Tax Learning Lead – 6 Month Maternity Leave Cover Contract

Competitive remuneration package
25 Nov 2020
11 Dec 2020
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Accountant, Tax
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Tax Learning Lead – 6 Month Maternity Leave Cover Contract

The Talent Team sits within our Core Business Services (CBS) function, providing crucial support to EY Ireland’s 2,000 employee strong workforce. The team is involved in every stage on the employment cycle; from attracting talent to supporting them on their career journey. Our primary focus is to create an extraordinary place for individuals to create their future and have a challenging and rewarding career however long they choose to stay with us.

We do this by collaborating with the business in leveraging our talent, building out an engagement culture, challenging ourselves and focusing on innovation. You can discover where you want to go and seek out the experiences, learnings, skills and relationships that will shape your career and beyond and be inspired by great leaders so you can lead and inspire others throughout your career journey.

The opportunity

EY has an ambitious business growth plan to achieve over the next number of years and its People Proposition is central to that delivery. As part of a global organisation we leverage both global and local capability and opportunity to best meet our business priorities and demands.

This role, reporting to the Head of Talent & Organisation Development, is responsible for driving the learning curriculum for each service line within the tax practice in the Republic of Ireland (UKI & FS) This comprises of corporate tax, income tax, indirect tax, capital taxes, transfer pricing, research and development tax and tax-wide learning. This is a great opportunity for you to merge both your technical tax knowledge and your learning and development experience.

Your key responsibilities

  • Responsibility for the implementation of EY’s Technical Tax Learning Strategy
  • Analyse the effectiveness of current tax technical curriculum, making content amendments where necessary
  • Developing relationships within the tax practice and wider firm to build a strong network- liaising and reporting to ROI Partners, ROI Learning Champions, UK Talent Team, EMEIA Talent Team and other key stakeholders within the business on all tax training initiatives
  • Creation, negotiation and monitoring of the learning budget – to include the creation of monthly reforecasts and monthly accruals and reporting to finance, operations and key stakeholders
  • Own delivery of in-house tax exam support programme
  • Technical tax course facilitation; Internal facilitator recruitment and training – including the ability to assess technical tax ability of facilitators
  • Course evaluation, reporting, feedback to facilitators and course amendments where necessary
  • Own Tax learning communications strategy through regular reporting to Tax Partners, Tax Leadership and wider Tax Practice through Town Halls/Partner Meetings
  • L&D Projects, e.g. On-the-job learning application, SharePoint site design and management.
  • Liaise with Education Team, Talent Team, Finance etc. regarding Taxation Examinations, Graduate, Intern and Work-Placement On-boarding and designing technical content for same
  • Skills and attributes for success

  • Facilitation experience
  • Budget creation, negotiation and management experience
  • Excellent team player- ability to integrate and build effective relationships at all levels
  • Ability to build strong relationships with leadership and key stakeholders
  • Ability to present and report to leadership and key stakeholders on a regular basis
  • Project management skills, plan and prioritise work, meet deadlines.
  • To qualify for the role ideally you’ll have:

  • Experience in designing tax technical content from junior to senior levels with an organisation
  • Learning and development experience in a professional services firm or similar AITI taxation qualification
  • A passion and interest in the wider Talent Development Agenda
  • 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, 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
  • 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 a reality.

    If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

    Join us in building a better working world.

    Apply now.

    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.

    About EY

    EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.

    Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.

    Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.

    For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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