EY Tax Services Manager – Quantitative Services – Kansas City in Kansas City, Missouri
Tax Services Manager – Quantitative Services – Kansas City
Requisition # KAN000GZ
Post Date Dec 18, 2018
Our Federal Tax practice is all about providing authoritative tax guidance and planning for long-term assets, as well as legislative insights into tax policy. We work on some of the most complex tax cases around, and our clients look to us to translate those challenges into simple, effective tax strategies. As a Quantitative Services Manager, you’ll play a key part in that goal. It’s a high-profile, deeply entrepreneurial role, where you’ll personally manage operations with your own portfolio of prestigious clients. This work commonly includes automatic and non-automatic accounting method changes. Our practice includes; R&D Credits, Meals & Entertainment, Sec.199, Revenue & Expense Recognition, Sec.174, Cost Segregation, Capitalization & Cost Recovery, Transaction Costs, Lobbying Expense Analysis and Inventory/UNICAP.
You’ll be part of a rapidly growing team that’s seen plenty of investment recently, with the aim to double in size by 2020. You’ll see that reflected in the growing breadth of opportunities you’ll be able to access. With support from some of the most engaging professionals in the business, you can expect to develop your technical tax, management, marketing and business experience considerably.
Your key responsibilities
You’re likely to spend your time managing multiple clients, so your ability to seamlessly move and prioritize efforts across accounts will be a vital part of the role. Put simply, everything you do will come back to developing and improving tax planning strategies, as well as our tools and processes. We’ll also look to you to identify opportunities for new business. That will mean collaborating with colleagues across the business and facilitating new relationships that meet currently unmet client needs in a wide range of areas. Since you’ll be directly communicating with our clients, some travel may be necessary.
Skills and attributes for success
Preparing effective approaches to our clients’ tax needs and identifying new business opportunities
Developing and executing authoritative strategic plans
Understanding, communicating and influencing intelligent decision making in complex tax areas
Provide timely and high-quality services and work products that exceed client expectations
Build client relationships and demonstrate knowledge of client business
Help to develop and guide staff and other junior tax professionals by providing effective performance feedback and ensuring team responsibilities are consistent with skills and developmental goals
Build on technical competence by keeping up to date on trends, developments and technical authorities and apply them to moderately complex situations
To qualify for the role you must have
Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or related field, as well as approximately 5 years of related work experience, OR a graduate degree in tax or law, and approximately 4 years of related work experience
A valid US CPA or licensed attorney designation
Broad exposure to federal income taxation
Excellent managerial, organizational, project management and verbal/written communication skills
The ability to work well in a team environment and be comfortable supervising teams of EY personnel and client personnel
Proficiency with MS Excel, MS Access, and data mining tools
Ideally, you’ll also have
- Familiarity or skill in IRS tax controversy and statistical sampling desired
What we look for
We’re interested in tax professionals who are excited about implementing sophisticated types of quantitative analyses, with the confidence and knowledge to think creatively in a constantly shifting environment. If you possess 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
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.
Join us in building a better working world. Apply today.
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