Our business tax professionals help businesses meet complex loads 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.
Our London team is growing and we are looking for tax professionals who both excel at client relationships (with the confidence and skills to win new work and clients) and technically bring significant tax accounting skills and knowledge of tax accounting and auditing tax accounts (in accordance with IFRS, US GAAP and UK GAAP) to join our team.
You will play a key role effectively growing the team both in terms of strategy and operations and also through coaching less experienced members of the team supporting them through assignments and helping them develop their careers. Many of the team work flexibly and are actively encouraged to find a working pattern that gives them the work life balance that works for them and our clients. EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements.
Your key responsibilities
High level oversight of the successful delivery of technically complex and consulting projects, ensuring technical excellence and practical / business driven app...
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High level oversight of the successful delivery of technically complex and consulting projects, ensuring technical excellence and practical / business driven approach taken
Overall responsibility of quality of client service
Grow 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
Skills and attributes for success
Excellent tax accounting skills and knowledge of tax accounting in accordance with IFRS, UK GAAP and US GAAP
Strong working knowledge of IAS 12
Strong audit of tax background, experience of reviewing audits for a variety of clients including FTSE 100, FTSE 250, in-bound and privately owned clients
Ability to direct an audit of tax team with a number of jurisdictions reporting into the UK
Experience of GAAP conversion from old UK GAAP to FRS 101 / 102
Strong client relationship management skills to develop quality outputs to clients
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
Excellent communicator in a range of situations both written and oral
Enthusiastic team player with ability to create and sustain effective teams
Experience of coaching and developing more junior staff
Ensure delivery of quality work and take day to day commitment of delivery team
Change orientated with flexible approach
To qualify for the role you must have
ACA / CA / Tax Inspectors with full Technical Training course / Law qualification / Tax specialist qualification / or breadth of knowledge equivalent to a Tax specialist qualification
Experienced corporate tax practitioner
Experience in tax accounting/tax audit
Proven ability to read and interpret existing and new tax statute 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
Qualifications: 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. 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.