EY

Indirect Tax Manager - open to flexible working

Recruiter
EY
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£Competitive
Posted
22 Oct 2021
Closes
22 Nov 2021
Ref
141236
Contract Type
Permanent

Our VAT professionals help clients identify opportunities and mitigate indirect tax risks. They use their deep sector experience and knowledge of different legal and regulatory systems around the world to help clients meet their compliance obligations as well as achieve their business goals.

The opportunity 

 Our indirect tax professionals provide pragmatic commercial help so clients improve their day-to-day reporting for indirect tax. This includes improving working capital, reducing errors, reducing costs and ensuring indirect taxes are handled correctly. They advise how indirect taxes such as value added tax (VAT) or goods & services tax (GST) impinge on the client’s supply chain and financial and accounting systems.

We are looking for a highly experienced manager to join our team to help drive the VAT practice forward.

Your key responsibilities

Your people responsibilities:

  • Enthusiastic manager with ability to create, sustain and manage effective teams
  • Ensure delivery of quality work and take day to day leadership of delivery team
  • 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

Your client responsibilities

  • Build and maintain tax relationships with clients and provide exceptional levels of client service
  • Negotiation skills
  • Business development skills - able to identify and convert opportunities to sell work by proactively managing existing clients and winning new clients.
  • High level management of the successful delivery of technically complex and demanding consulting projects, ensuring technical excellence and practical / business 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
  • Contribute to successfully extracting maximum value for both EY and clients from the tax services delivered whilst managing risk appropriately for both client and the firm

Skill and attributes for success

  • 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

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Significant experience in VAT Tax from a large accountancy or in-house team
  • ATT / 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. 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.