Officer Taxation

Recruiter
State Street
Location
Kilkenny, Ireland
Salary
Not disclosed
Posted
16 Jun 2021
Closes
18 Jun 2021
Ref
R-668007
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Accountant, Tax
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Client Service
  • Manage the delivery of client tax services ensuring they are delivered on time and within the appropriate quality standards
  • Manage and share tax knowledge with appropriate business groups (including tax training).
  • Assist business groups on local tax compliance requirements.
  • Liaise with industry groups/tax advisors/product tax team on current tax issues.

Technical

  • Work with business processes groups on identifying systems enhancements required for tax services.
  • Monitor, research and maintain knowledge of European tax laws
  • Work with senior management on identifying and reducing tax risks associated with servicing investment funds.
  • Propose and/or implement procedural changes to improve performance of the department.
  • Work with senior management on strategic projects/new client take-ons.

Communication

  • Communicate effectively with clients and internal business groups on ad-hoc tax queries.
  • Collaborate with colleagues globally as appropriate to service your clients or projects.
  • Collaborate with staff in Ireland and the outsourced service provider to drive success of the Group.
  • Communicate with your manager/management team on status of assignments/projects
  • Provide to and seek from your manager/management team feedback.

Team

  • Attract, develop, engage and retain employees using available resources.
  • Act as an effective team player & deputize for immediate supervisor when appropriate
  • Positively influencing team morale in order to achieve set standards and goals
  • Lead, direct and manage the group in collaboration with your manager/s and senior colleagues.
  • Ensure appropriate skills training is in place and team members complete the necessary skills training requirements.
  • Create an environment that is flexible/adaptable/able to change. Initiate and successfully implement department performance targets and objectives, both operational and project based.
  • Ensure you and your team anticipates, monitors, actively manages and reports all risk and compliance issues, breaches and suspicious activities.

Knowledge & Experience

  • Equivalent to a B.S. degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field
  • Sound knowledge of systems including Microsoft Office and strong knowledge of Excel
  • Typically candidate will have 3/5 or more years in tax experience

Skills

  • Ability to develop relationships at all management levels both internally and externally with our clients
  • Strong problem resolution and analytical abilities.
  • Ability to manage conflicting priorities
  • Strong attention to detail, concern for quality and time management skills
  • Self-sufficient and motivated
  • Strong client service focus
  • Excellent communication and administrative skills
  • Ability to work proactively both on own initiative and as part of a team
  • The candidate must be able to take ownership of initiatives or projects and be able to influence others in working groups,
  • Ability to delegate work to others.
  • Ability to hold and chair meetings as required.

Core Competencies

  • Accurate and Precise
  • Team Oriented
  • Organised
  • Personable
  • Flexible
  • Self-reliant
  • Enthusiastic
  • Excellent communications skills

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