruals and associated tax journals for current and deferred tax, and any prior year adjustments where necessary; certification and substantiation of tax balances in the US GAAP general ledger; quarterly US GAAP tax accounting reporting packs; tax provisions and disclosures for statutory accounts (this will include liaising with the auditors) and associated accounting journals; forecasting of taxable profits and the tax charge; Ad hoc queries

Required Qualifications, Capabilities and Skills

  • A qualified professional with a recognized accounting and/or tax qualification
  • Previous experience of corporate tax accounting, preferably under both US GAAP and IFRS principles
  • A self-motivated team player who is able to prioritize and work to demanding deadlines
  • An individual focused on operating within and enhancing the existing tax risk and control framework
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Excellent research, analytical and reasoning skills

Preferred Qualifications, Capabilities and Skills

  • Experience of working in a tax department of a bank an advantage
  • Experience of Onesource Tax Provisioning software would be an advantage
  • Experience of SAP or CDGL an advantage


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. We also make reasonable accommodations for applicants’ and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as mental health or physical disability needs. Visit our FAQs for more information about requesting an accommodation.


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.

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