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Senior Manager International Tax Services - Energy, Edinburgh - Open to flexible working

Location:  Edinburgh
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Sep 2, 2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  812001

We’ve got an exciting opportunity to join our International Tax services team, who are recognised as being frontrunners in international tax advisory and cross border M&A. You will work with some of the largest corporations in the world, supporting them on their international tax planning and M&A deals. Working within our International Tax and Transaction Services (ITTS) practice, you will focus on the Energy offering.
You will be working with some of the sector's best Partners, who are well known and respected in the market. You will become a key part of a diverse, supportive and high performing team, working alongside entrepreneurial and innovative colleagues who have advised on many high profile market transactions over the past few years.
It is a great time to join the ITTS Energy team who have expanded exponentially in recent years and are continuing to grow. With a number of disrupting factors across the global economic landscape at the moment, you’ll be at the forefront of helping our clients to navigate these challenges on an international scale.


The opportunity 

The combination of experience and innovation in our team makes it one of the most exciting places to work in tax. We provide a place where you can learn and develop into a skilled and renowned international tax professional transforming how we think about tax. You'll work with UK / overseas MNCs, lawyers and banks on complex and exciting projects which are focused on helping clients to develop and execute their international tax strategy, including:

  • Expansion into new markets
  • Pre-transaction reorganisations and post-transaction integration
  • Legal structure rationalisation
  • Operating model redesign
  • Optimisation of capital structure and financing
  • Optimisation of intellectual property ownership and reliefs
  • Managing the risk arising from global law change such as BEPS, and
  • Lobbying and negotiation with tax authorities in UK and globally


Your key responsibilities 

  • Build and maintain relationships with clients, winning work proactively and contributing to winning new clients
  • Management of the successful delivery of technically complex and demanding consulting projects, ensuring technical excellence and practical / business focus approach taken
  • Overall responsibility of quality of client service
  • Manage possible leads from other areas of the practice
  • Build networks and relationships internally and externally for the team to leverage from
  • Develop junior staff through effectively supervising, coaching and mentoring
  • Significant involvement in the management of the team both in terms of strategy and operations and also through managing junior staff development and assignments


To qualify for the role you must have

  • Experienced tax practitioner with reviewing skills and expertise in international tax
  • Any of the following: ATT / ACA / CA / CTA (or breadth of knowledge equivalent to CTA, e.g. law qualification)
  • Proven track record of Managing a team and mentoring and developing more junior team members


Ideally you’ll also have; 
You’ll proactively maintain your technical knowledge by keeping abreast of global developments in UK and international tax concepts and issues so that you can better advise our clients. In return we’ll provide investment in specialist training and offer you opportunities on projects and assignments that will develop and challenge you so that you’re in the best place to develop you tax career.


As a Tax Senior Manager with EY you’ll be working on an predominantly advisory portfolio from day one with access to an unmatched client base including smaller inbound clients through to the world’s largest multinationals, on transactions, advisory and compliance tax projects.
Whatever the projects and assignments you work on you can be reassured that you’re contributing towards helping our clients to develop and execute their international tax strategy ensuring technical excellence and providing the highest levels of client service.


What we offer

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.
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If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.


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