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EY UK

Director Tax – Partnership and Funds - Open to flexible working

Partnership and Funds Tax Team – Senior Manager
 
The partnership and funds tax team at EY acts for a wide range of UK and international private equity houses and professional partnerships. The services that we deliver include partnership advisory work, UK fund reporting, deal and fund structuring and fund advisory projects. We work closely with our Private Client Services team advising principals of private equity firms and providing both personal tax compliance and advisory work in relation to their affairs. 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 and enthusiastic individual to join EY’s specialist Funds 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 UK tax reporting 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 driven 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
  • Client focused and strategically and commercially aware
  • Strong tax technical skills
  • Strong client relationship management skills with ability to develop quality outputs to clients
  • Negotiation skills, able to sustain a view and 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 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 
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.
 
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.
 

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