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This site has been developed by Simon Godley, who also runs the niche tax recruitment company Talentpool Selection . Simon spends a lot of his time placing tax specialists into FTSE companies, large in-bound groups and some professional services organisations. He also recruits and is well networked around the UK tax technology and VAT markets.

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FATCA systems contract role

Wednesday, 1 August 2012

Urgently seeking a tax compliance or systems professional with experience of the FATCA or US withholding tax regimes. Contract role for a 6-12 month period in London.

FATCA Manager (6-12 month contract)
London | £60,000 - £75,000

Our client is a leading business services organisation, and with a strong brand name. They urgently seek a Consultant / Manager level professional with good knowledge of the FATCA / US withholding taxes regime to step into a 6-12 month contract to cover a maternity period.

This role is to act as a business analyst on a specialised tax software product that helps to automate the withholding tax compliance process for large banks and financial services organisations.

More specifically, the role will be:

  • Working with a Senior Product Specialist and development team, analysis of client requests, and analysis of legislative changes.
  • Scoping and defining of new features and enhancements to the system.
  • Liaison with tax content advisors on tax technical issues, specifically US Withholding tax and FATCA regulations.
  • Preparation of specifications for changes and new features.
  • Liaison and support of developers during development lifecycle.
  • Ownership of system document production, control and updates.
Ideally with a tax, finance or accounting background, you will have a good appreciation of the FATCA / QI / US withholding tax rules and be able to quickly analyse and understanding legislation in this area. You will also have good client / customer consulting skills, be able to understand a client’s requirements and efficiently communicate a solution. You will also require very strong writing skills, and be able to convey complex rules in an understandable way.

This is a contract role, looking for someone that can start immediately or within the next few weeks.

Please email Simon Godley at or call 0870 46 056 46 for more information.

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