Junior Tax Consultant - Brussels (sector focus: Financial Services)



Our Tax 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. Your main benefit of working with us is the fact that there will be no limits to your talents and interests, and we will actively support you in exploring  the areas that most appeal to you.
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, …)
  • Customers tax transparency measures: FATCA, QI & CRS
  • Indirect Taxes such as VAT & IPT (Insurance Premium Tax)
  • International Tax Services and Transfer Pricing
  • Operational Taxes (Withholding Taxes, Financial Transaction Taxes, Tax & Stock Exchange Trading).


Your key responsibilities

  • Research a wide variety of tax matters, draft preliminary opinions and presentations
  • Follow the current developments in the tax world, prepare news alerts for clients
  • Prepare draft tax returns, participate in tax audits
  • Prepare for, and attend client meetings
  • Build you tax knowledge, from a technical, industry and market perspective, in order to address client needs adequately
  • Display maturity and the ability to function independently in your professional dealings
  • Act as a team member, collaborate with your colleagues, and update more senior team members on progress.


Who are we looking for?

  • Master degree in Law, Economics, Business Engineering, Applied Economics, combined with an advanced degree in Tax ( postgraduate, ManaMa, …)
  • Fluency in Dutch and French, with proficient level of business English
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong team spirit, balanced by a healthy sense of autonomy


What's in it for you?

  • Support and coaching 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


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.


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.
About EY


As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.


About EY Financial Services


EY is the only major professional services firm with a dedicated financial services practice (the Financial Services Organization, FSO) integrated in the EMEIA region. An international team of over 11000 professionals are working across borders for our clients in the financial sector: Banking, Insurance and Asset Management, in all service lines: Advisory, Tax, Transactions and Assurance.


Join us in building a better working world. Apply today.