People Advisory Services - Individual Tax - Senior Accountant


Technical Skills

  • Accountancy
  • Bill Payment
  • Compliance
  • Costing
  • Forecasting
  • Income Tax
  • Payroll
  • Portfolio Management
  • Reconciliations
  • Scheduling
  • Tax

Job Description

People Advisory Services - Individual Tax - Senior Accountant

Location: CN-Hong Kong-Hong Kong

Our tax practice revolves around helping our clients effectively manage their tax obligations proactively and responsibly. As part of a global team of 35,000 tax professionals in 150 countries, you will advise clients on planning, compliance and reporting wherever the client has needs. Our unwavering commitment to quality service and our technical networks enable you to help clients reduce inefficiencies, mitigate risk and improve opportunities within their tax functions. Groups (or, as we call them – sub-service lines) within Tax include Business Tax Services, Global Compliance and Reporting, Human Capital, Indirect Tax Services, International Tax Services, People Advisory Services and Transaction Tax Services.
People Advisory Services (PAS) shapes and delivers the part of business strategy that depends on people. As a PAS professional, you will have the opportunity to work with global clients to understand and address some of their largest and most complex people-related challenges, and ultimately improve and drive valuable and sustainable business results. We focus on engagements that relate to performance, talent, systems, reward, mobility and analytics.
With so many offerings, you have the opportunity to develop your career through a broad scope of engagements, mentoring and formal learning. That’s how we develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders, and in so doing, play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities. Sound interesting? Well this is just the beginning. Because whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.



  • Review international assignment-related calculations such as tax cost projections, tax equalization calculations, hypothetical tax calculations, etc
  • Coordinate the delivery of various global mobility and other tax services offered by the firm in a proactive manner that meets / exceeds client expectations
  • Perform engagement management activities including billing, scheduling, performance evaluations, mentoring, managing client expectations, and identifying additional client needs/EY opportunities
  • Assist Partners and Senior Managers by drafting responses, participating in the proposal process, and identifying new business opportunities
  • Establish/maintain long-term collaborative relationships with our clients and internal colleagues
  • Develop the client's understanding of Hong Kong and foreign personal tax, compensation and payroll issues and proactively explain implications of recent law changes
  • Possess and continually increase understanding of complex expatriate tax issues
  • Conduct/review research on various topics such as technical or treaty interpretation/application, regulatory issues
To qualify, you must meet the following requirements:
  • University graduates with a minimum of 2 years compliance & consulting experience with a focus on personal income tax in another international accounting/consulting firm
  • Strong technical capabilities in all technical aspects of Hong Kong Individual Income Tax
  • Thorough understanding of expatriate and local remuneration packages and general labor market conciliations;
  • Extensive experience in managing large client portfolio for both MNCs and local enterprises
  • Capable of developing and establishing client relationships and managing the team effectively
  • Team player, energetic, mature and flexible
  • Good command of spoken and written English and Cantonese. Mandarin an advantage
  • Proficiency in MS office

Who we are


EY is one of the leading global professional services organizations with 212,000 people around the world. We are proud of our people culture which we believe sets us apart in the profession. EY helps you achieve your best by providing great learning and career growth opportunities, by offering ways to help you achieve satisfaction in work and life, and by looking at each decision with a keen eye toward how it will affect you.

Employment TypeFull-time
Education LevelBachelor
LanguageEnglish, Cantonese, Mandarin (Putonghua)
Ernst & Young (EY)Accounting and Finance

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