Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Birmingham


Our People Advisory Services (PAS) business is focused on people management and our vision is to provide a cohesive people management solution across a broad spectrum of specialties, such as reward management, global mobility, HR transformation, legislative compliance and much more. PAS is a newly developed go to market approach which connects the collective power of our Human Capital and People & Organisational Change practices into an integrated service line. This enhanced set of joint people capabilities allows us to truly help organisations deal with their most complex people and transformational change challenges, enabling them to be the best they can be. PAS meets the scale and complexity of how and where our clients work globally, making us the number one trusted advisor to our clients and furthering our commitment to building a better working world.
PAS has five key pillars: Mobility, Reward, Talent, Systems, and Performance.
The opportunity
In Mobility, we work with our clients to manage the complex compliance, reporting and risks inherent in deploying a globally mobile workforce. We place great importance on providing valuable tax planning advice in order to facilitate the most cost effective and efficient operations for our clients.
As part of our global network, PAS benefits from strategic investment in a number of its service lines and forecasts significant growth in the short to medium term.
Working in Mobility at EY offers fantastic opportunities to develop client relationships early on in your career. You will be involved in the day to day delivery of exceptional client service, and will be responsible for the management of relationships across a broad range of stakeholders.
We are looking to recruit an Assistant Tax Advisor in our Birmingham office, to provide "technical" support to more senior members of staff, with the longer-term aim of developing into a "tax professional"
Your Key Responsibilities
To contribute to the efficient and successful delivery of tax services to the client
Build and maintain tax relationships with clients and provide high levels of client service
Build relationships both within the firm and externally with clients, identifying opportunities and managing expectations
Contribute to winning new work by proactively managing existing clients and contribute to winning new clients.
Manage the successful delivery of tax projects, ensuring technical excellence and practical/business driven approach taken
Responsible for day-to-day client liaison
Provide full tax services to a client portfolio
Skills and Attributes for Success
Negotiation skills, able to sustain opinion and handle challenges
Attention to detail with a commitment to high quality and accuracy
Self starter; willing to be accountable for your decisions and output
Excellent communication skills - written, questioning and listening
Outgoing with good relationship skills and the ability to deliver quality output
Calm & methodical, can adhere to and manage deadlines
To qualify for the role you must have:
A degree of flexibility to meet client /department needs and deadlines
Team player; ability to integrate with new teams quickly
Quick learner; able and willing to carry out a range of client and technical work
Good numerical skills
Strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task
Computer literate including a good knowledge of excel and word
Ideally, you’ll also have:
Expatriate Tax or global mobility experience an advantage
Study support may be available towards the ATT or CTA as applicable
Commercially aware with a general interest in business and finance

What we look for
Team player; ability to integrate with new teams quickly
Outgoing with good relationship skills and the ability to deliver quality output
Excellent communicator in range of situations both written and oral
Change orientated with flexible approach
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

About the company

A multinational professional services firm headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It is one of the "Big Four" audit firms and is the third largest professional services firm in the world by aggregated revenue in 2014.

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