Tax careers: help your clients navigate the complexities of international tax
The decisions our entrepreneurial and multinational clients take about their complex tax obligations make a vital difference to their business. As an experienced tax professional, you’ll appreciate the complexities involved in creating effective tax strategies. And with the current economic climate likely to generate further changes to regulatory and legislative regimes around the world, our role as trusted advisors is as important as ever.
By staying on top of these rapid developments, we can provide the insight, advice and guidance clients need to navigate today’s tax regimes. If you have in-depth technical knowledge, excellent client relationship skills and intellectual rigour and stamina, you could be part of our global network, working in cross-functional teams across borders and industries.
Business Tax Services
Work with a wide range of clients, both domestically and on a multinational basis, to meet their complex demands in this area.
Advise clients in many different industries how indirect taxes impinge on their supply chains, as well as on financial and accounting systems.
Identify ways for multinational companies to align their global tax position with their business strategy to maintain competitive advantage.
As part of a globally integrated team, you'll identify potential tax opportunities available to clients during transactions and reduce inherent tax risk.
Find out about the opportunities currently available at EY and how you can apply for them.
Business Tax Services
Our business tax professionals help businesses meet complex demands for tax reporting, compliance and planning, and tax policy and controversy. Business Tax consists of different service offerings, including:
- Business Tax Advisory
- Business Tax Compliance
- Tax Accounting & Risk Advisory
You’ll have the chance to gain experience across multiple service offerings, with long-term opportunities for focusing in one or more area. You’ll also work with clients ranging from entrepreneurs to long-established worldwide organisations, developing a breadth and depth of tax and business skills domestically and on a multinational basis to advance your career.
People Advisory Services
As the world continues to change due to globalisation and developments in demographics, technology and regulation, organisations need adapt and flex. They need their people to be agile and respond to that change.
People Advisory Services (PAS) helps organisations solve some of their largest and most complex people-related challenges. As a PAS professional, you will be able to grow and build your skills in one of our six pillars:
Our Performance team helps organisations effectively manage change and organisational design. We support the design of HR operating models, improve HR process efficiency, manage people risk and integrate transactions effectively. Our core capabilities are:
- Organisational change management
- Organisational design
- HR operating and delivery model
- HR process efficiency and policy
Our Talent team helps organisations develop data-supported workforce strategies and employee value propositions. We advise on talent management, people risk and capability development across all levels and organisational development activities, including culture change. Our core capabilities are:
- Workforce strategy
- Capability development
- Talent management
- Organisational development
- People risk management
Our Systems team helps organisations develop HR technical strategies, facilitate vendor selection, and implement HR systems to support broader business initiatives. We work to improve and reduce the costs and risks of payroll operations and delivery. Our core capabilities are:
- HR technology
Our Reward team helps organisations develop relevant and flexible tax-compliant remuneration, benefit and incentive approaches. Our core capabilities are:
- Board and executive remuneration
- Broad based remuneration
- Employment law
Our Mobility team helps organisations develop and support their mobility programmes. We help them manage the complex compliance, reporting and risks inherent in deploying a globally mobile workforce. Our core capabilities are:
- Mobility tax
- Global immigration
- Assignment services
- International social security
Analytics and Insight
Analytics and Insight helps organisations use their people data to improve business performance, drive better business decisions and proactively manage risk. Our core capabilities are:
- Modelling and reporting
- Workforce and costings
- Qualitative analytics
Our indirect tax professionals work with clients that trade goods or services nationally and internationally. Work with them and you’ll advise how indirect taxes such as value added tax (VAT) or goods & services tax (GST) impact your clients’ supply chain and financial and accounting systems.
You’ll identify and address areas of risk, advise clients on the taxation implications of international trade and assist them in complying with customs regulations. Working in Indirect Tax, you’ll gain wide-ranging experience across different industries and opportunities to work internationally, and receive the support you need to become an effective tax professional.
Our international tax professionals help multinational companies align their global tax position with their business strategy to maintain competitive advantage and provide shareholder value.
International tax teams support clients’ cross-border transactions, assess their international tax strategies and provide a range of services including transfer pricing policies and tax-effective supply chain management.
As a member of our international tax team, you’ll gain experience on engagements with some of the world’s largest international organisations and have opportunities to work with different tax regimes through international assignments.
Every transaction has tax implications, whether it’s an acquisition, disposal, merger, demerger, joint venture, refinancing, restructuring or stock exchange transaction such as an IPO.
Our transaction tax professionals advise companies and private equity investors on all tax aspects of their transactions across a wide range of industries and geographies. They help clients negotiate every stage of a deal from inception and initial due diligence, to tax-efficient transaction structuring right through to assistance with the sale and purchase agreement.
Your role will entail helping clients benefit from the potential tax opportunities present in transactions, as well as identifying and reducing inherent tax risk. You’ll work alongside restructuring colleagues to advise companies in financial difficulties, including those in formal insolvency proceedings, on sales of non-core businesses to restore their balance sheets.
As a member of this highly globally integrated team, you’ll develop the tax and transaction skills and knowledge you need to progress your career in a dynamic and highly commercial environment.
Our growth. Your opportunity.
Our Tax team at EY is growing fast and we plan to keep growing. That means opportunities for our people every day - and a need for talented, ambitious professionals to join us now and fuel our growth tomorrow.
We're looking for tax professionals at all levels to join us in our offices across the UK. Use the links below to find out more and apply. Or, go to 'Job search' for a full list of our Tax roles across the UK.
- Our global law practice provides career opportunities in 60 countries across the world. We are recruiting UK qualified lawyers with experience in corporate, commercial and employment law. Full role profiles will be posted online in due course, so please continue to visit these pages.
Meet our Tax people
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