EY International Tax Manager - Product and Services - London in England, United Kingdom

Title: International Tax Manager - Product and Services - London

Location: GB-England-London

Job Number: LON00CI2

International Tax Manager

Join our international tax services team, recognised as leading advisers in the areas of international tax planning and cross border M&A.

Our Partners are well known and respected in the market and our team has advised on many of the high profile transactions and deals reported in the press over the past few years.

The opportunity

This is a period of unprecedented change in the global international tax arena, which is resulting in huge demand in the market for the international tax services. We have teams aligned to four sectors, being:

  • Energy

  • Telecoms, Media and Technology

  • Products & Services

  • Real Estate, Hospitality and Construction

We have ambitious growth plans in our Product and Services (P&S) team. If you’re a manager with sector knowledge of P&S and want to further develop and build on your existing industry knowledge you can be certain that as a Tax Manager within P&S you’ll be joining a team which offers you unrivalled opportunities to work on a broad range of advisory opportunities from smaller inbound clients to huge multinationals. Our close working relationship with our transaction tax group enables us to advise on the structuring aspects of some of the largest corporate M&A deals.

Your key responsibilities

  • Contributing to building and maintaining key client relationships by delivering exceptional client service - manage the successful delivery of tax projects, ensuring technical excellence and practical/business driven approach taken

  • Identifying and driving opportunities –use your knowledge gained from other projects and from our knowledge sharing sessions and technical training to add input to projects and proposals

  • Building your own strong client and internal relationships - develop and use your relationship skills to create your own external and internal networks

  • Counsel and develop junior staff through delegation and on the job training

Skills and attributes for success

  • Client driven and strategically and commercially aware

  • Strong international and UK tax technical skills

  • Strong client relationship management skills with ability to develop quality outputs to clients

  • 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

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

  • Change orientated with flexible approach

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Experienced tax practitioner with reviewing skills and expertise in international tax

  • Any of the following preferred: ATT / ACA / CA / CTA (or breadth of knowledge equivalent to CTA, e.g. law qualification)

  • Graduate/graduate calibre or equivalent work experience

  • Previous people management

  • Experience of coaching and developing more junior team members

What we look for

You’ll proactively maintain your technical knowledge by keeping abreast of global developments in UK and international tax concepts and issues so that you can better advise our clients.

The types of project you’ll contribute towards may include:

  • Expansion into new markets

  • Pre- merger reorganisations and post-merger integration

  • Organisational structure rationalisation

  • Business model redesign

  • Optimisation of capital structure and financing

  • Managing the risk arising from global law change such as BEPS

  • Lobbying and negotiation with tax authorities in UK and globally

In return we’ll provide investment in the right sort of training and offer you the opportunities on projects and assignments that will develop and challenge you so that you’re in the best place to further develop as tax professional.

Whatever the projects and assignments you work on you can be confident that you’re contributing towards helping our clients to develop and execute their international tax strategy ensuring technical excellence and providing the highest levels of client service.

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

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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Who we are

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. .