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Private Capital Tax Manager - Financial Services - London or Manchester based

Location:  London
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  06-Aug-2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  197142

Manager, Private Capital - London or Manchester based


Are you bright, enthusiastic and business minded? Do you enjoy working with dynamic, growing businesses and entrepreneurial individual investors? Joining the Private Capital team is a great opportunity to build a career within the EY financial services team as you will gain experience to help fulfil your aspirations and shape your career.


The opportunity


EY’s Private Capital team provides personal taxation services to thousands of individual clients both in the UK and overseas, dealing with the UK tax affairs of employees, directors, partners, entrepreneurs and owner-managed businesses, including ultra-high net worth and high profile individuals and their investment structures (e.g. trusts, funds or family companies).


Due to continuing expansion we have new opportunities for talented personalities to join our London or Manchester office working within the personal tax consultancy team part of EY Private Capital. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to work with our excellent existing clients and intermediaries, providing a great opportunity to build and expand their network and be instrumental in winning new business.


Your key responsibilities

  • Build and maintain relationships with clients.
  • Proactive business development to win new work.
  • High level management of the successful delivery of technically complex and demanding consulting projects, ensuring technical excellence and practical / business orientated approach taken.
  • Help people to develop through effectively supervising, coaching and mentoring staff.
  • Contribute to people initiatives, including retaining and training our team.
  • Role in the management of the team both in terms of strategy and operations and also through managing junior staff development and assignments.


Skills and attributes for success

  • Technical and practical tax knowledge and experience in advising individuals, families and their investment structures.  
  • Experience dealing with transactions, sales and reorganisations.
  • Client focused and strategically and commercially aware.
  • Strong client relationship management skills with ability to develop quality outputs to clients.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Effective time management, ability to remain calm when under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent communicator in a range of situations both written and oral.
  • Enthusiastic team player with ability to create, sustain and lead effective teams.
  • Ensure delivery of quality work and take day to day leadership of delivery team.
  • Computer literacy, with the ability to adapt to new systems.


To qualify for the role, you must have;

  • ACA / CTA / Tax Inspectors with full Technical Training course / Law qualification / Tax  specialist qualification / or breadth of knowledge equivalent to a Tax specialist qualification.
  • Strong tax technical skills.
  • Initiative, professionalism and confidence.
  • Business development skills, able to identify and convert opportunities to sell work.
  • Experience of coaching and developing junior staff.
  • Eligibility to work in the UK


Ideally, you’ll also have;

  • A pragmatic approach to problem solving.
  • A commitment to deliver results.
  • A desire to take on responsibility.
  • The ability to motivate a team; manage, mentor and train junior staff and work with people from across the business.


What we look for

Our Private Capital Team focuses on advising individuals and owner-managed businesses on all aspects of their tax affairs, working with other specialist teams within EY’s wider business, across tax and other services.


We want to hear from accounting professionals who want varying responsibilities and stimulating career and who are excited by the prospect of working in this dynamic environment.


What working at EY offers 

We offer a competitive remuneration package.  Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:


  • Support and coaching 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.


EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.


About EY


As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise 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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