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Expatriate Tax Manager - UK&I - Birmingham

Location:  Birmingham
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  19 Jul 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1456968

Our Purpose

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction, and advisory services, we utilise the finance products, expertise, and systems we have developed to build a better working world. This begins with a culture that believes in providing you with the training, opportunities, and creative freedom to make things better. Our more than 300,000 people and one million alumni form a powerful network. Each of those individuals leads and inspires others during their lifetime at EY and beyond, bringing our purpose to life.


Our People 

At EY, we empower our people with the right mindsets and skills to navigate what’s next, become transformative leaders the world needs, pursue careers as unique as they are, and build their own experiences. Our network, consisting of more than 300,000 people and one million alumni, forms a powerful force. Together, we develop outstanding leaders who collaborate to fulfil our promises to all our stakeholders. In doing so, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, our clients, and our communities. With a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate individuals, we are determined to turn our ambition to be the best employer into a reality Hear What Our People Say


The Opportunity

We are currently recruiting for an Expatriate Tax Manager to join our UK&I team. In this role, you will collaborate closely with other members of the Global Mobility team, focusing on delivering exceptional service to our clients and showcasing your solid tax technical knowledge. You will be responsible for a portfolio of clients with inbound expatriates to the UK and UK outbounds.


Joining the Integrated Mobility team at EY provides fantastic opportunities to cultivate client relationships and participate in managing relationships and delivering services across a broad spectrum of issues beyond tax compliance and advisory. Our client team operates in a truly multidisciplinary context within international mobility. You will have the chance to work closely with specialists across personal tax, employment tax, immigration, reward, and assignment services. Your role will involve advising clients on their international assignment, short-term business traveller, and cross-border remote worker programs.


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About you

  • Experienced expatriate tax practitioner.
  • Strong technical skills and keen to develop further.
  • Excellent communicator in a range of situations both written and oral.
  • A strategic and commercial awareness of wide business issues.
  • An enthusiastic and flexible attitude to work.
  • The ability to be a strong and motivated team player, ability to integrate with new teams quickly.
  • The ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Project management skills, plan and prioritise work, meet deadlines, monitor own budget.
  • ATT/ACA/CA/ACCA/CTA/Law qualification (or equivalent)
  • Experience of working in Mobility or Mobility compliance dealing with tax compliance issues and tax advisory projects and where appropriate providing technical advice.
  • Ability to identify areas of risk, carry out an effective review and know when to refer upwards.
  • Client focused and commercially aware.
  • Relationship management skills with ability to manage client expectations.
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and pragmatically.
  • Excellent communicator in range of situations both written and oral


 Your key responsibilities 

  • Responsible for a portfolio of clients with inbound expatriates to the UK and UK outbounds.  
  • Building and maintaining relationships with clients and providing consistently high levels of client service.
  • Managing the successful delivery of mobility tax projects and ensuring technical excellence. 
  • Responsible for day-to-day delivery of client services both compliance and advisory.
  • Build relationships within the firm, across service lines and with our overseas colleagues, to identify mobility opportunities. 
  • Proactively seeking new tax projects from existing clients and driving new work from target organisations.
  • Contribute to successfully extracting maximum value for both EY and clients from the services delivered whilst managing risk appropriately for both client and the firm
  • Be a trusted member of the management team by developing and counselling junior members of staff; and making key decisions that affect the team.
  • Shape the future of the practice as it expands the breadth and depth of services it offers clients through advancement in technology and regulatory developments.


What we Offer

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you will be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with Flex EY 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 is 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, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance. Belonging means much more than just fitting in. It means thriving in a place where you're embraced and celebrated just for being you – no matter who you are, and what background you come from.





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