Ernst & Young (EY)

Tax - Business Tax Services - Senior Accountant

Ernst & Young (EY)
Full Time
Junior (less than 3 years)
English, Cantonese, Mandarin (Putonghua)

Job Description

Tax - Business Tax Services - 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 and  Transaction Tax Services.
Our business tax services help clients succeed by assisting them with the strategic and operational challenges facing their tax functions, analyzing tax opportunities and benefits that can be attained by them, assisting clients in identifying and managing strategic opportunities and risks that relate to significant prospective planning, and providing tax-related domestic and cross-border planning and compliance assistance to business-connected individuals and their associated entities.  Be part of a global team that helps build sustainable tax strategies; assesses, improves and monitors tax functions’ processes, controls and risk management; and supports clients in managing effective relationships with tax authorities.
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.


  • Participate in business tax compliance and tax advisory engagements
  • Work effectively as a team member, sharing responsibility, providing support, maintaining communication and updating senior team members on progress
  • Assist in preparing reports and schedules that will be delivered to clients and other parties
  • Develop and maintain productive working relationships with client personnel
  • Build strong internal relationships within the business tax compliance team and across other services
To qualify, you must meet the following requirements:
  • A bachelor's degree in accounting or a related field (MBA, Masters of Tax and LLM a plus) with strong academic credentials
  • A minimum of 2 years of Hong Kong corporate tax experience gained from the financial industry or public accounting firm is desirable
  • Professional accountancy qualification or working towards gaining one
  • Strong negotiation skills, able to sustain opinion and handle challenges
  • Team player with ability to create, sustain and lead effective teams
  • Fluent English and Cantonese, Mandarin will be an advantage

Technical Skills

  • Accountancy
  • Compliance
  • Corporate Taxation
  • Negotiation
  • Risk Management
  • Tax
  • Tax Compliance
  • Tax Planning