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EY Tax Manager - National Tax - Passthrough Transactions Group (PTG) - West Region in Austin, Texas

Tax Manager - National Tax - Passthrough Transactions Group (PTG) - West Region


Requisition # UNI00HNG

Post Date May 25, 2021

Our National Tax Department (NTD) serves high-profile, national and multinational clients, providing a range of domestic and international transactional tax planning services and tax-related advisory services. The combination of knowledge and experience forms the basis of our ability to assist clients in meeting their business objectives. We believe that by managing our clients tax obligations responsibly and proactively we can make a critical difference, and youll be at the heart of this mission.

The opportunity

Our Passthrough Transactions Group (PTG) is made up of professionals with tax technical skills and substantial industry and capital markets experience. We combine seasoned tax partnership and financial instrument knowledge, and an understanding of federal income tax controversy, with economics, finance and modeling skills. Our cross-disciplinary background and approach can help you evaluate risks and benefits from both an economic and tax perspective.

Your key responsibilities

Your typical day will involve working in small groups on projects with internal or external clients. Youll collaborate with national subject matter professionals in the design and execution of complex, large-scale partnership transactions with significant clients of the firm. Additionally, Managers develop an understanding of the complexities of Subchapter K, partnership modeling and the nuances of joint venture structuring. Managers will also work with National Tax Department (NTD) Senior Manager, Partners/Principals on more limited on-call consulting opportunities, writing Tax Alerts and Developments and teaching courses. Managers will gain significant experience in structuring partnership transactions and develop a broad-based knowledge in Subchapter K that can be utilized in building our Advisory Services practices.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Assisting in the preparation of financial models and other tools that help our clients execute a variety of financial transactions, including asset acquisitions, disposition deals, capital structure transformations, and corporate reorganizations

  • Applying principles of corporate finance to assess the economic implications of particular deal structures

  • Preparing reports and client presentations

  • Working at all levels of transaction structuring and execution, from evaluating alternative structures and bids through closing

  • Compiling documentation related to each analysis

  • Provide high-quality and time-sensitive service that meet and/or exceed our clients expectations

  • Managing, coaching and developing a team of tax professionals, reviewing work and helping to confirm they have the knowledge, tools and opportunities they need to excel

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Achieved at least a bachelors degree, typically with a concentration in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Operations Research, Financial Engineering or Statistics

  • Minimum of 4 years of work experience in professional services or professional tax organization

  • A CPA certification or membership in The Bar

  • Strong technical writing skills

  • Broad exposure to federal income taxation, with an emphasis on partnership taxation

  • Flexible and willing to travel as well as work in excess of standard hours when necessary

  • Proficient with MS Office, including MS Excel, MS Word and MS PowerPoint

Ideally, youll also have

  • Willing and able to learn and work independently with minimal supervision

  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Effective organization and time management skills with the ability to work under pressure and adhere to project deadlines

What we look for

Were interested in intellectually curious people, with a diverse set of interests and backgrounds and an entrepreneurial mindset. Youll also need to have fantastic communication skills, the ability to manage your schedule, and enjoy going beyond assigned tasks to see the big picture. If youre ready to make a tangible difference right from the start and bring your big ideas to this growing team, this role is for you.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive compensation package where youll 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 three weeks 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 wellbeing.

Plus, we offer

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around

  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way thats right for you

  • A rewards package tailored to your unique needs

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, were using the finance products, expertise and systems weve 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, well 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.

Join us in building a better working world. Apply now.

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