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Experienced (Senior) Consultant  - Transfer pricing - Financial Services

Location:  Brussels
Other locations:  Anywhere in Country
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Nov 15, 2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  486061

Experienced (Senior) Consultant  – Transfer pricing – Financial Services


The opportunity 

EY is the only major professional services firm with a dedicated financial services practice (the Financial Services Organization, FSO) integrated in the EMEIA region; our professionals are working across borders for clients in the financial sector: Banking, Insurance and Asset Management.
Our Tax & Legal practice for financial services in Belgium is growing fast, and our team members are dealing with the most diverse tax and legal matters. We have a large client base and we offer tax services to a significant number of top financial institutions, both in Belgium and abroad.

The matters we cover 
We provide technical tax advice and managed services to financial institutions and end users in the following areas:  

•    Business Tax Services, such as corporate tax, transaction tax ( M&A, …)
•    Customers tax transparency measures: FATCA, QI & CRS
•    Indirect Taxes such as VAT & IPT (Insurance Premium Tax)
•    International Tax Services and Transfer Pricing
•    Operational Taxes (Withholding Taxes, Financial Transaction Taxes, Tax & Stock Exchange Trading).
•    Tax Technology and Transformation services (net asset tax and withholding tax automatic calculation and reporting, breakdown reporting for funds and investors)


Job scope
As an Experienced (Senior) Consultant in our Transfer Pricing team, you provide competent technical advice to key players in the Financial Services Industry on transfer pricing and related international tax issues. You will work directly report to the executive team. You demonstrate a pro-active, client-oriented attitude and will be directly involved in identifying new business opportunities.

Your main tasks and responsibilities
•    Advising major financial services clients in relation to (inter)national transfer pricing matters;
•    Assist in dealing with highly complex transfer pricing issues on a daily basis and write high-quality opinions on a variety of international tax and transfer pricing related topics;
•    Devise, direct, and execute database searches for companies in Europe and foreign markets;
•    Assist in performing economic, financial and accounting analyses;
•    Participate in development of complex valuation models and tools. 
•    Assist in the review and design of transfer pricing policies, including transfer pricing documentation/compliance;
•    Provide support in tax audits and litigation together with the Transfer Pricing team; 
•    Provide assistance with respect to tax ruling requests and advance pricing agreements (“APA”)  together with the Transfer Pricing team;
•    Attend meetings on an international level with key-decision makers, to discuss the clients' business and tax needs;
•    Being a key part in maintaining an excellent relationship with a variety of top-class financial services clients and assist in supporting such clients with any questions they might have;
•    Participate in and contribute to attaining team goals;
•    Have the opportunity to go on assignments abroad and/or accompany Executive people on in-country visits to broaden your international network.

To qualify for the role you must have
•    Master’s degree in economics potentially with a supplementary degree in taxation
•    Between 2 - 5 years of professional experience in Transfer Pricing 
•    Fluency in English; Dutch and/or French is a plus
•    Strong analytical abilities  
•    Market and client focused
•    Good project management skills
•    Team player with sound communication skills and hands-on approach


Most of all, it is the attitude that matters! We are keen to grow our team with like-minded professionals, real team players with a focus on quality and on delivering best service to our clients.

What working at EY offers
•    You will join a young, dynamic team, genuinely passionate about their work, within a leading global professional services firm.
•    We provide extensive trainings, both on technical matters, as well on soft skills and project management.
•    You will learn on the job from more experienced professionals in our team, who take on a coaching and mentoring role.

We are proud of our flexible working arrangements, and we will support you to build a successful career and deliver excellent client service, without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing profession might require regular travel, and at times working at client sites, we are committed to help you achieve a lifestyle balance.


Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion
At EY we are passionate about inclusion and we support individuals of all groups; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or disability status.

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