EY Tax Senior Consultant / Manager, Business Tax Services, Port Moresby, PNG in Papua New Guinea

Title: Tax Senior Consultant / Manager, Business Tax Services, Port Moresby, PNG

Location: Papua New Guinea

Job Number: PAP00007

EY’s growing tax team in PNG is looking for a Manager or experienced Senior Consultant to join the practice. This rare opportunity will allow an experienced corporate tax specialist to play a key role in implementing our growth strategy and work in an exciting, challenging and diverse environment.

The opportunity

As part of our business tax services team, you’ll work with a varied client portfolio, helping leading organisations to structure transactions and meet complex tax compliance requirements. In the process, you’ll strengthen your commercial, legislative and industry sector knowledge, and you’ll establish valuable business relationships and networks. In our friendly, collaborative environment, you’ll receive the support, formal training and coaching you need.


Your key responsibilities

You will manage the successful delivery of tax projects, ensuring tax excellence with real and valuable solutions, helping clients to meet their business goals both domestically and globally. You will help leading organisations to identify risk areas and to develop corporate tax planning and structuring ideas. You will also:

  • Liaise with the Internal Revenue Commission to assist our clients on all aspects of their corporate tax affairs

  • Manage a diverse client base with technical advice on how to manage their tax compliance obligations; tax accounting calculations/reconciliations for the purposes of the financial statements

  • Develop strong and broad relationships with clients and provide a high level of client service, pro-actively managing existing clients and contributing to winning new clients

  • Mentor and supervise junior staff members

Skills and attributes for success

  • Effectively managing clients with appropriate consideration of tax issues and technical matters

  • Engaging clients and providing advice and professionalism throughout transactions, including identification of areas for improvement in clients’ tax obligations

  • Constantly developing your understanding of current market trends and processes and sharing your knowledge to develop junior colleagues

  • Understanding our clients’ unique ambitions and needs and referring them to colleagues in other teams and areas to broaden our business relationships where possible

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Relevant tax experience gained in an accounting firm, corporate, business consulting or legal environment.

  • A proven track record in delivering tax compliance and advisory services at Manager level or experienced Senior Consultant level

  • An ability to develop strong and broad relationships with clients and provide a high level of client service

  • Excellent time management; being able to work with a number of different clients and internal stakeholders

  • Strong tax technical, analytical and research skills

  • Individuals with a sense of adventure and desire to work with a range of diverse cultures and clients.

What we look for

We’re interested in leaders with a genuine creative vision and the confidence to make it happen. You can expect plenty of autonomy in this role, so you’ll also need the ability to take initiative and seek out opportunities to improve our current relationships and processes. If you’re serious about tax and ready to take on a challenge, this role is for you.

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, 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

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.

Make your mark.

Apply now.