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EY Tax Services Analyst - EDGE - National Tax Department - Global Payroll Operate Services - Puerto Rico Payroll - East Region in Albany, New York

Tax Services Analyst - EDGE - National Tax Department - Global Payroll Operate Services - Puerto Rico Payroll - East Region

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Requisition # UNI00HQN

Post Date Apr 01, 2021

Tax Services Analyst – National Tax – EDGE – Global Compliance & Reporting – Global Payroll Operate

Ernst & Young LLP’s National Tax and EY EDGE practices are made up of teams of professionals providing specific tax technical services to US and global clients. EDGE stands for Exceptional Delivery and Growth Engine because this team operates in a technical environment with deep process and service delivery experience that distinguishes the EY organization in the marketplace.

The opportunity

Our market-leading approach combines extensive local payroll service experience with a standard global payroll compliance and implementation methodology. With engagements involving a few countries or many, you will have the opportunity to provide clients an integrated, consistent, quality service that unlocks the potential of the payroll function across the entire process.

Your key responsibilities

A Staff in Payroll Operate will participate in all activities within Payroll Operate that include sales and service opportunities under the direction of a senior manager, manager or senior in the group.

  • Provide timely and high-quality payroll processing, project management, governance and service management services and work products that exceed client expectations, including daily contact with EY global payroll teams to verify that payroll services are delivered on time and accurately

  • Accurate and timely service delivery for Puerto Rico payroll for our clients

  • Respond to payroll and governance payroll queries from clients and internal global stakeholders

  • Develop client payroll calendar detailing all payroll delivery activities and dates; support the collection of client data and work with global EY teams to confirm receipt

  • Audit correctness and work with country teams to correct

  • Manage the creation and updates of payroll processes/procedure documentation for all clients and audit annually

  • Provide training on global tools and processes and individual client requirements to global country payroll teams

Skills and attributes for success:

  • Strong on hand payroll processing background

  • Experience with Puerto Rico payroll processing

  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, and written and verbal communication skills; problem-solving ability and attention to detail

  • Project management skills

  • Excellent communication, presentation and client service skills

  • Verbal and written Spanish expertise

To qualify for the role, you must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree and relevant post-graduate qualification, preferably with an emphasis in accounting, business or finance

  • Three or more years of relevant payroll and/or tax experience or equivalent experience in business or industry especially in Puerto Rico payroll processing and employer tax filings

  • Understanding of payroll or other related finance activities

  • Excellent organizational, project management, technology, Microsoft tools and verbal/written communication skills with a proactive approach to problem solving

  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, and written and verbal communication skills, detail oriented approach and organizational skills

  • Ability to develop a thorough understanding of EY methodologies and tools to enhance service delivery

Ideally, you’ll also have:

  • Certified payroll professional (CPP) or progress toward this certification

  • Project management professional (PMP) is helpful

  • Puerto Rico Preparer tax ID

  • Second language is beneficial

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 opportunities and experiences with clients across geographies.If you’re keen to play a pivotal role within a highly focused global payroll operate 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, pension and 401(k) plans, a minimum of 25 days of paid time off plus 12 observed holidays, and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching 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

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Make your mark. Apply today.

EY provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

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