International Tax Manager

  • Competitive
  • Birmingham, England, United Kingdom Birmingham England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • EY.
  • 23 Apr 18 2018-04-23

Job Title: International Tax Manager Location: Birmingham Salary Level: Competitive Join our international tax services team, recognised as leading advisers in the areas of international tax advisory and cross border M&A. Our Partners are well known and respected in the market and our team has advised on many of the high profile transactions and deals reported in the press over the past few years.

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 international tax adviser, working with leading UK / overseas MNCs, lawyers and banks on complex and challenging projects.

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

- Expansion into new markets,

- Pre- merger reorganisations and post-merger integration,

- Organisational structure rationalisation

- Business model redesign,

- 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

Your key responsibilities

- Contributing to building and maintaining key client relationships by delivering exceptional client service - manage the successful delivery of tax projects, ensuring technical excellence and practical/business driven 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

- Counsel and develop junior staff through delegation and on the job training

Skills and attributes for success

- Client driven and strategically and commercially aware

- Strong international and UK tax technical skills

- Strong client relationship management skills with ability to develop quality outputs to clients

- Negotiation skills, able to sustain opinion 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

- Enthusiastic team player with ability to create, sustain and lead effective teams

- Ensure delivery of quality work and take day to day leadership of delivery team

- Change orientated with flexible approach

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)

- Graduate/graduate calibre or equivalent work experience

- Experience of 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.

The types of project you'll contribute towards may include:

- Expansion into new markets

- Pre- merger reorganisations and post-merger integration

- Organisational structure rationalisation

- Business model redesign

- Optimisation of capital structure and financing

- Managing the risk arising from global law change such as BEPS

- Lobbying and negotiation with tax authorities in UK and globally

In return we'll provide investment in the right sort of training and offer you the opportunities on projects and assignments that will develop and challenge you so that you're in the best place to further develop as tax professional.

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 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

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.