EY Tax Services Senior Manager - Real Estate Tax - Atlanta, GA in Atlanta, Georgia

Title: Tax Services Senior Manager - Real Estate Tax - Atlanta, GA

Location: US-GA-Atlanta

Job Number: ATL003IT

Our tax practice revolves around helping our clients effectively manage their tax obligations proactively and responsibly. As part of a global team of 35,000 tax professionals in 150 countries, you will advise clients on planning, compliance and reporting wherever the client has needs. Our unwavering commitment to quality service and our technical networks enable you to help clients reduce inefficiencies, mitigate risk and improve opportunities within their tax functions. Groups (or, as we call them – sub-service lines) within Tax include Business Tax Services, Global Compliance and Reporting, Human Capital, Indirect Tax Services, International Tax Services and Transaction Tax Services.

With so many offerings, you have the opportunity to develop your career through a broad scope of engagements, mentoring and formal learning. That’s how we develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders, and in so doing, play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities. Sound interesting? Well this is just the beginning. Because whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.


Job Summary:

We have a career opportunity for a tax senior manager in our Real Estate practice. This individual will lead and manage multiple challenging tax projects simultaneously and will provide quality tax-planning services to our diverse clients in a fast-paced environment. This position offers excellent opportunities for teaming, learning, leadership and career advancement for the right candidate.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate a broad understanding of and ability to master increasingly complex tax concepts

  • Demonstrate considerable technical real estate tax and transactional skills, and effectively apply tax knowledge to client situations

  • Build and manage client relationships and demonstrate thorough knowledge of the real estate business

  • Provide high-quality service and time-sensitive advice that complies with our clients’ expectations in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment

  • Demonstrate professionalism through a positive and cooperative attitude and by maintaining the confidential and proprietary nature of client relationships and related work products

  • Prepare memoranda, opinions, private letter rulings and other documents for submission to the Internal Revenue Service or Treasury Department and review real estate-related agreements

  • Build technical competencies by keeping current on trends, developments and technical authorities, while applying them to complex situations

  • Help develop and guide staff by providing effective performance feedback and making certain team responsibilities are consistent with skills and goals

  • Contribute to the overall success of the team by developing a thorough understanding of EY methodologies and tools to enhance service delivery

To qualify, candidates must have:

  • A bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or related field and approximately more than seven years of related work experience; or a graduate degree in Tax or Law and approximately more than six years of related work experience

  • A valid US CPA or progress toward a CPA license or licensed attorney designation

  • Minimum of six years of broad real estate-related tax consulting experience in business or industry required

  • Strong experience in tax compliance, partnership taxation, real estate investment trusts, partnership allocations, acquisition planning and structuring required

  • Proven experience with a diverse client group required (e.g., developer or owner, publicly traded real estate investment trusts, private equity, opportunity funds, pension funds and hotels)

  • Comprehensive technical and writing skills

  • Five years of experience leading teams, while demonstrating strong managerial, organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • Business development experience in the market is a plus

Ernst & Young LLP, an equal employment opportunity employer (Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Disabled), values the diversity of our workforce and the knowledge of our people.