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Tax - FSO - ITTS - Experienced Senior Accountant (Banking/Asset Management Focus)

Location:  Hong Kong
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Jun 23, 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  976782

About the job


EY provides tax advisory, transaction support and tax compliance services to some of the world's largest banks and financial institutions.


The Financial Services International Tax and Transaction Services (ITTS) team is a multicultural group of tax professionals, based in Hong Kong but working extensively with the EY network across APAC and globally, serving international banks and asset managers.


Come and join us, a network of international tax professionals which helps to manage all aspects of clients’ internal tax function, including transaction support, tax advice on changing legislation, communicating and understanding emerging tax matters, managing tax risks for global businesses and meeting ongoing tax compliance obligations.


Our clients are large, complex international banks and asset managers, who operate in a fast paced, international environment.


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Provide tax advice and support on a range of transactions and financial products
  • Review clients’ existing practices with a view to developing industry-leading tax control framework
  • Assist clients to develop and maintain processes, procedures and supporting documentation to support and manage tax risk across Asia-Pacific
  • Work with EY member firms to understand changes to tax legislation, regulations and practice across Asia-Pacific, and consider and communicate the impact to our clients
  • Coordinate with internal and external parties to ensure the timely delivery of sophisticated deliverables to clients
  • Build client relationships and demonstrate knowledge of client business
  • Provide timely and high-quality services and work products that exceed client expectations.
  • Build on technical competence by keeping up to date on trends, developments and technical authorities and apply them to complex situations


To qualify for the role you must have


  • An undergraduate degree, preferably with an emphasis in accounting, taxation, economics, finance or law (an advanced degree in economics, law, tax or accounting is desirable)
  • 2 years above Hong Kong Tax compliance or relevant tax advisory experience gained from sizable public accounting firm or financial industry
  • Experience in the banking industry/asset management is desirable, but not essential
  • Experience across multiple jurisdictions would be an advantage
  • Strong tax technical skills (Hong Kong tax technical preferred but not required)
  • Strong negotiation skills, able to sustain opinion and handle challenges
  • Team player with strong communication skills


Ideally, you’ll also have

Effective organization and time management skills with the ability to work under pressure and adhere to project deadlines


What we look for

We’re interested in professionals who enjoy promoting the people agenda in organizations and change initiatives, bringing people issues and challenges to the forefront. You’ll need the confidence to keep the people agenda front and centre, and the interpersonal skills and communications savvy to do this in a way that integrates well with executive priorities and objectives.


What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our services. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and hospitalization benefits, group life and personal accident insurance, annual leave and Mandatory Provident Fund and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical and social well-being. Plus, 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


About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, knowledge and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.


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


Join us in building a better working world.


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