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Core Asset’s client, a leading global Financial Services firm, is seeking a Tax Operations Director to join their Glasgow team on a permanent basis.

This role would suit someone with a strong background in Finance Operations, preferably with Withholding Tax exposure. It requires someone with strong people management experience. This team is growing and enhancing their processes. As a result, this position would suit a forward-thinking individual who enjoys process improvement and change initiative.

Core Responsibilities:

* To manage the Withholding Tax teams in Glasgow with responsibility for all operational processes impacting both client and firm
* With support from risk and advisory teams, perform risk management oversight to pro-actively identify risks, escalate appropriately and clearly outline resolution
* Ensure payment and regulatory reporting provided to Tax Authorities is accurate and submitted within prescribed deadlines
* Actively monitor and review reclaims issued to Tax Authorities to make a positive impact to Firm cash flow
* Working with IT, Risk & Advisory, and Operations teams to develop new, and improve existing, processes
* Management of headcount and temp resourcing to agreed ceilings and budgets
* Central point of contact with Agent Banks, Tax Authorities and internal client service teams in relation to owned processes, where strong relationships require to be maintained, to ensure an efficient and timely service is provided
* Collaboration with global colleagues in driving our services forward whilst liaising with and supporting Business Units, Operations, & Tax Legal
* Support the positive progression of the department by assisting with smooth on boarding of new processes and transition of processes to vendor whilst enhancing existing services
* Manage monthly balance substantiation efforts ensuring quality of diligence meets and exceeds firm standards
* Ensure full global compliance with all regulatory requirements and serve as global risk manager for the Tax Utility, acting as primary interface between the global tax teams and the SSBO Risk Management team
* Responsible for the development and career management of 8 FTE along with the continued development of the supporting Vendor team (11 FTE)
* Ensure staff development is prioritised across the teams, with high performers identified and coached appropriately for future succession planning purposes


* People management experience
* Able to critically analyse data and present to Senior Management
* Strong Finance Operations experience


* Withholding Tax experience
* Transition and supervisory oversight of outsourced functions
* Basic awareness of tax concepts
* Advanced Excel skills

Job reference: 10404

To apply for this vacancy applicants must be eligible to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

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Core-Asset Consulting
37 Melville Street
Edinburgh, Midlothian, United Kingdom
Phone: 0131 718 4600
Web Site: www.core-asset.co.uk
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