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Consultant Tax Financial Services (Graduate)

Location:  Zurich
Other locations:  Anywhere in Country
Salary: Competitive
Date:  24 Nov 2023

Job description

Requisition ID:  1451779
At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

The Opportunity


As the only one of the Big 4 with a specialist cross-border practice dedicated to the Financial Services Sector, we offer our clients seamless, consistent and high-quality services around the globe. As part of our Tax Services we offer expertise and advise on all tax issues. This knowledge enables us to optimize the business and legal structures of national and international clients.


Kick-start a purposeful career and become part of our unique Tax Financial Services Team to tackle exciting daily challenges!


Your key responsibilities


  • A young, dynamic and diverse team offering exposure to a wide variety of clients, types of work and taxes.
  • Supporting banks, wealth managers, insurance companies and asset managers
  • For example, you may assist clients with onboarding rules, client documentation, tax calculation rules, classification of securities, tax reporting to regulators and to clients as well as management of the operational tax function and of tax-relevant data. As abstract as this may sound, this is very practical work!
  • Client secondments/on-site projects are also a regular part of our work environment
  • Expand your interdisciplinary experience: We strive for holistic solutions, which entails collaboration with our colleagues in such diverse teams as Legal, Audit and Consulting, as well as our teams in many other jurisdictions
  • Flexible and extremely comprehensive personalized learning plans encompassing tax technical external courses, finance, technology and industry, including where appropriate Swiss certified tax expertise or other industry-specific external diplomas
  • The opportunity to work internationally or even in different countries and language regions


Skills and attributes for success


  • Tertiary degree or compelling relevant experience
  • Fluent German and excellent business English (French and/or Italian a plus)
  • Our “must haves”: Quick comprehension, affinity for numbers and a desire to learn, as well as adaptability and flexibility, and most of all a strong team spirit
  • Guarantees of success: Determination, commitment, creativity, stamina and the desire to be part of something bigger


What we offer


EY Switzerland offers you to work in a diverse and inclusive environment with around 3,000 employees from 64 different countries. You will collaborate with the best, learn from the best and continually grow, as we invest a significant portion of our annual turnover in the personal development and training of our employees.


Click here to find out more about our benefits and corporate social responsibility.


Have we sparked your interest? We look forward to receiving your complete application with CV, cover letter, certificates and transcript of grades.

For more information, please contact our recruitment team ( / +41 58 286 33 66).


The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.

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