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Senior Consultant International Tax

Location:  Diegem
Other locations:  Anywhere in Country
Salary: Competitive
Date:  May 21, 2023

Job description

Requisition ID:  735621


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. 


When you join our Tax department, you'll help local and global clients navigate the complex, ever-changing world of International Tax. You’ll be working closely with colleagues across borders, using EY tools and networks to solve complex business and tax problems.


At EY you can expand your skills and learn about all aspects of tax. We’ll provide the global scale, personal support, inclusive culture and technology to help you grow, lead and learn.


The opportunity

Within EY’s International Tax Services (ITS) group, we support our multinational clients (inbound and outbound) in achieving their operational goals in a tax effective manner. Through our international network of ITS colleagues across the globe, our support covers international tax matters in all countries needed. In the fast changing international (tax) landscape, we use our expertise to ensure that our client’s legal structure and operation model are continuously structure in a tax effective manner, working closely together with Belgian and/or foreign colleagues from other (sub) services lines (transfer pricing, advisory, etc). 
We are currently seeking candidates for a career opportunity as Senior Consultant in our ITS group. 

Your key responsibilities

As a senior consultant in the International Tax department, you will actively work on the finalized deliverables on projects/services in the domain of International tax. Your main responsibilities as senior consultant are:

•    Autonomously write standard advise and prepare more complex advise for Belgian and foreign based companies in respect of Belgian and foreign tax matters, incl. cross border tax matters, and get them approved by an executive. These tasks need to be delivered within the set deadlines. If issues arise you will pro-actively report this. 
•    Accompany executives in client meetings or in meetings with the tax authorities and have client contacts autonomously in view to get the right information to realize the tasks.
•    Participate in preparing the writing of proposals and assist with the preparation of external publications or seminars.
•    Gain a good understanding of the Belgian income tax aspects relevant in an international context (treaties, WHT, FTC, PE, MAP, EU Directives, …).
•    Stay up-to-date regarding market changes and develop a broader knowledge around your client portfolio.
•    Maintain long-term collaborative and profitable relationships with your client and pro-actively identify and inform of possible new missions or opportunities in the existing portfolio
•    Proactively communicate and collaborate with your colleagues of the team and supervise work (quality, workload, …) of juniors and escalate observation to the executive
•    Actively participate to the training and coaching session of your development plan and be responsible for the development of your own technical knowledge. 


Skills and attributes for success
•    Dynamic, innovative & problem resolution focus with strong communication skills, both written and verbal. 
•    Team player with project management capabilities. 
•    Able to work autonomously in the delegated responsibilities. 
•    Market and client focused

To qualify for the role you must have 
•    Master’s degree in law or economics potentially with a supplementary degree in fiscal matters 
•    At least 3 years of relevant experience in national and international corporate tax matters
•    Good  knowledge of Dutch or French and English 



What working at EY offers:
•    Attractive remuneration package - We offer an attractive remuneration package; including a company car and fuel card, iPhone plus subscription, health insurance, pension plan, meal vouchers and eco vouchers. We offer a flexible package to our people that gives them the power to choose what they value most; extra days off, leasing an electric bike, etc.
•    Flexible working arrangements - We are proud of our flexible working arrangements. We will actively support you in building a successful career and delivering excellent client service without sacrificing your personal priorities. We offer flexible working hours and working from home multiple days per week is possible. 
•    Inspiring work environment - At EY we are dedicated to providing you with an inspiring work environment. A work environment which allows you to further develop your skills and enables you to fulfill your true potential.
•    Personal growth - You will receive numerous trainings and will be coached by a counselor. We offer a clear career path tailored to your unique skills.
•    Fun - By joining our EY- teams, you can participate in team activities, family days, summer and winter events, sports events and enjoy a drink during our monthly Thirsty Thursday happy hour.
•    Sustainability – we have a fleet of hybrid and electric cars. Our flex plan makes it possible for people that don’t want a company car to choose a more sustainable option. In the future we’ll move to a brand new office “The Wings”, a smart and energy efficient infrastructure which will allow us to reduce our ecological footprint even more. 
•    Diversity & inclusion - At EY we are passionate about the inclusion and support of individuals of all groups; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or disability status.
•    Location: all of our offices are easily accessible by public transport or by car and have parking space 


We have been elected as the Best Workplace 2023. Over the years, EY evolved from the 9th to the 7th to the 4th to the 3rd place last year, to end first this year. Furthermore, we also won the HR Excellence Award 2023. We’ve built a workplace where people can flourish, develop and be happy.  At EY you will be empowered to take responsibility and encouraged to seize opportunities to grow your expertise and your career.

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build. 

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