Consultant/Senior Consultant, Tax – Christchurch
Requisition # CHR00063
Post Date Jan 06, 2019
**Consultant/Senior Consultant, Private Client Tax, Christchurch**
EY’s Private Client Services (PCS) practice is an integrated and collaborative team of corporate tax professionals advising the best clients in the Christchurch market.
We are currently looking to supplement and add to our team with a Senior Consultant to provide tax and accounting related solutions and compliance to high net wealth individuals and large private groups. In these roles, you will be exposed to a broad range of challenges and experiences and you will advise on a broad range of income tax issues. Working with a broad range of clients, you will work on corporate income tax matters relevant to small / medium entities as well as foreign inbound groups. You will have the opportunity to shape your future with the support, resources and experiences that can only be offered by EY, one of the world’s largest professional services firms.
**Your key responsibilities**
Drawing on your skills and experience in tax and accounting, you will provide tax structuring and tax compliance services tohigh net wealth families, large private groups and small to medium entities. This will include preparation and review of income tax returns and special purpose financial reports for individuals and their related entities including trusts, companies and partnerships. Working across multiple projects and clients, you will have the opportunity to advise clients on key tax issues covering income tax and estate planning.
**Skills and attributes for success**
+ Strong communication skills, team focus and the ability to manage priorities for multiple clients
+ Ability to build strong and lasting business relationships
+ Strong commercial awareness
**To qualify for the role you must have**
+ Previous experience gained ideally in a top tier or mid-sized accounting firm, corporate or business consulting environment
**Ideally, you’ll also have**
+ An undergraduate qualification in Accounting and have completed or undertaking the CA program
+ Tax technical knowledge relevant to individuals and private groups (ideally you will have had experience with trusts) **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. If you’re passionate about Private Client Tax and ready to take on some of our clients’ most complex issues, this role is for you. **What working at EY offers** We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and the value you bring. Our Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working, career development, and an extensive range of wellbeing and benefit offerings. We are happy to consider formal and informal flexible working arrangement. To find out how some of our people are using these arrangements to help them achieve a lifestyle balance, please click here at http://www.ey.com/au/en/careers/experienced/life-at-ey#fragment-6-na . **Who we are** EY is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer offering a vast range of internal networks including Unity, our LGBTI network and our Maori and Pasifika network. These provide our people with the opportunity to connect across offices and allow us all to embrace and value the diverse society we live within. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive work environment. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application. **About EY** As a global leader in assurance at http://www.ey.com/au/en/careers/experienced/assurance , tax at http://www.ey.com/au/en/careers/experienced/tax , transaction at http://www.ey.com/au/en/careers/experienced/transactions and advisory services at http://www.ey.com/au/en/careers/experienced/advisory/experienced—advisory , we’re using the finance products, knowledge 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.
**Make your mark.**
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