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AVP - EMEA Tax Operations - 90218849
Primary Location:UK-GB-London-London
Job Type:Permanent/Regular
Posting Range:18 Feb 2019 - Ongoing
Job Title:         Tax Operations Manager- AVP

Location:         London


About London Tax Operations

The Team comprises of 15 staff covering Financial Transaction Tax (FFT), International Tax, FATCA (Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act) Client Classification and Reporting, 871m, Qualified Derivatives Dealer (QDD) and US QI Regulations. The main responsibilities involve assisting in managing the firm’s equity inventory over dividend dates, and  ensuring that Regulatory tax returns, withholding and reporting obligations for the above mentioned products and taxes are met in a timely and accurate manner, thus upholding the firm’s reputation with the Tax Authorities.

The Firm has experienced a fast-paced changing landscape within the US Tax Regulation space over the past 18 months, with significant and continuous momentum expected over the next 2-3 years. This has resulted in an aggressive Change plan to develop processes and system architecture in order to manage Risk accordingly. As a result of this, and other Firm-wide initiatives such as the Barclays’ response to Brexit, the team is expected to grow.


What will you be doing?


The primary purpose of the role is to ensure the success of this enterprise and maintain current performance.  There is a requirement for an individual to make key decisions, drive change within the department and adapt swiftly to the increased, and often conflicting, demands placed upon the team. The successful candidate will be accountable for ensuring successful completion and/or execution of the following deliverables, to be achieved through effective management of his/her direct reports:

Maintain, and improve on, a robust Control framework to ensure the department’s US Regulatory Tax obligations are completed within the expected timeframes – tax remittance, reporting and returns.
Collaborate with Change and Technology partners to design and develop system architecture to ensure adherence to Regulations and improvement of existing processes.
Maintain regular stakeholder meetings to evaluate and assess Business appetite and improve service offerings.
Review and assess the implications of cutting edge transactions for the Business areas supported and provide recommendations and support solutions accordingly.
Assist the trading desks in resolving P&L sensitive queries
Provide Management with regular MI, including monitoring and rating Risk and Performance.
Develop and coach direct reports, ensuring the highest standards of conduct and performance are set and adhered to. Additionally, act as a role model for the wider department.
Collaboration and cooperation with other Tax Operations departments, across the US, EMEA and APAC regions. 
What we’re looking for:

Prior experience in managing or supervising a team is essential.
University qualified (BA Hons or above).
Excellent people skills and the ability to manage workload to meet the team’s business objectives.
Experience of FATCA & CRS and US regulations
An appreciation of risks arising with Operational Tax processes and an ability to articulate these to Management.
Skills that will help you in the role:

Excellent Client Service skills and the ability to manage the expectations of key business stakeholders.
 Ambition and drive to take on additional responsibilities, a wider remit, and grow professionally.

Excellent people skills and the ability to manage workload to meet the team’s business objectives.

Where will you be working?

1CP, Canary Wharf, the office is based in the heart of financial district in London and walking distance to public transport links.

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Our Values

Everything we do is shaped by the five values of Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship. Our values inform the foundations of our relationships with customers and clients, but they also shape how we measure and reward the performance of our colleagues. Simply put, success is not just about what you achieve, but about how you achieve it.

Our Diversity

We aim to foster a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel confident in bringing their whole selves to work, feel included and their talents are nurtured, empowering them to contribute

About the company

Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for 48 million customers and clients worldwide.

We have over 325 years of history and expertise in banking. From our beginnings in Lombard Street, London through to the launch of the world’s first ATM and innovative mobile phone payments services, find out more about our achievements to date.

Barclays is a trading name of Barclays Bank PLC and its subsidiaries. Barclays Bank PLC is registered in England and is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Registered in England. Registered No. 1026167. Registered office: 1 Churchill Place, London E14 5HP.

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