6 days old

Tax Lead Analyst--VP

Citigroup
New York, NY 10176
**Tax Lead Analyst, VP**


As a bank with a brain and a soul, Citi creates economic value that is systemically responsible and in our clients best interests. As a financial institution that touches every region of the world and every sector that shapes your daily life, our Enterprise Operations & Technology teams are charged with a mission that rivals any large tech company. Our technology solutions are the foundations of everything we do. We keep the bank safe and provide the technical tools our workers need to be successful. We design our digital architecture and ensure our platforms provide a first-class customer experience. Our operations teams manage risk, resources, and program management. We focus on enterprise resiliency and business continuity. We develop, coordinate, and execute strategic operational plans. Essentially, Enterprise Operations & Technology re-engineers client and partner processes to deliver excellence through secure, reliable, and controlled services.


Citi Shared Services (CSS) is a vital partner to the Corporate Finance and Human Resources organizations. We ensure financial and human resources operations and processes throughout the entire employment life cycle are carried out through the performance of world-class, scalable operations. We also deliver excellence in mission-critical, global products and local services for 84 countries. Furthermore, we manage the governance of the Citi Solutions Center Network, which serves 98,000 employees, supporting Citis businesses and operational units. Our diverse profile of products and services touches every Citi employee.


Our strategic priorities, which include enhancing our safety and soundness standards, elevating both leadership and manager capabilities, as well as designing innovative solutions to eliminate pain points, enable us to continually raise the bar. We are implementing cutting-edge digital tools, exploring dynamic reporting capabilities and self-service platforms, and adopting forward compatible behaviors, all while modeling a customer-centric mindset. 90% of the CSS family calls one of our strategic hubs (Budapest, Costa Rica, Manila, Mumbai, Tampa, and EMEA) home. Each hub offers a unique energy and a myriad of development and engagement opportunities, but the common attribute that cuts across them all is a strong sense of community. We are long-standing champions of diversity, which is consistently reflected in our decisions and actions. Our employees value meritocracy, demonstrate passion for growth and development, and model dignity and respect for all.


As part of Finance and Risk Shared Services (FRSS), Tax Information Reporting (TIR) is responsible for end-to-end client tax activities including validation of client tax certifications, withholding, information reporting under Internal Revenue Service, Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), and Common Reporting Standard (CRS) regimes, Citi-wide governance, and US non-income tax including sales & use tax, personal property tax, and others.


Our commitment to diversity includes a workforce that represents the clients we serve globally from all walks of life, backgrounds, and origins. We foster an environment where the best people want to work. We value and demand respect for others, promote individuals based on merit, and ensure opportunities for personal development are widely available to all. Ideal candidates are innovators with well-rounded backgrounds who bring their authentic selves to work and complement our culture of delivering results with pride. If you are a problem solver who seeks passion in your work, come join us. Well enable growth and progress together.


Key Objectives -


+ Leadership role within the TIR Assurance and Compliance Team. This team provides a variety of governance functions in the tax information reporting space both for FRSS Tax Information Reporting and Citi wide.

+ Lead existing and new governance functions such as internal health checks across all TIR subject matter and other compliance related functions such as FATCA FFI Registration/Certification

+ Act as a tax information reporting specialist (and potentially team leader) to execute operational and project initiatives

+ Act as an internally and externally recognized subject matter expert

+ Develop and communicate best practices and implement appropriate procedures and controls to ensure consistent compliance with Information Reporting, FATCA, and/or CRS requirements

+ Identify and participate in process re-engineering and re-design activities to achieve better controls, compliance, and efficiencies

+ Support audits by tax authorities and Internal Audit

+ Support Technology projects from a tax technical perspective

+ Continuity of business planning, testing, and readiness

+ Perform self-assessment testing and ensure tight controls over owned processes to include key controls and include Continuity of Business

+ Manage and drive employee engagement and talent management

+ Coordinate workflow and employee capacity within team

+ Must be eligible to work in US. This position does not offer VISA sponsorship.

+ This location will be at our NYC, NY office and is not eligible for remote work.


Qualifications


+ Strong understanding of U.S. tax information reporting requirements applicable to products issued by Consumer, Custody, Markets, Private Bank, and/or other Citi businesses

+ Strong understanding of U.S. tax information reporting rules applicable to U.S. Persons and non-U.S. Persons, including Qualified Intermediary (QI)

+ Strong understanding and working knowledge of IRS Forms W-9 and W-8 and their associated requirements; Forms 1098, 1099 series, and 1042-S; Forms 945 and 1042

+ Advanced Knowledge of Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) regulations, inter-governmental agreements (IGAs), and associated reporting requirements

+ Advanced Knowledge of Common Reporting Standard (CRS) and associated local tax authority implementations

+ Excellent relationship management and communication skills to drive engagement and close interactions with key stakeholders including Corporate Tax, Business Heads, and O&T managers

+ Ability to design processes and procedures including proven track record at Process Re-engineering, Re-design, Process Automation

+ Proven ability to act as a change agent for organizational and product transformational initiatives

+ Project Management experience and strong organizational skills

+ Experience in interacting, managing senior interactions related to audits (internal, external, regulatory)

+ Liaison with Corporate Tax for complex tax advisory inquiries and policy requirements


Critical Competencies


+ Strong Microsoft Office skills including Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

+ Experience with Power BI, Python, KNIME, Xceptor, or other digital tools is preferred

+ Strong understanding and appreciation of internal control environment, metrics and reporting, and data quality initiatives/expectations


**About Citi**


Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments, and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management.


Additional information may be found at www.citigroup.com | Twitter: @Citi (http://www.twitter.com/citi) | YouTube: www.youtube.com/citi | Blog: http://blog.citigroup.com | Facebook: www.facebook.com/citi | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/citi


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**Job Family Group:**


Finance

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**Job Family:**


Tax

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**Time Type:**


Full time

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Citi is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.


Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.


Citigroup Inc. and its subsidiaries ("Citi) invite all qualified interested applicants to apply for career opportunities. If you are a person with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation to use our search tools and/or apply for a career opportunity review **Accessibility at Citi (https://www.citigroup.com/citi/accessibility/application-accessibility.htm)** .


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View the EEO Policy Statement (http://citi.com/citi/diversity/assets/pdf/eeo\_aa\_policy.pdf) .


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Effective November 1, 2021, Citi requires that all successful applicants for positions located in the United States or Puerto Rico be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment and provide proof of such vaccination prior to commencement of employment.
Citi is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
Minority/Female/Veteran/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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Posted: 2022-05-13 Expires: 2022-06-12

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