Director - International Tax & Transaction Services - Energy - London
EY
London, GB, SE AF
5d ago

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 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 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
  • Degree qualified
  • 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.

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