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General Information

Type de contrat
Tax Accountant
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Thursday, May 23, 2024

Description & Requirements

Description of the Department: 

The Tax services team is responsible for managing the overall delivery of tax services to all our Asset and Fund Services clients and ensuring that the tax reporting infrastructure is compliant with the Tax legislation.

This includes the following 
  • Managing the client relationship from a tax reporting perspective.
  • Maintenance of tax reporting infrastructure and templates.
  • Preparation of tax calculations and reports 
  • Tax process control and risk management.
They have extensive interaction and dealings with various managers and
teams within the Operations Division including Fund Administration, Custody Operations, Risk and Relationship Management.

All services delivered by this team are required to consider current legislative and regulatory requirements and they must comply with operational risk guidelines.  Also, they are responsible for the investigation, management and resolution of any client queries and issues which are directed to the team.  Finally the team supports the ongoing fulfillment of service delivery to Clients through representation alongside the Relationship Management function.

Summary of the Role: 

The Tax Accountant will report directly to the Tax Manager and is responsible for assisting with client deliverables, transitions and project deliverables impacting the Tax Services team. They will be primarily involved in the preparation of unit trust distributions, detailed taxable income calculations, BAS returns and other tax reporting as well as being involved in the testing of processes and templates, update of standard operating procedures, client transitions and projects.
Key Responsibilities:  
  • Accurate and timely delivery of tax reporting deliverables.
  • Preparation of distribution calculations, superannuation fund tax calculations and tax returns.
  • Preparation of client reporting templates for review.
  • Attending to and responding to client queries.
  • Adherence to operational compliance and risk policies.
  • Assist in the completion of projects, including testing of tax templates.
  • Actively participate and contribute to meeting other team deliverables.
Qualifications & Experience required for the role:
  • Knowledge of tax accounting principles for financial instruments, trusts,
  • and/or superannuation funds.
  • Knowledge of fund accounting, reporting and related operational risk and compliance requirements of the client service function
  • Degree qualified in Business, Accounting or related discipline
  • Qualified Accountant (CA/CPA)
  • Experience using central accounting systems and producing reconciliations
  • Demonstrated history of being results focused and excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
Core Competencies required for the role: 
  • Accountability - Committed to achieving the organisation’s objectives.Demonstrates perseverance and is accountable for own actions.
  • Attention to detail - Ensures accuracy and implements processes to ensure quality of output.  Ensures high personal standards in all areas of work.
  • Client Focus - Complete commitment to provide professional, intelligent and timely responses to our clients’ needs and to changes in the market
  • Change management - Displays flexibility to change and is open to new ideas.Encourages others to be open to innovation.  Values feedback and gives people scope and confidence to generate ideas.
  • Communication - Oral:  Expressing ideas effectively in individual and group situations. Adjusting communication style to match the needs of the audience. Written:  Expressing ideas clearly in all written documents.  Using professional, appropriate language at all times, and adhering to the use of the BNPP Email Protocols.
  • Innovation - Proactively looks for opportunities for continuous improvement and thinks creatively
  • Risk awareness - Adheres to the organisation’s processes and procedures.Demonstrates a good understanding of compliance issues and implements work practices that minimise operational and reputational risk
  • Team Orientation - Works with the team and the broader organisation towards shared goals and treats all colleagues and clients as partners
  • Technical/professional knowledge - Demonstrates a satisfactory level of technical and professional skills/knowledge in job related areas. Keeps abreast of current developments and trends in areas of expertise.

As the leading European Union bank, and one of the world’s largest financial institutions with an uninterrupted presence in the region since 1860, BNP Paribas offers a wide range of financial services for corporate, institutional and private investors spanning corporate and institutional banking, wealth management, asset management and insurance. 

We passionately embrace diversity and are committed to fostering an inclusive workplace where all employees are valued and encourage applicants of all backgrounds, including diversity of origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion applicants who may be living with a disability. We have a number of internal employee networks in place to empower our staff to act and challenge the status quo.

BNP Paribas PRIDE is highly active in favour of the LGBTQIA+ community
BNP Paribas MixCity which fosters better representation of women at all levels of the organization
Ability, the mutual aid network for employees with a disability or a disabling or chronic illness
BNP Paribas CulturAll which celebrates diverse backgrounds

BNP is committed to financing a carbon-neutral economy by 2050. The Group is a founding member of the Net-Zero Banking Alliance and has set up its own Low Carbon Transition Group to support its clients through their energy transitions.

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BNPP has won Top employer Europe award in a 10th consecutive year