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Compliance Assistant

Location:  Diegem
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Sep 25, 2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  1068983

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. This is what makes us different, and renders working here a unique, lifetime experience.

The opportunity

For our office situated in Diegem, we are looking for an Assistant for the Tax Quality and risk Management Department (below called ‘TQ’), which manages Quality and Risk Management for our Tax Consultants and Accountants. EY is subject to various reviews of outside regulators which further emphasize the critical role TQ plays in an organization like EY. You will work for internal clients (called sub service lines) which will allow you to accumulate a wealth of business knowledge about EY as an organization.

We will support you to “learn on the job” from more experienced professionals in our team, who take on a coaching and mentoring role. You will join a dynamic team, genuinely passionate about its work, within a leading global professional services firm.


Your key responsibilities

As a colleague and a team member of the TQ team, your role will be:

  • To research and execute on procedures, policies and regulations with respect to our profession, assist in legal analysis relating to these matters and prospective clients;
  • To assist in the follow up of compliance activities and provide feedback on outstanding issues to the compliance officer, e.g.: the Tax departments’ internal policies, procedures, ..
  • To follow up on reporting activities;
  • Proactively ensure and monitor ongoing compliance with regulations and their corrective actions;
  • Assist in further embedding a Conduct Quality and Risk based compliance culture within the business through communication and training programs to support and provide assistance on various quality and risk management matters;
  • Work with Firm Independence Team/ Legal team in Belgium and abroad to come to grips with regulatory environment and our policies;
  • Liaise and follow up all formalities related to our professional body ITAA;
  • Think pro-actively and creatively about ways to enhance Quality and risk effectiveness in our Tax Department.


Skills and attributes for succes

You are eager to learn and you have a strong interest in Compliance, Quality and Risk Management.


To qualify for the role you must have:

  • You hold at least a master in law;
  • You have minimum 3-4 years of experience in a Quality and/or Risk management environment;
  • You have a good spoken and written knowledge and communication skills of English and one of the following languages: Dutch or French;
  • You are self-motivated, service-minded and flexible;
  • You have the ability to work effectively on your own and as part of a team;
  • You have a sense of organization and precision;
  • You are stress-resistant;
  • You consider yourself as being tool minded.


What we offer

  • Support, coaching and feedback 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’s right for you;
  • Type of contract: Permanent – Full time.


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.


If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.


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