EY Data Analytics - Senior Consultant - EMEIA Tax Centre in London, United Kingdom

Data Analytics - Senior Consultant - EMEIA Tax Centre


Requisition # LON00FFC

Post Date 6 days ago

Technology has made massive amounts of big data available, and not just for informing the customer experience. Tax big data can uncover both tax risk and opportunities while it also provides predictive and descriptive analytics, value-added insights and better visibility to the enterprise.

The EMEIA Tax Centre Data and Analytics team provides and manages services for multinational companies to help transform this raw data into insightful analytical solutions across all areas of the Tax function.

The opportunity

Due to unprecedented growth & demand the team is looking for talented Senior Consultants to lead the development of this new service offering. We are open to individuals who have either or both analytics or tax consultancy skills, and who are willing to learn the other.

This client facing team is a new business which is expanding rapidly and we can offer you the chance to be involved in a growing service offering, focusing on innovation and data analysis, operating in an international environment and working with large multinational companies. We will support relevant training and qualifications.

Given the nature of the roles, international travel is likely to be required.

Your key responsibilities

  • Facilitateengagement process from start to finish including budget planning, datacollection and processing, documentation management and quality review

  • Lead/assist in the identification anddocumentation of requirements

  • Design and implement data analytical solutionssuch as frameworks, data models, visualisation and other analytical tools andapplications

  • Apply statistical models and technique toanalyse client data and derive insight and foresight

  • Extract and articulate the added value behindthe analysis

  • Conduct first level review of clientdeliverables

  • Ensure adherence to EY Quality and RiskManagement procedures and responsibility for quality of analytical tools andapplications

  • Working across our Tax practice & itsvarious service offerings

  • Innovate and generate ideas to improveefficiency of the projects and client experience

  • Researchnew tools and applications

Skills and attributes forsuccess

  • Willingnessto travel

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Ability to coordinate project activities andwork with cross-functional teams

  • Troubleshooting and problem solving skills

  • Team player

  • Customer service focused

  • Willingness to work with unstructured, messydata

  • Self-starter and results orientated, able towork under minimal guidance

  • Intellectualcuriosity and desire to learn new things, techniques and technologiesEntrepreneurial mind set

  • Strong numerical andanalytical skills

To qualify for the role you willhave

  • Gooddata manipulation skills required including cleaning and managing data

  • Understanding the value of analytics andcapable of articulating this to non-technical stakeholders

  • Good experience in ananalytical/algorithm/data/software development role

  • Good Experience with data visualisation toolsand packages (e.g., Spotfire, Tableau, Microsoft BI or Qlikview)

  • Scripting/programming languages is a plus(Python, R, JavaScript, D3.js, VBA, etc.)

  • Abilityto research, learn and apply technology to solve business questions

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Universitydegree in Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematics, Operational Research,Computer science, Engineering, Information Systems and/or equivalent formaltraining or work experience preferred but not essential

  • Broad/Subject Matter Expert Tax knowledgepreferred but not essential

  • Experience of predictive analysis is a plus

  • AdvancedMS Excel skills

What we look for

A solid grounding in applied mathematics and statistics including expertise in several of the following (or related) techniques: Bayesian modelling,

multivariate regression, logistic regression, machine learning, cluster analysis, decision trees, time series analysis and forecasting, factor analysis, structural equation modelling, item response theory, Markov chains, Neural Networks and Natural Language Processing are all a plus but not essential.

Our purpose at EY is building a better working world therefore, the insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop understanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

  • Supportand coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues around

  • Opportunities to develop new skills andprogress your career

  • Thefreedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

EY is committed to being aninclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements.We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliverexcellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career withoutsacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals canbe required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, ourflexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

About EY

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.

If you can confidentlydemonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon aspossible.

Join us in building a betterworking world.