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EY Tax Professionals – FATCA, QI regime and OECD CRS in Belgium

Tax Professionals – FATCA, QI regime and OECD CRS


Requisition # BEL00246

Post Date Feb 11, 2021

The opportunity

EY is the only major professional services firm with a dedicated financial services practice (the Financial Services Organization, FSO) integrated in the EMEIA region; our professionals are working across borders for clients in the Banking, Insurance and Asset Management sectors.

Our Tax & Legal practice for financial services in Belgium is growing fast, and our team members are dealing with the most diverse tax and legal matters. We have a large client base and we offer tax services to a significant number of top financial institutions, both in Belgium and abroad.

The matters we cover

We provide technical tax advice and managed services to financial institutions and end users in the following areas:

  • Business Tax Services, such as corporate tax, transaction tax ( M&A, …)

  • Customer and investor tax transparency measures (FATCA, CRS, QI & DAC6)

  • Indirect Taxes such as VAT & IPT (Insurance Premium Tax)

  • International Tax Services and Transfer Pricing

  • Operational Taxes (Withholding Taxes, Financial Transaction Taxes, Securities Account Tax, etc.).

Due to the expansion of our practice, we currently have career opportunities at various levels of experience for tax professionals dealing with issues related to customer and investor tax transparency – FATCA, CRS, QI regime & DAC6.

As a Consultant , you will assist with:

  • Tax technical advisory in relation to the FATCA, CRS, QI and DAC6 regimes

  • The performance of impact assessments involving an analysis of business products and processes with a view to determining the potential impacts of FATCA, CRS, QI or DAC6 and to determining implementation strategies

  • The design of operating models encompassing end-to-end operational processes, governed by critical tax advisory, change management and oversight activities with a focus on automation and use of technology

  • Compliance verification projects and assistance with responses to queries and audits from tax authorities

  • Tracking policy and legislative developments in the area of customer tax transparency and preparing customer alerts, sales campaigns and conferences to explain new developments and their impact on our customers as well as relevant EY solutions.

At Manager / Senior Manager level , the job entails:

Starting from a solid tax technical knowledge base, you will interact with clients, lead and coach team members, and ensure that projects are well managed. You will demonstrate a pro-active, client-oriented attitude and help identify new business opportunities.

Responsibilities :

  • Supervise and manage tax consulting projects related to FATCA, CRS, QI and DAC 6

  • Research and explain the impact for our clients of current and proposed FATCA, CRS, QI, DAC6 and global tax developments in the area of customer tax transparency

  • Preparing actionable recommendations for our clients based on deep tax technical and business knowledge and taking into account operational ease and risk mitigation concerns

  • Coordinate engagement teams’ schedules and deadlines

  • Coach staff members and share experience and knowledge with them.

To qualify for the role you must have:

  • Degree in Law, Economics, Finance, with a specialization and / or additional degree in Taxation.

  • Between 1 - 6 years of relevant experience in tax consulting,

  • Experience in the financial services area, working on FATCA, CRS, QI and/or DAC6 matters

  • Excellent communication, writing and presentation skills

  • Fluency in English and solid knowledge of French and/or Dutch

  • Positive attitude and a team player spirit, excellent time management skills and eagerness to learn

  • Result oriented, with an eye for detail and a strong customer focus.

Most of all, it is the attitude that matters! We are keen to grow our team with like-minded, dynamic, driven professionals, real team players with a focus on quality and on delivering best service to our clients.

What working at EY offers

  • You will join a young, dynamic team, genuinely passionate about their work, within a leading global professional services firm.

  • We provide extensive trainings, both on technical matters, as well on soft skills and project management.

  • You will learn on the job from more experienced professionals in our team, who take on a coaching and mentoring role.

We are proud of our flexible working arrangements, and we will support you to build a successful career and deliver excellent client service, without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing profession might require regular travel, and at times working at client sites, we are committed to help you achieve a lifestyle balance.

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

At EY we are passionate about inclusion and we support individuals of all groups; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or disability status.

Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

Build your legacy with us. Apply today.