Ben Smith

EY Global Deputy Compliance and Reporting Leader

Leading engagements across borders. Focused on efficiency and new ways of working. Champion of EY Global Delivery Services. Sponsor of our homegrown talent. Cricket fan. Father of three boys.

Ben is the Global Deputy Global Compliance and Reporting Leader. He is also the Tax and Finance Operate (TFO) Leader for EY EMEIA FSO.

He has over 20 years of tax compliance and reporting, and tax audit experience across a range of clients in the financial services sector. He has led several large TFO engagements in the banking and capital markets sector.

Ben has led the EY off-shoring program for financial services tax compliance in the UK from a pilot in mid-2006 through to the business as usual model that EY operates under today. He continues to closely oversee the development and expansion of our offshore team.

He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales and the Chartered Institute of Taxation. He holds a Law Degree from Durham University.

How Ben is building a better working world

“I work with EY clients as they define their future target operating models for tax and finance. Through my work, I help clients to address the optimal mix of people, process and technology to achieve a more cost-efficient and value-added tax and finance function.”

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