EY Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) Manager – FS – London, Leeds, Edinburgh in England, United Kingdom

Title: Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) Manager – FS – London, Leeds, Edinburgh

Location: GB-England-London

Job Number: LON00CJK

Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) Manager – FS – London, Leeds, Edinburgh

EY’s global centre of expertise for Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) is based in the UK and controls and coordinates the delivery of IPT services around the world, providing clients with a global single-point-of-contact for governance and control of all IPT matters. The team is supported by our global network of dedicated IPT professionals in more than 150 countries where transactional taxes are levied on premiums (including VAT, GST, WHT, parafiscal charges).

The opportunity

Our IPT professionals provide pragmatic commercial help to insurers, brokers and multinational policyholders so they can improve their day-to-day reporting for indirect tax. They use their deep sector experience and knowledge of different legal and regulatory systems around the world to help clients meet their compliance obligations as well as achieve their business goals.

We are looking for a highly experienced manager to join our team based in either London, Leeds or Edinburgh to help drive the IPT practice forward.

Your key responsibilities

  • Enthusiastic manager with ability to create, sustain and lead effective teams

  • Ensure delivery of quality work and take day to day leadership of delivery team

  • Help people to develop through effectively supervising, coaching and mentoring staff

  • Contribute to people initiatives, including retaining and training international tax professionals

  • Significant involvement in the management of the team both in terms of strategy and operations and also through managing junior staff development and assignment

Skills and attributes for success

  • Build and maintain tax relationships with clients and provide exceptional levels of client service

  • Negotiation skills, able to sustain opinion and handle challenges

  • Business development skills - able to identify and convert opportunities to sell work by proactively managing existing clients and winning new clients.High level management of the successful delivery of technically complex and demanding consulting projects, ensuring technical excellence and practical / business driven approach taken

  • Overall responsibility of quality of client service

  • Manage possible leads from other areas of the practice

  • Build networks and relationships internally and externallyContribute to successfully extracting maximum value for both EY and clients from the tax services delivered whilst managing risk appropriately for both client and the firm

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Minimum of 4 years premium tax experience.

  • Project management skills, plan and prioritise work, meet deadlines, monitor own budget.

  • Ability to build strong client relationships and commercially aware.

  • Negotiation skills, able to sustain opinion and handle challenges

  • Business development skills, able to identify and convert opportunities to sell work

  • Effective time management, ability to remain calm when under pressure to meet deadlines

  • Excellent communicator in a range of situations both written and oral

  • Enthusiastic team player with ability to create, sustain and lead effective teams

  • Excellent communicator in a range of situations both written and oral.

Qualifications:

What we look for

  • Enthusiastic and flexible attitude to work

  • Highly experienced tax practitioner with reviewing skills and expertise in functional area

  • Excellent communicator in a range of situations both written and oral

What working at EY offers

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.

  • Support, coaching and feedback 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

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.

Join us in building a better working world.

Apply now.

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