Accounting Assistant | Level 1

Location
New York City, NY

Job Type
Contract Full-Time

Pay Rate
$23.89

Accounting Assistant Level 1

Duration: 12 Months

Pay Rate: $23.89

Work Location: 1 New York Plaza, New York, New York 10004

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Description:

Tax Operations is seeking an Analyst to help facilitate Tax Withholding/Reporting across various business units, including Prime Broker, International Wealth Management, Swaps, Commodities, Syndicated Loans. The role will report to a Director within US Tax Operations based in New York City. This is a challenging position that requires strong organizational, processing and communication skills.

The successful candidate will operate across all business units and functional areas within the firm and possess the following skills:
- Ability to operate across functional areas; including operations, technology, risk, and tax
- Organized and detail oriented
- Ability to operate in fluid environment with tight deadlines

Primary Responsibilities:
- Daily NRA,FATCA, BACK-UP tax withholding analysis and reconciliation
- Dealing with account representatives in resolving various tax withholding and reporting issues
- Maintenance of reporting obligations, jurisdictional requirements, and submission deadlines
- Processing Year-End Income Reclassification

Qualifications/Skills Required
- Ability to multitask and take ownership of complex issues
- Attention to detail and meeting deadlines
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Good analytical and problem solving skills
- Comprehensive understanding of Microsoft Excel
- A good understanding of Operations, Technology, & Risk
- Advanced MS Office skills, including MS Project/ MS PowerPoint

** We are looking for someone with good personality, excellent excel skills and preferably with some Tax Withholding/Reporting knowledge.**

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