Indirect/VAT Tax Manager Full Time
Ernst & Young

England - Reading, United Kingdom | Bachelor's Degree | 1 - 3 years | Full Time | Male or Female | Accounting / Audit / Tax | Accounting

Job Summary

Our indirect tax professionals provide clients with effective processes to help improve their day-to-day reporting for indirect tax. This includes reducing attribution errors, reducing costs and ensuring indirect taxes are handled correctly. They advise how indirect taxes such as value added tax (VAT) or goods & services tax (GST) impinge on the client’s supply chain and financial and accounting systems. They identify and address areas of risk, advise clients on customs declarations, audit and review product classifications and evaluate import/export documentation. 

Our Indirect Tax group develops practical and innovative tax solutions via a view to reducing our clients' tax burden. We combine this goal with an emphasis on developing effective strategies in line with each client's business plans and goals. 

Job Responsibilites

Client responsibilities 

Build and maintain tax relationships with clients and provide high levels of client service
Assist in winning work by proactively managing existing clients and contribute to winning new clients.
Manage the successful delivery of tax projects, ensuring technical excellence and practical/business driven approach taken
Contribute to successfully extracting maximum value for both Ernst & Young and clients from the tax services delivered whilst managing risk appropriately for both client and the firm 

People responsibilities 

Strong and motivated team player 

Job Requirements

-Project management skills, plan and prioritise work, meet deadlines, monitor own budget. 
-Ability to build strong client relationships
-Ability to develop business development skills.
-Excellent communicator in a range of situations both written and oral.
-Team player with the ability to build effective relationships at all levels.
-Understand tax ramifications of commercial decisions. 
-Experienced tax practitioner with reviewing skills and expertise in functional area
-Client driven and strategically and commercially aware
-Excellent communicator in a range of situations both written and oral.
-Enthusiastic and flexible attitude to work
-Tax Inspectors with full Technical Training course; or Law qualification.
-CTA (or breadth of knowledge equivalent to CTA)

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