EY EMEIA Tax Centre - Global Compliance and Reporting,Tax Manager (US GAAP/IFRS) in England, United Kingdom

Title: EMEIA Tax Centre - Global Compliance and Reporting,Tax Manager (US GAAP/IFRS)

Location: GB-England-London

Job Number: LON00C57

The EMEIA Tax Centre (ETC) is seeking a Tax Manager to join the London team to work with multinationals to deliver their group tax accounting on a quarterly basis.

The opportunity

The ETC team work to prepare and review US GAAP and IFRS quarterly accounting packs prepared in our team or throughout the EY network. As a key member of this team, you will work with EY and client professionals from all over the world, learning how to interact with various cultures and grow into a more diversified professional.

The EMEIA Tax Centre (ETC) operates as a virtual hub of highly specialized tax professionals from across EMEIA with a primary focus on expanding our service capability and speed to market for Priority Accounts.

Designed to support, complement and enhance the efforts of our EMEIA sub-Area tax professionals in pursuit and client service activities, the ETC offers increased access to leading-edge thinking and truly borderless service for our clients.

To support these processes on large, complex outsource engagements, EY deploy specialist Global Process Owner (GPOs) to manage their respective work streams and act as the key contact for the client respective process controller for all countries. GPOs ensure EY Local Teams submit in accordance with Global standardized processes and in line with contract. All team members have a history of technical delivery for their respective specialty area.

The ETC GCR team comprises professionals based in Belgium, France, Ireland, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Poland, Romania and the United Kingdom.

Your key responsibilities :

As a manager you will be responsible for coordinating & leading quarterly accounting projects. This can include the development of timetable with clients, identifying resource needs, managing the delivery process, issue resolution, reviewing EY Central & Local prepared provisions as well as being the main client contact.

Other duties will include maintaining visibility over direct tax deliverables, reporting on direct tax matters, managing & resolving compliance issues, reviewing local country tax view packs, improving EY methodology & managing transition for direct tax & tax accounting.

Skills and attributes for success :

  • Broad understanding of corporate income tax compliance (typically this will be based on the legislation of your country)

  • Excellent project management skills and highly organized

  • Proven ability to lead multiple tasks effectively

  • Basic awareness of other services delivered including transfer pricing, Indirect Tax Compliance, Financial Statement Close Process

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Analytical ability to enable identification of continuous improvement opportunities both internally and externally

  • Willing to travel (ad hoc client visits may be required depending on client)

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Strong tax accounting experience (e.g. preparation and audit of provisions)

  • Accountancy background (professional qualification desirable however strong history of tax accountancy experience suitable also)

  • Experience of working in a team and developing junior staff

  • Experience working with large, complex clients

  • Strong history of tax accounting delivery

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Experience of working with shared service centers desirable but not essential

  • Experience of finance transformation desirable but not essential

  • Experience of OneSource Tax Provision desirable but not essential

  • Experience of revisiting US GAAP & IFRS quarterly accounting packs

What we look for

If you’re highly motivated candidate & looking to expand their network, this role is for you. The ideal person will be looking for ways to evolve into a global professional, in line with the future of EY. We’re looking for a manager who has a background in both tax accounting & compliance as well as excellent leadership & client relationship skills.


What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues around

  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

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