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Advisory Services – Centre of Excellence (‘CoE’)
Due to continuing expansion we have new opportunities for ambitious individuals to join our Tax Team. You will receive extensive training and support from a variety of leading tax professionals to assist you in building a successful career within EY.
Your key responsibilities
Your main objective is to help the Tax Team deliver quality products using general tax knowledge gained from training or education and assistance from more experienced tax professionals. Contribute to the profitable growth by ensuring client engagements are executed in an efficient manner.
Your client responsibilities:
► Conduct the engagement in a professional manner and in accordance with the Tax Team’s and Client’s expectations as defined by the terms and conditions of the contract
► Provide timely and high-quality services and work products
► Demonstrate an understating of basic tax concepts. Proactively expand tax knowledge through client assignments and stay current with tax developments
► Research tax theory and positions, and apply them to specific client needs
► Exercise independent judgment and discretion when preparing tax returns
► Responsible for execution of day to day deliverables through quality work
► Responsible for meeting contractual SLA's
► Adhere to standard processes and ensure consistency
► Be an integral part of the Global and/or Local Client Service Delivery team
► Escalate issues and queries
► Develop a high level understanding of all the work streams and collaborate with different work streams as required by the business
► Take ownership of your schedule and proactively seek work when necessary to meet your annual goals
► Perform a thorough self-review of all work done
► Assist team in managing client projects
► Adhere to Practice protocols and other internal processes consistently
► Flexibility to adapt to different business requirements from time-time
Your people responsibilities:
► Exhibit positive attitude and demonstrate willingness to learn.
► Work constructively with team to evaluate and improve personal and team performance.
► Contribute and leverage knowledge from individuals, databases and other sources.
Operational Excellence / Day to day responsibilities:
► Preparing, reviewing and filing PAN applications
► Preparing and reviewing of withholding tax computations and advance tax;
► Preparing, reviewing and filing individual tax returns;
► Assisting in advisory projects including technical research, drafting memo, presentation etc;
► Preparation, reviewing and filing of visa and other allied immigration related applications;
► Participate in executing work within a group by assisting and delivering work effectively, and teaming with tax professionals to provide comprehensive tax solutions.
► Ensure that the areas of work assigned are executed in accordance with the work programme and the firm’s methodologies and guidance, and professional standards.
► Use electronic working papers, efficiently including various software applications and sources of knowledge in an appropriate manner to conduct research.
► Acquire and demonstrate competence in technical knowledge, and compliance process by keeping up to date on trends, developments and technical authorities and apply them to moderately complex situations.
► Analyse and convert data into a tax product (advisory/compliance) and ensure accuracy and timeliness of the product.
► Where applicable thoroughly check documents and make available for tax inspections in an appropriate manner.
► Demonstrate professionalism through a positive and cooperative attitude and by maintaining the confidential and proprietary nature of client relationships and related work products.
► Sensitive towards EY code of conduct, values and quality standards
► Contribute to the overall success of the team by developing a thorough understanding of EY methodologies and tools to enhance service delivery; keeping team members informed of work status; actively seeking assignments when unassigned; proactively seeking opportunities to provide tax services;
Skills and attributes for success
► Good Communication skills ( Written & Oral)
► Proficient in MS word, excel, power point.
► Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
► Strong Analytical/Numerical ability.
► Good interpersonal skills
► Enthusiastic and Self Starter
► Team Player
► Ability to grasp details
To qualify for the role you must have
► PE II/ IPCC/ PCC qualified. Graduates in B.Com (H).
► No Prior experience required
Ideally you’ll also have
► Strong communication, facilitation, relationship-building, presentation and negotiation skills.
► Be highly flexible, adaptable, and creative.
► Comfortable interacting with senior executives within the firm
► Ability to work in a dynamic environment