EY Tax Services Manager - National Tax - Indirect Tax -Property Tax in Chicago, Illinois

Tax Services Manager - National Tax - Indirect Tax -Property Tax


Requisition # CHI007NG

Post Date Nov 02, 2018


EY's Global Indirect Tax Practice provides the knowledge, experience, resources, and processes to bridge the gap between what is expected of a company's tax department and its current capacity. In addition to having depth of technical knowledge and experience, our professionals are knowledgeable about the business challenges companies are facing and how those challenges affect a company's state and local tax position.

The opportunity

You’ll be part of a growing team, acting as a key point of contact for a wide range of clients and colleagues. We will look to you to lead challenging tax engagements and deliver quality tax planning services for our diverse clients. You’ll have various opportunities to demonstrate your knowledge of complex commercial, real and personal property tax concepts and provide strategic solutions to client situations.

Your key responsibilities

You’ll spend much of your time supporting client engagements by coordinating day-to-day interactions with clients, reviewing staff work product, driving delivery of services to meet deadlines, developing internal team members, and managing engagement economics. You’ll continuously build on your technical competence by keeping up to date on trends, developments and legislation that impact our clients.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Demonstrate an understanding of complex commercial real and personal property tax concepts and effectively apply tax knowledge to client situations

  • Develop and deliver quality tax planning approaches with timely and responsive services and work products that exceed client expectations

  • Identify and offer opportunities for tax planning and other special services

  • Prepare quality, practical approaches to the client's tax situation and arrive at appropriate conclusions

To qualify for the role you must have

  • A bachelor's degree and a minimum of 5 years of relevant property tax consulting experience or equivalent experience in business or industry

  • CPA or JD

  • Broad exposure to state and local taxation

  • Excellent managerial, organizational, analytical and verbal/written communication skills

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • A proven record in a professional services environment

  • Experience in coaching and mentoring junior colleagues

  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail

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 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

About EY

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.

Join us in building a better working world. 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.