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EY International Tax Manager in London, United Kingdom

International Tax Manager


Requisition # LON00I38

Post Date 2 days ago


Job Title: International Tax Manager

Location: London

Salary: Competitive

Start Date: 25/03/2020

Closing Date: 22/04/2020

Number of Positions: Multiple position available

We’ve got an exciting opportunity to join our International Tax Services (ITS) team, who recognised as being leaders in international tax advisory and cross border M&A. You will be working with some of the largest corporations in the world advising them on their international tax planning and M&A deals.

You will be working with some of the sector leading Partners who are well known and respected in the market. You’ll also be working with a high performing team who have advised on many high profile and market leading transactions over the past few years.

It is a great time to join the ITS team who have expanded exponentially in recent years and are continuing to grow. With a number of disrupting factors in the market at the moment you’ll be at the forefront of helping our clients to navigate the market on an international scale.

The opportunity

This is a period of unprecedented change in the global international tax arena, which is resulting in huge demand in the market for the international tax services. We have teams aligned to four sectors, being:

  • Energy

  • Telecoms, Media and Technology

  • Products & Services

  • Real Estate, Hospitality and Construction

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, including:

  • Expansion into new markets

  • Pre-transaction reorganisations and post-transaction integration

  • Legal structure rationalisation

  • Operating model redesign

  • Optimisation of capital structure and financing

  • Optimisation of intellectual property ownership and reliefs

  • Managing the risk arising from global law change such as BEPS, and

  • Lobbying and negotiation with tax authorities in UK and globally

Your key responsibilities

  • Contributing to building and maintaining key client relationships by delivering exceptional client service and business understanding

  • Managing the successful delivery of tax projects, ensuring technical excellence and practical/business 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 – commit to developing and using your relationship skills to create your own external and internal networks

  • Develop junior staff through delegation and on the job training

Skills and attributes for success

  • Client focused and commercially aware

  • International and UK tax technical skills

  • Ability to build strong client relationships and committed to delivery of exceptional client service

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

  • Good business acumen with ability to manage engagement financial results

  • Project management skills to plan and prioritise work, as well as meet deadlines

  • Ability to solve problems creatively and pragmatically

  • Strong and motivated team player; ability to integrate with new teams quickly

  • Coaching and developing more junior staff

  • Change orientated and innovative with flexible approach to ways of working and adoption of new technologies

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Experienced International tax practitioner

  • 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

  • Previous managerial experience

Ideally, you’ll also have

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

What we look for

You’ll proactively maintain your technical understanding by keeping abreast of global developments in UK and international tax concepts and issues so that you can better advise our clients. In return we’ll provide investment in specialist training and offer you opportunities on projects and assignments that will develop and challenge you so that you’re in the best place to develop your tax career.

As an International Tax Manager with EY you’ll be working on an exclusively advisory portfolio from day one with access to an unmatched client base including smaller inbound clients through to the world’s largest multinationals.

Whatever the projects and assignments you work on you can be sure 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:

  • Commitment for 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.

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

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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.