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Tax- VAT – Associate -Bengaluru

goldmansachs Goldman Sachs

Like most financial institutions, Goldman Sachs specializes in several key areas, including mergers and acquisitions, investment research, securities and risk management, and technological innovation.

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

The Goldman Sachs Group is a bank holding company and a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Goldman Sachs provides a wide range of services worldwide to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high net worth individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in London, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Hong Kong and other major financial centers around the world.

OUR IMPACT

The Tax department’s primary mission is to ensure the firm’s compliance with the tax laws of those countries (and local jurisdictions) in which the firm conducts business and to assist businesses in managing tax risk. Key Global Tax functions include: Providing tax information for the firm’s financial statements; Preparing/supervising the preparation of tax returns for the firm as well as any associated supporting documentation; Advising the firm’s professionals on the tax implications of the firm’s businesses and/or transactions undertaken by or for the firm. Our work contributes directly to the firm’s success, and the division is ideal for creative and collaborative individuals who have strong ethics and attention to detail.

YOUR IMPACT

Goldman Sachs is seeking two VAT associates, based in Bengaluru, as part of the EMEA VAT team, to help manage the VAT return compliance process. Responsibilities to include:

  • Supporting the oversight and review of group-wide VAT compliance across EMEA completed by an outsourced provider
  • Act as a central point of contact for all VAT returns between the VAT team, the outsourced provider, finance and operations teams
  • Review, approve and ensure returns are completed in line with agreed processes
  • Maintenance of the VAT control framework to manage risks
  • Liaising with Accounting Services Department to ensure correct VAT is coded in payment systems and upstream applications
  • Support the VAT compliance process for the commodities business European VAT registrations
  • Assist outsourced service providers to perform Balance Sheet Substantiation process which involves reconciliation of accounting records to VAT records
  • Review and sign off standard VAT treatment on high value third party vendor invoices, fees billed to clients and new client account on boarding for select business divisions
  • Provide support to other members of the VAT team to implement tax technology solutions in the UK and EMEA
  • Ad-hoc business support in product and operational taxation matters

Preferred qualifications

  • Chartered Accountant/ Cost Accountant with 2-4 years of post-qualification experience
  • Good experience with EU VAT/GST compliance
  • Good understanding of or practical experience with international VAT
  • Good understanding of accounting and proficiency in Ms-Excel
  • Fluent in English – good oral and written communication
  • Experience with setting up VAT logic in Ariba, S4 HANA is preferred although not mandatory
  • Excellent data analytical stills
  • Highly motivated, hard-working, and able to work independently in a fast-paced environment

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Tax- VAT – Associate -Bengaluru

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Like most financial institutions, Goldman Sachs specializes in several key areas, including mergers and acquisitions, investment research, securities and risk management, and technological innovation.

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