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Tax - International Tax and Transaction Services - Staff / Senior- Hong Kong

Location:  Hong Kong
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Jun 19, 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  163644

Tax is an inescapable dimension of almost every business activity, in every jurisdiction where a company does business. To optimize the financial performance of business operations, tax strategy and business strategy have to work together across a client enterprise.


Our International Tax and Transaction Service (ITTS) group provides a wide range of tax services for clients within a variety of industries and helps clients identify and address complex domestic and international tax issues and assists them in strategically aligning different areas of taxation.



  • Provide a wide range of tax advisory services on international tax advisory engagements, tax structuring, cross-border/M&A transactions, and ad hoc projects
  • Address complex Hong Kong/China/ international corporate tax issues and assists clients in strategically aligning different areas of taxation. Provide timely and high-quality services and work products that exceed client expectations.
  • Help to build and maintain client relationships and demonstrate knowledge of client business.
  • Develop and guide junior tax professionals by providing effective performance feedback and ensuring team responsibilities are consistent with skills and developmental goals.
  • Build on technical competence by keeping up to date on trends, developments and technical authorities and apply them to moderately complex situations.
  • Build strong internal relationships within the ITTS and broader tax teams and across other services.
  • Contribute to the overall success of the team by developing a thorough understanding of EY methodologies and tools to enhance service delivery


To qualify, you must meet the following requirements:


  • Bachelor degree and ideally a Professional accountancy qualification (accounting or tax)
  • 2 - 4 years of tax experience (including tax advisory) in a professional firm / Big 4 firm or as inhouse-tax advisor
  • Candidates with less experience will be considered as staff accountant 
  • Team player with strong oral and writing communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Effective organization and time management skills with the ability to work under pressure and adhere to project deadlines
  • Experience working in international tax or on M&A transactions or cross-border transactions is preferred, but not essential
  • Fluent English (proficiency in Mandarin, Cantonese or any other foreign language is a plus)


If you’re looking for a role that’ll challenge you, give you opportunities to grow and encourage you to own your career, this role is for you.


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 center, 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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