EY Assistant Consultant – FS People Advisory Services in London, United Kingdom

Assistant Consultant – FS People Advisory Services


Requisition # LON00FID

Post Date 5 days ago

EY has recently announced the launch of People Advisory Services (PAS), an integrated practice bringing together 10,000 practitioners from Tax and Advisory teams to deliver insight and innovation on people, organizational and compliance issues.

As a leading global Professional Services Firm, EY understands the scale and complexity of how and where people work. People Advisory Services enhanced set of joint capabilities provides end-to-end solutions for organization’s most pertinent people related business challenges.

Operating in 76 countries globally, EY’s People Advisory Services aspires to double revenues to US$3 billion by 2020 as it grows its workforce and capabilities

Within FS PAS our US Private Client Services (PCS) combines US and UK domestic tax knowledge to deliver an integrated offering to US individuals based in the UK and to UK individuals requiring US/ UK tax solutions.

Our PCS team provides US/UK services to expatriates, primarily those in the FS sector, many of whom are very senior executives in the industry or partners in the Asset Management area. Our services include a broad range of tax advice covering mobility tax; estate and gift tax planning; tax efficient business structuring; expatriation advice; trusts; as well as handling personal federal, state and local individual tax compliance.

The role advertised is to work with mobility tax professionals that sit within the PCS team. Tax advice and compliance is provided at the individual level and to the corporate entity to advise on employment tax issues when moving employee and partners cross border.

As an Expatriate Tax Advisor you will:

  • Assist with offering high quality UK/US compliance & advisory services to expatriate clients primarily within the financial services sector

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

  • Contribute to the successful delivery of projects, ensuring technical excellence

  • Draft advisory work for review

  • Lead, coach and mentor junior members of the team

  • Team with other members of the PAS practice to deliver wider projects and deepen client relationships

In order to be successful in this role, you will be:

  • ATT qualified

  • CTA or equivalent qualification would be ideal (or breadth of knowledge equivalent to CTA)

  • Qualified as a US Enrolled Agent

  • Experienced in the provision of US/UK advisory & compliance services to expatriates

  • Technically astute and able in both US and UK tax

  • Excellent with relationship management skills with the ability to manage client expectations

  • Excellent in written and oral communication skills

  • Pragmatic with the ability to solve problems creatively

  • Results orientated and be willing to take on responsibility

  • Someone with exceptional organisational skills

  • An individual who can flex their working style

  • Responsive to client’s needs

EY is investing heavily in PAS and the US/UK tax team are seen as a key growth area. Suitable candidates can be confident of having a genuine opportunity to progress within the role and to be part of shaping the team for the future.

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.