International Tax Senior Manager

City of London Permanent
  • An excellent newly created International Tax Senior Analyst
  • A global leading investment management group

About Our Client

Our client is one of the world's largest independent investment management firms. With over US$1.3 trillion in assets under management, they serve as a trusted adviser to institutional clients and mutual fund sponsors in over 60 countries.

Job Description

Reporting to the Head of International Tax for EMEA you will be an integral member of the Global Tax function comprised of accountants and lawyers all with a strong international profile within investment management. More specifically this will involve:

  • Monitoring changes in global tax laws and assisting in the analysis of their application to sponsored products, clients and the firm itself;
  • Tax analysis and structuring for new office openings, new markets and new products;
  • Keeping the business up to date with, and establishing internal policies and projects to deal with changing tax legislation (e.g. BEPS, anti-avoidance, etc.);
  • Researching specific technical tax issues, instructing local and overseas advisers where appropriate, and monitoring and testing the output;
  • Participating in international tax authority discussions and enquiries;
  • Oversight and support for outsourced work, for example, FIN 48 (ASC 740) tax provisioning for all investments (c.150 jurisdictions) across sponsored funds;
  • Advising on investment manager exemptions internationally and developing protocols to ensure global compliance;
  • Assisting on other permanent establishment issues arising from a globally mobile workforce;
  • General international tax advice, including double tax treaty analysis for sponsored funds and separate account clients, spotting non-US tax issues, withholding taxes, etc;
  • Review of investment management agreements and other legal documentation with fund investors and separate account clients for tax-specific requirements;
  • Responding to the tax elements of requests for information / requests for proposals from current and prospective clients;
  • Reviewing tax language in prospectuses for new funds, and updating the language for existing funds;
  • Deal/investment related work as it relates to non-US taxes, including obtaining legal advice globally, and review of share purchase agreements, liaising with custodians and local tax agents;
  • Analysis of the application of financial transaction taxes (FTTs), Stamp Duties, Value Added Tax (VAT), and Goods and Services Tax (GST) to products, the fund and the firm;
  • General support of the International Tax team as required.

The Successful Applicant

Our client is seeking to recruit a tax professional to join the International Tax team in London. The ideal candidate should have a number of years experience of practical multijurisdictional tax consulting experience gained at a top tier accounting or law firm and familiarity with international fund structures. Experience within the financial services industry would indeed be beneficial but not essential. You will certainly posses strong communication and analysis skills and be comfortable presenting to senior management internationally.

What's on Offer

A really superb base salary, bonus and benefits package. Our client prefers to not set a salary range to hire within but rather pitch the package (following the interview process) that's appropriate to the candidate's expectations, current experience, the role's responsibilities itself and the market.

James Rodgers
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+44 7880 475 346

Job summary

Tax In House
Financial Services
City of London
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Consultant name
James Rodgers
Consultant phone
+44 7880 475 346
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