Ernst & Young Azerbaijan

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Senior Tax Consultant:

Date added: 22.01.2018

Position: Senior Tax Consultant

Category: Legal/Audit

Work experience: 2 + years



Senior Tax Consultant, Tax&Law Services - AZE0004L

Our tax professionals help businesses meet complex demands for tax planning, compliance, strategy and controversy. By integrating deep technical and industry knowledge with established methodologies, they work with a wide range of businesses and corporates to help them develop and implement effective, practical and sustainable tax strategies.

The opportunity

Our business tax advisory professionals help clients through the challenges of planning, tax compliance and maintaining effective relationships with the tax authorities. They work with organizations and individuals to structure transactions and operations in a tax-effective manner. This includes helping clients to mitigate tax risk, comply effectively with tax laws and take into account the prospect of change.

Your key responsibilities

As Senior Tax Consultant you will be responsible for contributing efficient and successful delivery of tax services to the client as well as build and maintain relationships both within the firm and externally with clients, identifying opportunities and managing expectations. Everything you will do will come back to providing exceptional tax services for our clients. Colleagues and clients from a diverse array of backgrounds will look to you first for answers, so you'll be a high- profile contact when it comes to resolving complex issues. As you build your knowledge and experience, your will become a credible advisor, influencing clients and engagement teams on resolutions that will impact entire industries. Working closely with colleagues, you will determine whether the work plan is properly executed, documented and concluded. As an influential member of the team, you will help to create a positive learning culture, will coach and counsel junior team members and help them to develop.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Possessing strong technical skills and keen to develop further

  • Building strong and effective relationships both with client and colleagues

  • Communicating in range of situations both written and oral on a higher level

  • Identifying areas of risk, carry out an effective review and know when to ref

  • Developing and maintaining productive working relationships with client personnel 

  • Solving problems creatively and pragmatically

  • Coaching, developing, supervising and conducting performance review and contributing to performance feedback for staff

  • Understanding and following workplace policies and procedures 

To qualify for the role you must have  

  •   Finance or Law qualification;

  •    Experience in tax consulting/advisory (at least 2 years of professional experience);

  •    Experience in tax accounting/tax audit (at least 2 years of professional experience);

  •    Proven ability to read and interpret existing and new tax (and other related) law;

  •    Excellent communication skills both writing and oral;

  •    Advanced English;

  •    Advanced Azerbaijani is a competitive advantage.

Ideally, you'll also have

  •    Project management skills, plan work, meet deadlines, monitor own budget

  •    Proficient IT skills (Word, Excel, Power Point)  

What we look for

We’re interested in leaders with a genuine creative vision and the confidence to make it happen. You can expect plenty of autonomy in this role, so you’ll also need the ability to take initiative and seek out opportunities to improve our current relationships and processes. We are looking for flexible professionals who have the ability to work in shifting workloads in a rapidly changing industry. You will need the strategic skills and executive presence to give authoritative, realistic advice every time. If you have strong desire to develop career in Tax Services, this role is for you.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive compensation package where you will be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, a minimum of five weeks of vacation, and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. 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 is 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 are using the finance products, expertise and systems we have 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 will 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:  

The deadline for submission of applications is 10 February, 2018.

Only successful candidates will be contacted.