Director - International Tax Services (Open to Flexible Working) We’ve got an exciting opportunity to join our International Tax Services (ITS) team, who recognised as being leaders in international tax advisory and cross border M&A. You will be working with some of the largest corporations in the world advising them on their international tax planning and M&A deals. Working within our ITS Practice focusing on the Core offering (Product & Services and Telecoms, media & Technology). You will be working with some of the sector leading Partners who are well known and respected in the market. You’ll also be working with a high performing team who have advised on many high profile and market transactions over the past few years. It is a great time to join the ITS team who have expanded exponentially in recent years and are continuing to grow. With a number of disrupting factors in the market at the moment you’ll be at the forefront of helping our clients to navigate the market on an international scale. The opportunity The combination of experience and innovation in our team makes it not only one of the most exciting places to work in tax, but also a place where you can learn and develop into a skilled and renowned international tax adviser, working with K / overseas MNCs, lawyers and banks on complex projects. Our international tax professionals will work on a variety of projects which are focused on helping clients to develop and execute their international tax strategy, including: Pre-transaction reorganisations and post-transaction integration Optimisation of capital structure and financing Optimisation of intellectual property ownership and reliefs Managing the risk arising from global law change such as BEPS, and Lobbying and negotiation with tax authorities in UK and globally Your key responsibilities Build and maintain relationships with clients, winning work proactively and contributing to winning new clients Management of the successful delivery of technically complex and demanding consulting projects, ensuring technical excellence and practical / business focus approach taken Overall responsibility of quality of client service Manage possible leads from other areas of the practice Build networks and relationships internally and externally for the team to leverage from Develop junior staff through effectively supervising, coaching and mentoring Significant involvement 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 Client focus and commercially aware Strong international and UK tax technical skills and understanding Commitment to building strong client relationship management with ability to develop quality outputs to clients Negotiation skills and handle challenges Business development skills, able to identify and convert opportunities to sell work Strong business acumen with ability to manage engagement financial results 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 effective teams Ensure delivery of quality work and take day to day delivery Change orientated and innovative with flexible approach to ways of working and adoption of new technologies To qualify for the role you must have Experienced tax practitioner with reviewing skills and expertise in international tax Any of the following preferred: ATT / ACA / CA / CTA (or breadth of knowledge equivalent to CTA, e.g. law qualification) Graduate/graduate calibre or equivalent work experience Experience of Managing a team and/or coaching and developing more junior team members Ideally, you’ll also have Project management skills, plan and prioritize work, meet deadlines, monitor own budget What we look for You’ll proactively maintain your technical understanding by keeping abreast of global developments in UK and international tax concepts and issues so that you can better advise our clients. In return we’ll provide investment in specialist training and offer you opportunities on projects and assignments that will develop you so that you’re in the best place to build your tax career. As an International Tax Manager with EY you’ll be working on an exclusively advisory portfolio from day one with access to an unmatched client base including smaller inbound clients through to the world’s largest multinationals. Whatever the projects and assignments you work on you can be sure you’re contributing towards helping our clients to develop and execute their international tax strategy ensuring technical excellence and providing the highest levels of client service. 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, 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: Commitment for 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, 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. 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