EY Tax Services Manager - People Advisory Services - Sales Compensation - Rewards in Chicago, Illinois
Title: Tax Services Manager - People Advisory Services - Sales Compensation - Rewards
Job Number: CHI006IO
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 one the PAS pillars you’ll be part of a team with a wide variety of experiences and a supportive 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.
Our PAS group is growing fast and sales compensation consulting is one area targeted for growth. Sales compensation represents the intersection of business strategy, motivation theory, and culture. Every engagement is different and creativity is encouraged. Client impact can be both significant and immediate. This position offers excellent opportunities for teaming, leadership and career advancement.
Your key responsibilities
Advise clients on compensation programs for sales, sales management, and sales support roles. For some projects, assessing market competitiveness and/or modeling the impact of plan changes will be important elements. Each client is different (in terms of sales strategy, competitive environment, pay philosophy, culture, etc.), so no two projects are the same. As a sales compensation consultant, you’re likely to spend your time working a diverse array of clients, industries, and business issues, and performing a diverse set of responsibilities and tasks. You’ll be working in a highly collaborative culture, where listening to and sharing information with colleagues is an essential part of the role.
Skills and attributes for success
Interface with clients to understand needs, manage expectations and deliver work
Help solve client-specific sales compensation issues, identifying opportunities and risks while building long-lasting relationships with our clients
Research current market trends to maintain your credibility as a trusted advisor
Develop clear, intelligent sales compensation plans and approaches to improve our clients’ business results
Research our client’s business operations and tailor your advice to their specific needs
Support business development activity by participating in pursuit calls and proposal development
To qualify for the role you must have
Bachelor’s in Business or HR and around five to seven years of related experience
Proposal writing and research experience in a consulting context
The ability to prioritize when working on multiple complex projects, and strong data analytics skills.
Strong influencing skills, confidence to question existing processes, and ability to communicate effectively
Ideally, you’ll also have
- An understanding of sales compensation
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 industries and geographies. If you’re keen to play a pivotal role within a highly focused PAS team, this role is for you.
What working at EY offers
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, both pension and 401(k) plans, a minimum of 22 days of vacation plus ten observed holidays and three paid personal days, and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:
Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry
Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you
As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.
If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
Make your mark. Apply now.
EY, an equal employment opportunity employer (Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Disabled), values the diversity of our workforce and the knowledge of our people.