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Think Differently about Tax and Unlocking Your Potential!

Location:  Auckland
Other locations:  Anywhere in Country
Salary: Competitive
Date:  20 Nov 2023

Job description

Requisition ID:  1450956




Mā te kahukura ka rere te manu I With wings a bird will fly 


At EY, we are committed to being part of building a Better Working World.  That means changing the way we work, the way we develop you as a professional and individual and give you an opportunity to be part of an organisation that is thinking differently about how we operate and in doing so, unlock your potential.


EY Tax is the No 1. Tax practice by Brand in Oceania.  We see the opportunity to grow significantly and are looking for people, with broad and diverse backgrounds, who think differently and want to be part of an innovative, sustainable, and reputable Tax Practice.


As such we have several exciting opportunities New Zealand across all levels. Therefore, read on to see where a career with EY Tax can take you!



Kei a koe te mana I The choice is yours


Purpose and Empowerment

We are committed to providing exposure to interesting and varied matters where you can see the positive impact which you can make on the wider community.  We are leading the way in helping our clients solve their most pressing issues pertaining to climate change and sustainability, future proofing their finance functions, innovation and digitisation of services and playing a key role in policy and regulatory matters to shape how individuals, corporations, and governments operate.



Commitment to Flexibility and Work Life Balance

Whether you are currently in the workforce or returning after some time away, we offer a range of work arrangements to help you be the best version of yourself – both inside and outside of work. As such we have numerous options around our enhanced paid parental leave, flex leave, term time leave part-time, international assignments and contracting options to name a few. We are also committed to providing an inclusive and diverse working environment where all needs are catered for, you are amply rewarded and recognised for your efforts and people are set up to succeed.



Work with Diverse and Inspiring People

Working for a global firm such as EY you will be able to tap into some of the best consultants in the business who will inspire you to unlock and achieve your potential and build your profile in the market. We are looking for culture “add” not culture fit and encourage people to bring their whole self to work. We value diverse perspectives and are committed to building a sense of belonging for all.



How will you be making a difference?

  • Act as a strategic tax advisor by helping companies and individuals to meet their compliance obligations, advise on a broad range of tax matters, effecting change to transform our client’s tax functions through process improvement and technology enablement, and designing and implementing leading tax corporate governance policies and procedures.
  • Help identify risk areas and sustainable planning opportunities throughout the indirect tax life cycle, helping organisations meet their compliance obligations and business goals around the world harnessing the power of technology
  • Assist Australian/New Zealand based, and inbound global organisations structure their transactions, mitigate tax risk, implement transfer pricing models, and comply with tax laws in the most effective way
  • Engage with revenue authorities with a view to preventing and managing controversy
  • Identifying and securing access to government funding and investment vehicles including the Research & Development (R&D) tax incentive, cash grants, other incentives and concessional loans for investments, innovation, and growth.


Ō Pūmanawa I What we’re looking for


  • Consulting, advisory or accounting experience, data scientist or technology degrees, with experience either in the profession, in-house or in a broader Corporate or ATO context
  • Excellent stakeholder management and interpersonal skills with the ability to bring others on the journey
  • Strong commercial acumen is a must, but beyond that we are looking for diverse skills, such as financial acumen, technology and transformation skills, entrepreneurial skills, creativity, and out of the box thinkers. 
  • Strong technical tax and accounting skills continue to be highly valued in our business.
  • Whatever your background, an ability to take complex issues and translate them into easy-to-understand concepts for a broad range of stakeholders is highly desirable. 
  • Strong numerical, analytical and visualisation skills to create impactful presentations and inform decision making are positives.



Kuhu mai ki a EY I Come, be a part of EY




Apply now… we’re over 1,000 perspectives in Aotearoa New Zealand and we’re ready to welcome yours.  

At EY we take inclusivity seriously, and we’re committed to removing barriers and improving the employment prospects of people with disability or long-term health conditions. We encourage you to share any support and adjustments you need to be your best and participate equitably in our recruitment process. We understand sharing your needs with us can be daunting, so if you have questions before or during your application, we welcome you to get in touch at or +64 9 300 7044 (option 2). Anything you tell us will be kept completely confidential. 


Whāia te iti kahurangi I The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build. 




EY | Building a better working world 


Our preferred applicant will be required to undertake employment screening by EY or our external third-party provider.

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