UBS Financial Services Tax Onboarding Specialist in Nashville, Tennessee

Your role:

UBS Investment Bank is seeking a Tax Onboarding Specialist to support our Client Onboarding team with client tax documentation covering both domestic and international client accounts. The position will be located in Nashville.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • US Tax Documentation review and validation for new/enhancement account opening requests in compliance with FATCA requirements.

  • Self-certification collection and validation for new/enhancement account opening requests in compliance with local jurisdictions' Common Reporting Standard due diligence requirements

  • Perform static data setups of client tax details, withholding and reporting codes.

  • Contact clients to obtain updated tax documentation declaring status under FATCA and CRS, when necessary.

  • Provide support to the front office and to external clients for tax documentation related queries.

  • Perform documentation remediation work as needed with direction from Tax Control Team. Work closely with the business units to obtain updated documentation to prevent withholding on client accounts.

  • Discuss and address tax documentation issues with Tax Control Team; including account remediation as required.

  • Resolving client queries and managing front to back exceptions

  • Build knowledge of the firm's client AML/KYC program

  • Identifying and if necessary escalate high risk items to management

  • Build and maintain a comprehensive knowledge of all internal systems related to Tax Onboarding, Client Onboarding, and Reviews

  • Operating as part of a cross-product team and helping to support all functions in their timely execution of responsibilities.

What we offer:

Together. That’s how we do things. We offer people around the world a supportive, challenging and diverse working environment. We value your passion and commitment, and reward your performance.

Take the next step:

Are you truly collaborative? Succeeding at UBS means respecting, understanding and trusting colleagues and clients. Challenging others and being challenged in return. Being passionate about what you do. Driving yourself forward, always wanting to do things the right way. Does that sound like you? Then you have the right stuff to join us. Apply now.

Disclaimer / Policy Statements:

UBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce.

Your team:

You’ll be working in the Tax Onboarding team in Nashville, TN. The team works closely with Client Onboarding and front office teams. The role involves information and documentation collection to enable the account opening process.

This role also gives you the opportunity to build relationships with UBS salespersons and relationship managers across different markets, covering both domestic and international client accounts. We operate as part of a cross-product team within the Investment Bank and focus on tax regulation compliance as it pertains to due diligence, and supporting withholding and reporting functions. To be successful in this role you will need to be quick to learn the business, keen to develop new skills and have an enthusiastic and positive attitude. Good project management, communication, team skills are key.

Your expertise:

Ideal candidates will have:

  • Familiar with IRS Form W-8 and Form W-9 requirements

  • Knowledge of financial product offerings

  • Ability to communicate effectively with department personnel, including escalating concerns or issues in a timely and clear manner

  • Ability to communicate effectively with other business area contacts and clients

  • Ability to successfully multi-task in a fast paced environment

  • Detail and process-oriented

  • Desire to be challenged and to learn

  • Professional integrity; understanding the confidential environment of the Investment Bank

  • Proficient in Microsoft PowerPoint, Word and Excel

  • Understanding of corporate documents and structures

  • Ability to analyze complex client documentation

  • Anti-money laundering program experience or KYC data management experience is desirable

  • Analytical and logical manner; good at problem solving and devising solutions

  • Ability to effectively document findings through accurate summaries

  • Some project management skills

  • Undergraduate degree required

About us:

Expert advice. Wealth management. Investment banking. Asset management. Retail banking in Switzerland. And all the support functions. That's what we do. And we do it for private and institutional clients as well as corporations around the world.

We are about 60,000 employees in all major financial centers, in more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?

Your colleagues:

Job Reference #: 179222BR

Business Divisions: Corporate Center

Title: Tax Onboarding Specialist

City: Nashville

Job Type: Full Time

Country / State: United States - Tennessee

Function Category: Operations