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Corporate Tax Manager, Leasing - Bristol

Job description

Join the leasing team within EY’s Financial Services Tax practice as a Corporate Tax Manager and you will be helping clients meet the complex demands of today’s tax environment.

Our leasing team helps our clients understand the tax implications of lease transactions. They do this by combining an understanding of tax, accounting, and the practical aspects of leases.

The team has committed plans for the coming years, and we are setting out a clear message that we are growing a team for the future. We want the right people on board to achieve these objectives.

Many of our team work flexibly and are actively encouraged to find a working pattern that gives them the work life balance that works for them and our clients. EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements.


The opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual to join EY and focus on leasing tax matters as a specialist. You'll be involved in a fast growth part of the Financial Services Tax Practice, working across the UK.

The candidate should be able to develop relationships and drive growth and in turn they will have the opportunity to progress and build a successful career at EY and become part of the leadership within the team.

Our team is a successful and growing one thanks to a large and varied client base ranging from some of the largest leasing companies in the UK but also covering all the sectors that EY is involved in including Real Estate, Automotive, Medical, Health, Transportation and Manufacturing.

As a member of our leasing team you will help to manage relationships with some of our key national clients, with a focus on delivering specialist services in an area where we are experiencing a surge in demand. The services provided range from supporting M&A transactions, funding large projects, establishing leasing companies, general advisory, and impact of new accounting standards such as IFRS16, tax reporting and compliance.

The successful candidate will have an opportunity to work with both clients and our EY local offices, providing a great opportunity to expand your corporate network.

If you’re creative, innovative, curious, and looking to progress in your career this could be the perfect opportunity for you.


Your key responsibilities

  • You will be involved in a wide range of activities as part of the senior team, you will have the opportunity to:
  • Be actively involved in supporting and helping manage and grow the leasing team
  • Contribute to building and maintaining key client relationships by delivering exceptional client service
  • Ensure technical excellence and practical/business driven approach taken on all projects
  • Identify and drive opportunities – use your knowledge gained from other projects and from our knowledge sharing sessions and technical training to add input to new 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 to generate opportunities
  • Counsel and develop more junior staff through delegation and on the job training
  • Proactively maintain your technical knowledge by keeping abreast of developments in UK and international tax concepts and your awareness of issues affecting the financial services sector so that you can better advise our clients.
  • Prepare technical updates to clients and the wider tax practice following changes to legislation


Skills and attributes for success

  • Strategically and commercially aware
  • Ability to build strong client relationships and committed to delivery of exceptional client service
  • Excellent communicator in a range of situations both written and oral.
  • Enthusiastic and flexible attitude to work
  • Strong and motivated team player who integrates with new teams quickly
  • Coaching and developing more junior staff
  • Ability to identify areas of risk, carry out effective reviews and know when to refer upwards


​​​​​​​To qualify for the role, you must have

  • Experience in corporate tax with a large accountancy or law firm, HMRC or in-house tax team
  • Any of the following preferred: ACA / ACCA / CA / CTA (or breadth of knowledge equivalent to CTA, e.g. law qualification)
  • Graduate/graduate calibre or equivalent work experience 
  • Experience of leasing tax matters such as; Capital allowances, Long funding leases, Sale of lessor, IFRS16 and Sale and leaseback would be an advantage.


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.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Join us in building a better working world.

Apply now.

Extra information

Type of Contract
Graduate jobs
Profession type
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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