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Entitlements Tax Specialist

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Salary Competitive
Type Permanent
Location City of London
Sector Operations
Job Reference T5/JMDR/26542
Contact Jonathan Ross
Date posted 18-07-2017

A leading international asset manager, known for its long-term and conviction-led approach to investing, is seeking an Entitlements Tax Specialist to join their team. They have been an active manager of investments for individual and institutional clients for over 80 years. They are one of the UK’s largest and longest established investment houses, with more than 80 years’ experience.

ROLE INFO:

You will be responsible for reconciling outstanding WHT, completing tax documentation, investigating tax differences and providing a tax reclaim service for Loans and Private Assets

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Perform a monthly reconciliation of the WHT accruals from internal systems to custodians.
• Investigate any reconciliation discrepancies, raise queries with the custodian or TPA, ensuring all discrepancies are actioned each month.
• Perform a monthly reconciliation of Leverage Loan & Private Asset WHT and where necessary submit reclaims and documentation to receive future interest payments gross.
• Assist in submitting tax documentation
• Maintaining internal system tax tables
• Provide support to the Tax Team Leader for the launch of new funds.
• Interact with the Front Office, Group Tax and Client Services departments
• Monitor custodians performance on the contractual tax reclaim policy
• To monitor and action tax updates supplied by custodian
• Investigate ad-hoc tax discrepancies resulting from daily income accruals.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:

• Previous experience of tax documentation, i.e. Certificate of Residency, W8’s, FATCA, familiarity with Global Market Tax Treaty Rates would be beneficial
• Excellent planning and organisational skills, as well as excellent IT skills in Microsoft Office as you will be working under and dealing with pressure from both external and internal clients

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