EY Senior Consultant, Private Client Services (Tax) - Auckland in Auckland, New Zealand

Senior Consultant, Private Client Services (Tax) - Auckland


Requisition # AUC000TG

Post Date Oct 11, 2018

EY's Private Client Services (PCS) practice is an integrated and collaborative team of business professionals providing accounting, financial reporting, tax and advisory services to the best clients in the New Zealand market.


We are currently looking for a Senior Consultant to join our Auckland team. You will have the opportunity to work with individuals and families and their private investment entities, including trusts and companies. You will assist with domestic and international tax advisory services, tax compliance and wealth management.

Yourkey responsibilities

Drawing on your skills and experience in tax and accounting, you will provide advice on a broad range of personal, trust and company tax matters, incorporating domestic and international considerations; prepare and provide annual tax and financial reporting compliance services; and contribute to strategic planning for, and the implementation of, family governance frameworks and structures. Working across multiple projects and clients, you will have the opportunity to be part of a team advising clients on wealth management and succession through the delivery of tax advice, tax filings, financial statements, portfolio reporting and family governance.

Skillsand attributes for success

  • Strong commercial awareness

  • Excellentcommunication skills, team focus and the ability to manage priorities formultiple clients

  • Abilityto build strong and lasting business relationships

Toqualify for the role you must have

  • Previousexperience gained in an accounting firm, corporate or business consultingenvironment

  • Technical tax and accounting knowledge relevant toindividuals and private companies and groups

  • First-class numerical and analytical skills

  • Experience working with various core accounting and tax technologiesincluding MYOB and Xero

  • Knowledge of and an appetite for the use of cloud-based appsand solutions

Ideally,you’ll also have

  • An undergraduate qualification in Accounting andhave recently completed or are currently undertaking the CA program

Whatwe 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 passionate about Private Client Services and ready to take on some of our clients’ most complex issues, this role is for you.

Whatworking at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and the value you bring. Our Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working, career development, and an extensive range of wellbeing and benefit offerings. We are happy to consider formal and informal flexible working arrangement. To find out how some of our people are using these arrangements to help them achieve a lifestyle balance, please.

Who we are

EY is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer offering a vast range of internal networks including Unity, our LGBTI network and our Maori and Pasifika network. These provide our people with the opportunity to connect across offices and allow us all to embrace and value the diverse society we live within. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive work environment. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application.


As a global leader in,,and, we’re using the finance products, knowledge 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.

Make your mark.

Apply now.

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