Tax-Senior-Financial Services- SALT IF
Location:
Chicago , Illinois
Posted:
October 22, 2017
Reference:
CHI006LB
Indirect Income/Franchise Tax Senior, Financial Services Organization - Banking Capital Markets & Insurance

EY is the only professional services firm with a separate business unit ("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

As a Tax Senior, you"ll see firsthand the financial services industry by being immersed in the evolving state and local tax environment through a diverse set of experiences in serving banking, capital markets, insurance, hedge fund and private equity clients.

Your key responsibilities

It"s fair to say there"s no average day for an Income/Franchise Tax Senior - so you"re likely to spend your time on a diverse array of projects, responsibilities and tasks. Whatever you"re working on, our clients will turn to you for up-to-the-minute tax advice they can always rely on. To make that happen, you"ll be working in a highly collaborative culture, where listening to and sharing information with colleagues is an essential part of the role.

Skills and attributes for success
  • Analyzing an evolving portfolio of complex tax operations to provide meaningful business insights
  • Identifying potential opportunities and risks and communicating these to our clients
  • Learning and researching current market trends, to maintain your credibility as a trusted advisor
  • Developing clear, intelligent plans and approaches to improve our clients" tax activities
  • Researching our clients" business operations and building long-lasting relationships to tailor your advice to their specific needs
  • Working in a motivated team of professionals
To qualify for the role you must have
  • A bachelor"s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or a related discipline or a graduate degree in Tax or Law
  • CPA or licensed Attorney, or the ability to achieve either certification
  • A minimum of 3 years of professional knowledge in a broad range of state and local Income/franchise tax processes, concepts and tools
  • Experience in multistate tax compliance either in preparation or review of tax return filings, accounting for income tax, and state tax controversy
  • Technical writing and research experience in a tax context
  • The ability to prioritize when working on multiple complex projects
Ideally, you"ll also have
  • A proven record in a professional services environment or in-house experience in a bank, capital markets, insurance or hedge, mutual, private equity company
  • Experience and proficiency with Microsoft Excel, One Source Tax Compliance Software, Corptax, and/or Premium Pro
  • Experience in working in a variety of teams
  • Ability to adapt your work style to work with both internal and client team members
What we look for

We"re interested in people with initiative who are not afraid to speak up, with a genuine desire to service clients in the banking, capital markets or insurance industries focused on state and local taxes. You"ll need strong analytic skills and attention to details. If you"re ready to further build on your reputation as a professional advisor, this role is for you.

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, both pension and 401(k) plans, a minimum of 15 days 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"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.

Join us in building a better working world.

Apply today.

A little about us:
EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transactions and advisory services. We are united by our shared values, which inspire our people.

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