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Vice President

Singapore, Singapore

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Vice President

Singapore, Singapore

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Date live: May. 08, 2024

Business Area: COO & Functions

Area of Expertise: Finance

Reference Code: 90389630

Contract: Permanent

Vice President, Singapore Tax


As a Barclays Vice President (VP) - Singapore Tax in the SG finance team, you will be providing ad-hoc tax advisory, tax reporting, tax compliance support to front offices, businesses, and infrastructure functions in SGP, AUD, Taiwan, Shanghai and HK stamp duty advisory as well as transfer pricing advisory to the region. The scope of the tax coverage for this role will include corporation tax, indirect tax (e.g. GST), operational tax (e.g. withholding tax) and transfer pricing.

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, established in 1690, with a legacy of success, quality, and innovation. We offer careers that provide endless opportunity – helping millions of individuals and businesses thrive and creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted.

At Barclays, we offer a hybrid working experience that blends the positives of working alongside colleagues at our onsite locations, together with working from home.We have a structured approach where colleagues work at an onsite location on fixed, ‘anchor’, days of the week, for a minimum of two days a week or more, as set by the business area (or nearest equivalent if working part-time hours). Please discuss the working pattern requirements for the role you are applying for with the hiring manager. Please note that as we continue to embed our hybrid working environment, we remain in a test and learn phase, which means that working arrangements may be subject to change on reasonable notice to ensure we meet the needs of our business.

What will you be doing?

  • Reviewing corporation tax, GST returns and withholding tax returns for coverage areas
  • Assisting in the formulation and review of responses/replies (including supporting documents) to queries/issues raised by tax authorities and/or during tax audits for coverage areas
  • Ensuring that all tax compliance requirements/deadlines are met, including the review of tax incentive conditions and returns for coverage areas
  • Assisting in the regional tax reporting function by reviewing current/deferred tax provisions and tax forecasts
  • Completing reporting templates, providing tax commentaries on effective tax rates and tax balances
  • Providing assistance on ad-hoc projects and initiatives such as review of tax controls
  • Assisting the team in providing ad-hoc tax advisory to all business lines across Investment Banking, Wealth, Corporate Banking, and Infrastructure functions for coverage areas

What we’re looking for:

  • Degree, ACCA, ACA or equivalent professional qualification
  • At least five years or more of taxation experience in an accounting/commercial firm, preferably in financial services

Skills that will help you in the role:

  • Good knowledge and competence of tax accounting will be an advantage
  • Knowledge and competence in tax regulations or tax experience in the financial services sector will be preferred
  • Basic knowledge and competence of the OECD Transfer Pricing Guidelines and arm’s length standard which is adopted by most countries as the transfer pricing standard

Where will you be working?

Our office is located in Marina Bay Financial Centre, which has been carefully crafted into a “city in a garden”. Overlooking the scenic skyline along the Marina Bay waterfront, the green spaces and rooftop terraces have been designed to optimise employee well-being. The centre provides an integrated live-work-play development, surrounded by shops, restaurants, gyms and an alfresco dining area. Our convenient office location means you’re just a 5-minute walk from the nearest MRT station.



More about working at Barclays

At Barclays, each day is about being more – as a professional, and as a person. ‘Be More @ Barclays’ represents our core promise to all current and future employees. We empower our colleagues to Be More Globally Connected, working on international projects that improve the way millions of customers handle their finances. Be More Inspired by working alongside the most talented people in the industry, and delivering imaginative new solutions that are redefining the future of finance. Be More Impactful by having the opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects, and Be More Valued for who you are.

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Barclays offers a diverse, inclusive and engaged culture. A place where people can bring their whole selves to work and be respected for who they are, valued for what they do and celebrated for their contribution to our business and our community.

We are an equal opportunity employer and opposed to discrimination on any grounds. It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, colour, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.

We’re committed to providing a supportive and inclusive culture and environment for you to work in. This environment recognises and supports ways to balance your personal needs, alongside the professional needs of our business. Providing the opportunity for all our employees, globally to work flexibly empowers each of us to work in a way that suits our lives as well as enabling us to better service our customers’ and clients’ needs. Whether you have family commitments or you’re a Carer, or whether you need study time or wish to pursue personal interests, our approach to working flexibly is designed to help you balance your life. If you would like some flexibility then please discuss this with the hiring manager.

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