EY

Senior Manager Private Client Tax - open to flexible working

Recruiter
EY
Location
London, GB
Salary
Competitive remuneration package
Posted
18 Oct 2021
Closes
01 Nov 2021
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Manager

Our personal tax specialists work with a wide range of individuals including chief executives, entrepreneurs, private equity and hedge fund principles, family offices and celebrities to plan and report their personal tax affairs. This includes tax return preparation, optimising their wealth from a tax perspective, estate and succession planning and tax inheritance. Our client base is a mix of UK and non-UK domiciled individuals.

The opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated and committed professional to join EY’s specialist Private Clients Tax team based in London. 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.

We are currently looking to expand our Transaction Tax team and are keen to speak with experienced Senior Tax Manager or Tax Managers looking for a step up.

Your key responsibilities

  • Overall responsibility for management of the tax return process being delivered to their client base.
  • Management of the successful delivery of technically complex and demanding consulting projects for their clients, ensuring technical excellence and practical / business-focused approach taken
  • Pursuit of business development opportunities identified by other service lines at EY (e.g. through audit, corporate finance or wider tax relationships)
  • Provision of development support to junior members of the team through effective supervision, coaching and mentoring
  • Contribution to people initiatives, including retaining and training our team
  • Significant role in the management of the team both in terms of strategy and operations and also through managing junior staff development and assignments

Skills and attributes for success

  • Technical and practical knowledge and experience in advising UK and non-UK Private Equity Houses
  • Strategically and commercially aware
  • Strong tax technical skills
  • Strong client relationship management skills with ability to develop quality outputs to clients
  • Negotiation skills and the ability to 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
  • Good knowledge of the taxation of partnerships

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
  • Experience of coaching and developing more junior staff
  • Knowledge of the taxation of partnerships

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Project management skills, plan and prioritize work, meet deadlines, monitor own budget
    Ability to solve problems creatively and pragmatically

What we look for

  • Team player; ability to integrate with new teams quickly
  • Outgoing with good relationship skills and the ability to deliver quality output
  • Excellent communicator in range of situations both written and oral
  • Change orientated with flexible approach

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.

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.

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.

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

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