Tax Advisor

London, United Kingdom
14 May 2022
18 May 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Tax Advisor - 12 month contract - PAYE - JPM Asset Management - Hybrid Working Model

The position is based in London in the Corporate Tax Department in the product advisory tax team which covers the tax risk in business transactions within the EMEA region.

The role will be to assist existing Corporate Tax staff in supporting the asset management business. It will involve both technical analysis and practical implementation of a wide variety of tax issues that impact asset managers and require provision of tax advice in connection with the three key levels of taxation for an asset manager - the investor, the fund and the underlying investments.

Key responsibilities: -

  • Technical advice to asset management business across a wide range of areas
  • Supporting Product Development in launch of new funds / changes to existing funds
  • Enhancing tax risk controls and processes
  • Reviewing investments from desks for suitability from a tax perspective
  • Supporting Client Services in dealing with client tax queries
  • Managing the UK funds tax compliance cycle (reviewing outsourced tax return process)
  • Review of tax documentation and tax wording in legal documentation
  • Review of changes to tax / regulatory environment and analyzing impact on asset management business

Essential skills/Experience: -

  • Tax advice in a law or accounting firm or an equivalent asset management business.
  • Background in funds taxation issues essential
  • Product knowledge includes: -

o UK open ended funds

o UK investment trusts

o Luxembourg funds

o Alternative funds

o ETFs
  • Strong communication skills - communicating the tax issues to non tax personnel
  • Qualified accountant or chartered tax advisor preferred
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