EY Indirect Tax Manager - Transactions - open to flexible working in London, United Kingdom

Indirect Tax Manager - Transactions - open to flexible working


Requisition # LON00F4Q

Post Date Mar 13, 2019

Our indirect Tax professionals help clients to identify opportunities and mitigate indirect tax risks in the transaction environment. They use their deep sector experience and knowledge of different legal and regulatory systems around the world to help clients identify potential issues that could impact the value of an IPO, acquisition or disposal, and even whether the transaction may no longer be viable.

Our indirect tax professionals provide pragmatic commercial help. This includes due diligence, both buy side and sell side, and structuring advice for M&A transactions involving Private Equity and Corporates. In Transaction Tax our indirect tax specialists are also responsible for all VAT aspects of a business in administration, including compliance and asset realisation to maximise value. They advise how indirect taxes such as value added tax (VAT) or goods & services tax (GST) impinge on a business’s supply chain and financial and accounting systems, and whether such systems are appropriate and reliable.

The opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual to join EY’s specialistIndirect Taxteam in Transaction Tax. The team help support the deal teams in Transaction Tax and deliver Indirect Tax advice for their clients across the UK. This role will provide an opportunity to be involved in a fast growth part of theIndirect Taxteam, working across the UK and overseas. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to work with both clients EY offices, providing a great opportunity to build and expand a strong international network.

Your key responsibilities

Your people responsibilities:

  • Enthusiastic manager with ability to create, sustain and manage effective teams

  • Ensure delivery of quality work and take day to day management f delivery team

  • Help people to develop through effectively supervising, coaching and mentoring staff

  • 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 colleagues and clients and provide exceptional levels of client service

  • Ability to distil complex technical analysis into focused summary for tax and none tax audience

  • Business development skills - able to identify and convert opportunities to sell work by proactively managing existing clients 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

Skills and attributes for success

  • Client focused and strategically and commercially aware

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

  • Enthusiastic and flexible attitude to work

  • Project management skills, plan and prioritise work, meet deadlines, monitor own budget, maintain a robust position where necessary, resist making assumptions

  • Negotiation skills

  • Effective time management, ability to remain calm when under pressure to meet deadlines

  • Enthusiastic team player with ability to create, sustain and manage effective teams

To qualify for the role you must have

  • CTA (or breadth of knowledge equivalent to CTA)

  • Basic understanding of accounting principles such as journal adjustments and GL reconciliations

  • Highly experienced tax practitioner with reviewing skills and expertise in functional area

  • Business development skills, able to identify and convert opportunities to sell work

  • Ability to build strong client relationships.

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, coaching and feedback 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

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.

Join us in building a better working world.

Apply now.

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.

EY refers to the global organization, and may refer to one or more, of the member firms of Ernst & Young Global Limited, each of which is a separate legal entity. Ernst & Young Global Limited, a UK company limited by guarantee, does not provide services to clients.