Personal Tax Assistant - open to flexibility

25 Sep 2017
23 Oct 2017
Contract Type

Personal Tax Assistant - open to flexibility

EY's Personal Tax Centre provides personal taxation services to thousands of financial services clients both in the UK and overseas, dealing with the UK tax affairs of employees, directors, partners and very high net worth and high profile individuals.

The opportunity

Continuing expansion means that we have a number of opportunities for Trainee Tax Assistants to join our teams in Exeter to start in July 2017. Relevant experience is preferred but not necessary as all shortlisted candidates will be required to complete online testing. If you are shortlisted, the online test will be emailed to you, and you will be required to complete the testing within 5 days of receiving (please check your Inbox and Junk folders).

Your key responsibilities

The role will require you to manage an allocated portfolio of work which will involve the preparation of tax returns & dealing with the compliance of tax processing. You will be expected to build & maintain client interaction through written & verbal communication. There will also be contact with HM Revenue offices, other third parties & collaboration will be necessary with other EY office within the UK & abroad.

Skills and attributes for success

  • experience working in a professional environment;
  • initiative, professionalism and confidence;
  • the ability to work as part of a team;
  • the ability to communicate well at all levels;
  • flexibility and adaptability;
  • attention to detail and the ability to complete work to a high professional standard;
  • computer literacy, with the ability to adapt to new systems; and
  • An understanding of Tax is desirable but not necessary as training and study support will be provided.

To qualify for the role you must have

  • You must be eligible to work in the UK.
  • Successfully pass the online assessment


Ideally, you'll also have

  • Knowledge of personal tax regulations
  • A relevant degree or professional qualification


What we look for

We are looking for ambitious, driven professionals who are seeking a challenging and stimulating career.


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 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.


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.

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