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Manager / Senior Manager US Private Desk (Zurich)

Location:  Zurich
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Jan 21, 2023

Job description

Requisition ID:  1380184

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.





EY’s Global Tax Desk Network is staffed by tax professionals from approximately 15 global jurisdictions (i.e., Asia, EMEIA and the Americas), providing real time tax advice to our global clients. The Global Tax Desk teams work together with our local country tax professionals to provide in-depth tax advice on the laws in their home jurisdictions and tax-effective structuring of multi-country transactions. Our Global Tax Desk Network in EMEIA provides comprehensive tax advice to clients who are engaged in international transactions or expanding across borders.


Our EMEIA Global Tax Desk team has over 60 professionals from 13 countries including a large representation from the United States and representation from the US, Africa, India, Korea, China, Japan, Australia, Brazil, Colombia, Argentina, Chile, Mexico, and the Nordics. We have Tax Desk teams throughout EMEIA including London, Paris, Munich, Zurich, Brussels, and Bahrain.


We have a career opportunity with Private Tax Desk team in Zurich, Switzerland, for a highly experienced Manager or Senior Manager with an extensive US private client tax background. The individual will work as part of the EMEIA-based team of advisors specialising in providing cross-border US tax advisory services to clients based outside of the US. 


Your client and people responsibilities


  • Be a key member of our growing Private Tax Desk team, taking a share of responsibility for all aspects of its further development and growth
  • Work directly with HNW and UNHW clients and alongside other EY Tax teams across EMEIA, including the ITTS Tax Desks in EMEIA, to deliver exceptional cross-border US tax advisory services
  • Advise on US cross-border income tax optimization and international wealth planning
  • Oversee the successful delivery of tax technical projects, ensuring technical excellence and a practical approach taken
  • Expand your internal EY network throughout EMEIA, as well as your external network and relationships
  • Establish strong relationships across sub-service line teams, seeking opportunities to bring EY’s Private Tax offering to our existing and new clients
  • Develop a pipeline of opportunities and sales, utilizing appropriate resources and market tools


Qualifications and experience


  • Experienced tax practitioner with US private client background as highlighted above; cross-border experience is strongly preferred
  • Entrepreneurial—willing and able to develop and execute successful go-to-market initiatives
  • Client driven and strategically and commercially aware
  • Team player with ability to create, sustain, and lead an effective team
  • Excellent communicator in a range of situations, both written and oral
  • Enthusiastic and flexible attitude to work.
  • A US certified public accountant and/or JD


What working at EY offers 


We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development. We also 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

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 are 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. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer a reality.


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


Build your legacy with us.


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