Corporate Tax Advisor - Open to flexible working

Luton, Bedfordshire
06 May 2022
06 Jun 2022
Contract Type

The Private Tax team at EY acts for a wide range of entrepreneurial, owner managed, PE backed and AIM listed businesses together with their shareholders, in addition to family offices, private equity and hedge fund principals, large landed estates and high-profile professional partnerships.  

We aim to be trusted advisers to our clients and deliver a broad range of tax advisory services, including cash tax savings and value creation, reorganisations, international tax advisory, transactions and ongoing maintenance of the tax structure of our clients. The team is a mix of advisers providing corporate and personal tax services to these businesses, their owners and management.

The services that we deliver include tax return compliance services, advice on residence and domicile issues, 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 team undertaking a high proportion of cross border tax services.

The opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual to join EY’s specialist Private Tax team based in Luton. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to work with our excellent existing clients and intermediaries, providing a great opportunity to build and expand their network and be instrumental in winning new business.  The Luton and Cambridge tax teams operate as a single team so there will be opportunities to work with teams and clients that span the offices.

A corporate tax specialist is sought for this role however candidates with a mixed personal and corporate tax background are also encouraged to apply given the wide and diverse nature of the role and team that you would be working in.

Your key responsibilities

  • Build and maintain relationships with clients
  • Proactive business development to win new work
  • Support of the successful delivery of technically complex and demanding consulting projects, ensuring technical excellence and practical / business focused approach taken

Skills and attributes for success

  • Technical and practical knowledge and experience in a range of corporate tax areas that may include tax compliance and tax audit work to wider advisory and structuring work.  Experience in more specialised areas of corporate tax such as capital allowances, international tax, transfer pricing would also be of interest.
  • Strategically and commercially aware
  • Strong client relationship management skills with ability to develop quality outputs to clients
  • Ability to solve the complex needs of your client
  • 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 manage effective teams
  • Ensure delivery of quality work and take day to day responsibility of delivery team

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
  • Strong tax technical skills
  • Business development skills, able to identify and convert opportunities to sell work 

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. 

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