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EY Senior International Tax Advisor, Aberdeen - Open to flexible working in Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Senior International Tax Advisor, Aberdeen - Open to flexible working

Tax

Requisition # ABE000B9

Post Date May 24, 2021

Senior- Energy International Tax (Open to flexible working)

We’ve got an exciting opportunity to join our international tax services team, who are recognised as being leaders in international tax advisory and cross border M&A. You will be working with some of the largest corporation in the world advising them on their domestic corporate tax planning, UK corporate compliance, tax provisioning, international tax planning and M&A deals. Working within our International Transaction Tax Service (ITTS) Practice focusing on the Energy offering – from established oil and gas companies to private equity backed new entrants investing in emerging technologies.

You will be working with some of the sector leading Partners who are well known and respected in the market. You’ll also be working with a high performing team who have advised on many high profile and market leading transactions over the past few years.

Given the wide-ranging client base and opportunities available, the successful candidate will be able to build skills in many sector specific areas.

It is a great time to join the ITTS team who have expanded exponentially in recent years and are continuing to grow. With a number of disrupting factors in the market at the moment you’ll be at the forefront of helping our clients to navigate the market challenges on an international scale.

The opportunity

The combination of experience and innovation in our team makes it not only one of the most exciting places to work in tax, but also a place where you can learn and develop into a skilled and renowned international tax adviser

Our international tax professionals will work on a variety of projects which are focused on helping clients to develop and execute their international tax strategy, including:

  • Expansion into new markets

  • Pre-transaction reorganisations and post-transaction integration

  • Legal structure rationalisation

  • Operating model redesign

  • Optimisation of capital structure and financing

  • Optimisation of intellectual property ownership and reliefs

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

  • Lobbying and negotiation with tax authorities in UK and globally

Additionally, we also help clients deal with domestic tax issues including:

  • Advising on complex domestic legislation including sectorial specific legislation for upstream operators, offshore contractors and shipping companies;

  • Advising on the tax aspects of some of the firms most complex audits;

  • Completion of UK tax returns;

  • Optimisation of the tax function including reviews of tax controls and process for SAO and CCO; and

  • Liaising with HMRC on client / sector issues.

Your key responsibilities

  • You’ll manage the successful delivery of international tax services engagements, committing to taking a professional, practical and commercial approach and ensuring technical excellence.

  • Committed to building and maintaining relationships with our clients and provide high levels of client service.

  • Spot opportunities and involve colleagues to help us continuously develop our commercial proposition to our clients.

  • Assist in winning work by proactively managing existing clients and contribute to winning new clients and engagements.

  • Develop junior staff through delegation and on the job training

Skills and attributes for success

  • Ability to build strong client relationships and committed to delivery of exceptional client service

  • Enthusiastic, committed and flexible attitude to work

  • Strong and motivated team player; ability to integrate with new teams quickly

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

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

  • Team player with ability to build effective relationships at all levels

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

  • Project management skills to plan and prioritise work, as well as meet deadlines

  • Ability to solve problems creatively and pragmatically

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • You’ll have one of the following qualifications: ATT / ACA / CA / CTA (or breadth of knowledge equivalent to CTA)

  • Strong technical skills and keen to develop further

  • Background in corporate tax with some demonstrable advisory experience is desirable, however a CA or equivalent with a strong commitment to undertake CTA or ADIT would be considered.

Ideally, you’ll also have:

  • Project management skills, ability to plan and prioritize work, meet deadlines, monitor own budget

  • Experience of managing a team and/or coaching and developing more junior team members

What we offer

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.

  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.

  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.

  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

  • You can read more here: https://www.ey.com/en_uk/careers/what-its-like-to-work-here

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.

Apply now.

About EY

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Please Note:

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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.

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