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EY Tax Services Manager - People Advisory Services - Actuarial - Rewards in Chicago, Illinois

Tax Services Manager - People Advisory Services - Actuarial - Rewards


Requisition # CHI008LH

Post Date 5 days ago

Managing global workforces is increasingly complex. People Advisory Services (PAS) builds and improves organizational and individual performance, delivering a highly complex and challenging mission, especially in an ever changing working environment. As a member of one the PAS pillars you’ll be part of a team with a wide variety of experiences and a supportive environment. When you join us you will gain unique experiences and valuable knowledge working across capabilities, sectors and geographies and have the opportunity to take your career in the direction you want.


As a Manager you will be involved in a wide variety of challenging and diverse actuarial engagements ranging from retirement plan valuations, forecasting, special studies, plan design and mergers and acquisitions. You will have the opportunity to gain excellent personal and professional growth and meaningful exposure to our business as an integral member of our client services team.

Yourkey responsibilities

You will work on multiple reward projects delivering quality clientservice and providing flexible and innovative reward solutions. You will alsobe expected to have excellent communication skills, integrate into and lead newteams, and rapidly establish relationships. You’ll be generating profitable revenue by identifyingfollow-on engagement opportunities and developing lasting relationships withclients .

Skillsand attributes for success

  • Preparepension valuations, benefit certifications, and various government reports fora variety of clients

  • Contributeto client satisfaction by providing timely and effective responses to clientneeds and concerns

  • Participatein client meetings and work within a team environment to deliver fullyintegrated benefit services to clients

  • Take a practical approach to solving issues andgaining client agreement

  • Encourage and facilitate collaboration amongst teammembers, and promote an inclusive working environment

  • Contribute to business development and clientpursuit activities by preparing proposals and delivering presentations forpotential clients

Toqualify for the role you must have

  • A bachelor's degree with a concentration in actuarial science,mathematics, or statistics, around four to six years of work experienceand CPA, JD, ASA or Enrolled Agent certification

  • Excellent analytical, research and communication skills

  • Proficiency in PROVAL actuarial software

  • Experience in reviewing pension funding

  • Ability to build client relationships and manage expectations

  • Project management experience, planning, budget management, andreporting

Ideally,you’ll also have

  • Demonstrated anunderstanding of actuarial concepts and actively pursue increased actuarialknowledge through client assignments and actuarial exams

  • A around 3+years of pension actuarial experience, preferably from an audit supportperspective

Whatwe 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 and experiences with clients across geographies.If you’re keen to play a pivotal role within a highly focused expat tax team, this role is for you.

Whatworking 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 colleaguesin the industry

  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s rightfor you


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 andcreativefreedom to make things better.Whenever you join, however long you stay, theexceptionalEY 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.

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