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EY Tax Talent Consultant Assistant Director 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.

Talent Consultant Assistant Director

The Talent Consultant Assistant Director manages Human Resource (HR) activities in a national practice, service line or region. Works closely with business leaders to implement people strategies and programs. This position may participate in the design and implementation of people programs and processes. Responsible for addressing and resolving increasing complex employee inquiries on a wide range of HR topics from employee relations to compensation. Position is responsible for determining which issues can be resolved and which need to be escalated to more senior members of the Talent Team.

Essential Functions of the Job:

  • Manage the HR activities in a select National Practice, Service Line or region. Position typically has responsibility for a population that is a homogenous or geographically centralized client group.

  • Serves as the tactical front-line support to customer groups.

  • May provide some strategic level support for functional leadership on people initiatives.

  • Handles/resolves employee relations issues that are complex, with moderate risk. Escalates to senior teammembers as appropriate

  • Responsible for the effective implementation of high quality HR processes (including but not limited to:compensation, performance management, career development, etc.)

  • Contribute to workforce planning activities in terms of understanding capability, skills development, pipeline etc.of a particular SL/BU and input into workforce planning conversations with Senior/Lead Talent Consultant and/or Strategic Talent Consultant

  • Use data analytics to provide insight on trends, potential areas for concern and to make recommendations basedon information provided

  • Consults on and understand the implications of future demands on current talent services; share information andwork with other talent functions as needed to adapt to any changes

  • Partner with business in the planning and delivery of large-scale transformations/restructures, mergers & acquisitions

  • Implements or executes change management initiatives to facilitate smooth implementation of people related programs or processes

  • Monitors and reports on the effectiveness of change initiatives and makes informed recommendations toleadership

  • May lead and/or participate in medium to large projects

  • Shares best practices and mentor others

  • May supervise and/or mentor other team members

Analytical/Decision Making Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for interpreting data related to headcount, salary, budgets, etc.

  • Assesses situations to determine risk mitigation and escalates to appropriate parties (e.g. Investigations Team, General Counsel Office (GCO), Quality & Risk Management (Q&RM), Employee Assistance Program (EAP), etc.

  • May provide input on organizational restructuring, staffing, leadership assessments or other key HR business initiatives

Knowledge and Skills Requirements:

  • Solid knowledge of HR law & practices

  • Ability to interact with individuals at all levels within the firm

  • Solid project management and ability to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously

  • Attention to detail

  • Ability to quickly learn the business of the firm

  • Ability to influence multiple constituents

  • Solid networking skills and the ability to build relationships

  • Solid understanding of internal practices and procedures

Supervision Responsibilities:

  • Works independently on recurring projects

  • Seeks guidance on increasingly complex projects or employee issues

  • Manages medium to large projects

Other Requirements:

  • Travel may be required

Job Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience. Master’s degree preferred.


  • 7+ years of experience

Certification Requirements:

  • May have Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) certification or Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)certification but not required.


This job description is intended as a guide to reflect the principal functions of the job. However, it is not an all-inclusive listing of the required job functions and functions may vary depending on the particular geographic location of the job and/or the manager. Further, the job description is subject to change at the discretion of management.

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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