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UKI Tax - Tax Controversy - Manager - Dublin

Location:  Dublin 2
Other locations:  Anywhere in Country
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Nov 18, 2023

Job description

Requisition ID:  1438099

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture, and technology to become the best version of you, we are counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.


EY have a number of career opportunities available, and we are interested in meeting candidates who are looking for a new challenge, one where you can develop your range of skills significantly. Be that a move out of industry into practice, or from within practice into advisory services. We are looking for future leaders with a genuine creative vision and the confidence to make it happen. Our opportunities will allow you to apply your expertise to a variety of projects whilst offering you excellent career progression opportunities.


The team and the opportunity


As a manager you will have a key role in the development and expansion of the department’s tax controversy practice. The tax controversy practice will cover a broad range of services from pre-Audit self-reviews to Tax Audit support services and Tax Appeal support services. In this role as a manager, you will have a key role in the delivery of such services and will liaise with clients, EY colleagues, Revenue Authorities and the Tax Appeal Commissioners. The role will focus on Direct Taxes such as Corporation Tax, Income Tax, Relevant Contracts Tax and Capital Taxes but will also other taxes when necessary.


Reports To


The Assistant Manager/Manager will report to Enda Jordan (Tax Controversy Group lead – UKI Dublin) and Sandra Brennan (Tax Director)


Responsibilities and Duties


  • Maintain a data base for collation of information on Revenue interventions notified to our client base
  • Create and maintain a data-bank of standard letters for use in dealing with various Revenue intervention
  • Liaise with EY colleagues in other EY departments (e.g. R&D, TP, PAS, PCS and VAT)  to support delivery of tax controversy services
  • Liaise with EY Tax Technology clients in respect of the development of tools to support their delivery of tax controversy services
  • Support the delivery of pre-audit services – corporate tax health checks, CCF reviews, Director’s compliance statements – to clients
  • Support the delivery of tax audit support services to clients
  • Support the delivery of tax appeal support services to clients
  • Mentor and train junior team members




  • Candidates should have tax and/or accounting/legal qualifications or be training for same. 
  • Experience in tax controversy type work (preferably corporation tax or income tax) either in a professional practice, industry or with the Revenue Commissioners would be desirable. 


What we offer and how we will support your Career progression


Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.


Continuous learning: personalised career development including coaching, experiences and formal learning so you’ll develop the mindset and skills you’ll need to thrive in the future. Transformative leadership, we will give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.


Career progression: When you join EY, you will be supported to ensure that you are enhancing your skills from day one. As you grow and develop here, you’ll discover opportunities to help customise your career journey, so that it’s as unique as you are. 


Benefits: We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, with a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Your experience in EY will also include:


  • Discounted health insurance
  • Pension
  • The purchase of additional annual leave
  • Hybrid Working model


Inclusion & Diversity


We hold a collective commitment to foster an environment where all differences are valued and respected, practices are equitable and everyone experiences a sense of belonging: Inclusion, diversity, and equity are part of who we are at EY. We believe that the highest-performing teams maximize the power of different perspectives and backgrounds. These teams are both diverse and inclusive and are willing to invite and learn from other perspectives. Our ability to include various viewpoints into our mindsets, behaviours and operations is fundamental to driving innovation, building strong relationships, and delivering the best solutions for our clients.


We recognise the strength that comes from having a diverse workforce and building a culture where we support all our people to achieve their potential. You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.




If you are interested in the above role, please submit a CV via the EY Careers Site or learn more about the UKI Tax team here.


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