EY National: Private: Individual Tax: Manager: Seasonal in Lansing, Michigan
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Seasonal Tax Manager – Individual Tax - Remote
Private Client Services (PCS) is a growing practice within EY, and you'll see that growth reflected in our career opportunities. The team has a dedicated focus toward serving privately held companies and their owners and their families. These clients span from family-owned businesses to private equity owned companies. One thing they all have in common is they are high growth private companies. As many companies choose to no longer go public, this is an ever increasing and exciting group of companies from start-up companies all the way to multibillion-dollar global private enterprises. With a diverse portfolio of interesting and challenging work, you'll make an impact on some of the most technically demanding tax planning and compliance projects around. You'll be part of a growing global team, acting as a key point of contact for a wide range of clients and colleagues. In return, you can expect plenty of support designed with your own personal skills and experience. EY is a dynamic place to develop not only your technical tax knowledge, but also your professional leadership and business acumen.
EY is currently seeking experienced seasonal tax professionals for our winter/spring 2023 tax season. You'll join the team at a critical time, leveraging your expertise to help support our clients. In return, you can expect the support of some of the most engaging colleagues around. You'll receive hourly, over-time eligible pay, and a unique opportunity to enhance or refine your skills within one of our high performing tax teams.
Your key responsibilities
As a seasonal tax manager your main priority includes reviewing complex individual tax returns for our Private Tax clients. The anticipated winter/spring 2023 tax seasonal time frame is March 1 through April 15, with some variability depending on your needs and the needs of your team. Most teams have an average of 40 -50 hours/week available during busy season. Expectations around hours are discussed during the interview process for each role, so you'll be able to share your availability and know what to expect prior to coming aboard. In this role you'll be able to work remotely from within the United States, with no travel required.
Skills and attributes for success
A strategic eye toward prioritizing when working on multiple complex projects
Experience performing high quality review of complex tax returns
Knowledge/experience in handling Individual, Gift, Trust, and Estate Tax Returns– 1040, 1041, 706, 709
Comfort with working remotely in a virtual team environment including working with an offshore shared services center
To qualify for the role you must have
Valid US Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license or Enrolled Agent (EA) or active state bar membership
A bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or a related discipline
A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in tax compliance for private client individuals
Strong analytical skills, written/verbal communication skills, interpersonal; problem-solving ability and attention to detail
Ideally, you'll also have
- A proven record of excellence in tax accounting for financial statements with a top or mid-tier firm
What we look for
We're interested in strong team players who support their colleagues in reaching their goals while also considering their own workload and deliverables. We're looking for people with a genuine passion for tax, and the future of tax, and are inspired to help our clients meet complex tax obligations. If you have a strong quality focus, the desire to develop meaningful relationships, and the ambition to deliver above and beyond expectations, this role is for you.
The salary range for this job in most geographic locations in the US is $90/hour to $120/hour.
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