Tax Manager, Open to flexibility

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Location
Manchester
Salary
Competitive
Posted
24 Jan 2018
Closes
21 Feb 2018
Ref
MAN001T0
Contact
EY
Role
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent

Tax Manager, Open to flexibility

The Private Client Services team at EY acts for a wide range of entrepreneurs, family offices, private equity and hedge fund principals, large landed estates, high profile professional partnerships and senior executives of large listed and private businesses. The services that we deliver include tax return compliance services, transaction and reorganisation advice, optimisation of wealth from a tax perspective, and estate and succession tax advice. Our client base is a mix of UK and non-UK domiciled individuals. Our international network results in our regional teams undertaking a high proportion of cross border tax services.

Key responsibilities in the role of Tax Manager:

  • Overall responsibility for management of the tax return process being delivered to their client base
  • Management of the successful delivery of technically complex and demanding consulting projects for their clients, ensuring technical excellence and practical / business driven approach taken
  • Pursuit of business development opportunities identified by other service lines at EY (e.g. through audit, corporate finance or wider tax relationships)
  • Provision of development support to junior members of the team through effective supervision, coaching and mentoring
  • Contribution to people initiatives, including retaining and training our team
  • Significant role in the management of the team both in terms of strategy and operations and also through managing junior staff development and assignments

Skills and Experience required for the role of Tax Manager:

  • Technical and practical knowledge and experience in advising UK and non-UK domiciled individuals and families
  • Client driven and strategically and commercially aware
  • Strong tax technical skills
  • 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
  • Excellent communicator in a range of situations both written and oral
  • Enthusiastic team player with ability to create, sustain and lead effective teams
  • 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
  • Chartered Accountant and/or Chartered Tax Advisor preferred

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.

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