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EY Experienced Staff - Indirect Employment Tax - Inorganic Growth in New York, 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 key to appropriately managing a company's overall tax cost is to align tax strategies with business initiatives and proceed with assisting the company with implementation. EY's Indirect Tax Practice provides the knowledge, experience, resources, and processes to bridge the gap between what is expected of a company's tax department and its current capacity. In addition to having depth of technical knowledge and experience, our Employment Tax professionals are knowledgeable about the business challenges companies are facing and how those challenges affect a company's state and local tax position. Further, a select group of our Indirect Tax Practice professionals devote time to our Inorganic Growth strategy, teaming with individual EY practices to identify gaps in each business and help launch new service offerings to promote growth for our firm.

The opportunity

We are currently seeking a Staff 2 professional in EY’s Indirect Tax Practice with a split focus between our Employment Tax practice and our Inorganic Growth team to deliver quality tax services to our clients and to promote growth within our business. This position offers excellent opportunities for learning and career advancement to the right candidate.

Your key responsibilities

We'll look to you to team effectively with our internal resources and in time develop strong relationships with our clients. Areas of focus include planning and compliance for mergers & acquisitions and internal reorganizations; audit defense; employment tax complex consulting; employment tax compliance; look-back reviews; process improvement; short-term business traveler analysis and policy design; and remote work analysis and policy design. You will participate in client meetings and work within a team environment to deliver fully integrated services to clients.

Further areas of focus pertaining to our Inorganic Growth team include helping identify opportunities for growth within our Indirect Tax Practice, teaming with individual practices to develop the detail around a new opportunity and support its launch, and providing overall project management support to our team.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Demonstrate an understanding of basic tax concepts and actively pursue increased global, federal, and state employment tax knowledge through client assignments and current tax developments

  • Familiarity with HR processes and operations

  • Strong analytical, research and project management skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

  • Ability to multi-task and work on concurrently assigned clients and projects

  • Demonstrated leadership skills and excellent interpersonal abilities

To qualify for the role you must have

  • A bachelor's degree with a concentration in accounting, finance, economics or a related field preferred

  • An advanced degree in business, tax or law is highly desirable

What we look for

We're interested in people who are ready to become a part of a highly engaged, diverse, and dynamic team to help us continue to make a real difference to our clients and to the firm. If you have a strong client focus, the ability to develop meaningful relationships and the ambition to deliver above and beyond expectations, this role is for you.

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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