Senior Operations Analyst - Transaction Tax Processing

  • Competitive
  • Dublin, Leinster, Ireland Dublin Leinster IE
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • 19 Sep 18 2018-09-19

Senior Operations Analyst - Transaction Tax Processing

Job Description:
Corporate Title: Officer
Location: Dublin, Leopardstown
Line of Business: Settlements

Bank of America Merrill Lynch Dublin has an exciting permanent opportunity available for a talented, dedicated individual as a Senior Operations Analyst within our Transaction Tax Processing team within Settlements and based in Central Park, Dublin 18.

The purpose of this role is to work as part of a dynamic team that provides efficient operational support relating to Transaction Tax for our trading desks and clients across various EMEA markets.
In addition to the day to day operational responsibilities, our team is responsible for delivering on various projects and process improvements that the team is currently engaged in. You must ensure a high level of client service is provided, whilst complying with internal procedures, controls and regulatory requirements.

Transaction Tax and general Tax Operations experience is not a pre-requisite, we will provide full training and support. This high profile role offers exposure to non-standard processes, interesting projects as well as exposure to multiple lines of business and senior management.

What will your main responsibilities involve?

  • Working as part of a team responsible for providing operational support for EMEA Transaction Taxes. These taxes include UK Stamp Duty Reserve Tax (SDRT), Irish Stamp Duty, French Financial Transaction Tax (FTT), Italian FTT and also include 2 levies (PTM and ITP)
  • Ensuring the timely and efficient processing of EMEA transaction tax on behalf of various businesses (including MLI, MLPF&S, PB, PRO, GCAS)
  • Working as part of a team in providing support to colleagues and ensuring that the department maintains optimum performance and delivery of objectives
  • Collaborating closely with the EMEA Tax department to ensure any changes to legislation are understood and applied to operational workflows
  • Ensuring that all established procedures are followed
  • Employing networking skills to manage your relationships with the trading desks, finance, settlements, trades processing, technology, middle office representatives and information sources
  • Escalation of potential risk and exposure to your Manager
  • Providing cover for other team members when required

What skills and qualifications will you ideally possess?
  • Operations background within Financial Services (Reconciliations, Settlements, Asset Services, etc.)
  • Excellent technical skills relating to operational processes
  • Proven experience of process improvements
  • Experienced and confident in building relationships and providing client focused solutions
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely verbally and in writing
  • Ability to multi-task effectively, work well under pressure and meet changing deadlines
  • Ability to handle complex and changing workflows
  • Exceptional client service and relationship management skills
  • Influencing and diplomacy skills; ability to present a viable solution and obtain buy-in
  • Self-motivated
  • Competence with MS Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)


About Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Bank of America is one of the world's leading financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small- and middle-market businesses, large corporations and governments with a full range of financial and risk management products and services. Bank of America Merrill Lynch is the marketing name for the global banking and markets businesses.

The company has had a presence in EMEA since 1922. With offices in 23 countries on three continents, it offers an integrated and comprehensive set of products and services across Global Corporate and Investment Banking, Global Markets and Consumer Card, serving the needs of individual, corporate, institutional and government clients, combining the best of local knowledge and global expertise. Developing solutions for social and environmental challenges is at the core of Bank of America Merrill Lynch's responsibility platform. In more than 90 countries around the world, we partner with employees, clients and stakeholders to help make financial lives better.

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