EY Indirect Tax Manager in Birmingham, United Kingdom
Indirect Tax Manager
Requisition # BIR001J9
Post Date Nov 08, 2017
Indirect Manager – Birmingham
Our VAT professionals help clients identify opportunities and mitigate indirect tax risks. They use their deep sector experience and knowledge of different legal and regulatory systems around the world to help clients meet their compliance obligations as well as achieve their business goals.
Our indirect tax professionals provide pragmatic commercial help so clients improve their day-to-day reporting for indirect tax. This includes improving working capital, reducing errors, reducing costs and ensuring indirect taxes are handled correctly. They advise how indirect taxes such as value added tax (VAT) or goods & services tax (GST) impinge on the client’s supply chain and financial and accounting systems.
We are looking for a highly experienced manager to join our team based in Birmingham to help drive the VAT practice forward.
Your people responsibilities:
Enthusiastic manager with ability to create, sustain and lead effective teams
Ensure delivery of quality work and take day to day leadership of delivery team
Help people to develop through effectively supervising, coaching and mentoring staff
Contribute to people initiatives, including retaining and training international 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
Your client responsibilities:
Build and maintain tax relationships with clients and provide exceptional levels of client service
Negotiation skills, able to sustain opinion and handle challenges
Business development skills - able to identify and convert opportunities to sell work by proactively managing existing clients and 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 Contribute to successfully extracting maximum value for both EY and clients from the tax services delivered whilst managing risk appropriately for both client and the firm
Project management skills, plan and prioritise work, meet deadlines, monitor own budget. Ability to build strong client relationships.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
Excellent communicator in a range of situations both written and oral
Enthusiastic team player with ability to create, sustain and lead effective teams
Experience and Qualifications
Client driven and strategically and commercially aware
Highly experienced tax practitioner with reviewing skills and expertise in functional area
Excellent communicator in a range of situations both written and oral.
Enthusiastic and flexible attitude to work
ACA/ACCA/CA; or Tax Inspectors with full Technical Training course; or Law qualification.CTA (or breadth of knowledge equivalent to CTA)
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.