EY Transaction Tax Manager, Birmingham in Birmingham, United Kingdom

Transaction Tax Manager, Birmingham

Tax

Requisition # BIR001PX

Post Date Sep 09, 2018

EY Birmingham is the largest office outside London, and our diverse and welcoming culture reflects the city. Our fast-growth environment is a great place to develop your career. The Transaction Tax team is unique in having all transaction specialists in one place. The team includes Corporate and Private Equity deal specialists, in addition to Restructuring and Fund/Management structuring specialists. This provides the team with a natural hedge against market turbulence with focus shifting between areas as the economic cycle develops, which also creates a greater degree of job security. This structure also gives a unique development opportunity as team members have the option of experiencing a wide range of transaction related areas within the same team or specialising in one or more areas. The team prides itself in flexibility of working - whether involving working in several areas or in working from home.

The opportunity

Transaction Tax works with clients of all sizes in all industries, working closely with the incredibly strong network of Transaction Tax teams around the world. In this dynamic and fast-moving environment, individuals apply their skills to a variety of transactions, from acquisitions of small family-owned concerns to high-profile, newsworthy deals.

Your key responsibilities

  • Grow and maintain tax relationships with clients and provide high levels of client service

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

  • Support the successful delivery of tax projects, ensuring technical excellence and practical/business driven approach taken

  • Contribute to successfully extracting maximum value for both Ernst & Young and clients from the tax services delivered whilst reviewing risk appropriately for both client and the firm.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Experienced tax practitioner with reviewing skills and expertise in Transaction Tax

  • Client focused and strategically and commercially aware

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

  • Enthusiastic and flexible attitude to work

  • Strong and motivated team player

  • Coaching more junior staff

To qualify for the role you must have

  • ACA/CA/ACCA/CTA; or Tax Inspectors with full Technical Training Course; or Law qualification

  • Degree qualified

  • Experienced transactional tax practitioner

  • Experience in tax accounting/tax audit

  • Proven ability to read and interpret existing and new tax statute

Ideally, you’ll also have

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

What we look for

  • Team player; ability to integrate with new teams quickly

  • Outgoing with good relationship skills and the ability to deliver quality output

  • Excellent communicator in range of situations both written and oral

  • Change orientated with flexible approach

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.

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.

Build your legacy with us.

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