Operations – Regulatory & Control Ops – Tax Operations –Tax Technical BA – Vice President – New York/Salt Lake City

Location(s) US-NY-New York
Job ID
2021-84583
Schedule Type
Full Time
Level
Vice President
Function(s)
Operations
Region
Americas
Division
Operations
Business Unit
Tax Business Analytics Ops
Employment Type
Employee

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

Operations – Regulatory & Control Ops – Tax Operations –Tax Technical BA – Vice President – New York/Salt Lake City

YOUR IMPACT

Are you looking for an opportunity to be part of a growing organization and work as part of a global team to drive strategy in a constantly changing environment?  We are looking for a Vice President with Tax experience to join the New Business & Tax Reg Compliance team in the Tax Operations Department.

OUR IMPACT

Operations is a dynamic, multi-faceted division that partners with all parts of the firm to deliver banking, sales and trading and asset management capabilities to clients around the world. In addition, Operations provides essential risk management and control to preserve and enhance the firm’s assets and its reputation.  For every trade agreed, every new product launched or market entered, every transaction completed, it is Operations that develops the processes and controls that makes business flow.

Tax Operations is responsible for maintaining the integrity of the firm’s compliance with reporting authorities around the globe and managing related inquiries from a variety of the firm’s businesses across established and emerging markets.  Day-to-day team functions include accurate and timely account documentation and monitoring, withholding, client information reporting, and regulatory filings.   The team also has the responsibility of analyzing new or additional regulations and then designing process set-ups and system changes. The team capitalizes on opportunities to optimize procedures and build scalability through data analytics and efficient use of technology.

HOW YOU WILL FULL FILL YOUR POTENTIAL

  • Develop deep subject matter expertise in relevant tax systems, procedures and requirements.
  • Create workflows and solution designs for technical systems and applications.
  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of multiple business lines across the firm in a role offering broad exposure to many divisions and groups.
  • Use your inquisitive mindset to identify control weakness, mitigate risk, improve client experience and further process automation.
  • Write business & functional requirements for new business/process update.
  • Act as a risk manager through ongoing assessment and awareness of the tax regulatory environment and the firm’s adherence to applicable tax reporting obligations.
  • Work with management and teams across regions to drive initiatives and issue resolution.
  • Engage internal and external advisors for interpretive guidance on new regulation impact or new business integrating with Tax Ops.
  • Generate new ideas to create efficiencies and reduce risk.
  • Be flexible and contribute to other activities as required.

 

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE’RE LOOKING FOR

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor degree and 7+ years relevant work experience in Operations, Taxation, Finance or related field leading functions and managing projects.
  • Experience in technical change management projects.
  • Proven ability to prioritize workload to drive results, solve problems and take accountability for deadlines / outcomes.
  • Excellent organization and requirements management skills.
  • Comfortable presenting to executive leadership.
  • Thrives in a team environment, possesses strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Remains composed under pressure, prioritizes and makes decisions in a fast-paced environment.
  • Track record of accuracy and attention to detail; flexible, proactive, self-starter.
  • Analytical thinker with the ability to generate innovative ideas and translate strategy to execution.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Knowledge of Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, Non Resident Alien and Backup withholding
  • Prior Tax Operations related work experience or understanding of broker/dealer tax obligations
  • Knowledge of tax documentation and 1099/1042s reporting is a plus
  • Ability to translate regulatory guidance and design solutions for risk mitigation and fulfill compliance mandates.

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

Operations – Regulatory & Control Ops – Tax Operations –Tax Technical BA – Vice President – New York/Salt Lake City

YOUR IMPACT

Are you looking for an opportunity to be part of a growing organization and work as part of a global team to drive strategy in a constantly changing environment?  We are looking for a Vice President with Tax experience to join the New Business & Tax Reg Compliance team in the Tax Operations Department.

OUR IMPACT

Operations is a dynamic, multi-faceted division that partners with all parts of the firm to deliver banking, sales and trading and asset management capabilities to clients around the world. In addition, Operations provides essential risk management and control to preserve and enhance the firm’s assets and its reputation.  For every trade agreed, every new product launched or market entered, every transaction completed, it is Operations that develops the processes and controls that makes business flow.

Tax Operations is responsible for maintaining the integrity of the firm’s compliance with reporting authorities around the globe and managing related inquiries from a variety of the firm’s businesses across established and emerging markets.  Day-to-day team functions include accurate and timely account documentation and monitoring, withholding, client information reporting, and regulatory filings.   The team also has the responsibility of analyzing new or additional regulations and then designing process set-ups and system changes. The team capitalizes on opportunities to optimize procedures and build scalability through data analytics and efficient use of technology.

HOW YOU WILL FULL FILL YOUR POTENTIAL

  • Develop deep subject matter expertise in relevant tax systems, procedures and requirements.
  • Create workflows and solution designs for technical systems and applications.
  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of multiple business lines across the firm in a role offering broad exposure to many divisions and groups.
  • Use your inquisitive mindset to identify control weakness, mitigate risk, improve client experience and further process automation.
  • Write business & functional requirements for new business/process update.
  • Act as a risk manager through ongoing assessment and awareness of the tax regulatory environment and the firm’s adherence to applicable tax reporting obligations.
  • Work with management and teams across regions to drive initiatives and issue resolution.
  • Engage internal and external advisors for interpretive guidance on new regulation impact or new business integrating with Tax Ops.
  • Generate new ideas to create efficiencies and reduce risk.
  • Be flexible and contribute to other activities as required.

 

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE’RE LOOKING FOR

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor degree and 7+ years relevant work experience in Operations, Taxation, Finance or related field leading functions and managing projects.
  • Experience in technical change management projects.
  • Proven ability to prioritize workload to drive results, solve problems and take accountability for deadlines / outcomes.
  • Excellent organization and requirements management skills.
  • Comfortable presenting to executive leadership.
  • Thrives in a team environment, possesses strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Remains composed under pressure, prioritizes and makes decisions in a fast-paced environment.
  • Track record of accuracy and attention to detail; flexible, proactive, self-starter.
  • Analytical thinker with the ability to generate innovative ideas and translate strategy to execution.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Knowledge of Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, Non Resident Alien and Backup withholding
  • Prior Tax Operations related work experience or understanding of broker/dealer tax obligations
  • Knowledge of tax documentation and 1099/1042s reporting is a plus
  • Ability to translate regulatory guidance and design solutions for risk mitigation and fulfill compliance mandates.

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.

 

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.