Internship Business Tax Compliance Consultant (Sector Focus: Industries)

1502477BEL-Diegem, BEL-Ghent


Are you finishing your degree (Bachelor or Master) this year and looking for your first interesting working opportunity? Are figures your playground and are you passionate about taxes? Are you a team player, eager to learn and enthusiastic to tackle the digital challenges that financial professions are facing? We are ready to shape the future of the tax compliance profession together with you!


Who we are

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. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.

Our organization helps companies in business across all industries to identify and capitalize on business opportunities. We are at over 230,000 people in 150+ countries. We offer our clients, which are small, medium-sized companies and international corporations, a broad array of services in audit, tax and advisory.

The opportunity 
For our tax practice in our Diegem & Ghent offices, we are looking for an intern in Business Tax Compliance to support our team and to guide our clients into the complex era of tax compliance.

Your key responsibilities

As an intern in the Business Tax department, you will support the team in their day-to-day job and help them with preparatory work. Your internship will consist of supporting the following tasks that are part of the package of our team members:

  • Ensure our clients comply with all relevant Belgian tax compliance obligations and assist them with day-to-day Belgian tax compliance services, including assistance during tax audits.
  • Identify and implement process improvements in our clients’ tax compliance processes.
  • Pro-actively follow up, communicate and collaborate with the team regarding your assigned client portfolio.
  • Be eager to learn and stay up-to-date with the latest changes within the Belgian tax legislation.
  • Adopt the latest technologies and digital transformations.
  • Assist with the preparation of client proposals, internal and external presentations, and client meetings.
  • You will stay up-to-date regarding market changes and develop a broader knowledge around your client portfolio.
  • Work effectively as a member of a worldwide network of professional advisors, sharing responsibility, providing support, maintaining communication and updating senior team members on progress

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Finishing your Bachelor in accountancy, tax and /or finance /Master’s degree in economics(a supplementary degree in fiscal matters is a plus).
  • Client and market focused, team player, stress resistant and an excellent communicator.
  • Desire to learn and develop into the role.
  • Fluent in French or Dutch and good knowledge of English.

Skills and attributes for success

Dynamic, curious, innovative & problem resolution focus with strong communication skills, both written and verbal.


What we look for

Professionals who want to join our team and accept the challenge to provide high quality service to our clients and to continuously improve.


What working at EY offers

  • Flexible working arrangements - We are proud of our flexible working arrangements. We will actively support you in building a successful career and delivering excellent client service without sacrificing your personal priorities. We offer flexible working hours and working from home multiple days per week is possible.
  • Inspiring work environment - At EY we are dedicated to providing you with an inspiring work environment. A work environment which allows you to further develop your skills and enables you to fulfill your true potential.
  • Personal growth - You will receive numerous trainings and will be coached by a counselor. We offer a clear career path tailored to your unique skills
  • Fun - By joining our EY- teams, you can participate in team activities, family days, summer and winter events, sports events and enjoy a drink during our monthly Thirsty Thursday happy hour.
  • Sustainability – we have a fleet of hybrid and electric cars. Our flex plan makes it possible for people that don’t want a company car to choose a more sustainable option. In the future we’ll move to a brand new office “The Wings”, a smart and energy efficient infrastructure which will allow us to reduce our ecological footprint even more.
  • Diversity & inclusion - At EY we are passionate about the inclusion and support of individuals of all groups; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or disability status.
  • Location: all of our offices are easily accessible by public transport or by car and have parking space


If you feel that you meet the criteria above, please contact us !


We have been elected as the Best Workplace 2023. Over the years, EY evolved from the 9th to the 7th to the 4th to the 3rd place last year, to end first this year. Furthermore, we also won the HR Excellence Award 2023. We’ve built a workplace where people can flourish, develop and be happy. At EY you will be empowered to take responsibility and encouraged to seize opportunities to grow your expertise and your career.

Build your legacy with us.

Apply now.