The Finance division provides centralized financial services and decision making support to the business divisions as well as effective and independent control processes.
Finance is primarily responsible to actively handle the bank’s capital, funding, liquidity and expenses to ensure a strong enough balance sheet to withstand adversity and uncertainty, drive cost efficiencies and growth discipline, improve the control, quality and efficiency of financial information, financial advice and services and engage with business to actively prepare the Bank for regulatory changes.
Finance takes the following functions : Group Finance, Product Control, Finance, Change, Treasury, Tax, Corporate Development and the four Legal Entity Chief Finance Officers (CFO).
The role entails working in the EMEA Tax team and with the Head of Finance.
Tax Compliance (corporate and indirect taxes)
Corporate Tax and VAT compliance will be handled by the CS Tax Manager (Tax Manager). The Tax Manager will discuss with Legal Entity Finance (LEF) and local advisors the approach to preparation of the tax return (including the process by which the preparer is made aware of significant business developments) and material adjustments.
Support will be provided by external accountancy and legal firms. LEF will also provide support in relation to CS branches tax compliance processes.
The role is to ensure that all known information on Operational Taxes is ton to the Operational Taxes group, including issues raised on audit, operational risk incidents and any external environmental developments of which the Tax Country Manager becomes aware and the Tax Manager will ensure that information passed on ahead of quality assurance reviews performed by the Operational Taxes group.
Responsible for the Tax Radar and the performance of quality assurance reviews and pass on relevant information to the Tax.
The role of the Tax Country Manager is to ensure that all known information on transfer pricing matters is passed on to the relevant Transfer Pricing contact, including issues raised on audit, operational risk incidents and any external environmental developments of which the Tax Country Manager becomes aware.
The Transfer Pricing team will give relevant information to the Tax Country Manager and liaise with them in relation to audits and controversy matters.
Global Tax Accounting Function
The Tax Manager and the significant Global Tax Accounting Function (GTAF) teams will liaise as to the local GAAP and US GAAP tax accounting.
If there are matters where consideration is to be given to provisions, the team will liaise and provide a recommendation to the Regional Head and CS CFO as to the appropriate approach.
Support in relation to Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) processes.