Tax Consultant - This leading Global Investment Bank is looking to recruit a Tax Consultant to work on an initial 6-month contract and join its product advisory tax team in its wider EMEA region (Europe, Middle East, Africa) Corporate Tax Department based in London. The team covers tax risks in business transactions within the EMEA region (Europe, Middle East, Africa) for a wide range of businesses conducted including trading, investment banking, private banking, asset management, treasury and custody services. You will be involved in supporting the product advisory tax team in advising various lines of business on tax-related risks. This will involve:
*Reviewing documents in connection with the loan and loan related product (loan agreements, term sheets, tax opinions) and advising colleagues in the Business, Legal and Credit in relation to tax (including VAT) risks.
*Understanding the transactions / products of the lines of business.
*Developing knowledge of worldwide tax regimes applicable to these transactions / products (both tax technical and practical)
*Communicating tax risks succinctly and clearly to non-tax colleagues; and escalating risks internally within the team as appropriate.
*Working with external tax advisors, as well as partnering internally with global Corporate Tax colleagues (including colleagues covering VAT) and non-Tax colleagues (such as the Business, Legal, Finance, Operations etc.).
*There will be good on-the-job training in a supportive environment where a positive team approach provides the benefits of an excellent working environment and very good opportunities for technical and personal development.
*You will also gain exposure to multiple lines of business and products.
You will be a qualified Accountant or Solicitor with at least 2 years' experience of providing tax advice in a law or accounting firm and be capable of communicating the tax issues to non-tax personnel as well as an interest in learning the commercial context in which the tax advice is being given. A specific UK tax background isn't essential. You must also be capable of working under pressure in a commercial environment while not compromising technical or ethical standards.
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