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EY UK

Manager - International Tax Services - Manchester - open to flexible working

We’ve got an exciting opportunity to join our International Tax and Transaction Service (ITTS) Practice focusing on clients in the Infrastructure and Real Estate Sector – from advising on the procurement of new projects to, established infrastructure, utilities and renewables projects, private equity backed new entrants and overseas acquisitions & investments.


You will be working with sector Partners who are well known and respected in the market. You’ll also be working with a high performing team who have advised on many high profile transactions over the past few years both locally and nationally.


It is a great time to join the ITTS team who have expanded exponentially in recent years and are continuing to grow. With a number of disrupting factors in the market at the moment you’ll be at the forefront of helping our clients to navigate these on an international scale.
 
The opportunity
 
The combination of experience and innovation in our team makes it not only one of the most exciting places to work in tax, but also a place where you can learn and develop into a skilled and renowned tax adviser, working with UK / overseas MNCs, lawyers and banks on complex and inspiring projects.


Our tax professionals will work on a variety of projects which are focused on helping clients to develop and execute their domestic and international tax strategy, including:Expansion into new markets

  • Pre-transaction reorganisations and post-transaction integration

  • Greenfield project development and government led infrastructure procurement

  • Refinancing advice

  • M&A diligence and tax structuring

  • Legal structure rationalisation

  • Corporate tax compliance

  • Driving digital and technology change

  • Optimisation of capital structure and financing

  • Managing the risk arising from global law change such as BEPS, and

  • Lobbying and negotiation with tax authorities in UK and globally

  • Dealing with HMRC enquiries

 

Your key responsibilities   

  • Contributing to building and maintaining key client relationships by delivering exceptional client service

  • Managing the successful delivery of tax projects, ensuring technical excellence and practical/business guided approach taken

  • Identifying and driving opportunities – use your knowledge gained from other projects and from our knowledge sharing sessions and technical training to add input to projects and proposals

  • Building your own strong client and internal relationships - develop and use your relationship skills to create your own external and internal networks

  • Develop junior staff through delegation and on the job training

Skills and attributes for success

  • Client driven and commercially aware

  • Strong corporate tax technical skills

  • Ability to build strong client relationships and committed to delivery of exceptional client service

  • Excellent communicator in a range of situations both written and oral

  • Good business acumen with ability to manage engagement financial results

  • Project management skills to plan and prioritise work, as well as meet deadlines

  • Ability to solve problems creatively and pragmatically

  • Strong and motivated team player; ability to integrate with new teams quickly

  • Coaching and developing more junior staff

  • Change orientated and innovative with flexible approach to ways of working and adoption of new technologies

 To qualify for the role you must have

  • Experienced tax practitioner with reviewing skills and expertise in international tax

  • Any of the following preferred: ATT / ACA / CA / CTA (or breadth of knowledge equivalent to CTA, e.g. law qualification)

  • Experience of Managing a team and/or coaching and developing more junior team members

What we look for
 
You’ll proactively maintain your technical knowledge by keeping abreast of global developments in UK and international tax concepts and issues so that you can better advise our clients. In return we’ll provide investment in specialist training and offer you opportunities on projects and assignments that will develop and challenge you so that you’re in the best place to develop you tax career.


As an International Tax Manager with EY you’ll be working on a largely advisory portfolio from day one with access to an unmatched client base including smaller inbound clients through to the world’s largest multinationals, on transactions, advisory and audit of tax projects

Whatever the projects and assignments you work on you can be confident that you’re contributing towards helping our clients to develop and execute their international tax strategy ensuring technical excellence and providing the highest levels of client service.


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
 
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.


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