Tax, Intern - Tax Services, Singapore (Winter 2020)

EY

Job Description

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, as well as Transaction Tax Services.

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.

The opportunity

Do you want to be the solution, not just part of it? Then join EY and gain experiences that will last a lifetime.

Businesses today are subject to ever-growing and increasingly complex tax and regulatory change. Helping businesses navigate these challenges requires advisors with a deep understanding of relevant legislation, outstanding communication skills and the ability to manage client relationships effectively.

In our friendly, collaborative environment, you'll receive the support, formal training and coaching you need to progress quickly along the career path you choose.

Your key responsibilities

1) Business 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.

Business Tax consists of Business Tax Advisory, Business Tax Compliance and Tax Accounting & Risk Advisory.

2) Indirect Tax

You'll combine technical knowledge, industry understanding and technologically advanced tools and methodologies to identify risks and sustainable planning opportunities for indirect taxes throughout the tax life cycle at the local level, help us provide effective processes, improve day-to-day reporting, reduce attribution errors, reduce cost and ensure indirect taxes are handled correctly in transactions for our clients. You'll also advise clients how indirect taxes such as value added tax (VAT) or goods and services tax (GST) impact their supply chain and financial and accounting systems.

3) Transfer Pricing

Join our transfer pricing professionals to help clients build, manage, document, review and defend transfer pricing policies and processes - aligning them with business strategy. Our talented team works with organizations to build the proactive, pragmatic and integrated strategies that address the tax risks of today's businesses and help companies achieve the highest potential. You'll help companies understand the tax implications of their transactions, whether acquisitions, disposals, refinancings, internal restructurings, company integrations or initial public offerings

4) Transaction Tax

As part of our Transaction Tax team, you'll advise companies and private equity investors on all tax aspects of their transactions, whether it is an acquisition, disposal, refinancing, restructuring or initial public offering. You'll help clients negotiate throughout the transaction life cycle, from initial due diligence to post-deal implementation.

5) Financial Services

You'll focus on corporate tax consulting and compliance service for clients in the financial services industry, which covers banking and capital markets, insurance and asset management.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and changing environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail oriented and possess initiative
  • Positive work attitude, team player with strong interpersonal skills

To qualify for the role you must have

  • A Degree in Accountancy.
  • Prior work experience is not required.

Ideally, you'll also have

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Please note that for your application to be considered, you are required to upload the following documents together with your online application:

  • Detailed Resume
  • Copy of Highest Academic Certification and Transcripts

Only applications with complete set of data and documents will be considered.

*You are strongly encouraged to prioritize your job application, as applicants with more than one job entry under Tax will only be shortlisted for one Tax position. This position is only applicable to students who are in their final year of study. We regret that applicants who do not belong to this category will not be shortlisted for this recruitment exercise.

What we look for

Highly motivated individuals with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize shifting workloads in a rapidly changing industry. An effective communicator, you'll be a confident team player that collaborates with people from various teams while looking to develop your career in a dynamic organization.

What working at EY offers

EY offers a competitive remuneration package where you'll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. We are committed to being an inclusive employer and are happy to consider flexible working arrangements . 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 us

EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. In Singapore, we have a history of 129 years, with over 150 partners and close to 3,100 people offering services to a wide-ranging clientele consisting of multinational companies, private companies and public sector organizations. The Singapore firm is part of an integrated Asia-Pacific area, which comprises more than 40,000 people in 22 countries, contributing to our total global headcount of nearly 250,000 people working across 152 countries.

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.

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