Tax Senior --National Tax-Tax Technology and Transformation - NYC

  • Company: Ernst & Young
  • Location: New York, New York
  • Posted: December 21, 2017
  • Reference ID: NEW00JHL

The opportunity

This is an area that"s seen plenty of recent growth and investment - and you"ll see that reflected in your career. It"s no exaggeration to say that you"ll be working on highly publicized projects. The field of taxation is constantly changing as new laws, regulations and technologies enter the fold, and this is your opportunity to be part of that development.

Your key responsibilities

Depending on your unique skills and ambitions, you could be supporting various client projects, from assisting in the production of leading practice SharePoint and MS Power BI solutions, to supporting and automating internal and external operations of multinational tax departments. Whatever you find yourself doing, you"ll contribute and help toward developing a highly trained team, all the while handling activities with a focus on quality and commercial value. This is a highly regulated industry, so it"s all about maintaining our reputation as trusted advisors by taking on bold initiatives and owning new challenges.

Skills and attributes for success
  • Taking ownership of assigned tasks and monitoring them until completion, including documenting requirements, configuration, testing, debugging, project profitability, and SharePoint or other tax systems and process configuration
  • Identifying ways to automate manual tasks using existing and emerging technologies
  • Consolidating tax data to make analysis and planning more efficient
  • Improving reporting capabilities to enhance our clients" ability to evaluate risk and capitalize on opportunities
  • Supporting project team members in any way needed to help ensure timely completion of deliverables
To qualify for the role you must have
  • A bachelor"s degree in Accounting or Information Systems and/or a master"s degree in Management Information Systems or Computer Science or related field
  • Excellent communication and business writing skills
  • A natural flair for problem solving and an entrepreneurial approach to work
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, with exceptional client-serving consulting skills
  • Demonstrated ability to capture and synthesize business requirements
Ideally, you"ll also have
  • Microsoft Office VBA development
  • Microsoft Power BI suite, including PowerPivot, Power Query, Power View and Power Map
  • ERP experience, including SAP and/or Oracle
  • SharePoint development
What we look for

We"re looking for knowledgeable technical professionals with a general knowledge of Tax. We will also consider candidates without tax experience that have exceptional technology skills and are willing to learn tax related subject material. You"ll need excellent business acumen and a firm strategic vision, so if you are ready to bring it to life by developing your team, 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, 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 and coaching 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.

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