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Private Capital - Tax Manager (London or Manchester)

London, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Job Role
Tax Compliance
Contract Type
Full Time
Private Capital. Manchester or London Based

Tax Manager

EY’s Private Capital Tax team is the largest such practice in the UK with an exceptional reputation for sector expertise and close, trusted adviser, relationships across a broad range of clients including global financial institutions and market-leading boutiques, high and ultra-high net worth individuals and investment and business structures. It provides corporate, partnership and personal tax advisory services.

The opportunity

This role is relevant for an individual with corporate, personal, owner managed business, or a mixed tax background.

EY’s Private Capital Tax team provides a full suite of tax advisory and compliance services to non-listed (i.e., not publicly traded) Financial Services businesses, dealing with the UK and international tax affairs of the business itself, owners, employees and other stakeholders. We also work with many ultra-high net worth and high-profile individuals, advising them on their personal needs as well as their business holdings or investment structures (e.g. trusts, funds or family companies). This includes asset management businesses, fintechs, and other non-listed financial services organizations.

Due to the ongoing success and growth of the team, we have new opportunities for experienced and talented individuals to join our London or Manchester offices, working within the Private Capital Tax team. You will receive extensive training and support from a variety of tax professionals to assist you in building a successful career within EY.

Your key responsibilities
  • Manage the successful delivery of tax advisory projects across a range of matters UK corporation tax, international tax, income tax, capital gains tax, inheritance tax and other tax matters relevant to UK and international individuals, businesses, and partnerships (note you do not have to have expertise in all areas to apply).
  • Help people to develop through effectively supervising, coaching and mentoring staff.
  • Role in the management of the team both in terms of strategy and operations and also through managing staff development and assignments.
  • Build and maintain relationships with clients.
  • Proactive business development to win new work.
  • Interaction with other EY offices both in the UK and overseas.
  • Contact with HM Revenue & Customs and other third parties, including major financial institutions, lawyers and wealth advisory businesses.

Skills and attributes for success
  • Demonstrated track record of leading the delivery of UK tax advice to clients.
  • Technical and practical tax knowledge and experience in advising individuals, families and their investment structures, UK corporate tax and/or partnership matters.
  • Client focused and strategically and commercially aware.
  • Strong client relationship management skills with ability to develop quality outputs to clients
  • Effective time management, ability to meet client deadlines
  • Excellent communicator in a range of situations both written and oral
  • Enthusiastic team player with ability to create, sustain and lead effective teams
  • Ensure delivery of quality work and take day to day leadership of delivery team
  • Computer literacy, with the ability to adapt to new systems.

To qualify for the role you must have
  • ACA / CTA / Tax Inspectors with full Technical Training course / Law qualification / Tax specialist qualification
  • Strong tax technical skills
  • Initiative, professionalism and confidence
  • Experience of coaching and developing junior staff
  • Eligibility to work in the UK
  • The ability to motivate a team; manage, mentor and train junior staff and work with people from across the business

What we look for

Our Private Capital Team focuses on advising individuals, owner-managed businesses, investment structures, global financial institutions and market-leading boutiques on all aspects of their tax affairs, working with other specialist teams within EY’s wider business, across tax and other services. We want to hear from candidates who are looking for a broad and varied foundation in tax matters, and who are excited by the challenges of working in this dynamic environment.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your own and your 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, 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.

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.

This employer is a corporate member of myGwork - LGBTQ+ professionals, the business community for LGBTQ+ professionals, students, inclusive employers & anyone who believes in workplace equality.

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