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EY Tax Services Senior - Financial Services Organization - Customer Tax Operations Reporting 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.

TAX SERVICES SENIOR - FINANCIAL SERVICES ORGANIZATION - CUSTOMER TAX OPERATIONS REPORTING - (NEW YORK, NY; HOBOKEN, NJ; WASHINGTON DC; PHILADELPHIA, PA; BOSTON, MA; CHICAGO, IL)

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

Our Business Tax Advisory practice gives you the opportunity to focus on U.S Tax - Information Reporting & Withholding. You will work in a group environment on challenging information reporting and withholding engagements across all financial services sectors. We offer the specialization in assisting clients with mission-critical operational tax issues and customer reporting issues. Specifically, our experienced practitioners work across tax and operations to deliver advice and support throughout the project lifecycle. You will work closely with colleagues to assist clients in understanding relevant tax rules and implementing changes to their operations, processes and systems. The IRW team works on challenging information reporting and withholding engagements in the financial services, banking, insurance, and multinational sectors. These engagements will primarily focus on non-resident alien (NRA) withholding and reporting (IRC Sections 1441 to 1446), Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), and domestic withholding and reporting matters. You can expect to work on engagements dealing with the FATCA, cost basis reporting, and various other global compliance and reporting initiatives, such as Common Reporting Standards (CRS). As you progress within EY and our IRW tax team, you will become a trusted business advisor to your clients. As you develop, you will benefit from being led and mentored by nationally recognized tax professionals who include some of the firm’s most senior tax talent.

The IRW Tax Services practice invests in the development of its team, with frequent virtual training, update calls and in-person trainings to help individuals develop technical skills and learn about new areas of the law. Through your experiences, you will develop your skill sets and learn how IRW requirements are managed within large to medium size companies.

Your key responsibilities

You will interface daily with superiors, peers and subordinates and clients on large and small IRW projects. This could include interpreting IRS Code and Regulations, drafting guidance, data analyzation and requirements development that help clients translate and implement these rules. You may conduct a gap analysis of the current state of clients’ policies, procedures and systems and write business requirements. You will be part of a team that prepares documentation including presentations and flow charts. You will be involved in technical analysis, process improvement and respond to requests for proposals from clients also.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Ability to read and interpret IRS Code, regulations and instructions

  • Strong writing skills for policy and procedure writing is a must

  • Ability to interface with all facets of our business

  • Ability to multitasking and project management capability

  • Creative problem solving, strong critical thinking

To qualify for the role, you must have at a minimum

  • A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university and J.D., LL.M. in Taxation, and/or Master's in Taxation (MST) preferred

  • A minimum of 2 years of relevant tax consulting or tax operational experience

  • Be a licensed attorney, CPA, Project Management Professional, Six Sigma, Lean or equivalent certification or a certified member of the Institute for Professionals in Taxation or have the ability to obtain one of these designations

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Active participation in industry groups such as SIFMA, ABA, IIB

  • The ability to understand and implement tax rules

  • A demonstrated interest in tax information reporting and withholding work in Chapter 3, Chapter 4 and Chapter 61 or some experience working with these matters

What we look for

We are interested in candidates with strong organizational skills and a proven record of multitasking and working effectively across multiple projects and deadlines. Successful candidates also possess great communication and leadership skills and thrive in an exciting and growing team environment. Ultimately, if you are ready to progress in your career, take ownership of your development and make a measurable difference in both your career and your community, 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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