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EY Tax Services Senior Analyst - Global Compliance & Reporting - EDGE - National Tax Department - Global Payroll Operate Services in Grandview Heights, Ohio

Tax Services Senior Analyst - Global Compliance & Reporting - EDGE - National Tax Department - Global Payroll Operate Services


Requisition # COL001P8

Post Date Apr 08, 2021

Tax Services Senior Analyst – National Tax – EDGE – Global Compliance & Reporting – Global Payroll Operate

Ernst & Young LLP’s National Tax and EY EDGE practices are made up of teams of professionals providing specific tax technical services to US and global clients. EDGE stands for Exceptional Delivery and Growth Engine because this team operates in a technical environment with deep process and service delivery experience that distinguishes the EY organization in the marketplace.

The opportunity

Our market-leading approach combines extensive local payroll service experience with a standard global payroll compliance and implementation methodology. With engagements involving a few countries or many, you will have the opportunity to provide clients an integrated, consistent, quality service that unlocks the potential of the payroll function across the entire process.

Your key responsibilities

As a Senior Analyst in Payroll Operate, you will help supervise the design, implementation and operation of global multi-country payroll operate services for our small clients. Capabilities include:

  • Implementation of centrally managed global outsourcing model, leveraging the global payroll tools to provide clients with greater control, visibility and compliance for their global payroll

  • Governance of payroll operations with ability to lead the global country teams utilizing one global methodology to track the end-to-end process, and provide subsidiary governance throughout our client life cycle to mitigate risk, increase corporate transparency, increase compliance, achieve leveraging of key data insights, and provide clients with additional product offerings

  • Working, directing and resolving questions, identifying service opportunities with internal EY client-serving global teams

  • Building on technical competence by keeping up to date on global trends, developments and regulations and applying them to moderately complex situations and undertaking non-routine, complex project-type work as requested by clients

  • Exhibiting competency in technology by maintaining complex sets of data, reviewing data analytics and analyzing trends, including the collection of data per agreed-upon payroll calendars and other requirements

  • Establish that the payroll processes and procedures documentation are relevant, up to date and used at all times

  • Manage payroll projects as assigned, which will require ownership, project management, recommendations, solutions, root cause analysis, decisions and resolution, including the escalation of client and internal country issues

Skills and attributes for success:

  • Managing a wide variety of team members per client engagement around the world

  • Being involved in identifying team structure for complex projects/engagements

  • Serving as a coach for team members as requested

  • Strong analytical skills, interpersonal, and written/verbal communication skills; problem-solving ability and attention to detail

  • Project management skills

  • Excellent communication, presentation and client service skills

To qualify for the role, you must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree and relevant post-graduate qualification, preferably with an emphasis in Accounting, Business or Finance

  • Certified payroll professional (CPP) or equivalent

  • Four or more years of relevant payroll and/or tax experience or equivalent experience in business or industry

  • Excellent organizational and verbal/written communication skills with a proactive approach to problem solving and attention to detail

  • Client-facing exposure in a global role

  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, project management, written and verbal communication, and organizational skills, with a detail-oriented approach

  • Payroll project management experience

  • Understanding and exposure to payroll or other related finance activities with a strong willingness to learn

  • Strong numbers acumen, including analytical abilities and proficient skills in Excel, Word and PowerPoint

Ideally, you’ll also have:

  • Project management professional (PMP)

  • Second language is beneficial

What we 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 opportunities and experiences with clients across geographies.If you’re keen to play a pivotal role within a highly focused global payroll operate team, 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, pension and 401(k) plans, a minimum of 25 days of paid time off plus 12 observed holidays, and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching 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 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.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Make your mark. Apply today.

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