Ernst & Young (EY)

Tax - Business Tax Services - Tax Audit and Investigation - Senior Accountant

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

Job Description

Tax - Business Tax Services - Tax Audit and Investigation - 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.


Job Scope
As a Business Tax Advisory Senior, you will participate in business tax advisory engagements; particularly assist in the resolution of tax audit and investigation projects. The works involve in identifying and mitigating tax risks and exposures; assisting in formulating strategies and approach, making technical contributions in order to achieve tax savings for clients and speed up the closure of tax disputes.
  • Participate in business tax advisory engagements in particular tax audit and investigation projects
  • 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 effective working relationships with client personnel, actively establish,maintain and strengthen internal and external relationships
  • Build strong internal relationships within the business tax compliance team and across other service teams
  • Understand and follow workplace policies and procedures
  • With a clear focus on anticipating and identifying risks, you'll escalate issues to your senior as appropriate, and contribute to presenting our work and findings to clients
  • Ensure the work is properly executed, documented and concluded in compliance with our Quality & Risk Management (Q&RM) guidelines
  • Help to create a positive learning culture, coaching and counseling junior team members to help them develop
To qualify, you must meet the following requirements:
  • University graduates from Accounting major with a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience in tax or related accounting fields.
  • Professional accountancy qualification or working towards gaining one.
  • Commercial, legislative and industry knowledge.
  • Ability to apply our global compliance process and tools.
  • Ability to apply Q&RM procedures.
  • Fluent English and Cantonese

Technical Skills

  • Accountancy
  • Audit
  • Compliance
  • Risk Management
  • Tax
  • Tax Compliance
  • Tax Planning