EY UK&I Tax Quality and Risk Management Manager/Senior Manager - Manchester in England, United Kingdom

Title: UK&I Tax Quality and Risk Management Manager/Senior Manager - Manchester

Location: GB-England-Manchester

Job Number: MAN001R0

EY’s Tax Quality and Risk Management team supports the Tax practices of the UK&I Region and Financial Services business in the UK&I. The team is led by one partner and two directors (based in London) and includes a number of senior managers/managers and other professionals. The team supports the various business units on a wide range of Quality and Risk Management matters.

The opportunity

We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic Manager, possibly Senior Manager, ideally to be based in Manchester, to lead on providing Tax Quality and Risk Management support to our UK&I teams in Manchester Liverpool, Leeds, Hull & Birmingham and a degree of travel between these offices will be required.

Your key responsibility will be to assist client engagement teams with any quality and risk management issues they may have to enable the teams to deliver exceptional client service within EY’s quality and risk management framework. You will help promote key Tax Quality initiatives across the offices which could include providing local training, assisting with internal quality reviews, assessment of new service offerings and supporting business initiatives.

Skills and attributes for success

  • A reasonable level of Quality and Risk Management technical knowledge and experience

  • Balancing of priorities to enable the successful delivery of tax initiatives, ensuring policy excellence and a regulatory approach;

  • Being the day to day contact for internal queries;

  • Working with a wide range of individuals from Partners to junior colleagues;

  • Ensuring a high level of client service;

To qualify for the role you must have

  • An enthusiastic attitude and flexible approach to work;

  • A strong focus on quality;

  • A desire to learn and absorb additional Quality and Risk Management technical knowledge

  • A thorough understanding of UK tax issues is preferable but not essential, as would a professional qualification, ACA / ACCA / CA / CTA;

  • Experience of working in a professional environment

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build effective working relationships with different teams;

  • Project management experience.

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • A pragmatic approach to problem solving;

  • A commitment to deliver results;

  • A desire to take on responsibility; and

  • The ability to work individually on your own initiative as well as part of a team with people from across the business.

What we look for

We’re interested to hear from highly motivated individuals who are open to expanding their network and explore ways to evolve into a global professional, in line with the future of EY. We’re looking for someone who has a professional background and has excellent internal ‘client’ relationship skills.


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.

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