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SMBC Assistant Tax Counsel, Vice President in New York, New York


Perform all functions of a Tax Attorney including review documentation and transactions, analyze new tax laws, assist with tax compliance and tax audits, assist with strategies to reduce tax costs and tax risks etc.


  • Review legal documentation from a tax perspective and support transactions (i.e. credit agreements, ISDAs)

  • Conduct corporate domestic and international tax research and writing (i.e. memos to file) including researching tax treaties and PE issues.

  • Provide US withholding tax advice to tax staff and front office (FATCA/CRS etc)

  • Review tax planning ideas and assist with tax structuring needs.

  • Provide tax and financial audit support for various US entities in response to IRS/State Tax and financial auditor inquires.

  • Answer ad hoc corporate tax questions for front office, senior management and tax compliance colleagues.

  • Manage projects with outside advisors and identify resources needed to achieve goals and proactively deal with and resolve issues.

  • Adhere to internal bank procedures and policies.

  • Provide overall tax risk mitigation and recommendations for SMBC's US entities.


Tax Attorney with 4-10 years experience with following skills/experience:

Knowledge and experience of tax law especially international tax, taxation of financial services, withholding tax, credit agreements and ISDAs.

Knowledge of tax structuring and tax planning

Demonstrated focus on ownership of responsibilities, follow-up and customer relationship management.

Strong client focus mind-set with proficiency in consulting/advising customers (both external and internal), answering inquiries and providing information.

Able to work autonomously with little supervision and be a complete self-starter.

Strong critical thinking ability and problem resolution skills.

Job Locations US-NY-New York

Posting Date 1 week ago (11/20/2020 4:33 PM)

Career Category Tax

iCIMS ID 2020-8901

Corporate Title VP

Type Fulltime-Regular

SMBC is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability