Business Analyst / Project Manager (Tax Reform Reconciliation)

  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Job type
    Contract/Temporary

Business Analyst / Project Manager (Tax Reform Reconciliation)

 

The 2017 tax reform reconciliation act (the Act) introduced new base erosion and anti-abuse tax (BEAT). The BEAT generally applies to domAestic corporations and to foreign corporations with income effectively connected with a US trade or business. The tax is designed to target payments made by US taxpayers to overseas affiliates. From CS perspective, calculation and effective compliance of BEAT requires sourcing from various systems that spans across treasury, product control, operations and group finance.

 

Business Analyst role is expected to support various different aspects of this change that may include effort across sourcing, calculation, MIS reporting and compliance capability.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prior experience in financial control function with clear knowledge and understanding of Tax, balance sheet, off balance sheet, and P&L general ledger postings.
  • Perform business analysis and gather /document BRD.
  • Interface with other teams on cross-functional team projects and participate in discussions with key stakeholders to develop requirements and close-out open issues.
  • Execute and coordinate testing.
  • Develop test plans, test cases and scripts for various test phases.
  • Ability to create front-to-back view of data flow based on identifying data linkages across systems.
  • Prior experience in Tax function
  • Manage issues / risks on projects with timely issue escalations and suggestions for issue resolutions.
  • Ability to work closely with line groups helping set-up new line BAU business process

Overview of department/team:

In Finance Change we ensure that we execute the strategic design and implementation of any major changes to our processes and systems. In partnership with our key stakeholders, we work to create cutting-edge business solutions using our deep functional expertise.  We aim to deliver strategic initiatives using leading project management and business analysis.

 

Challenges contractor will be facing in role:

  • Able to multitask and work on multiple projects at the same time
  • Strong attention to detail and highly analytical and creative
  • Ability to document information accurately and succinctly
  • Excellent team player (displays enthusiasm, confidence & commitment)
  • Strong communication ability (verbal & written)
  • Ability to work independently and with colleagues in off-site locations

 

Essential skills and qualifications:

  • Developing and implementing process and system improvement solutions
  • Business Analyst experience required with ability to work independently providing detailed and timely progress update
  • Ability to perform detailed data analysis tasks that includes: Advanced excel, & accessing several reporting systems either through GUI (OBIEE, business objects, or any other reporting tool) or through back-end SQL access and general ledger applications.
  • Working knowledge of various products in-terms of data sourcing, enrichments and trial balance creation for OTC Derivatives, Security Financing, Loans, Cash Securities.
  • Understand accounting concepts, and financial data
  • Ability to work with stakeholders in remote location

 

Desired skills and qualifications:

  • College Degree in either Finance, Accounting, or technical discipline
  • Focus in finance or accounting (financial control and regulatory reporting)

 

Candidate Value Proposition:

  • Developing and implementing process and system improvement solutions
  • Business Analyst experience required

 

Years of Experience suggested:

  • 5-7+ years of experience in Financial Services Industry

 

 



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