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EY Tax Services Experienced Staff - Financial Services Organization - FTTS - Research and Writing in Jericho, 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.

Tax Services Experienced Staff - Financial Services Office – Fiduciary/Trust Tax Services – Tax Research & Technical Writing

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

The Ernst & Young LLP Fiduciary/Trust Tax Services (FTTS) practice provides trust tax compliance and advisory services for organizations such as banks, wealth management firms, family offices, trust companies and law firms. The FTTS group prepares thousands of fiduciary income tax returns and information returns annually for banks, trust companies and law firms.

The Tax Staff will provide tax counsel to the group's offices nationwide.

Your key responsibilities

  • Research tax law issues, draft memoranda, provide tax advice and assistance

  • Review and interpret wills and trust documents

  • Analyze and resolve complex tax problems

  • Answer tax questions from clients and internal staff

  • Recommend proper tax treatment of various transactions, including corporate mergers and special distributions

  • Present internal and external educational seminars on pertinent tax topics

  • Assist with writing firm tax alerts on developments related to the trust tax field

Skills and attributes for success

  • The ability to build effective long-term relationships and manage workflow effectively with our clients, understand their unique needs to provide tailored services

  • The ability to be involved in engagement deliverables and team resources to ensure timely and accurate delivery of tax compliance services while effectively managing engagement economics

  • Routine interaction with management and senior management, i.e., trained, coached and mentored by practice leaders with autonomy increasing with experience and demonstrated competence in performing essential functions of the job

To qualify for the role you must have:

  • Bachelor's degree; classes in tax and/or accounting helpful.

  • LLM in taxation or MST degree preferred.

  • CPA or JD with state bar admission.

  • Knowledge in individual income tax law.

  • Knowledge or interest in trusts and estates, and fiduciary income taxation.

Ideally you will also have:

  • Experience in preparation of individual and/or fiduciary income tax returns preferred.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Proficiency in basic computer software applications, including Microsoft Word and Excel.

  • Strong client interaction skills.

  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.

What we look for:

We are interested in tax professionals with a genuine interest in providing outstanding services to some of the world's most influential people. Working with people from all backgrounds, from executives and entrepreneurs to investors and families, you'll use your experience and status as a trusted advisor to maintain and further our reputation for excellence.

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.

The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.

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