Operations Lead Specialist - Tax
Company: Brown Brothers Harriman
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: August 15, 2019
At Brown Brothers Harriman, we believe no job is too big or small
for any of us to handle if it helps our clients. We value
passionate, committed people who enjoy collaborating with others to
find innovative solutions to complex business challenges. We are
looking for the type of person who speaks their mind, truly listens
and steps outside their role to add value wherever they can.
Someone who is driven to get things done and views obstacles as an
exciting challenge that demands a creative solution. Above all, we
seek someone who takes great pride in their work and is inspired
and motivated by their role in protecting and enhancing our client
s financial well-being. If you are looking for an entrepreneurial
environment where you can learn and thrive, Brown Brothers Harriman
is the right place for you.
JOIN US AS A LEAD OPERATIONS SPECIALIST
As a Lead Specialist within our Tax Division, you will be
responsible for the deliverables associated with year- end tax
reporting, including 1099, AEOI, and capital gains tax in global
markets. This includes, but is not limited to, support of
regulatory changes requiring system and workflow enhancements,
executing daily and monthly workflows, assisting management in
ensuring proper product delivery, escalation and resolution of high
exposure items. We want our team members to challenge all processes
and procedures and build relationships at all levels both within
and outside the organization.
ABOUT THE TEAM:
In the Tax Reporting Group, we believe collaboration is not only
important to the development of our team, we believe it s a key
component to delivering an exceptional level of client service,
minimizing risk and maintaining a growth-oriented learning
environment for the future. We take pride in diversity and welcome
individuals with various professional backgrounds. As a member of
the Tax Reporting Group, you will help clients improve performance
in all aspects. You will serve as a conduit between your team and
our clients to ensure we meet their differentiated needs and exceed
their expectations. The high level of external and internal
interaction will enable you to continuously challenge yourself,
sharpen your critical thinking skills and play a critical role in
the growth of the firm.
TO BE SUCCESSFUL, YOU LL NEED TO:
* TAKE INITIATIVE. You are responsible for the client relationship;
try to anticipate their needs and look for ways to improve client
* COLLABORATE. Listen and learn from your peers; encourage entry
level staff to work together and promote intellectual dialogue.
* BE PROACTIVE. Find time to strengthen client relationships,
enhance team development and seek out opportunities for personal
* Strong client service and relationship management skills.
* BS/BA degree (finance or accounting related concentration
preferred), and/or equivalent work experience.
* 2 to 3 years of industry experience.
* Custody experience preferred but not required.
WHAT WE OFFER:
* A collegial atmosphere focused on teamwork and healthy
* Multifaceted opportunities that enable you to interact with more
than one area of the firm, challenge yourself and add value.
* A chance to gain global competence working with clients, industry
experts and colleagues located in 18 BBH offices throughout North
America, Europe and Asia.
* Premium and accessible benefits program promoting healthy
lifestyles, financial security, career development and a wide
variety of opportunities to devote time to philanthropic
ABOUT OUR COMPANY:
For nearly 200 years, Brown Brothers Harriman has provided
expertise in Private Banking, Investment Management, and Investor
Services. Located throughout 18 offices across the globe, we are
committed to helping our clients navigate the increasingly complex
global market by being their most valued, trusted and
The loyalty we earn from our clients comes from two things: the
quality of our people and the culture of our firm. That s why we
invest so much time and energy in attracting and developing the
very best talent globally. We hire bright, entrepreneurial
individuals, educate them on our client s business, provide them
the resources to succeed, and then give them the freedom to excel.
This results in a diverse team of individuals who inspire each
other to share their unique perspective while working together to
discover the next great idea. Our deep respect for a healthy
work-life balance drives our comprehensive total rewards package
that helps our employees live their best life, grow personally and
professionally, and get rewarded for the results they deliver.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information,
creed, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity,
disability status, protected veteran status, or any other protected
status under federal, state or local law.
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