• Negotiable
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Standard Chartered Bank Singapore
  • 23 Apr 18

Business Analyst , Global Tax Compliance

  • Location: Singapore
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job Type: Full time

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The role will be responsible for Business Analysis and Project Management across Global Banking (GB) and Commercial Banking (CB) market segments and applicable related functions, for the Global Tax Compliance Programme focusing on Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), Common Reporting Standard (CRS) programmes, and UK International Tax Compliance (Crown Dependencies and Gibraltar) Regulations 2014 (CDOT). This role will lead and support the business' efforts to achieve fit-for-purpose, sustainable, strategic, long term solutions to ensure global tax compliance, including solution design, development, delivery, implementation and change management, as well as providing applicable tactical solutions to meet changing requirements from within as well as externally. In this role, this individual must be a leader and communicate with functional competence.

Key Role & Responsibilities

  • Drive and challenge the business on the implementation of Global Tax Compliance;
  • Project Manage key deliverables within the Global Tax Compliance Programme;
  • Serve as a conduit between the customer community (Key Stakeholders and end-users) and the software development team through which requirements flow; Ensure developers understand the context of the changes;
  • Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high level information into details, abstract up from low level information to a general understanding and distinguish user desires from the underlying true business needs;
  • Acquire knowledge of the various business segments- Global, Regional and Local footprints - and awareness of the functional roles and their interaction in all applicable business processes;
  • Able to work both at a Project Management level and at Business Analyst level as required by the programme;
  • Highlight risks, suggest mitigation, and to manage and actively monitor them to reduce the likelihood of occurrence;
  • Understand the main business drivers for success in Global Tax Compliance; and
  • Promote proactive communication and collaboration across all the teams.
Qualifications & Skills
  • 8+ years in a business analysis/project management in a business change role in an investment bank/financial services firm;
  • Proven ability to work within a team environment:
  • Proven ability to work with senior stakeholders;
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills and ownership of issues;
  • Degree qualified with a preference in a Business, Finance, Law or Taxation;
  • Highly effective verbal and written English communication skills;
  • Successfully engage in multiple initiatives simultaneously;
  • Ability to make good/sound decisions and use independent judgment;
  • Outstanding presentation skills;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (including PowerPoint and Visio);
  • Ability to ask pertinent questions in order to elicit information from stakeholders;
  • Ability to think laterally and critically, challenge status-quo and demonstrate innovative thinking;
  • Good working knowledge of FATCA, UK CDOT, CRS legislation, related regulations, and FATCA compliance programmes and solutions is an advantage;
  • Good working knowledge of international banking; experience in Wholesale Banking, especially in the client on-boarding and/or due diligence (KYC), or applicable product knowledge is highly preferable; working knowledge of Tax law and related compliance requirements is an advantage;
  • Formal project management certification is preferred.

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