She will coordinate the EY tax advisory teams of Timiºoara and Cluj-Napoca
Ioana Sârbu, with 10 years professional experience in consulting, joined the EY team as Senior Manager in the Tax Department. Ioana specialized in tax advisory services, accounting and M&A, performing these services for large companies from the local business environment.
In this new position, Ioana will support the teams in Timiºoara and Cluj-Napoca, coordinating them in delivering professional services to the company’s costumers and serving EY’s efforts to expand its client portfolio and market share, and also to enhance the range of tax advisory services. The EY team in Timiºoara comprises 19 professionals and the one in Cluj-Napoca 14 professionals.
"Proper application of tax regulations and the compliance efforts of Romanian companies are requirements that demand an ongoing analysis of the fiscal framework in Romania and its current changes. Therefore, companies controlled by Romanian entrepreneurs, and also multinational companies that are present on the local market, need expert advice in order to fiscally optimize their business and the transactions they are involved in. I am pleased to join the EY team in supporting the development of the Romanian business environment and of the foreign companies present here, by assisting them in tax matters", Ioana explains.
As a tax consultant, auditor and Chartered Accountant, Ioana counts among her clients numerous multinational and Romanian companies, while being Manager and Senior Manager at Mazars România and Consultant and Senior Consultant at Haarmann Hemmelrath & Partner. Throughout her career, Ioana has been involved in major auditing, tax advisory and financial advisory projects, offering consultancy services in the field of direct taxation, VAT and accounting. Ioana assisted her clients during tax inspections, conducted due diligence projects, structured transactions from a fiscal point of view and conducted tax audits as part of audit projects. Furthermore, Ioana is an authorized trainer, delivering trainings on tax and accounting issues. Since 2008, Ioana is a member of ACCA, one of the most acclaimed international professional associations in the field of accounting. Ioana is also a member of Romanian professional associations in the field, such as: CCFR, CAFR and CECCAR.
"EY is a leader in tax services in Romania, with a very strong Tax department that counts 90 professionals. We provide highly diversified services to our clients, meeting the fiscal needs that any company operating in Romania might experience. I am confident that Ioana will fit perfectly in our team, delivering very high quality services to our clients," says Venkatesh Srinivasan, Partner and Leader of the Tax and Legal Department, EY Romania.
About EY Romania
EY is one of the world's leading professional services firms with approximately 167,000 employees in 700 offices across 140 countries, and revenues of approximately $24.4 billion in 2012. Our network is the most integrated at global level and its vast resources allow us to help our clients benefit from every opportunity. In Romania, EY has been a leader on the professional services market since its set up in 1992. Our over 450 employees in Romania and Moldova provide seamless assurance, tax, transactions, and advisory services to clients ranging from multinationals to local companies. Our offices are based in Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca, Timisoara, Iasi and Chisinau. From 1 July 2013, Ernst & Young becomes EY, the logo has been modified in response to this change and the company's new tagline becomes "Building a better working world". The new visual identity reflects the new strategy of EY, Vision 2020. For more information, please visit www.ey.com.