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EY Senior - National Tax - Tax Technology & Transformation - Indirect Tax - OPEN LOCATION in Albany, New York

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Tax Senior – National Tax – Tax Technology and Transformation – Indirect Tax

EY Tax Technology and Transformation

Tax Technology and Transformation offers services to companies in response to the impact of existing and emerging technology, including the growing data burden that many businesses face, driving efficiencies to create a cost-effective tax function and the need to understand how to make data an asset. The underlying objective of the combined offerings is to help businesses navigate the digital age of tax transparency alongside new trends in tax compliance and tax audit methods, as well as helping to solve the most pressing challenges that businesses face. Tax Technology and Transformation is composed of the following services:

· Digital tax transformation

· Tax applications-as-a-service

· Tax data and improvement

· Tax analytics and reporting enhancement

· Emerging tax technology, including robotic process automation (RPA), artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, cloud solutions, data lake development and business intelligence innovation

· Tax technology program mobilization

· Custom tax technology application development and deployment

· Tax technology strategy and road mapping

· Direct and indirect tax systems implementation and configuration

· Post-transaction (M&A) tax function operational services

· Tax operating model transformation, including process improvement, risk and controls

· Tax function assessments

Today’s dynamic corporate environment is changing the way tax is doing business. The most comprehensive solution for developing and maintaining tax controls in the area of indirect taxes is the implementation of a transaction tax calculation engine to automate the tax determination, calculation and compliance processes with respect to our client’s sales and/or purchases. Their transactional systems may include enterprise-wide applications (ERP systems), homegrown systems, and/or web-based storefronts. Their tax calculation engine may be the internal functionality within an ERP system, a third-party bolt-on tax application (such as Vertex, Sabrix or Avalara), a custom solution, or a combination of several solutions.

The opportunity

This is an area that has seen plenty of recent growth and investment – and you will see that reflected in your career. It is no exaggeration to say that you will be working on highly publicized projects. The field of taxation is constantly changing as new laws, regulations and technologies are created, and this is your opportunity to be part of that development.

Your key responsibilities

Help client tax departments operate at peak efficiency and productivity and better position them to take advantage of tax saving opportunities that might otherwise go undetected.

Transfer control of tax decision-making from the transaction processing personnel and outside vendors to the tax specialists within our client’s tax department.

Understand how to define the solution, coordinate the necessary technical resources, and deliver a finished product that fulfills the client’s goals and tax requirements, including:

· Documenting and reviewing current state tax processes and controls to identify enhancement opportunities

· Supporting the development of a business case to justify tax process enhancement solutions

· Providing support during the indirect tax software/ vendor selection process

· Documenting tax data requirements

· Implementing automated indirect tax calculation and compliance solutions

Skills and attributes for success

· 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 this role, you must have

· Bachelor’s degree and approximately 4 years of related work experience; or a master’s degree and approximately 3 years of related work experience.

· An undergraduate emphasis in accounting and approximately 4 years of related work experience in indirect tax process improvement experience or equivalent experience in business or industry; or a master's degree and approximately 3 years of related work experience preferred

· CPA or EA certification

· Indirect tax (Sales/Use Tax, VAT) experience and/or corporate indirect tax compliance experience preferred

· excellent managerial, leadership, organizational, and verbal/written communication skills

· relevant experience in one or more of the following specialty areas

o indirect tax software products such as Vertex, ONESOURCE (fka, Sabrix), Avalara; tax data and reporting requirements for ledger and consolidation systems such as SAP, Oracle, Hyperion, etc.; tax process and operational assessments

· willingness and ability to travel at least 50% of the time

What we look for

We are looking for knowledgeable technical professionals with an excellent general knowledge of both international and domestic tax. You will need excellent business acumen and a firm strategic vision, so if you are ready to use those skills to develop your team, this role is for you.

Salary Range:

The salary range for this position in Stamford is: $101,500 - $152,400

The salary range for this position in Hartford is: $93,100 - $139,700

The salary range for this position in Denver is: $84,600 - $127,000

The salary range for this position in Las Vegas is: $84,600 - $127,000

What we offer

We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to the business. The salary range for this job in most geographic locations in the US is $84,600 to $139,700. The salary range for New York City Metro Area, Washington State and California (excluding Sacramento) is $101,500 to $158,800. Individual salaries within those ranges are determined through a wide variety of factors including but not limited to education, experience, knowledge, skills and geography. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.

  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.

  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.

  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

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

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