EY People Advisory Services (PAS) – Mobility - Senior Tax Team Assistant, London in England, United Kingdom

Title: People Advisory Services (PAS) – Mobility - Senior Tax Team Assistant, London

Location: GB-England-London

Job Number: LON00C80

Our People Advisory Services (PAS) business is focused on people management and our vision is to provide a cohesive people management solution across a broad spectrum of specialties, such as reward management, global mobility, HR transformation, legislative compliance and much more. PAS is a newly developed go to market approach which connects the collective power of our Human Capital and People & Organisational Change practices into an integrated service line. This enhanced set of joint people capabilities allows us to truly help organisations deal with their most complex people and transformational change challenges, enabling them to be the best they can be. PAS meets the scale and complexity of how and where our clients work globally, making us the number one trusted advisor to our clients and furthering our commitment to building a better working world.

PAS has five key pillars: Mobility, Reward, Talent, Systems, and Performance.

The opportunity

In Mobility, we work with our clients to manage the complex compliance, reporting and risks inherent in deploying a globally mobile workforce. We place great importance on providing valuable tax planning advice in order to facilitate the most cost effective and efficient operations for our clients.

As part of our global network, PAS benefits from strategic investment in a number of its service lines and forecasts significant growth in the short to medium term.

The Senior Tax Team Assistant will work as part of the Tax team to maximise efficiencies on allocated client accounts and to keep senior engagement teams regularly updated on work status. The role will involve proactively completing and managing non-technical client chargeable tasks, allowing technical staff to focus on the delivery of more complex technical areas.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Set up and maintain client files

  • Liaise with clients on non-technical matters e.g. meeting arrangements, co-ordinating receipt of information etc

  • Project management and coordination, to include both internal team and external teams

  • Update Interaction for client opportunities on allocated clients and as requested by client teams

  • Account specific budgeting and cost monitoring

  • Account specific billing and time analysis

  • Where appropriate, undertake allocated tasks within the Global Compliance Process to include:

  • Set up files/file documents on a number of client accounts throughout the compliance process

  • Prepare submission letters/packs to client and HMRC

  • Oversee the Tax assure reporting process, running reports for review by the client teams on a regular basis

  • Online filing and record management

  • Production of monthly programme management reports to deadlines

  • Delivery of global compliance filings overviews and status

  • Development of junior resources across team in UK and India

Skills and Attributes for Success

  • Project co-ordination skills

  • Ability to prioritise conflicting deadlines and work proactively

  • Strong written and communication skills

  • High level of attention to detail

  • Well-developed time management skills

  • Pro-active and reliable team member with the ability to work effectively with others and share information readily

  • Pro-active "can do" attitude

  • Receptive to change and a flexible approach

  • Demonstrate initiative in approach to projects/assignments and a willingness to challenge the status quo

To qualify for the role you must have:

  • Good numerical skills

  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task

  • Computer literate including a good knowledge of excel and word

  • A' Levels (or equivalent) and/or further education qualification e.g. HND

  • Evidence of working within a team (both locally and remotely if possible)

  • Evidence of working well under pressure

  • Evidence of problem solving

Ideally, you’ll also have:

  • Professional Services experience

  • Experience working within an expatriate tax team


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.

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. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Join us in building a better working world.

Apply now.