Job description


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


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 corporations in the world advising them on their international tax planning and M&A deals. Working within our International Tax Service (ITS) Practice focusing on clients in the Energy Sector – from established oil and gas companies to private equity backed new entrants investing in emerging technologies.
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 ITS 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  leading UK / overseas MNCs,  lawyers and banks  on complex and challenging 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
M&A diligence and tax structuring
Legal structure rationalisation
Operating model redesign
Optimisation of capital structure and financing
Advice on the tax aspects of some of the firms most complex audits
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

Contributing to building and maintaining key client relationships by delivering exceptional client service
Managing the successful delivery of tax projects, ensuring technical excellence and practical/business driven approach taken
Identifying and driving opportunities – use your knowledge gained from other projects and from our knowledge sharing sessions and technical training to add input to 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
Develop junior staff through delegation and on the job training
Skills and attributes for success
Client driven and commercially aware
International and UK tax technical skills
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
Good business acumen with ability to manage engagement financial results
Project management skills to plan and prioritise work, as well as meet deadlines
Ability to solve problems creatively and pragmatically
Strong and motivated team player; ability to integrate with new teams quickly
Coaching and developing more junior staff
Change orientated and innovative with flexible approach to ways of working and adoption of new technologies
To qualify for the role you must have
Experienced tax practitioner with reviewing skills and expertise in international tax
Any of the following preferred: ATT / ACA / CA / CTA (or breadth of knowledge equivalent to CTA, e.g. law qualification)
Experience of Managing a team and/or coaching and developing more junior team members
Ideally, you’ll also have
Project management skills, plan and prioritize work, meet deadlines, monitor own budget
What we look for
You’ll proactively maintain your technical knowledge by keeping abreast of global developments in UK and international tax concepts and issues so that you can better advise our clients. In return we’ll provide investment in specialist training and offer you opportunities on projects and assignments that will develop and challenge you so that you’re in the best place to develop you tax career.
As an International Tax Manager with EY you’ll be working on a largely advisory portfolio from day one with access to an unmatched client base including smaller inbound

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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