EY Manager - International Tax Services in Birmingham, United Kingdom
Manager - International Tax Services
Requisition # BIR001PK
Post Date May 09, 2018
Join our Birmingham international tax services team, recognised as leading advisers in the areas of international tax advisory and cross border M&A. We're a growing team in a flourishing economy, helping a wide range of organisations across all sectors to thrive. Be at the forefront of digital change and shape the future of tax, while accelerating your career in an entrepreneurial environment.
Our Partners are well known and respected in the market and our team has advised on many of the high profile transactions and deals reported in the press over the past few years. The team prides itself in flexibility of working - whether involving working in several areas or in working from home.
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, working with leading UK / overseas MNCs, lawyers and banks on complex and challenging projects. 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.
Your key responsibilities
Contributing to building and maintaining key client relationships by delivering exceptional client service - manage the successful delivery of tax projects, ensuring technical excellence and practical/business driven approach taken
Identifying and driving opportunities – use your knowledge gained from other projects and from our knowledge sharing sessions and technical training to add input to projects and proposals
Building your own strong client and internal relationships - develop and use your relationship skills to create your own external and internal networks
Counsel and develop junior staff through delegation and on the job training
Skills and attributes for success
Client driven and strategically and commercially aware
Strong international and UK tax technical skills
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
Excellent communicator in a range of situations both written and oral
Enthusiastic team player with ability to create, sustain and lead effective teams
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
Experienced tax practitioner with reviewing skills and expertise in international tax
Any of the following preferred: ATT / ACA / CA / CTA (or breadth of knowledge equivalent to CTA, e.g. law qualification)
Graduate/graduate calibre or equivalent work experience
Experience of coaching and developing more junior team members
What we look for
You’ll proactively maintain your technical knowledge by keeping abreast of global developments in UK and international tax concepts and issues so that you can better advise our clients. The types of project you’ll contribute towards may include:
Expansion into new markets
Pre- merger reorganisations and post-merger integration
Organisational structure rationalisation
Business model redesign
Optimisation of capital structure and financing
Managing the risk arising from global law change such as BEPS
Lobbying and negotiation with tax authorities in UK and globally
In return we’ll provide investment in the right sort of training and offer you the opportunities on projects and assignments that will develop and challenge you so that you’re in the best place to further develop as tax professional.
Whatever the projects and assignments you work on you can be confident that you’re contributing towards helping our clients to develop and execute their international tax strategy ensuring technical excellence and providing the highest levels of client service.
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.
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.
Join us in building a better working world.