The successful applicant will gather and analyse data/information to inform technical and strategic recommendations with respect to the remit of establishing and maintaining international relations and alliances through maintenance of comprehensive compliance regime.
1. Assist in assessing the existing compliance regime and advise on technical and strategic recommendations for formulating appropriate policy responses relating to matters of international co-operation specifically to the Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI) including Common Reporting Standards (CRS), Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), Base Erosion and Profit Sharing (BEPS), and the European Union Savings Directive (EUSD), Exchange of Information Upon Request (EOIR).
2. Advise on technical and strategic recommendations for formulating appropriate policy responses relating to matters of global economic, social and other developments that affect the interests of the territory.
3. Prepare examination programmes and supervise and review all work carried out by compliance examiners such as findings, recommendations and documentation to ensure programme objectives are met.
4. Assist with monitoring the collection of registration and filing fees for Foreign Accounts Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) to ensure compliance with international agreements, laws and policies.
5. Co-ordinate research and prepare periodic reports for management as required.
6. Collect quantitative and qualitative data, interpret research finding and prepare topics for further discussion and decision making.
7. Prepare various correspondence and reports and assist in drafting materials for local and international publication.
8. Co-ordinate and manage monthly reporting processes.
9. Provide administrative and specialized support to management.
10. Communicate with relevant local, regional and international agencies for information.
11. Assist with the preparation of meetings and presentation materials
12. Organise events and attend seminars, conferences, meetings and workshops relevant to local and international events, activities and developments.
13. Any other related duties as may be required by the supervisor or senior officers in order to contribute to the effective and efficient function of the ITA.
Qualifications, Skills and Competencies
• Bachelor’s Degree in International Affairs/Business, Economics, Social/Political Science, Business Administration or a related filed
• Three (3) to Five (5) years of related experience
• Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
• Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
• Good knowledge of applicable laws, regulations and policies
• Good knowledge of the Financial Services Industry in the Virgin Islands
• Good knowledge of quantitative research methods and data analysis
• Good knowledge of international affairs and global political and economic issues
• Sound oral and written communication skills
• Good analytical and decision making skills
• Sound interpersonal, organisational and time management skills
• Ability to work well under pressure and as a team