Manager - BTS The financial services tax practice has a team of legal and financial tax experts dedicated to providing professional and robust tax advice on all local and international tax matters.
We are looking for a Tax Manager with very solid exposure in Financial Services, i.e. banking and capital markets, broking, wealth and asset management or insurance, to join a team of specialist advisors and to guide clients through tax regulation, legislation and compliance within financial services. Qualifications
Admitted Attorney / LLB with post-graduate in tax OR
Bcom (Acc) + Hons + articles with post-grad in tax
4 6 years’ experience in consulting or corporate financial services environment
Produce accurate work to a high technical standard and draft technically correct opinions and reports for clients
Interpret and apply theoretical knowledge to a practical business solution by utilising a sound knowledge of income tax, international tax and business Law
The ability to read and interpret tax legislation and apply that to financial services banking transactions and products is essential
Build on technical competence by keeping up to date on trends, developments and technical authorities and apply them to complex situations.
Must have an interest in financial services regulations
Experience in tax audits or operational tax matters or internal audit would be an advantage
Knowledge of FATCA and / or CRS would be an advantage
Identify problems on client guidance and use various tools and techniques to provide suggestions on how to solve them
Managing and consulting to a portfolio of medium to large financial services clients
Extensive client liaison and engagement with related stakeholders (SARS / National Treasury / etc)
Business / Other
Winning business and growing the client base by proactively managing existing clients and contribute to winning new clients
Building relationships both within the firm and externally with clients, identifying opportunities and managing expectations;
Cross-selling of tax services and other tax services across the practice
Manage small and large client service personnel / teams and lead marketing efforts in bringing thought leadership and service opportunities to our clients and the marketplace.
Managing and developing our teams
Adapt to a changing work environment and accommodate changing client demands
A track record of working in and leading large teams to shape and drive decisions 4 years minimum
Team player, with good leadership ability.
Respect for diversity and awareness of different cultures
Who we are : At EY we support you in achieving your unique potential both personally and professionally. We give you stretching and rewarding experiences that keep you motivated, working in an atmosphere of integrity and teaming with some of the world's most successful companies.
And while we encourage you to take personal responsibility for your career, we support you in your professional development in every way we can.
You enjoy the flexibility to devote time to what matters to you, in your business and personal lives. At EY you can be who you are and express your point of view, energy and enthusiasm, wherever you are in the world.
It's how you make a difference. Please note : Preference will be given to PDI candidates.