EY UK

Senior Corporate Tax Advisor - Open to flexible working

Recruiter
EY UK
Location
Cambridge, UK
Salary
Not disclosed
Posted
27 Nov 2020
Closes
27 Dec 2020
Ref
CAM000QP
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Our business tax professionals help businesses meet complex needs for UK tax reporting, compliance, planning, strategy and controversy. By integrating deep technical and industry knowledge with established methodologies, they work with a wide range of businesses and corporates to help them develop and implement effective, practical and sustainable tax strategies.

Our Cambridge team help clients through the changes of planning, financial accounting, tax compliance and maintaining effective relationships with the tax authorities. They work with organisations and individuals to structure transactions and operations in a tax-effective manner. This includes helping clients to mitigate tax risk, comply effectively with tax laws and take into account the prospect of change. EY is committed to being an inclusive employer by providing workspaces that enable fluid working patterns and our investment in robust technology supports you to work flexibly.

The opportunity

The role means we can offer you the opportunity to gain experience of the mid-market and enhance your skills within a national markets context. Frequently you’ll be working with finance teams at clients to 'stand in' shoes of tax person.

As we seek to further grow the tax business and new contacts and engagements with businesses across the region, we are looking for tax professionals who excel at client relationships and who have the confidence and skills to win new work and clients. Business development skills, in terms of being able to go out and meet new contacts, understand their business needs and how we can add value to them by addressing those needs, is therefore a key requirement.

As a corporate tax professional working from EY’s Cambridge office you’ll provide a full range of tax services, comprising both compliance and advisory work. The varied work encompasses issues that include CFCs, loss relief, reorganisations, patent box, BEPs and international tax means ultimately this role will offer broad experience with significant exposure to senior stakeholders, responsibility in key decisions and a more varied portfolio to help you develop your career with EY.

Your key responsibilities

  • To contribute to the efficient and successful delivery of tax services to the client
  • Grow and maintain tax relationships with clients and provide high levels of client service
  • Establish relationships both within the firm and externally with clients, identifying opportunities and managing expectations
  • Contribute to winning new work by proactively overseeing existing clients and contribute to winning new clients.
  • Maintain the successful delivery of tax projects, ensuring technical excellence and practical/business driven approach taken
  • Responsible for day-to-day client liaison
  • Coach and develop our teams
  • Provide full tax services to a client portfolio

Skills and attributes for success

  • Strong technical skills and keen to develop further
  • Ability to grow strong client relationships
  • Excellent communicator in range of situations both written and oral
  • Ability to identify areas of risk, carry out an effective review and know when to refer upwards
  • Client focused and commercially aware
  • Relationship skills with ability to define and support client expectations
  • Ability to enhance effective relationships at all levels
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and pragmatically
  • Ability to coach and develop more junior members of the team
  • Experience of advising on both compliance and advisory work, experience of issues including CFCs, loss relief, reorganisations, patent box, BEPs and international tax issues
  • Up to date knowledge of changes in the tax environment (BEPS, CBCR etc)

To qualify for the role you must have

  • ACA/CA/ACCA/CTA; or Tax Inspectors with full Technical Training Course; or Law qualification
  • Experienced corporate tax practitioner
  • Experience in tax accounting/tax audit
  • Proven ability to read and interpret existing and new tax statute

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Project management skills, plan and prioritize work, meet deadlines, monitor own budget

What we offer

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

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

The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.

EY | Building a better working world

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.

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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