Director, Wealth Planning Centre of Excellence (Director)

  • Competitive
  • Singapore Singapore Singapore SG
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Bank of Singapore
  • 26 Apr 18 2018-04-26

Director, Wealth Planning Centre of Excellence (Director)

At Bank of Singapore, we are constantly on the lookout for exceptional individuals to join our team. We promote a culture of openness, teamwork and fairness. Most importantly, we invest in our people through our programmes that develop them on both professional and personal levels. Besides attractive remuneration packages, we offer non-financial benefits and opportunities to develop your potential within OCBC Group’s global network of subsidiaries and offices. If you have passion, drive and the will to succeed, rise to the challenge today!

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General Description
This position is responsible for advising the network and providing up to date tax and structuring updates and initiating tax compliant solution platforms for the Wealth Planners to assist with the marketing of holistic wealth planning solutions, and will play in integral role in the business development of new wealth planning products and services and training of RMs/MAs in selected markets.

Main Duties

  • Researching, analyzing and interpreting of changing tax legislation and effectively apply tax knowledge to client situations and BOS Trust Offerings Offers and provide proposals with tax advice for complex trust structures eg Private Trust Companies, Family Governance, & Philanthropy
  • Prepare practical and effective approaches to the clients' tax situation and arrive at appropriate conclusions
  • Assist in the development of recommendations and implementation plans for Wealth Planning solutions and strategies, and assist in making quality decisions in complex tax areas
  • Prepare customized advance cheat sheets on legal and tax matters relating to HNW Wealth Planning for various jurisdictions for internal usage as well as client fact sheets for external circulation
  • Conduct regular training on Wealth Planning solutions and relevant tax/legal updates to Front Office, and source/organize for external trainers for RMs on all Wealth Planning issues
  • Develop network of professional legal and tax network of external advisors that WP, BOSTL and RMs can leverage on all Wealth Planning issues, including philanthropy and family governance

Work Experience Requirements
  • Minimum of 5 years working experience as an accredited tax attorney or legal advisor preferably in a global legal firm/CPA/private bank environment for role Tax & Structuring Advisor Role
  • Minimum of 7 years working experience as an accredited Wealth Planner & Trust Specialist preferably in a global legal firm/CPA/private bank environment for Senior Tax & Structuring Advisor Role
  • Advanced written and verbal communications skills.
  • Ability to work as an independent self-starter with excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact with a wide cross section of counterparties
Education Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree
Reporting To
Head of Wealth Planning, Trust & Insurance