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Internal Tax Assistant Manager in London

Job Title: Internal Tax Assistant... Function:... Sub-Function: EMEIA Tax Team, working in collation with the Global Internal Tax... Level: Level... Duration:... Location: 6 MLP as needed (hybrid and remote...

Job description

Job Title: Internal Tax Assistant Manager

Function: Finance

Sub-Function: EMEIA Tax Team, working in collation with the Global Internal Tax Team

Level: Level 2

Duration: Permanent

Location: 6 MLP as needed (hybrid and remote working encouraged)


At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.


A unique opportunity to experience being part of an internal tax team. This role will give you an insight on a client’s perspective not normally available within EY and will give you exposure to EY’s senior leadership. Opportunities to work on a variety of projects including EMEIA & UK acquisition integration support, tax advice on entity rationalisations as well as tax accounting and compliance tasks.


The opportunity                                                                                                                

The Internal Tax Assistant Manager (‘ITAM’) will work to support the EMEIA Tax Team (ETT) to manage the tax affairs of the EY network’s UK entities and manage tax matters arising from their transactions with the EY member firms worldwide. The ITAM will have a mixed role, undertaking both tax advisory and tax compliance work; although it is anticipated that the ITAM will spend a majority of their time on advisory work.  The successful applicant will be someone who demonstrates the ability to integrate with new teams quickly, is outgoing and able to build good relationships with key stakeholders. They will have the ability to produce high quality work and have good tax technical skills. The candidate should have a good knowledge of UK corporation tax and, ideally, experience advising on cross border matters from a UK tax perspective. The team is fully supportive and actively encourages flexible working and will work closely with the successful applicant to facilitate them putting in place appropriate flexible working arrangements.


Your key responsibilities

You will be working with key members of the ETT and Global Internal Tax Group. Your work is likely to include a wide range of advisory work, including:

  • Supporting on integrating a number of strategic EMEIA & UK acquisitions into EY;
  • Providing tax advice in relation to procurement contracts;
  • Providing ad hoc tax advice to internal EY stakeholders;
  • Advising on the impact of legislative changes on EY; and,
  • Assisting with the liquidation of EY entities.

Whilst the role is predominantly advisory focus, there will be some tax compliance tasks to be undertaken, principally the preparation of UK corporation tax returns and solus entity tax provisions.

We would look to flex the role to fit the specific skill set of the successful candidate, with the aim to achieving a good balance of work.

Skills and attributes for success

Skills and Attributes for Success:

  • Ability to manage your own time and to manage the expectations of multiple stakeholders
  • Commitment to developing self, proactive mindset and desire to make the role your own
  • Desire to acquire sound knowledge of EY network organization and internal operations
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of individuals worldwide
  • Team player
  • Confident, outgoing, friendly and enthusiastic attitude to work


To qualify for the role you must have

  • Good knowledge of and experience with UK taxes, with focus on corporate / entity taxation (as opposed to personal taxes)
  • Familiarity with international tax principles
  • Ability to write clear articulate documents, summarizing complex tax matters
  • Accountancy qualification (working in a tax role) or tax specialist (ATT or CTA)


 Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Proficient/advanced user of MS Office package, including MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint
  • Proven analytical skills and good attention to accuracy and detail
  • Good communication skills and the ability to communicate across the team
  • Willing to take on new challenges within the role
  • Experience advising on cross broader tax matters


What we offer

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, within the ETT 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

  • 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.


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


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Extra information

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

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