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EY National Tax - Senior Manager - Tax Technology and Transformation - Finance Transformation - OPEN 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.

Location: New York, NY (Primary Location), Iselin, NJ, Hoboken, NJ, Boston, MA, Washington, DC, Philadelphia, PA, Chicago, IL, Minneapolis, MN, Atlanta, GA, Dallas, TX, Houston, TX, San Francisco, CA, Los Angeles, CA

Senior Manager - National Tax – Tax Technology and Transformation – Finance Transformation

EY Tax Technology and Transformation

Tax Technology and Transformation offers services to companies in response to both internal and external disruptive forces that greatly impact the finance and tax function. These disruptors necessitate that finance and tax function operate in a fundamentally different way. Our services address this paradigm shift utilizing existing and emerging technology, addressing the growing data burden that many businesses face, driving efficiencies to create a cost-effective finance and 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:

· Finance and tax operating model strategy & transformation, including process improvement, risk, and controls

· Finance and tax function assessments

· Digital finance and tax transformation

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

· Tax technology strategy and road mapping

· 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

· Direct and indirect tax systems implementation and configuration

· Tax applications-as-a-service

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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.

Key responsibilities

The Finance Transformation competency in TTT assists clients in building finance and tax functions that are business-focused, cost-effective and agile to meet the needs of their stakeholders. Depending on your unique skills and ambitions, you could be supporting various client projects including working with executive level stakeholders to understand their business objectives, leading finance and tax function assessments, developing innovative transformation solutions, and fostering deep client relationships. Whatever you find yourself doing, you will contribute and help toward developing a highly trained team, all the while handling activities with a focus on quality and commercial value. This is a highly regulated industry, so it is all about maintaining our reputation as trusted advisors by taking on bold initiatives and owning new challenges.

As a Senior Manager in the Finance Transformation competency, you will be required to:

· Develop and maintain long-term client relationships and networks including the development of relationships with team members across all EY practices to serve client needs

· Lead delivery of client engagements, including:

o Managing and motivating client engagement teams with diverse skills and backgrounds

o Drive high-quality work products within expected timeframes and on budget

o Monitor progress, manage risk and ensure key stakeholders are kept informed about progress and expected outcomes

o Manage expectations of client service delivery

· Demonstrate expertise and in-depth knowledge in the areas of Finance and Tax operations and processes; Finance and Tax operating models; shared service centers and Finance and Tax technologies

· Foster an innovative and inclusive team-oriented work environment and play an active role in counselling and mentoring junior consultants within the organization

· Demonstrate the ability to quickly assimilate to new focus areas and possess strong business acumen

Skills and attributes for success

· Characteristics of a forward thinker and self-motivator that thrives on new challenges and adapts quickly to learning new skills

· Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and manage a team of junior consulting professionals

· A proven track record of outstanding performance and display a high level of people and business skills

· A proven track record with developing and maintaining client relationships

· Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

· Excellent oral and written communication skills

· A strong work ethic

· Taking ownership of assigned tasks and monitoring them until completion, including documenting requirements, configuration, testing, debugging, project profitability, and tax systems and process configuration

· Identifying ways to automate manual tasks using existing financial or tax systems and emerging technologies

· Consolidating tax data to make analysis and planning more efficient

· 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 the role, you must have

· Minimum of 8-10 years’ relevant experience, including: previous work with a Big 4, global management consultancy firm, niche consultancy or performed an in-house role in which you gained exposure to a large-scale project(s)

· CPA license, membership to a state Bar or approved technical certification such as Project Management Professional (PMP)

· Experience delivering business change in one or more of the following areas would be expected:

o Shared Services and Outsourcing programs

o Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) implementations

o Program/project management for large scale business transformation

o Process improvement in a Finance and Tax settings

· A strong interest in technology and its use in business processes

· Excellent communication and business writing skills

· A natural flair for problem solving and an entrepreneurial approach to work

· Strong organizational and time management skills, with exceptional client-serving consulting skills

· Demonstrated ability to capture and synthesize business requirements

Ideally, you will also have

· Experience leading large finance and tax transformations

· Program management experience

· Knowledge of key business and finance trends impacting tax functions

· Knowledge of current and upcoming tax legislative changes

· Experience managing large, multidisciplinary projects that impact tax (e.g., ERP implementations, tax co-sourcing engagements, finance transformations)

· Experience implementing third-party direct or indirect tax systems (such as ONESOURCE, CorpTax, Vertex, Avalara, Longview, etc.)

· Microsoft Office VBA development

· Microsoft Power BI suite, including Power Pivot, Power Query, Power View and Power Map

· Knowledge and experience in the design and development of databases (specifically SQL Server)

· Experience with developing ETL solutions using SSIS or other tools

· ERP experience, including SAP and/or Oracle

· SharePoint development

What we look for

We are looking for knowledgeable technical professionals with 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: $169,200 - $351,400

The salary range for this position in Hartford is: $155,100 - $322,100

The salary range for this position in Denver is: $141,000 - $292,800

The salary range for this position in Las Vegas is: $141,000 - $292,800

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 $141,000 to $322,100. The salary range for New York City Metro Area, Washington State and California (excluding Sacramento) is $169,200 to $366,000. 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.

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