Indirect Tax Senior Manager - Energy - Open to flexible working

London, UK
Competitive remuneration package
12 Aug 2022
12 Sep 2022
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Job description

Indirect Tax Energy - Senior Manager

We have an exciting opportunity to join our EY Energy Indirect Tax team ether in London or Aberdeen, advising clients across all areas of indirect tax in a rapidly changing and expanding industry sector. It is a varied role, supporting clients across the spectrum of indirect taxes (including VAT, Customs duties, Excise duties and Environmental taxes), being at the forefront to help them navigate the various opportunities and challenges the environment presents both now and in the future. This can include partnering with clients on advisory, supporting and enabling businesses with their compliance, or assisting clients with the increasing requirements and benefits of digital transformation.

As part of the EY indirect tax team, you will experience unparalleled opportunities to develop your career, build your global VAT technical skills, and experience working on complex and challenging projects and assignments. We are looking for a highly motivated, committed, and hard-working tax professional and team player who is looking for a challenging career move.

The opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated and ambitious individual to join EY’s Indirect Tax team with a particular focus on clients in the Energy sector. The team help support and deliver Indirect Tax advice for their clients in the UK and globally. This role provides an opportunity to be involved in the transformation of the Energy sector, supporting clients with an increasing focus on more sustainable operations, low carbon energy generation, battery storage and the transition to Renewables, alongside the more traditional energy businesses.

You will have the opportunity to lead on tax advisory projects, and work closely with EY colleagues across the globe, other areas of tax and broader EY advisory service lines to deliver on large scale projects, M&A and restructuring transactions. This is a great opportunity to be a key part of a diverse, supportive, and high performing team, and work in a sector which is undergoing rapid change and expansion.

Your key responsibilities

  • Enthusiastic senior manager with ability to create, sustain and lead effective teams
  • Managing the successful delivery of the highest quality advice to clients, ensuring technical excellence alongside a practical/business focus approach
  • Taking day to day leadership of client delivery team
  • Helping people to develop through effectively supervising, coaching and mentoring team members
  • 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
  • Business development skills - able to identify and convert opportunities to sell work by proactively managing existing clients
  • Overall responsibility for quality of client service
  • Manage possible leads from other areas of the practice
  • Develop networks and maintain relationships both internally and externally
  • 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

Skills and attributes for success

  • Client driven and strategically and commercially aware
  • Excellent communicator in a range of situations both written and oral
  • Enthusiastic and flexible attitude to work
  • Project management skills, plan and priorities work, meet deadlines, monitor own budget and working capital
  • Negotiation skills, ability to develop ideas, form opinions and handle challenges
  • Effective time management, ability to remain calm when under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Enthusiastic team player with ability to create, sustain and lead effective teams

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Experienced Indirect Tax practitioner (6+ years) with reviewing skills and expertise in a functional area
  • ACA/ACCA/CA; or Tax Inspectors with full Technical Training course; or Law qualification; CTA (or breadth of knowledge equivalent to CTA)
  • Business development skills, able to identify and convert opportunities to sell work
  • Ability to build strong client relationships
  • Proven track record of mentoring and developing more junior team members

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
  • Interest in energy and sustainability
  • ​​​​​​​ Commitment to develop your technical knowledge by keeping abreast of developments in UK and international indirect tax, as well as across the industry sector so that you can better advise our clients

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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