EY Corporate Tax Manager - Northern Home Counties in Luton, United Kingdom

Corporate Tax Manager - Northern Home Counties

Tax

Requisition # LUT00091

Post Date Jun 04, 2018

Tax Manager – Business Tax Services

Our business tax professionals help businesses meet complex demands for UK tax reporting, compliance, planning, strategy and controversy. By integrating deep technical and industry knowledge with established methodologies, they work with a wide range of businesses and corporates to help them develop and implement effective, practical and sustainable tax strategies.

The opportunity

Based in the Northern Home Counties and forming part of the wider London BTS team this EY office is looking for an experienced Manager to help form part of the leadership team and help contribute to its continuing growth. You will be given the opportunity to work across a diverse client base ranging from FTSE listed businesses and global multinationals through to private equity backed and family owned businesses.

This office it is able to offer the benefits of working in a regional office whilst retaining the strong links to the London team with the opportunity to work on clients across both locations as well as work closely with the London speciality tax teams to further aid your career development. There is a clear path to Partner/Executive Director for the right candidate and this is a unique opportunity to progress your career in one of EY’s leading tax teams.

Our business tax advisory professionals help clients through the challenges of planning, financial accounting, tax compliance and maintaining effective relationships with the tax authorities. They work with organisations and individuals to structure transactions and operations in a tax-effective manner. This includes helping clients to mitigate tax risk, comply effectively with tax laws and take into account the prospect of change.

Your key responsibilities:

  • Build and maintain relationships with clients, winning work proactively and contributing to winning new clients

  • High level management of the successful delivery of technically complex and demanding consulting projects, ensuring technical excellence and practical / business driven approach taken

  • 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

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

  • Contribute to people initiatives, including retaining and training international tax professionals

  • Significant involvement in the management of the team both in terms of strategy and operations and also through managing junior staff development and assignments

Skill and attributes for success

  • Strong client relationship management skills with ability to develop quality outputs to clients

  • Negotiation skills, able to sustain opinion and handle challenges

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

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

  • Experience of coaching and developing more junior staff

  • Ensure delivery of quality work and take day to day leadership of delivery team

  • Change orientated with flexible approach

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Significant experience in Corporate Tax from a large accountancy or in-house team

  • Degree qualified

  • ACA / CA / Tax Inspectors with full Technical Training course / Tax specialist qualification / or breadth of knowledge equivalent to a Tax specialist qualification

Ideally, you’ll also have

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

What we look for

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

  • Enthusiastic and flexible attitude to work

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

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 and this is reflected in the culture of this office where a number of the team are on 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 abetter working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities andcreativefreedom to make things better.Whenever you join, however long you stay, theexceptionalEY 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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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.