• Operations, Enterprise Operations, Tax Processing Ops, Associate - Tokyo

    Location(s) JP-Minato-ku
    Job ID
    2018-44751
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Associate
    Function(s)
    Operations
    Region
    Japan
    Division
    Operations
    Business Unit
    Tax Processing Ops
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

    OPERATIONS

     

    Operations is a dynamic, multi-faceted division that partners with all parts of the firm to provide banking, securities, and asset management services to clients around the world. In addition, Operations provides essential risk management and controls to preserve and enhance the firm's assets and its reputation. For every new product launched and every trade executed, it is Operations that develops and manages the processes and controls that enable business flow.

     

    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 an Associate with Tax or Operations experience to join the Tax Analytics & Control team with the Tax Operations department. Consequently, this role requires an energetic, enthusiastic and driven individual.  

     

    OUR IMPACT

     

    Tax Operations is responsible for maintaining the integrity of the firm’s compliance with tax reporting authorities across the globe. The Tax Analytics & Control team maintains the integrity of transaction tax and withholding tax on cash flows on daily basis. The team also has responsibility analyzing new or additional regulations on tax implications on cash flows, reporting, and documentations; reviewing product areas that are the focus of tax authorities; designing process set-ups to handle regulatory changes; reviewing system changes that may impact tax processes; and tax process change and improvements. In addition, the group provides operational tax support for new business opportunities and emerging jurisdictions explored by different businesses of the firm.

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    JOB SUMMARY AND RESPONSBILITIES

     

    • Develop expert knowledge in taxation requirements, processes and systems for a number of transactional based tax procedures
    • Prepare to gain a comprehensive understanding of multiple business lines across the firm. The role offers broad exposure to many divisions and groups within the firm, including Corporate Tax, Legal, Finance, Technology, Securities Trading and Operations
    • Partner with a team of business analysts to review the operational and tax aspects of new regulatory rules and new business initiatives
    • Showcase your attention to detail by ensuring a holistic review of business requirements and impact assessments on tax processes for new markets, new products, business reorganizations, system changes and new/changed tax regulations
    • Use your inquisitive mind set to identify control weakness, mitigate risk, and improve current processes, procedures and reports including automation of manual processes
    • Act as a risk manager for the firm through ongoing assessment and awareness of the tax regulatory environment and the firm’s adherence to its tax return and reporting obligations
    • Leverage your quantitative skills to translate complex rule change to workable business and functional requirements
    • Grow with the team; develop a deeper understanding of complex tax regulations, drive change management initiatives, and partner with our stakeholders to progress the department’s target operating model


    BASIC QUALIFICATIONS


    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Minimum four years post graduate experience with exposure to tax and/or securities product
    • Analytical thinker with the ability to generate innovative ideas and translate strategy to execution
    • Problem solving and documentation skills with an ability to understand complex workflows
    • Excellent communication skills with an ability to influence senior business stakeholders and make decisions
    • Proven ability to organize and prioritize workload and drive results
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Proactive and self-starting individual with solid teamwork skills
    • Flexibility and ability to learn quickly


    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS


    • Experience with change management or process improvement a plus
    • Strong data analysis skills
    • Chinese or Korean speaker, a plus but not required 

     

    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.

    © The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., 2018. All rights reserved Goldman Sachs is an equal employment/affirmative action employer Female/Minority/Disability/Vet.

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