EY Corporate Tax Manager - Glasgow or Edinburgh in Scotland, United Kingdom

Title: Corporate Tax Manager - Glasgow or Edinburgh

Location: GB-Scotland

Job Number: SCO00017

Corporate Tax Manager – Business Tax Services, Glasgow or Edinburgh

Our business tax professionals help businesses meet complex demands for UK tax reporting, compliance, planning, strategy and controversy. By integrating deep technical and industry knowledge with established methodologies, they work with a wide range of businesses and corporates to help them develop and implement effective, practical and sustainable tax strategies.

The opportunity

Our business tax advisory professionals help clients through the challenges of planning, financial accounting, tax compliance and maintaining effective relationships with the tax authorities. They work with organisations and individuals to structure transactions and operations in a tax-effective manner. This includes helping clients to mitigate tax risk, comply effectively with tax laws and take into account the prospect of change.

As a corporate tax professional working from EY’s Inverness office you’ll provide a full range of tax services, comprising both compliance and advisory work. The varied work encompasses issues that include reorganisations, planning for tax legislative changes to loss relief, shareholder planning, and international tax means ultimately this role will offer broad experience with significant exposure to senior stakeholders, responsibility in key decisions and a more varied portfolio to help you develop your career with EY.

As a manager you will also play a key role effectively managing the team both in terms of strategy and operations and also through managing & coaching less experienced members of the team supporting them through assignments and helping them develop their careers.

Many of the team work flexibly and are actively encouraged to find a working pattern that gives them the work life balance that works for them and our clients. EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements including reduced hours.

Your key responsibilities:

  • Build and maintain relationships with clients, winning work proactively and contributing to 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 externally for the team to leverage from

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

  • Contribute to people initiatives, including retaining and training 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 assignments

  • Manage the successful delivery of corporate tax services ensuring technical excellence and practical/business driven approach

  • Manage full tax services to a client portfolio

  • Build and maintain tax relationships with clients and provide exceptional client service. A key expectation will be well project managed service with high quality deliverables that demonstrates that value has been provided to the client

  • Build relationships within the firm to support the identification of opportunities and provide deep specialist assistance to clients

  • A significant contribution to winning new work by proactively managing existing clients and targeting / building relationships in the business community to win projects on new clients.

  • Responsible for providing coaching and support to more junior of team to support them on client work and through personal development

Skill and attributes for success

  • 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

  • Experience of coaching and developing more junior staff

  • 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

  • Significant experience in Corporate Tax from a large accountancy or law firm

  • Degree qualified

  • ACA / CA / Tax Inspectors with full Technical Training course / Law qualification / Tax specialist qualification / or breadth of knowledge equivalent to a Tax specialist qualification

Ideally, you’ll also have

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

What we look for

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

  • Enthusiastic and flexible attitude to work

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

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.

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.

Join us in building a better working world.

Apply now.

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