EY Tax Services Senior - National Tax - Indirect Tax - State & Local Tax - Real Estate in Chicago, Illinois

Tax Services Senior - National Tax - Indirect Tax - State & Local Tax - Real Estate


Requisition # CHI007OB

Post Date Nov 09, 2018


Our Real Estate Practice is comprised of a dedicated team of tax professionals strategically positioned across the country providing top notch SALT services to our clients. As a senior in our SALT – Real Estate tax practice, you’ll assist with multiple tax engagements and contribute to the delivery of quality tax planning, structuring, advisory, consulting, and compliance services for our real estate, hospitality, and construction industry clients. 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.

The opportunity

You’ll be part of a rapidly growing team that’s seen plenty of recent expansion, with the aim to double in size over the next few years. With support from some of the most engaging professionals in the business, you can expect to develop your tax technical skills, management techniques, and business experience considerably. It’s all about taking on new skills and responsibilities as they arise, and making the most of our dedicated mentors and training programs.

Your key responsibilities

You’ll likely spend most of your time on a diverse array of projects, responsibilities and tasks. Whatever you’re working on, our clients will turn to you for up-to-the-minute tax advice they can always rely on. To make that happen, we’ll look to you to implement your extensive knowledge of SALT concepts and law to leading companies in the real estate, hospitality, and construction space. You can expect to be working in a highly collaborative culture, where listening to and sharing information with colleagues is an essential part of the role.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Contributing to the overall success of the team by developing a thorough understanding of EY methodologies and tools to enhance service delivery

  • Challenging traditional procedures and finding new approaches to provide tax services

  • Providing compliance work product and assisting management with client deliverables

  • Building client relationships and demonstrating your knowledge of the real estate industry

  • Staying abreast of state & local tax developments and work to develop new and innovative service offerings that can deliver value to our clients

To qualify for the role you must have

  • A bachelor's degree with an emphasis in accounting, finance , or economics and 3 years of related work experience

  • Strong tax technical skills and experience in tax research and writing, in the areas of flow through entity taxation, REIT taxation, state income and franchise taxes, real estate transfer taxes

  • Multi-state income tax compliance skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Experience in a professional services environment

  • A CPA certification, or good standing as a member of a state bar

What we look for

We’re interested in tax professionals with the confidence and knowledge to think creatively in a constantly shifting environment. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, the ability to prioritize across projects and make strong decisions in often-uncertain scenarios, 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.

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