Business Tax Advisory (BTA) | Senior Position | Lisbon Office

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Business Tax Advisory (BTA) | Senior Position | Lisbon Office


Requisition # POR000T8

Post Date Jan 10, 2019

Running a business is all about making intelligent decisions, powered by accurate information. Our clients are increasingly looking to us as the right firm to make that happen. When you join our industry-leading team, you’ll be right at the heart of that challenge and make it happen.

**The opportunity**

You’ll be responsible for advising on tax matters and planning the client’s business activities to otimize tax solutions. You’ll help clients succeed by assisting them with the strategic and operational challenges facing their tax functions, analysing tax opportunities and benefits that can be attained by them. Be part of a global team, you’ll help build sustainable tax strategies; assesses, improves and monitors tax functions’ processes, controls and risk management.

It’s all about supporting our clients in taking their businesses further, carrying insights over into each new project and sharing information with colleagues across the business. In return, you can expect the support of some of the most engaging colleagues around, as well as plenty of opportunities to progress your career.

**Your key responsibilities**

+ You’ll contribute technical insights to business tax compliance engagements and internal projects

+ Assist clients with projects such as corporate tax advisory work, restructuring, tax incentives, initial public offerings, and cross border transactions.

+ Preparing estimated tax liabilities to assist the client in meeting its tax payment obligations.

+ Provide the highest level of technical advice on the application of tax law

+ Assisting clients to deal with the relevant authorities on any tax issues they may face including tax audit, seeking for tax rulings, tax appeals and technical confirmations.

+ Manage the successful delivery of tax projects, ensuring tax excellence with real and valuable solutions

**Skills and attributes for success**

+ Strong drive to excel professionally, and to guide and motivate others

+ Dedicated, innovative, resourceful, analytical and able to work under pressure

+ A team player with strong communication and interpersonal skills

**To qualify for the role you must have**

+ Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Fiscal and Law or related fields

+ Minimum of 3 years of work experience in tax advisory work

+ Fluent written and verbal communication skills in both Portuguese and English

+ The ability to prioritize effectively on projects and the skills to adapt quickly to new challenges and concepts

+ Eligibility to travel in accordance with client and other job requirements both locally and internationally

**Ideally, you’ll also have**

• Experience in a professional services environment

**What we look for**

We’re interested in people that are ready to take the initiative, challenge commonly held beliefs and resolve issues that didn’t even exist until recently. You won’t just need technical skills. You’ll also need to consider how human decision-making affects the way businesses work and is reflected in data. So if you’re genuinely interested in creatively handling some of the most complex questions our clients present us, this role is for you.

**What working at EY offers**

We offer a competitive remuneration package and includes support for flexible working and career development, and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

+ Support, coaching and feedback 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

**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.**

**Apply now.**