Job description


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


Our Indirect Tax professionals help clients to accomplish their indirect tax compliance obligations, to identify opportunities and mitigate indirect tax risks. They use their deep sector experience and knowledge of different legal and regulatory systems around the world to help clients meet their compliance obligations as well as achieve their business goals.
Our indirect tax professionals provide pragmatic commercial help so clients improve their day-to-day reporting for indirect tax. This includes improving working capital, reducing errors, reducing costs and ensuring indirect taxes are handled correctly. They advise how indirect taxes such as value added tax (VAT) or goods & services tax (GST) impinge on the client’s supply chain and financial and accounting systems
The opportunity
This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual to join EY’s specialist
Indirect Tax
team in the Midlands. The team help support Indirect Tax advice for their clients across the UK. This role will provide an opportunity to be involved in a fast growth part of the
Indirect Tax
team, focusing on mid-market and large corporates. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to work with both clients and all of the EY local offices, providing a great opportunity to expand your knowledge and network.
Your key responsibilities
Enthusiastic with ability to create and sustain effective teams
Ensure delivery of quality work and take day to day commitments of delivery team
Help people to develop through effectively supervising, coaching and mentoring staff
Significant involvement of the team both in terms of strategy and operations and also through supporting junior staff development and assignments
Maintain tax relationships with clients and provide exceptional levels of client service
Business development skills - able to identify and convert opportunities to sell work by proactively supporting existing clients.
Overall responsibility for quality of client service
Grow networks and relationships internally and externally for the team to leverage
Skills and attributes for success
Client focused and strategically and commercially aware
Excellent communicator in a range of situations both written and oral.
Enthusiastic and flexible attitude to work
Project management skills, plan and prioritise work, meet deadlines, monitor own budget and working capital.
Negotiation skills, able to sustain opinion
Effective time management, ability to remain calm when under pressure to meet deadlines
To qualify for the role you must have
Tax Inspectors with full Technical Training course; or Law qualification. CTA (or breadth of knowledge equivalent to CTA)
Basic understanding of accounting principles such as journal adjustments and GL reconciliations
Highly experienced tax practitioner with reviewing skills and expertise in functional area
Business development skills, able to identify and convert opportunities to sell work
Ability to grow strong client relationships.
Ideally, you’ll also have

Project management skills, plan and prioritize work, meet deadlines, monitor own budget
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 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

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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