Director Energy, International Tax (Open to flexible working)
We’ve got an exciting opportunity to join our international tax services team, who are recognised as being leaders in international tax advisory and cross border M&A.
You will be working with some of the largest corporation in the world advising them on their international tax planning and M&A deals.
Working within our International Transaction Tax Service (ITTS) Practice focusing on the Energy offering.
You will be working with some of the sector leading 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 and market leading transactions over the past few years.
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 the market challenges on an international scale.
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 UK / overseas MNCs, lawyers and banks on complex and exciting 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-transaction reorganisations and post-transaction integration
Legal structure rationalisation
Operating model redesign
Optimisation of capital structure and financing
Optimisation of intellectual property ownership and reliefs
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
Build and maintain relationships with clients, winning work proactively and contributing to winning new clients
Management of the successful delivery of technically complex and demanding consulting projects, ensuring technical excellence and practical / business focus 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
Develop junior staff through effectively supervising, coaching and mentoring
Significant involvement in the management of the team both in terms of strategy and operations and also through managing junior staff development and assignments
Skills and attributes for success
Client focus and commercially aware
Strong international and UK tax technical skills and understanding
Commitment to building strong client relationship management with ability to develop quality outputs to clients
Negotiation skills and handle challenges
Business development skills, able to identify and convert opportunities to sell work
Strong business acumen with ability to manage engagement financial results
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 effective teams
Ensure delivery of quality work and take day to day delivery
Change orientated and innovative with flexible approach to ways of working and adoption of new technologies
To qualify for the role you must have
ACA / CA / ACCA / CTA; or Tax Inspectors with full Technical Training Course; or Law qualification
Experienced corporate tax practitioner
Proven ability to read and interpret existing and new tax statute
Experience of working in a client facing role in UK tax or similar jurisdiction
Experience of working within the Energy sector
Ideally, you’ll also have
Project management skills, plan and prioritize work, meet deadlines, monitor own budget
What we offer
Continuous learning : You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
Success as defined by you : We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
Transformative leadership : We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
Diverse and inclusive culture : You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.
You can read more here : https : / / www.ey.com / en uk / careers / what-its-like-to-work-here
If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.