Indirect Tax Manager

  • Competitive
  • Reading, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • EY.
  • 22 Feb 18 2018-02-22

Job Title: Indirect Tax Manager Location: Reading Salary Level: Competitive

Our high profile and award winning VAT group based within our regional offices in the UK focus on leading clients through the maze of taxes, including VAT, Customs Duties, Excise and Betting Duties, Insurance Premium Tax, Air Passenger Duty and Landfill Tax.

Indirect tax team in Reading works with a variety of organisations across multiple sectors. The business has been growing steadily year on year and in order to seize the opportunities available in the market, the team requires new talent.

You will obtain a wide range of experience in all the core areas of indirect tax within a variety of markets and industries. The role will focus on a range of compliance and consulting type queries covering a range of supply chain scenarios often spanning more than one tax jurisdiction. In addition, there is a considerable amount of client interaction. We are looking for a highly motivated, ambitious, enthusiastic and hard-working tax professional who is looking for a challenging career move.

We are looking for a highly experienced manager to join our team to help drive the VAT practice forward.

Responsibilities

Your people responsibilities:
- Enthusiastic manager with ability to create, sustain and lead effective teams
- Ensure delivery of quality work and take day to day leadership of delivery team
- Help people to develop through effectively supervising, coaching and mentoring staff
- Contribute to people initiatives, including retaining and training international tax professionals
- Significant involvement in the management of the team both in terms of strategy and operations and also through managing junior staff development and assignments

Your client responsibilities:
- Build and maintain tax relationships with clients and provide exceptional levels of client service
- Negotiation skills, able to sustain opinion and handle challenges
- Business development skills
- Able to identify and convert opportunities to sell work by proactively managing existing clients and winning new clients
- High level management of the successful delivery of technically complex and demanding consulting projects, ensuring technical excellence and practical / business driven approach taken
- Overall responsibility of quality of client service
- Manage possible leads from other areas of the practice
- Build networks and relationships internally and externally for the team to leverage from
- Contribute to successfully extracting maximum value for both EY and clients from the tax services delivered whilst managing risk appropriately for both client and the firm

Personal Qualities:
- Project management skills, plan and prioritise work, meet deadlines, monitor own budget
- Ability to build strong client relationships
- 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

Experience and Qualifications:
- Client driven and strategically and commercially aware
- Highly experienced tax practitioner with reviewing skills and expertise in functional area
- Excellent communicator in a range of situations both written and oral
- Enthusiastic and flexible attitude to work
- ACA/ACCA/CA; or Tax Inspectors with full Technical Training course; or Law qualification. CTA (or breadth of knowledge equivalent to CTA)

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

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. 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.
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