Officer Taxation

State Street
Kilkenny, Ireland
Not disclosed
16 Jun 2021
18 Jun 2021
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Accountant, Tax
Contract type
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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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


  • 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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