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EY US Tax Senior Manager – Private Client Services (Hong Kong Desk) in Charleston, West Virginia

US Tax Senior Manager – Private Client Services (Hong Kong Desk)


Requisition # UNI00HJ0

Post Date Mar 12, 2021

The opportunity

EY’s Global Tax Desk Network is staffed by tax professionals from approximately 15 global jurisdictions (i.e., Asia,EMEIA and the Americas), providing real time tax advice to our global clients. The Global Tax Desk teams work together with our local country tax professionals to provide in-depth tax advice on the laws in their home jurisdictions and tax-effective structuring of multi-country transactions. Our Global Tax Desk Network in APAC provides comprehensive tax advice to clients who are engaged in international transactions or expanding across borders.

Our APAC Global Tax Desk team has over 50 professionals from 8 countries including a large representation from the United States and representation from the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, LATAM / Mexico, India, China and Vietnam. We have Tax Desk teams in Beijing, Hong Kong, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney and Tokyo.

We have a new secondment opportunity with the APAC Tax Desk team in Hong Kong or Singapore for a Senior Manager, Director or Partner with an extensive US private client tax background. The individual will work as part of the APAC-based team of advisors specialising in providing cross-border US tax advisory services to clients based outside of the US.

The secondment to the Hong Kong or Singapore office for this Tax Desk opportunity would ideally begin early to mid-2021 and last for 2 to 3 years, with a possibility of renewal.

Your client and people responsibilities

  • Be a key member of our growing Global Tax Desk team, and being the lead PCS desk, takinga share of responsibility for all aspects of its further development and growth

  • Advise on US cross-border income tax optimization and international wealth planning

  • Oversee the successful delivery of tax technical projects, ensuring technical excellence and a practical approach taken

  • Expandyour internal EY network throughout APAC, as well as your external network and relationships

  • Establish strong relationships across sub-service line teams, seeking opportunities to bring EY’s PCS offering to our existing and new clients

  • Develop a pipeline of opportunities and sales, utilizing appropriate resources and market tools

Qualifications and experience

  • A bachelors degree in a related field, supported by significant tax, business or financial planning experience

  • A US certified public accountant and/or JD

  • Experienced tax practitioner with US private client background as highlighted above; cross-border experience is strongly preferred

  • Entrepreneurial—willing and able to develop and execute successful go-to-market initiatives

  • Client driven and strategically and commercially aware

  • Team player with ability to create, sustain, and lead an effective team

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

  • Enthusiastic and flexible attitude to work

What we look for

We’re interested in tax professionals with a genuine interest in providing outstanding services to some of the world’s most influential people. Working with people from all backgrounds, from C-Suite executives to owners and their families, you’ll use your experience and status as a trusted advisor to maintain and further our reputation for excellence.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, both pension and 401(k) plans, a minimum of 15 days of vacation plus ten observed holidays and three paid personal days, and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry

  • 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

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

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

Build your perfect career with us. Apply today.

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