EY Personal Tax Advisor - Private Client Services, Tax, EY, Belfast in Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Title: Personal Tax Advisor - Private Client Services, Tax, EY, Belfast

Location: GB-Northern Ireland-Belfast

Job Number: BEL000RI

The EY Private Client Services team in Belfast act for a wide range of high net-worth individuals, entrepreneurs, private equity principals, high profile professional partnerships and senior executives, and onshore and offshore trusts. The services that we deliver include tax return compliance services, transaction and reorganisation advice, advice on optimisation of wealth from a tax perspective, and estate and succession tax advice. Our client base is a mix of UK and non-UK domiciled individuals.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a fast-growing team with proven progression potential. The right individual will gain exposure to interesting and complex personal tax compliance work, with full technical support from the senior team. Additionally, the individual will have the opportunity to work with more senior team members on tax advisory projects, and develop their skills to become a skilled and knowledgeable private client tax advisor.


Key responsibilities in the role

  • Efficient management and delivery of a mixed portfolio of private client tax compliance and related services

  • Responsible for day-to-day client liaison

  • Mentoring and technical support of junior colleagues, and review of their work.

  • Build and maintain tax relationships with clients and colleagues, providing excellent client service, identifying opportunities and managing expectations.

  • Assist the senior team with the successful delivery of tax projects, ensuring technical excellence and practical/business driven approach

  • Opportunity to co-present at technical presentations and network with clients/targets.

Skills and Experience required for the role

  • Ability to plan and prioritise work, meet deadlines, monitor own budgets and fees.

  • Ability to integrate with new teams quickly and build effective relationships at all levels

  • Confident with good relationship skills and ability to manage client expectations

  • Relevant/appropriate personal tax experience. Experience with the Statutory Residence Test an advantage, but not essential as training will be provided.

  • Client focused and commercially aware

  • Strong technical skills and keen to develop further

  • Excellent communicator in range of situations both written and oral

  • Ability to identify areas of risk, carry out an effective review and know when to refer upwards


  • CTA preferred; or

  • ATT/ACA/CA/ACCA and prepared to study and pass CTA qualification with full study support.

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.