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EY Business Operations Analyst - Experienced Staff - Central and Southeast US in Chicago, Illinois

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.

Tax is a growing practice within the organization, and you’ll see that growth reflected in your career. With a diverse portfolio of interesting and challenging work, you’ll make an impact on helping our client service teams focus their energy on some of the most technically demanding tax planning and compliance projects around. You’ll be part of a growing team, acting as a key point of contact for a wide range of clients and colleagues. This is an opportunity for teaming across our accounts and service lines. In return, you can expect plenty of support designed with your own personal skills and experience.

Business is constantly evolving, and more than ever, staying competitive is all about identifying and adapting to change. Where there’s change, there’s risk, and our clients look to us for the authoritative experience and insights into strategic tax opportunities. As a Client Serving Associate, you’ll be integral to our ability to drive value at our clients. You’ll support tax professionals on day-to-day tasks so they can structure complex deals. EY is a dynamic place to develop not only your knowledge of our business, but also your professional leadership and business acumen.

The opportunity

Depending on your unique skills and ambitions, you could be managing various responsibilities, from managing back-office client relationships to interacting with financial executives and EY PPMD’s. . Your connections will make you a trusted advisor for our people across multiple teams, making this a great place to develop a diverse network of collaborative colleagues. Whatever you find yourself doing, you’ll personally interact with our highly trained team, all while handling activities with a focus on quality and commercial value.

Your key responsibilities

As a Client Serving Associate you will be working directly with the client service teams in Tax. You’ll spend your time on a diverse array of projects and clients in a highly collaborative culture. We’ll look to you to develop relationships and team effectively with internal resources.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Serve as a member of multiple project teams, working with team members at all levels

  • Assist with preparing work products by researching client data

  • Organize, analysts and present client data

  • Assist the Transaction Tax team with firm-required protocol for accepting client engagements, including organizing and maintaining project files

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Experience coordinating simultaneous projects independently

  • Proficiency with standardized software applications, including MS Word and Excel

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Strong writing, organization and communication skills

  • Ability to work in fast paced professional services environment

What we look for

We’re interested in experienced professionals with a collaborative, client-focused approach to work. You’ll need strong communication skills, and the ability to effectively prioritize when working with multiple projects. If you’re a naturally curious problem solver with confidence to get involved and support colleagues and clients across the business, this role is for you.

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.

The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.

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