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BNY Mellon

Vice President, Corporate Tax Business Analyst I

New York, NY


Works with senior management to ensure that the appropriate corporate tax policies, methods, standards, processes, reporting, and training are developed, applied, and understood by impacted stakeholders. Extensive knowledge of corporate tax processes and in-depth knowledge of tax operation requirements within a particular business/business partner area.

You Will:

  • Work with Corporate Tax, Technology, and external accounting firms to gather facts and develop strategies to ensure compliance with Tax Information Reporting and Withholding (IRW) requirements.
  • Learn and "own" an internal Tax Form validation application (Forms W-8 and W-9). This includes testing the system, understanding the validation rules in the application, performing data clean-up, and generating reports.
  • Perform data analysis within the internal Tax Form validation application to identify trends, system breaks/bugs, and to generate meaningful metrics.
  • Collaborate with business stakeholders to understand and document the 'current state' of tax functions/processes, and any business-as-usual (BAU) challenges.
  • Schedule/lead grooming sessions to discuss application enhancements and ensure rigorous testing is performed prior to any roll outs.
  • Conduct independent reviews of all business processes and propose process improvements.
  • Work with business stakeholders to identify data quality issues and implement remediation plans.
  • Assist with the build out and client roll-out of a client-facing W-8/W-9 Tax Portal.
  • Develop detailed project plans which includes defining milestones/tasks, project timelines and resource management. Monitors project results for significant deviations.
  • Draft business requirement documents, define scope, and develop user stories for system developments and enhancements.
  • Work with Technology to clarify specifications and ensure timely execution of all deliverables.
  • Assist with the creation of detailed UAT test plans and execute test cases.
  • Support the defect management process by testing, consolidating findings, and scheduling calls with various technology teams to review defect logs.
  • Develop user-guides and provide training and support to stakeholders and clients that utilize the new Tax Form Validation tool.
  • Monitor timelines and keep track of backlog items and priorities.

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  • Extensive Experience leading requirement gathering sessions, taking meeting notes and documenting any new requirements from those sessions.
  • Strong analytical skills and proficiency in analysing exceptionally large datasets.
  • Good organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to work independently.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of SDLC ((Software Development Life Cycle) methodologies especially Agile and Scrum
  • Ability to understand system architecture and technical design.
  • Comfortable learning new systems and processes.
  • Ability to interact effectively with senior stakeholders across the organization
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, JIRA, SharePoint, Visio and SQL Queries
  • 5 - 7 years business analyst experience preferred
  • Experience documenting technical requirements/user stories in JIRA and cross referencing them back to the Business Requirement
  • Developing test scripts, test case execution (for SIT, QA, & UAT) and defect management
  • Managing and coordinating multiple projects simultaneously across different lines of business and functional areas
  • Excellent analytical, troubleshooting, and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to create reports and dashboards
  • Lead efforts to analyse very complex data. Look for trends and recommend ways to improve and standardize the data.
Preferred qualifications include experience/familiarity with:
  • Tax Information Reporting and Withholding (e.g., 1446f, FATCA, NRA, BUW, 8966 Reporting)
  • IRS Tax forms, due diligence, and various tax onboarding, withholding, and reporting requirements
  • Tax operating model transformation, including process improvements
  • Automation (e.g., including robotics, artificial intelligence, UI Path)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification and/or Prince2 certification
  • Experience with PowerBI, Power Query, UiPath,
  • Experience with US Tax Form Validation (W-8s/W-9s)
Bachelor s Degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience is required. 5-7 years of total work experience in tax compliance and/or project management preferred. No direct reports

BNY Mellon assesses market data to ensure a competitive compensation package for our employees. The base salary for this position is expected to be between $64,000 and $112,000 per year at the commencement of employment. However, base salary if hired will be determined on an individualized basis, including as to experience and market location, and is only part of the BNYM total compensation package, which, depending on the position, may also include commission earnings, discretionary bonuses, short and long-term incentive packages, and Company-sponsored benefit programs.
This position is at-will and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, change in geographic location, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

Employer Description:

For over 230 years, the people of BNY Mellon have been at the forefront of finance, expanding the financial markets while supporting investors throughout the investment lifecycle. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments and safeguards nearly one-fifth of the world's financial assets. BNY Mellon remains one of the safest, most trusted and admired companies. Every day our employees make their mark by helping clients better manage and service their financial assets around the world. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, clients count on the people of BNY Mellon across time zones and in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. It's the collective ambition, innovative thinking and exceptionally focused client service paired with a commitment to doing what is right that continues to set us apart. Make your mark:

EEO Statement:

BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities/Females/Individuals With Disabilities/Protected Veterans. Our ambition is to build the best global team - one that is representative and inclusive of the diverse talent, clients and communities we work with and serve - and to empower our team to do their best work. We support wellbeing and a balanced life, and offer a range of family-friendly, inclusive employment policies and employee forums.

Client-provided location(s): New York, NY, USA
Job ID: BNY_Mellon-41925
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Health Reimbursement Account
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • HSA
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
  • Parental Benefits

    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
    • Non-Birth Parent or Paternity Leave
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Commuter Benefits Program
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Sabbatical
    • Leave of Absence
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K)
    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Performance Bonus
  • Professional Development

    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Promote From Within
    • Mentor Program
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Access to Online Courses
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program