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EY Tax Services Senior - EDGE in Albany, New York

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.


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 20% 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 we offer

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, 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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