4 days ago

Operational Tax Specialist

ConnectPartners Sàrl

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Operational Tax Specialist

For our client, a Bank based in Geneva, we are looking for an Operational Tax Specialist.


- Manage the day-to-day segregation of the clients’ US positions (US persons, Swiss residents with US equities, FATCA NPFFIs) internally and externally
- Manage the day-to-day other duties linked to fiscal requirements (e.g. issuance of FATCA/AEOI Self-certifications or other forms of the Bank to custodians/couterparties)
- Answer questions from the Front Office on operational tax issues
- Manage the errors and control the fiscal reports issued to clients
- Control & deposit of the fiscal reportings of the Bank on official platforms as FIRE, IDES, AFC Suisse Tax or by paper forms (1099,1042S, FATCA, AEOI/CRS, DTTA Switzerland)
- Control & reconcile the pre-reportings (1099, 1042S)
- Control & reconcile & book tax credits and debits on different markets
- Manage bankruptcy cases (registration of claims, etc.)
- Risk objectives:

  • Proactive identification of issues or concerns related to potential gaps in existing processes, procedures, policies, frameworks, etc.;

  • Contribution to satisfactory results in audit reviews, compliance reviews, and regulatory examinations (internal/ external), Compliance and Regulatory Agency reviews; response to required corrective actions in a timely and complete manner;

  • Completion of all assigned training (Compliance, Bank Secrecy Act, Audit, Code of Conduct, etc.) and reporting requirements within set timeframes; and

  • Adherence to the Code of Conduct, assigned Risk Tolerance or Mandates and all organizational policies and procedures applicable to role.

- Other duties as assigned or requested by immediate supervisor



- Bachelor’s degree required or equivalent experience.
- 5-7 years of relevant experience or demonstrated required level of proficiency
- Good knowledge of the reporting tools EasyTax and FiTAX
- Knowledge of Telekurs and/or Bloomberg
- Knowledge of T24 Globus
- Knowledge of custodian platforms: Euclid, SIX-SIS
- Knowledge of payment platform
- Strong understanding of the risk culture and how to grasp this changing regulatory environment
-Strong analytical and critical thinking skills, client oriented and problem solving driven, excellent communication skills, team spirit and flexibility
- Residence in Switzerland


- English and French:  fluent


5 avenue de Frontenex 1207 Genève