EY Tax Services Senior - Financial Services - Tax Technology and Transformation Services in Chicago, Illinois

Tax Services Senior - Financial Services - Tax Technology and Transformation Services

Tax

Requisition # CHI007AV

Post Date 5 days ago

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EY is the only professional services firm with a separate business unit (“FSO”) that is dedicated to the financial services marketplace. Our FSO teams have been at the forefront of every event that has reshaped and redefined the financial services industry. If you have a passion for rallying together to solve the most complex challenges in the financial services industry, come join our dynamic FSO team!

The opportunity

Our FSO Tax Technology and Transformation (“TTT”) practice will give you the opportunity to further develop your skills while assisting our financial services clients in dealing with the operational challenges that their world class tax functions are facing today. We offer a broad array of services, including tax accounting and compliance process improvement, tax sensitization of ERP systems, automation of complex hedge fund allocations, and enhancement of tax processes and/or technology to deal with ongoing legislative and regulatory changes. You will be working with clients to improve the operational effectiveness and efficiency of their tax functions and assists them to better connect with executive management.

Your key responsibilities

Depending on the needs of our clients and your work experience, there are many different types of projects you could be working on; identifying ways to improve operational effectiveness in tax functions, reviewing the process and controls that are in place including technology, looking at effectiveness of the various technology systems our tax clients use to increase automation and data quality throughout tax processes, assessing the overall risk to establish a proper control environment; designing and building custom tax applications. As a senior, you would be working with leadership as a part of these exciting and impactful projects.

Within our FSO TTT Solutions Delivery group, we are looking for a Developer to join our team to support our SharePoint development efforts as we support our financial services clients with the creation and implementation of Sharepoint solutions within their tax functions.

In this role, we will need you to have the ability to travel 30-80% of the time depending on home location and client projects.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Strong leadership ability, attention to detail, problem-solving skills, analytical abilities

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work on deliverables from offshore teams (as needed) to deliver projects to time, cost and quality requirements

  • Documenting technical and business requirements, including Identifying and prioritizing issues

  • Have an interest and experience in improving the performance of tax functions, the demonstrated ability to team with and motivate others, and willingness to develop meaningful and influential relationships with clients and colleagues.

To qualify for the role you must have

  • A bachelor's degree and approximately 3 years of relevant work experience; or a master's degree and approximately 2 years of relevant work experience

  • Work experience with MS Sharepoint (2010/2013/2016) and PowerBI configuration and implementation, including:

  • Synthesizing business requirements into system functionality within the SharePoint and PowerBI framework;

  • Implementing SharePoint collaboration tools (forums/issue lists, document/form libraries) and seamlessly integrating with other Microsoft tools;

  • Design and development of Angular/HTML5/JavaScript applications; AND

  • Customizing web parts and web part pages, creating sites, document libraries, lists and views, search and taxonomies, and reporting functions.

  • Exposure to the financial services industry, accounting/finance/tax, tax or finance performance improvement, tax software development and/or implementation

  • CPA, JD, Six Sigma Green/Black Belt and/or Project Management Professional “PMP” or the ability to get one of these certifications

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Knowledge in implementing tax technology solutions (e.g., CorpTax, ONESOURCE, Sabrix, Vertex, SharePoint, PFI, RPA software)

  • Embedding tax requirements into financial/business systems and processes (e.g., Oracle, SAP, Hyperion, PAM, Investran)

  • Experience with custom applications (e.g., Visual Studio, VBA/VSTO, SQL Server, MS PowerBI Suite)

What we look for

  • We are looking for individuals that are proactive and self-motivated who have a willingness to learn new skills and approaches to challenges that our clients are facing in today’s climate. You will need to be an analytical thinker and problem solver who has the ability to come up with innovative solutions.

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 15 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 around

  • 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 hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

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

EY, an equal employment opportunity employer (Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Disabled), values the diversity of our workforce and the knowledge of our people.