Tax - Transaction Tax - Manager

  • To be discussed
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Ernst & Young Hong Kong
  • 11 Dec 17 2017-12-11

Our tax practice revolves around helping our clients effectively manage their tax obligations proactively and responsibly. As part of a global team of 35,000 tax professionals in 150 countries, you will advise clients on planning, compliance and reporting wherever the client has needs. Our unwavering

Our tax practice revolves around helping our clients effectively manage their tax obligations proactively and responsibly. As part of a global team of 35,000 tax professionals in 150 countries, you will advise clients on planning, compliance and reporting wherever the client has needs. Our unwavering commitment to quality service and our technical networks enable you to help clients reduce inefficiencies, mitigate risk and improve opportunities within their tax functions. Groups (or, as we call them – sub-service lines) within Tax include Business Tax Services, Global Compliance and Reporting, Human Capital, Indirect Tax Services, International Tax Services and  Transaction Tax Services.
 
As part of our Transaction Tax team, you will advise companies and private equity investors on all tax aspects of their transactions, whether it is an acquisition, disposal, refinancing, restructuring or initial public offering. You will help clients negotiate throughout the transaction life cycle, from initial due diligence to post-deal implementation.
 
With so many offerings, you have the opportunity to develop your career through a broad scope of engagements, mentoring and formal learning. That’s how we develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders, and in so doing, play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities. Sound interesting? Well this is just the beginning. Because whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. Key responsibilities:

  • Lead Transaction Tax engagements on a day-to-day basis
  • Project manage a team of Transaction Tax professionals to combine diverse cross-border transaction experience with local tax knowledge across a broad spectrum of industries  
  • Represent Transaction Tax at meetings essential to the transaction process, e.g., meetings with the management teams of the buyer, seller or target or with their other advisors and providers of  finance
  • Take responsibility for the preparation of reports and schedules that will be delivered to clients and other parties
  • Develop and maintain productive working relationships with client personnel
  • Manage engagement economics and communicate significant issues, fees and estimates-to-complete to partners and clients
  • Assist partners with generating new business opportunities and develop client networks and relationships
  • Build strong internal relationships within the Transaction Tax practice and across other service lines
  • Understand our service offerings and actively identify opportunities to serve clients better
  • Help people to develop through the effective supervision, coaching and mentoring of junior staff
  • Conduct performance reviews and contribute to performance feedback
  • Contribute to people initiatives, including recruiting, retaining and training Transaction Tax professionals
  • Understand and follow workplace policies and procedures and communicate them to all levels of staff
Qualifications, Education and Certification
 
To qualify, candidates must have:
  • A bachelor's degree, preferably with an advanced degree in economics, law, tax, accounting, or MBA; a CPA or similar certification
  • A minimum of 5 years’ corporate tax experience; Candidates with experience in transaction tax preferred
  • An ability to draw conclusions and to make recommendations based on often equivocal or conflicting data
  • Highly-developed project management skills
  • Excellent managerial, organizational, project management, analytical, and verbal / written communication skills
  • The ability to thrive in a fast-paced, professional services environment
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English and Mandarin
  • Occasional travel is required
  • Proficiency in MS office
Who we are
 
EY is one of the leading global professional services organizations with 212,000 people around the world. We are proud of our people culture which we believe sets us apart in the profession. EY helps you achieve your best by providing great learning and career growth opportunities, by offering ways to help you achieve satisfaction in work and life, and by looking at each decision with a keen eye toward how it will affect you.