EY is a global leader in Assurance, Tax, Transaction and Advisory services. We make a difference by helping our people, our clients and our wider communities achieve their potential. Our vision is to become the leading global professional services organisation by building a better working world.
Our Belfast office is a successful and growing one thanks to a large and varied client base ranging from multinational listed businesses to start ups, owner managed to private equity / entrepreneurial venture backed covering various sectors.
The role means we can offer you the opportunity to gain experience of the mid-market and enhance your skills working with national and international businesses. As we seek to further grow the tax business in Belfast and build 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 determine how we can add value to them by addressing those needs, is therefore a key requirement.
As a corporate tax professional working in EY’s Belfast office you’ll provide a full range of corporate tax services. You’ll be working alongside specialists on a day to day basis to broaden your experience of different corporate tax areas to help our clients through the challenges of planning, compliance, reporting obligations and maintaining effective relationships with the tax authorities. The varied work encompasses issues that include loss relief, reorganisations, acquisitions, disposals, refinancing, 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.
Key responsibilities in the role of Tax Advisor:
To contribute to the efficient and successful delivery of corporate tax compliance services to the client
Build and maintain tax relationships with clients and provide high levels of client service
Build relationships both within the firm and externally with clients, identifying opportunities and managing expectations
Assist in the successful delivery of tax services, ensuring technical excellence and practical/business driven approach
Responsible for day-to-day client liaison
Skills and Experience required for the role:
Experienced corporate tax practitioner with experience in UK taxation
Experience of working on corporate tax issues including preparation of tax computations for submission to HMRC, loss relief planning, application of interest rules restrictions and corporate and deferred tax accounting
Up to date knowledge of changes in the tax environment (BEPS, CBCR etc)
Client driven and strategically and commercially aware
Excellent communicator in a range of situations both written and oral.
Enthusiastic and flexible attitude to work
Strong and motivated team player
Coaching more junior staff
Any of the following preferred: ATT / ACA / CA / CTA (or breadth of knowledge equivalent to CTA)
Graduate/Graduate calibre or equivalent work experience
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.
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 by 2020 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.