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 across 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
You’ll contribute towards the successful delivery of international tax services engagements, taking a professional, practical and commercial approach and ensuring technical excellence.
Build and maintain relationships with our clients and provide high levels of client service.
Spot opportunities and involve colleagues to help us continuously develop our commercial proposition to our clients.
Assist in winning work by proactively managing existing clients and contribute to winning new clients and engagements.
Skills and attributes for
Ability to build strong client relationships and committed to delivery of exceptional client service
Enthusiastic and flexible attitude to work
Strong and motivated team player; ability to integrate with new teams quickly
Excellent communicator in a range of situations both written and oral
Ability to identify areas of risk, carry out effective reviews and know when to refer upwards
Team player with ability to build effective relationships at all levels
Effective time management - ability to remain calm when under pressure to meet deadlines
Project management skills to plan and prioritise work, as well as meet deadlines
Ability to solve problems creatively and pragmatically
To qualify for the role you must have
Background in corporate tax with some demonstrable advisory experience
You’ll have one of the following qualifications: ATT / ACA / CA / CTA (or breadth of knowledge equivalent to CTA)
Strong technical skills and keen to develop further
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 a Senior Tax Advisor with EY you’ll be working on a diverse portfolio from day one with access to an unmatched client base including smaller inbound/outbound clients through to the world’s largest multinationals, on transactions, advisory and audit of tax projects
Whatever the projects and assignments you work on you can be confident that

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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