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EY FSO Tax Technology and Transformation - Senior Manager - Chief AI Strategist in New York, New York

EY focuses on high-ethical standards and integrity among its employees and expects all candidates to demonstrate these qualities. 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.

This position could be located in NJ (primary), IL, CA, NY.

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

Today’s clients are looking to transform processes and organizations, and achieve data-driven growth.

Data science senior managers come from a variety of technical backgrounds and apply statistical and machine learning models to business problems ranging from traditional econometrics, to NLP, and Deep Learning. As a member of the tax technology transformation team, you’ll work in a highly collaborative environment with clients, experienced data science practitioners, subject matter experts, and other tax technology professionals to drive business value through the use of advanced analytics. This is a high growth, high visibility area with opportunities to enhance your skillset and build your career. EY’s tax technology transformation team supports both internal business teams and external clients in developing innovative techniques and methods, product solutions, and proof-of-concepts.

The business problems our clients are facing today are not the same problems they have faced in the past. The rapid pace of development in AI and the technology that enables it has created an urgent need to innovate and adapt to the new global business paradigm. Financial institutions are looking to build smarter and more efficient ways to operate their business, create new revenue streams, and better manage risk, through new opportunities uncovered by their data. We believe that to fully unlock the potential of AI and advanced analytics we need to look not only at the application of AI, but also at the strategy level for how best to transform the enterprise into one that is technology and data focused and ready for the new age. Our clients’ problems are becoming increasingly complex while at the same time the need to automate and streamline is rising.

Your key responsibilities

  • Analyze structured and unstructured data at scale to derive new insights and opportunities

  • Build and validate predictive models

  • Advise clients and project teams on leading data science practices

  • Create data-driven business recommendations

  • Contribute to internal research and development efforts in cutting edge areas including NLP, graph analytics, and deep learning / AI

Skills and attributes for success

  • Fostering an innovative and inclusive team-oriented work environment

  • Leading and coaching diverse teams of professionals with different backgrounds

  • Demonstrating in-depth technical capabilities and professional knowledge

  • Establishing strong relationships with the clients

  • Working in an entrepreneurial environment to pave your own career path

To qualify for the role you’ll need

  • A MSc in a technical field like Computer Science, Econometrics, Mathematics, Engineering, or a related field

  • Practical experience with advanced machine learning techniques and big data technologies

  • An understanding of the latest industry developments in Big Data and AI such as graph databases, Natural Language Processing, and neural networks

  • A thorough understanding of common languages and libraries used in machine learning (such as R, C, Java or Python. Experience with big data tools, Hive, Spark, Neo4j, etc. a plus)

  • Excellent business, communication and presentation skills (experience in financial services domains a plus, but not required)

  • The ability to translate complex information into non-technical, easy to understand language

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • A PhD in a technical field like Computer Science, Econometrics, Mathematics, Engineering, or a related field

What we look for

We’re looking for well-rounded, technical, and intellectually curious individuals with an entrepreneurial spirit and a genuine desire to influence entire industries. You’ll need great analytical, strategic and communication skills, as well as the ability to handle new responsibilities and challenges. If you’re ready to own complex projects and bring new perspectives to a constantly evolving industry, this role is for you.

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 $82,800 to $240,200. The salary range for New York City Metro Area, Washington State and California (excluding Sacramento) is $99,400 to $273,000. 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.

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

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