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EY People Advisory Services - Compensation Tax Technical - Senior 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.

Managing global workforces is increasingly complex. People Advisory Services (PAS) builds and improves organizational and individual performance, delivering a highly complex and challenging mission, especially in an ever-changing working environment. As a member of PAS, you’ll be part of a team with a wide variety of experiences and a supportive, teaming environment. When you join us you will gain unique experiences and valuable knowledge working across capabilities, sectors and geographies and have the opportunity to take your career in the direction you want.

The opportunity

As a Senior Consultant, you will assist clients in controlling costs and managing risks associated with HR plans, programs, and systems. You will measure, control, reduce, and reallocate HR costs. Assess operations to deliver process improvement. You will have the opportunity to gain excellent personal and professional growth and meaningful exposure to our business as an integral member of our client services team.

Your key responsibilities

You will work on multiple reward projects delivering quality design, risk, tax and accounting technical client services and providing flexible and innovative compensation reward solutions. You will also be expected to have excellent communication skills and rapidly establish relationships both internally and with our clients.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Possess tax technical experience particularly in compensation programs including equity and other incentive programs, deferred compensation and other relevant compensation technical matters.

  • Possess accounting and proxy / shareholder knowledge around compensation programs for executives and to think about risk and compensation programs

  • Global compensation and executive benefits experience to be able to assess the financial implications of HR transactions for clients

  • Collaborate with actuaries, plan administrators, compensation, and transaction professionals

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Detail-oriented and strong business-writing skills

  • Bring your compensation knowledge and technical skills to broader transformation and transaction projects

  • Perform IRS and ERISA research for executive compensation and executive benefit issues including in support of our tax provisions

  • Track goals, action items and budgets using project management tools and methodologies

  • Implement techniques to improve productivity, increase efficiency, and mitigate risk

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business, Finance, Human Resources, or a related field with 2-3+ years of experience in tax and employee benefits law or consulting

  • Excellent analytical and communication skills

  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

  • Strong analytical business acumen

  • Ability to meet deadlines and adapt to changing requirements

Ideally you will have:

  • CPA, JD, or Enrolled Agent credential

  • Project management experience, planning, budget management, and reporting

What we look for

We’re interested in professionals with the drive to take on new responsibilities and projects. You’ll need the confidence to speak up with your own creative thoughts on a wide range of areas. You’ll also have the opportunity to achieve your potential by being given professional development and experiences with clients across geographies. If you’re keen to play a pivotal role within a highly focused expat tax team, 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.

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

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