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Senior VAT Consultant - Hybrid

Location:  Bucharest
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  16 Jun 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1479461


The opportunity

You’ll work as part of high-performing team on a broad range of clients and assignments that will stretch and challenge you. You’ll be encouraged and expected to take accountability and make an impact.


Your key responsibilities

Responsible for managing multiple client engagements and supporting the development of tax practice in EY Romania.  Also responsible for building a team of tax consultants working under him/her on these assignments.

  • Stays abreast of general business and economic developments and demonstrates an understanding of the client’s business and industry by recognizing business trends and emerging tax practices and policies relevant to clients.
  • Works with the client and engagement team to understand the client’s business and tax/VAT needs, provides practical implementable solutions and supports and takes ownership for the implementation of these recommendations.
  • Works with the tax team to develop marketing/sales strategies and implementing them and also to develop and customize relevant/practical methodologies in the tax area for the Romanian market.
  • Utilizes and encourages the application of firm wide methodologies and tools including computer based software solutions.
  • Prepares memoranda, working papers, and other documents in conjunction with serving the client (e.g., proposals, engagement letters, presentations, final reports).
  • Provides guidance to assist staff in reaching their full potential (e.g., willingly addresses questions, contributes constructive on-the-job feedback and training, conducts meaningful and timely performance reviews) and assists them in designing and implementing individual development plans. Develops and coaches people as his/her primary leadership style.
  • Ensures proper approval and sign-off of the contracts within the firm by the Partner/Manager and with the client before beginning any engagement; escalates any quality issues to the practice and engagement partners and managers proactively and ensuring these issues are addressed at the earliest.
  • Demonstrates functional expertise esp. in the area of indirect taxes.


Skills and attributes for success

  • Understanding of Romanian accounting standards and rules
  • Very good technical and practical understanding of VAT (both at a Romanian and EU level, including cases of the European Court of Justice with respect to VAT)
  • Very good analytical skills and attention to detail


 To qualify for the role you must have

  • Bachelor/Master Degree in Economics (e.g. Accounting/Finance)
  • At least 3 years of experience working as a consultant or as a tax professional in the industry


Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Excellent language skills in Romanian and English.  Additional language skills nice to have.
  • Skills in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint


What we look for

More than anything, we’re interested in people with the right attitude for the job! That’s naturally entrepreneurial people that feed on the energy of a thriving global team. You’ll need a balance of technical and analytical skills, a creative approach to work and strong communication skills. Put simply, if you’ve got big ideas on how we can do better, as well as the confidence to voice them, this role is for you.


What working at EY offers

  • At EY, you’ll learn A LOT through experience, on a variety of projects for a diverse range of BIG clients.
  • Get free certifications (ACCA/ADIT/CFA) and enjoy national & international training.
  • Get extra vacation days when public holidays fall on a weekend.
  • Join an EY Community and practice your hobby with your colleagues off-work.
  • Get plenty of discounts, perks and medical coverage.
  • Free access to Udemy, EY Badges
  • Bookster library
  • Medical subscription for employees and family members (wife/husband/children) 
  • Life & accident insurance
  • EAP – Employee Assistance Program - Short term confidential counselling services for you and those who live with you.


About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better.


 Join us in building a better working world. 


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