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Date Posted: Posted2 days ago
Southampton SO15 2BE

Job Description

The Private Client Services team at EY acts for a wide range of ambitious businesses, including privately owned enterprises, private equity funds, their portfolio holdings and AIM listed groups; as well as large landed estates, family offices and individual founders, investors, directors and other high net worth (and often high profile) individuals associated with those businesses. The team is made up of a range of Personal and Corporate tax specialists – this particular role is focused on corporate side of our PCS team.

The services that we deliver include corporation tax compliance along with UK and international tax advice in relation to a vast range of tax and commercial issues such as transactions and restructuring, IPO related services, international expansion, optimisation of wealth from a tax perspective, estate and succession advice. Our client base is a mix of UK and non-UK businesses and individuals and our international network results in providing a significant amount of cross border tax advice, often coordinating specialist teams across different taxes and jurisdictions.

The opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual to join EY’s Private Client Service’s team based in the Thames Valley and South Coast region (with offices in Reading and Southampton). The successful candidate will have an opportunity to work with our excellent existing clients and intermediaries and have a great opportunity to build and expand their network, as well as being instrumental to the growth of the Thames Valley and South Coast practice. EY will also support the successful individual as they complete their professional qualifications and they will also have access to EYs various internal training programmes.

Your key responsibilities

  • Support the successful delivery of tax compliance services and technically complex and demanding advisory projects, ensuring technical excellence and applying a practical / business focused approach
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with clients
  • Support local business development activities to win new work
  • Study for and pass professional exams (ACA, CA or CTA)

Skills and attributes for success

  • Enthusiastic team player
  • Technical and practical direct tax knowledge and experience would be welcome depending no exams completed and experience to date but is not required
  • Strong interpersonal skills and an enthusiasm to develop quality client / intermediary relationships
  • An interest in our clients’ strategic and commercial objectives
  • Takes ownership of work and always aims to produce deliverables to the highest standards
  • Ability to work with the wider team to solve the complex needs of your client
  • Effective time management, ability to remain calm when under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Excellent communicator in a range of situations both written and oral
  • A desire to learn and a positive attitude toward learning and developing technical and soft skills

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Part qualified and working towards ACA / CA / CTA
  • Experience working in a professional services firm preferred

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:

  • 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.

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