Consultant, Tax Processing

  • Location: Limerick, Munster, Ireland
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job Type: Full time

Consultant, Tax Processing

CONSULTANT, TAX PROCESSING
LOCATION: LIMERICK

ROLE
Work within the International Tax Services Group (ITS) serving the Operations function for a diverse range of clients who have engaged Northern Trust to provide a Tax Service. Assists in reviewing work of others, training and control reporting as needed.. The role is to act as an Intermediary to custodians & RM's, Interact with Sub-custodians, Tax Offices, NT tax Teams on a daily basis, responding quickly and professionally to inquiries in an accurate and timely manner. To continually aim to improve the service offered to clients. To take on appropriate tasks from the Team Manager and escalate issues as appropriate in a timely manner.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES
•Acts as an escalation point on technical items for other Tax teams within ITS as needed.
•Engage with Local Sub Custodian/Tax Paying Agents
•Handle complex queries and refer complicated issues to tax technical group currently based in London, Chicago and Manila
•Respond promptly and appropriately to general queries received from Clients, Custodians and Relationship Managers
•Process review and reengineering, always looking for continuous improvement to operational processes
•Tracking and monitoring of all technical market changes
•Work within a team with a strong willingness to assist others when required, building effective relationships with members of the team and other teams as well

SKILLS / EXPERIENCE

Essential:
•Several years of related tax experience, Tax documentation, Tax Reclaim experience preferable at Consultant/Team leader level.
•Previous experience in providing training to team members essential
•Knowledge of the investment management/asset servicing industry
•Bright, articulate and entrepreneurial with a demonstrated ability to navigate through obstacles, work under pressure and successfully deliver to tight deadlines in a fast moving business environment
•Accuracy and attention to detail at all times, numerically competent with strong problem solving and analytical skills
•Ability to work flexibly when dealing with varying client requirements
•Ability to work within a team environment
•Eagerness and creative attitude towards improving product offering as well as a desire to identify and implement process efficiencies

Desirable:
•To initiate and lead team building activities within the team
•To actively participate in Audits/ BCP exercises and to help the Team Manager to ensure awareness in the team
•To focus, Monitor & to report Quality Check Updates to the Team Manager

About Northern Trust
For more than a century, Northern Trust has worked hard building our legacy of outstanding service, expertise and integrity. From a Chicago-based bank founded in 1889, we now have more than 20 international locations and 18,500 employees globally. We serve the world's most-sophisticated clients - from sovereign wealth funds and the wealthiest individuals and families, to the most-successful hedge funds and corporate brands.
We burnished our reputation as a global leader delivering innovative investment management, asset and fund administration, fiduciary and banking solutions enabled by sophisticated, leading technology. And through it all, we continually laid a solid, forward-looking foundation on which future generations can continue growing and achieving greater.

As of December 31, 2018, Northern Trust Corporation had:

$10.1 trillion in assets under custody/administration
$7.6 trillion in assets under custody
$1.1 trillion in assets under management
$132 billion in banking assets