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EY Tax Senior - Financial Services - Business Tax Services – TPMO in Lansing, Michigan

Tax Senior - Financial Services - Business Tax Services – TPMO

Tax

Requisition # UNI00HLL

Post Date Mar 18, 2021

EY is the only professional services firm with a separate business unit (the Financial Services Organization or FSO) that is dedicated to the financial services marketplace. Our FSO teams have been at the forefront of every event that has reshaped and redefined the financial services industry. If you have a passion for rallying together to solve the most complex challenges in the financial services industry, come join our dynamic FSO team!

The opportunity

The EY FSO Tax Technology and Transformation (TTT) practice will give you the opportunity to further develop your skills while assisting our financial services clients in dealing with the operational challenges that their tax functions are facing today. We offer a broad array of services, including transformational program management, tax accounting and compliance process improvement, and enhancement of tax processes and/or technology to deal with ongoing legislative and regulatory changes. You will be working with clients to improve the operational effectiveness and efficiency of their tax functions and assist them to better connect with executive management.

Your key responsibilities

Depending on the needs of our clients and your work experience, there are many different types of projects that you could be working on. Some examples include setting up and assisting with managing large-scale managed services programs and/or tax transformation projects. You could also be faced with identifying ways to improve operational effectiveness in tax functions, reviewing the process and controls that are in place, including technology, looking at the effectiveness of the various technology systems our tax clients use to increase automation and data quality throughout tax processes, assessing the overall risk to establish a proper control environment, and designing and building custom tax applications. As a senior, you would be working with leadership to run these exciting and impactful projects.

In this role, we will need you to have the ability to travel 30% to 80% of the time, depending on home location and client projects.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Strong leadership ability, attention to detail, problem-solving skills, analytical abilities

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Identification and escalation of program- and project-level risks and issues

  • Understanding of conducting dependency analyses across an integrated work plan containing multiple work streams or projects

  • Ability to coordinate with functions outside of Tax

  • Understanding of broader TTT offerings and identification of opportunities EY can support to help meet our clients’ needs

  • Demonstrated proactive ability to team with and motivate others and a willingness to develop meaningful and influential relationships with clients and colleagues

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • A bachelor’s degree and approximately two to three years of relevant work experience or a master’s degree and approximately one to two years of relevant work experience

  • Exposure to the financial services industry, accounting/finance/tax, tax or financial performance improvement, tax software development and/or implementation

  • CPA, JD, Six Sigma Green/Black Belt and/or Project Management Professional (PMP) or the ability to get one of these certifications within one year upon joining EY

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Experience using MS Project and/or other project management tools

  • Knowledge in implementing tax technology and/or other technology solutions (e.g., Corptax, ONESOURCE, Sabrix, Vertex, SharePoint, PFI, RPA software)

  • Knowledge of how to embed tax requirements into financial/business systems and processes (e.g., Oracle, SAP, Hyperion, PAM, Investran)

What we look for

  • We are looking for individuals who are proactive and self-motivated and who have a willingness to learn new skills and approaches to challenges that our clients face in today’s climate. You will need to be an analytical thinker and problem solver with the ability to create innovative solutions.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, a minimum of three weeks of vacation plus ten observed holidays and three paid personal days, and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry

  • 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

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. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Make your mark. Apply today

EY provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

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