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Tax - International Tax and Transaction Services - Senior Manager - Hong Kong

Location:  Hong Kong
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Jun 16, 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  482641

Our tax practice revolves around helping our clients effectively manage their tax obligations proactively and responsibly. As part of a global team of 35,000 tax professionals in 150 countries, you will advise clients on planning, compliance and reporting wherever the client has needs. Our unwavering commitment to quality service and our technical networks enable you to help clients reduce inefficiencies, mitigate risk and improve opportunities within their tax functions. Groups (or, as we call them – sub-service lines) within Tax include Business Tax Services, Global Compliance and Reporting, Human Capital, Indirect Tax Services, International Tax Services and Transaction Tax Services.


As part of our International Tax and Transaction Tax team, you will advise companies on all tax aspects of their transactions and help clients to manage all aspects of a tax function, including acquisition structuring, holding structure set up and design as well as managing global tax risks and meeting cross-border tax obligations.


With so many offerings, you have the opportunity to develop your career through a broad scope of engagements, mentoring and formal learning. That’s how we develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders, and in so doing, play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities. Sound interesting? Well this is just the beginning. Because whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.


Key responsibilities:

  • Lead International Tax engagements on a day-to-day basis
  • Manage a team of tax professionals to combine diverse cross-border transaction experience with local tax knowledge across a broad spectrum of industries  
  • Take responsibility for the preparation of tax advice / analysis that will be delivered to clients and other parties
  • Develop and maintain productive working relationships with client personnel
  • Manage engagement economics and communicate significant issues, fees and estimates-to-complete to partners and clients
  • Assist partners with generating new business opportunities and develop client networks and relationships
  • Build strong internal relationships within the team and across other service lines
  • Understand our service offerings and actively identify opportunities to serve clients better
  • Help people to develop through the effective supervision, coaching and mentoring of junior staff
  • Conduct performance reviews and contribute to performance feedback
  • Contribute to people initiatives, including recruiting, retaining and training International Tax professionals
  • Understand and follow workplace policies and procedures and communicate them to all levels of staff


Qualifications, Education and Certification


To qualify, candidates 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)
  • A minimum of 7 years of relevant tax advisory services’ experience gained from Big four firms or sizable public accounting firm or with at least 3 years at a managerial level leading clients engagements; Candidate with less experience will be considered as Manager / Senior
  • International tax advisory experience is desirable
  • Experience across multiple jurisdictions would be an advantage
  • Strong tax technical skills including knowledge in BEPS 2.0
  • Highly-developed project management skills
  • Strong marketing skills
  • Excellent managerial, organizational, project management, analytical, and verbal / written communication skills
  • The ability to thrive in a fast-paced, professional services environment
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English and Mandarin
  • More experienced candidates may be considered for Director grade


Who we are


EY is one of the leading global professional services organizations with 212,000 people around the world. We are proud of our people culture which we believe sets us apart in the profession. EY helps you achieve your best by providing great learning and career growth opportunities, by offering ways to help you achieve satisfaction in work and life, and by looking at each decision with a keen eye toward how it will affect you.

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