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Tax Compliance and Reporting Manager

BNY Mellon

Overview

BNY Mellon is a global investments company dedicated to helping its clients manage and service their financial assets throughout the investment lifecycle. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, BNY Mellon delivers informed investment management and investment services in 35 countries. As of 31 December 2020, BNY Mellon had $41.1 trillion in assets under custody and/or administration and $2.2 trillion in assets under management. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments. Additional information is available on www.bnymellon.com

Role Description

We’re looking for a Tax Compliance and Reporting Manager to join our EMEA Tax team. The role will report directly to the EMEA Head of Tax and will work in a team dealing with corporation tax matters for a portfolio of BNY Mellon banking and non-banking entities primarily in the UK. BNY Mellon has over 30 subsidiaries and branches in the UK.

The role involves engaging and working with a broad range of business stakeholders including: external authorities (regulatory, audit, tax), external outsourced providers, regional tax teams (including US and EU), EMEA Finance team, other corporate functions (Legal, HR, operations) and global shared services. The candidate should have a proven track record of corporation tax compliance and reporting ideally in a US parented multinational.

The role is based in either from our London or Manchester office.

Main responsibilities include:

  • Review, finalisation and submission of corporation tax returns for a portfolio of BNY Mellon entities in the UK. Oversight and review of corporation tax computations prepared by outsourced tax compliance providers for certain BNY Mellon overseas subsidiaries.
  • Responsibility for the UK quarterly tax provisioning using OneSource Tax Provision including preparing/reviewing the tax provision calculations, management and reconciliation of the tax balances on the ledger, analysing the effective rate and reporting the position to the US tax department. This is required for both US GAAP and local GAAP reporting.
  • Collating YTD and forecast P&L information and calculating estimated taxable income positions, effective tax rates for forecasting purposes.
  • Review of tax disclosures for IFRS statutory accounts and responsibility for dealing with external auditors related to these.
  • Ownership of key tax deliverables in terms of process management, controls and proactive development of processes as considered necessary. This could include but not limited to: CTSA payments process, corporate interest restriction return, annual thin capitalisation reviews, Controlled Foreign Companies annual reviews, Country by Country Reporting compliance obligations, R&D project management, Diverted Profits Tax annual review, Claims and Elections including relating to group relief, capital allowances, capital gains, banking surcharge, as well as UK Certificates of Residence.
  • Ad-hoc tax technical research in relation to issues arising during the course of undertaking the above responsibilities, for example, tax treatment of new LTIP plans, capital allowance analysis, Substantial Shareholding Exemption analysis.
  • Preparation of responses to HMRC queries regarding tax issues relating to portfolio of BNY Mellon entities.
  • Provide tax advisory support to the International Tax Director on any transactions / projects relating to a portfolio of BNY Mellon entities to ensure accuracy of disclosures in the tax computations.
  • Leading impact assessments in respect of UK legislative developments where necessary, for example, uncertain tax treatment.
  • Management/participation as tax contact in complex multidisciplinary projects, for example, finance system conversions, building refurbishments, intercompany recharge reviews.
  • Assist with corporate tax process improvement projects, including the use of automation tools to streamline and standardise processes.
  • Liaising with the UK/other EMEA Finance Teams and the US Tax department as required
  • Develop and maintain strong, productive relationships with external advisers, key contacts in the lines of business and business partner groups within BNYM across multiple jurisdictions.

Skills requirements
The Tax Compliance & Reporting Manager should have the following experience and personal attributes:

  • Qualified ACA / CTA (or equivalent);
  • Minimum 8 years post qualification experience in tax reporting and compliance ideally in the financial services sector (either in industry or public accounting firm);
  • UK corporation tax experience together with experience and knowledge of tax reporting within the framework of US GAAP and IFRS;
  • Strong experience using OneSource tax provision and compliance software ideally including set up and mapping;
  • Excellent working knowledge of Excel and experience in using automation tools a plus (e.g. PowerBI, robotics);
  • Highly analytical with strong communication skills;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, the ability to communicate credibly and clearly with tax authorities, and influence a variety of senior internal stakeholders;
  • Demonstrate experience of working to multiple deadlines under time pressure;
  • Self-motivated and ability to work unsupervised on day to day responsibilities;
  • Demonstrate experience of working as part of a team to achieve team goals;
  • Demonstrate an ability to quickly understand new technical issues and an ability to stay up to date with developing technical areas.

What we offer:

  • Full time contract of employment.
  • City Centre locations close to main railway station and hybrid working arrangements.
  • Flexible benefits package, including life and medical insurance, health screening, fitness discount programme, employee assistance program.
  • Award-winning Wellbeing Program supporting you with your unique health and wellbeing needs.
  • Pension scheme.

Employer Description:

For over 230 years, the people of BNY Mellon have been at the forefront of finance, expanding the financial markets while supporting investors throughout the investment lifecycle. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments and safeguards nearly one-fifth of the world’s financial assets. BNY Mellon remains one of the safest, most trusted and admired companies. Every day our employees make their mark by helping clients better manage and service their financial assets around the world. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, clients count on the people of BNY Mellon across time zones and in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. It’s the collective ambition, innovative thinking and exceptionally focused client service paired with a commitment to doing what is right that continues to set us apart. Make your mark: bnymellon.com/careers.

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