EY BTS Quantitative Services - EDGE STEM R&D- Engineering Senior Analyst in Des Moines, Iowa
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Business Tax Services Quantitative Services EDGE STEM - R&D- Engineering Senior Analyst
Here at EY, you'll have the chance to build a truly exceptional experience. We'll empower you with the latest technology, surround you with high-performing teams, and provide the global scale and diverse and inclusive culture you need to discover your full potential. Through our coaching and training programs, you'll develop the skillsets you need to stay relevant today and in the future – all while building a network of colleagues, mentors, and leaders who will be on the journey with you at EY and beyond.
As a US R&D Engineering Senior Analyst you will work with the R&D Credits and Incentives Group and identify innovative activities across multiple clients engaged in cutting edge research. If you want to be exposed to exciting research and development initiatives in product development, manufacturing, natural resources, pharmaceutical, and other high-tech engineering fields, this role is for you. This opportunity is ideal for individuals with relevant specialist qualifications or experience in, engineering or technology, wishing to leverage and apply their specialist technical skills in a new way. This role will suit experienced and enthusiastic engineers/technologists who are driven to learn about new technologies and industry trends, widen their technical knowledge and have broader client and commercial exposure.
The successful candidate will get the opportunity to work as part of a growing and dynamic specialist practice with a diverse team of highly successful tax and science/engineering/technology specialists
Your key responsibilities
As an Engineering Senior Analyst, you will discuss new innovative products, industrial processes, manufacturing techniques, scientific research methodologies, and improved engineering technologies with leaders in the industry. You will be working with a variety of clients at the forefront of technology, from entrepreneurs to public corporations, to evaluate and help prepare their research credit claims. In addition, you will work on developing customized, industry and engineering discipline-specific client surveys in our proprietary client-facing research credit technology platform (Prodigy) to solicit detailed information regarding the clients R&D efforts and projects.
Skills and attributes for success
Meet with clients and leverage your broad knowledge of current technologies to identify opportunities for claiming innovation in fields such as product development, industrial manufacturing, natural resources, pharmaceutical and high technology engineering.
Prepare detailed project descriptions of clients' R&D activities.
Review detailed technical documentation such as technical specifications, technical papers, design documents, testing reports, etc. supporting our clients' R&D projects
Work with a multi-disciplinary group of accountants, attorneys and engineers to build a case for qualification of certain engineering projects for research credits and incentives.
Reviewing and providing comprehensive technical feedback on engineering narratives prepared by our Global Delivery Services teams
Analyzing, understanding and interpreting complex technical information provided by clients, to draw appropriate conclusions.
Ability to provide practical approaches and solutions to situations and apply critical thinking to ensure the delivery of high-quality technical work products.
Manage client expectations and adhere to deadlines
To qualify for the role you must have:
An undergraduate or master's degree in mechanical, engineering, chemical engineering, electrical engineering, industrial engineering, or related engineering field
2+ years of experience in R&D Credits or 3+ years of experience in technical consulting, engineering, pharmaceutical, high-tech or related fields.
Strong understanding of engineering techniques, product development, manufacturing processes, design methodologies and prototyping
Strong organizational and time management skills with a demonstrated ability to work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously
Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Teams
Creative thinking and technical writing abilities that enable you to effectively identify and describe the innovation within clients' technology development efforts
Strong verbal and written communication skills
What we look for
We're interested in international tax professionals with the ability to translate complex concepts into clear and easily understood recommendations. You'll also need to be confident in coaching and reviewing your colleagues and sharing your knowledge and experience to allow continuous growth within our teams. If you're looking to progress your leadership and technical skills in a truly global environment, this role is for you.
The salary range for this position in Denver, CO is: $68,100 - $115,800
The salary range for this position in Las Vegas NV is: $68,100 - $115,800
The salary range for this position in Hartford, CT is: $68,100 - $115,800
The salary range for this position in Stamford, CT is: $81,700-$139,000
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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