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EY Tax Services Senior Financial Services Organization - Financial Instruments Tax Solutions in Houston, Texas

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

EY is a leader in serving the global financial services marketplace and the only professional services firm with a separate business unit dedicated to the financial services industry – the Financial Services Organization (FSO). Our focused model and bold ambition have put us at the center of the events that continue to reshape and redefine our industry, working side by side with a range of clients from our most venerable institutions to dynamic new entrants across Banking and Capital Markets, Wealth and Asset Management and Insurance. Our purpose is to help build a financial services industry in which financial institutions are trusted and flourish, and the global economy is healthy, growing and secure. If you have a passion for rallying together to solve complex challenges, then come join our dynamic FSO team!

The opportunity

Ernst & Young’s FSO – GCR - Financial Instruments Tax Solutions (FITS) – Collateralized Loan Obligation (CLO) Tax practice currently has career opportunities for Seniors.

EY’s FITS – CLO Tax practice focuses on the tax compliance for equity investors in CLOs as well as consulting with asset management firms on CLOs. FITS – CLO Tax practice will give you the opportunity to further develop your skills while assisting our financial services clients in dealing with the tax and compliance challenges that their world class tax functions are facing today.

Your key responsibilities

  • Preparing and reviewing a diverse array of projects

  • Assist with client communication in a highly collaborative culture.

  • Serve as a technical resource for complex tax items related to CLOs

  • Train and develop staff members

  • Some travel may be required (varies based on location and client need)

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • A bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field

  • 2+ years of relevant work experience

  • Extensive tax compliance and consulting experience serving CLO clients

  • Understanding of the reporting requirements for PFICs and CFCs.

  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Knowledge of bad debt, bond premium, foreign currency transactions, market discount and original issue discount tax rules.

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Master’s degree in Accounting or related field required

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

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

  • Project management and critical thinking skills

  • Experience with international tax compliance

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 we offer

We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to the business. The salary range for this job in most geographic locations in the US is $70,200 to $115,900. The salary range for New York City Metro Area, Washington State and California (excluding Sacramento) is $84,200 to $131,800. Individual salaries within those ranges are determined through a wide variety of factors including but not limited to education, experience, knowledge, skills and geography. 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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