Principal, Corporate Tax

Job Description

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 Ch. 3, Ch. 4, Ch. 61, 871(m) and 1446(f) of the Internal Revenue Code and corresponding regulations, as well as an in-depth knowledge of non-U.S. withholding and reporting issues; including tax reclaims. 

Represents Corporate Tax in federal, state and international controversy related to Information Reporting and Withholding and works with legal counsel and external accounting firms to gather facts and develop strategies to ensure compliance with regulations.

Performs complex research and analysis of the tax law, regulations and cases to provide senior management with recommendations and opinions by applying tax concepts. Once the Corporate Tax policy is determined, then will liaise with various business across the enterprise to implement the regulations. Perform trainings, vendor reviews and review business requirements and procedures during the implementation.   

Works with management to identify the most relevant Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). Monitors and manages business performance and reviews and ensures accuracy with the metrics tracking mechanisms and develops solutions from the outcomes of the scorecard reporting.

Oversees, mentors and trains junior tax staff on specific aspects of tax law, tax reporting, and compliance matters.

No direct reports. Oversees, advises and guides less experienced Corporate Tax roles and may direct their work.

Responsibilities are primarily specialized to address the corporate tax needs for major global initiatives, platinum clients, or material events. 


Bachelor‘s Degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience is required.


10-12 years of total work experience in market risk preferred. Experience in tax compliance or accounting preferred.

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.

Primary Location: United States-New York-New York
Internal Jobcode: 85284
Job: Finance/Accounting
Organization: Finance-HR06599
Requisition Number: 2000107