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Senior Transaction Tax Advisors

Location:  Athens
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  23 May 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1495631

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 our continuously growing team, which employs over 2.500 professionals in Greece, and is listed in Greece's Top Employers, Great Place to Work and Best Workplaces for Women for 2024! Experience great flexibility, under our hybrid operating model across our offices in AthensPatras, and Thessaloniki, while benefiting from personalized learning and career development opportunities. We prioritize diversity, equity, and inclusion, fostering an environment where everyone's unique perspectives are valued, that supports you in building an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all



The opportunity 


The Greek EY ΤΑΧ team has distinguished itself as a leader in TAX services in Greece as it was named "National Tax Firm of the Year" in the International Tax Review (ITR) European Tax Awards 2022 which makes this our 7th award win in a span of 12 years as well as a “National Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year” which makes this our 13th award win in a span of 14 years.


We are currently seeking for Senior Tax Advisors with business background to support our team and help our clients in tax projects, including due diligence, at different industry sectors, actively establish internal and external relationships and anticipate and identify risks within engagements. You will also be informed of professional standards and firm policies and procedures and effectively apply this knowledge to different client situations. In return, you can expect leading-class learning and development tailored to your unique interests and motivations. You will be given all the skills, knowledge and opportunities to progress and become ready to build a better working world for our people, our clients and the communities that support us.



Your key responsibilities


Everything you will do will come back to providing tax advice services for our clients.

You will be part of a dynamic team, working on tax M&A projects and engaged in: 

  • Providing tax due diligence services (buy side and sell side) to identify both historical and potential future tax exposure
  • Tax advisory services aiming at the development of an acquisition structure that is aligned with the client's commercial objectives and strategic business plans
  • Developing carve out structures and in general tax restructurings 
  • Post deal tax support



Skills and attributes for success


  • Work effectively in a team sharing responsibility, providing support, maintaining communication and update other senior team members on the progress of your assigned work.
  • Build strong internal relationships within other departments and teams across the organization.
  • Continually develop personal skills through training, experience and coaching.
  • Understand and follow workplace policies and procedures.



To qualify for the role, you must have:


  • 3- 5 years of working experience in tax or accounting professional field
  • Strong academic record including a university degree in Business Administration or Accounting and Finance
  • Substantial MS office knowledge
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in Greek and English
  • Excellent communication and prioritization skills
  • Strong teamwork and leadership/project management skills
  • Results-oriented approach with keen attention to high quality, details and accuracy
  • Self-motivation and desire to exceed expectations
  • Proven experience in tax due diligence projects, tax diagnostic reviews and/or tax certificate projects


Ideally, you’ll also have


  • working experience in a Big4 firm
  • postgraduate studies in Business Administration or Accounting and Finance



Working location: Athens (Hybrid)


What we offer


  • Competitive remuneration package: You’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Depending on your experience, our comprehensive rewards package includes benefits that suit your needs including cutting-edge technological equipment, ticket restaurant vouchers, a private health insurance scheme, life insurance, income protection and an exclusive EY benefits club that provides a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. 
  • Flexible working arrangements: We operate under a hybrid working model, which is defined based on both your own preferences and team’s needs, and we enjoy our summers with short Fridays.
  • Personalized learning experience and career development: Accelerate your technical capabilities and transformative leadership skills with future-focused courses and development programs. We provide free and unlimited access to educational platforms and EY Badges, support certifications, and provide coaching and feedback, as a part of our Leadership & Development process, all of which can lead to a meaningful impact and success as defined by you.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.
  • International Experience: Broaden your horizons by working on highly integrated teams across the globe and collaborate with people of diverse backgrounds — both professionally and culturally.
  • Above all, you will be working in one of the most recognized employers in Greece, as we have been awarded the Top Employers, Great Place to Work and Best Workplaces for Women awards for 2024.


The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.


EY | Building a better working world 


EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.  


Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.  


Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today. 


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