Finance Division, Tax Department, General Tax Adviser, Analyst/Associate, Tokyo

Location(s) JP-Minato-ku
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We're a team of specialists charged with managing the firm’s liquidity, capital and risk, and providing the overall financial control and reporting functions. Whether assessing the creditworthiness of the firm’s counterparties, monitoring market risks associated with trading activities, or offering analytical and regulatory compliance support, our work contributes directly to the firm’s success. The division is ideal for collaborative individuals who have strong ethics and attention to detail. 


Your Impact

Do you have a desire to work closely with different stakeholders on broad range of tax matters in a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm? Are you a quick thinking self-starter and looking for an new opportunity in a fast paced environment to showcase your analytical, technical, communication and problem solving skills?  Do you want to be part of a dynamic and truly global team?    


We have an exciting new position available in Tokyo for a qualified and experienced individual within our Tokyo Tax team in the Finance Division. 


The Tax Department undertakes a variety of activities including tax compliance work, managing tax audits, reviewing products and trades, assisting in the establishment and monitoring of transfer pricing policies, managing tax risk and assisting in the establishment of new business lines/ventures. The Tax Department also assists in the structuring of proprietary investments by the firm as well as providing advice across the firm on tax related matters.


How can you will fulfill your potential

  • Dealing with tax compliance work for various GS entities doing business in Japan.
  • Dealing with tax audits together with other members of the Tax Department.
  • Dealing with day-to-day tax related questions from internal clients.
  • Being involved with tax advisory work for financial products / cross border transfer pricing issues / other firmwide projects.





  • Minimum two years of tax compliance / advisory experience in major accounting or law firm; exposure to international taxation and regulations as well as double tax treaties would be advantageous
  • High integrity and reliability
  • Enthusiastic to learn and take responsibility
  • Strong control awareness and ability to take a global view on issues
  • Strong analytical skills & detail oriented approach to work
  • Ability to work and obtain results under pressure
  • Ability to use initiative and come up with innovative solutions and suggestions
  • Ability to work effectively in a team
  • Excellent communication skills required
  • Fluent in Japanese and English
  • Knowledge of financial industry or financial products helpful
  • Qualified Japanese CTA or solicitor


  • Experience from accounting firms preferred



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