EY Tax Services Manager - FSO - Indirect Tax - Employment Tax in Chicago, Illinois
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Handling tax in such a large, sophisticated organization takes more than just a technical understanding of current tax practices. As an Employment Tax Manager, we will look to you to lead engagements on a wide range of tax areas and processes, devising strategic outcomes to some very complex issues. In return, you can expect the support of some of the most engaging colleagues around, as well as plenty of opportunities to progress your career.
Our tax function is constantly evolving, and it’s here you’ll find everything you need to grow as we do. It’s all about taking on new skills and responsibilities as they arise, and being a mentor to our developing talent.
Your key responsibilities
You’ll likely spend much of your time engaging in client consultations and challenging the tax strategy and approach for optimal effectiveness. We’ll look to you to develop strong relationships with our clients and team effectively with internal resources while developing and coaching junior members of the team. Areas of focus include planning and compliance for mergers; acquisitions and internal reorganizations; audit defense, employment tax complex advisory; look-back reviews; payroll process improvement; short-term business traveller analysis and policy design; and remote work analysis and policy design. Developing recommendations and implementation plans and make informed decisions in complex and judgmental areas.
Skills and attributes for success
Demonstrating an understanding of complex global, federal, and state employment tax concepts and effectively applying your knowledge to client situations
Experience providing employment tax consulting and unemployment claims administration
Experience developing recommendations and implementation plans and make informed decisions in complex and judgmental areas
To qualify for the role you must have
A bachelor's degree with an emphasis in accounting, finance, or related field, and approximately 7 years of related work experience
A minimum of 5+ years of relevant tax consulting experience or equivalent experience in business or industry
CPA, J.D. or CPP certification (or the ability to obtain certification within the first year of employment)
Broad exposure to employment taxation
Excellent managerial, organizational, and verbal/written communication skills
MS office background and willingness to travel (up to 50%).
Ideally, you’ll also have
- Advanced degree in tax or law is highly desirable
What we look for
We’re interested in people who are ready to become a part of a highly engaged, diverse, and dynamic team to help us continue to make a real difference to our clients. If you have a strong client focus, the ability to develop meaningful relationships and the ambition to deliver above and beyond expectations, 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.
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