EY Manager Global Trade in Netherlands

Title: Manager Global Trade

Location: Netherlands

Job Number: NET0016K

Manager Global Trade– Indirect Tax – Operating Model Effectiveness ETC

The international tax landscape is changing rapidly and EY believes the changes come with many opportunities and challenges. To help expand our international tax practice, to pursue the various new opportunities and specifically to contribute global trade/ customs aspects to our OME practice, we are looking for a senior manager to join our international tax team within the ETC OME.

EMEIA Tax Center’s Operating model effectiveness (‘ETC OME’) is an integrated team of direct tax, transfer pricing, indirect tax, accounting, and IT/ERP process, legal and business advisory services. It is a virtual team located across Europe driving major operating model design and implementation projects for large multinational clients.

Your key responsibilities

When working as a Manager Global Trade at EY, you will support Operating Model Effectiveness (OME) projects from a global trade perspective . Concept development, sales pursuit and proposals for new projects are also part of the job. Also, you will be drafting client advice and coordinating inputs from different geographies (reports/memos/presentations) . You will also be involved in data analysis to identify global trade optimization opportunities.


Skills and attributes for success

  • Adaptability and ability to work in dynamic project environments

  • Ability to interact with people from a variety of technical / functional backgrounds

  • Strong analytical, negotiation, and communication skills

  • Strong planning and project management skills

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in law/ tax advisory/ accounting or similar field;

  • MBA or similar qualification focusing on project management, integration, statistical / data analytics will be an advantage

  • High level proficiency in English language

  • Global trade/customs advisory experience in a consultancy, major corporation, service company, or law dirm (over 5 years of experience)

  • Subject-matter expertise in the relevant areas of global trade (e.g. valuation, origin management, trade compliance)

  • Good command on using MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio)Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Working knowledge regarding the service capabilities, roles and responsibilities of customs brokers, freight forwarders and logistics service providers

  • Experience in working with integrated tax and supply chain/ process improvement team

  • Knowledge of customs data analytics and scenario planning

  • Knowledge of other presentation/ analytics software (e.g. Tableau, QlikView, Alteryx or Blueprism) will be considered as an advantage

  • Knowledge of European language such as German, French, Dutch

What we look for

  • Expert command over customs technical topics

  • Proven track record of working across different service lines

  • Inclination to learn new skills and ways of working

  • Ability to innovate, work under time pressure and quickly respond to the client/ team requirements

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development. A career with EY is not like any other; with us, your competencies and your areas of interest will determine your future, plus we offer you:

  • A career within a global leading consulting and audit firm, working with prominent national and global institutions

  • A position with a high degree of autonomy and responsibility, and room for personal developmentAbout EYAs a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible. For more information regarding this vacancy and the application procedure, please contact Stephanie Lodeizen, 31(0)88 - 40 70783.