EY Manager - International Tax Services in Reading, United Kingdom
Manager - International Tax Services
Requisition # REA000O4
Post Date May 13, 2018
We’ve got an exciting opportunity to join our international tax services team, who recognised as being key in international tax advisory and cross border M&A. You will be working with some of the largest corporation in the world advising them on their international tax planning and M&A deals. Working within our International Tax Service (ITS) Practice focusing on the Core offering (Product & Services and Telecoms, media & Technology).
You will be working with some of the sector 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 focused 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 responsibilities on an international scale.
The combination of experience and innovation in our team makes it not only one of the most exciting places to work in tax, but also a place where you can learn and develop into a skilled and renowned international tax adviser, working with key UK / overseas MNCs, lawyers and banks on complex and challenging projects.
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
Managing the successful delivery of tax projects, ensuring a 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 - develop and use 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 tax practitioner with reviewing skills and expertise in international tax
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
Experience of Managing a team and/or coaching and developing more junior team members
What we look for
You’ll proactively maintain your technical knowledge 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 you 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 confident that 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:
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
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.
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.