Roll up your sleeves and establish an important tax unit
Our client is a successful international private bank based in Zurich. The company enjoys an enviable reputation and serves its demanding clients across the full range of wealth management services. We have been appointed to find a
In this demanding role you will establish the Tax Reporting Office within Private Banking Operations. You will handle the daily business, a wide spread of client tax issues like the production of domestic tax statements for onshore clients from the UK, Germany and Switzerland as well as generic tax statements for all other clients on demand. You will also be responsible for tax authority reporting like QI (1042, 1042-T, 1042-S, 1099), EU Tax disclosure as well as reconciliation and payment of withheld EU tax to ESTV. In addition you will take care of the reporting and disclosure requirements as necessary for FATCA, in close cooperation with legal and compliance department as well as numerous external experts.
The successful candidate will have a sound education, several years of hands on experience in a tax environment and in-depth securities expertise. Core requirements include comprehensive knowledge of tax issues and reporting experience for Swiss and German clients (for UK clients desirable) as well as high standards of accuracy and timely delivery. The ideal candidate is a forward thinking, flexible individual with a can-do attitude, seeking for continuous process improvements. With outstanding methodical and good communication skills, you will be able to convince professionals at all levels in various departments like front office, back office, tax authorities and counterparties. Proficient use of MS office and tax related applications as well as fluency in English are essential. German would be an asset. If you are ready to leave your marks with a first-class employer and you fit the profile, please send your résumé and covering letter to Roland Staub or Peter Hoppler, preferably by e-mail.