EY Manager - Tax Technology and Transformation in London, United Kingdom

Manager - Tax Technology and Transformation


Requisition # LON00DFZ

Post Date Nov 05, 2018

The opportunity

Tax departments today face more challenges than ever before. Against the backdrop of these the challenges, the top issue on the minds of tax and finance directors is how to operate efficient and effective tax departments.

In our Tax Technology and Transformation team you’ll get the opportunity to use and build upon your experience in strategy and process consulting; data management; implementation of tax software systems and building tax requirements into ERP’s and other financial reporting software to help our clients manage the strategic as well as practical, everyday issues of operating and improving the performance of their tax departments.

Your key responsibilities

  • Develop business plans with goals, build and deployment strategies and “closed-loop” performance measurements for our clients

  • Create and develop high-impact tools and materials to support the varied client work and assignments across TTT such as thought leadership, diagnostics, internal user guides and blueprints

  • Drive the coordination of relevant workshops to develop integrated service line materials

  • Support the engagement of global markets and infrastructure resources (Communications, Knowledge, Enablement Centre, etc.)

  • Drive deployment of materials across the EMEIA and Global network

Skills and attributes for success

  • Management of the successful delivery of technically complex and demanding consulting projects, ensuring technical excellence and practical / business driven approach taken

  • Strong and motivatedteam player

  • Supporting with the operational management of the team and also through managing employee development and assignments

  • Excellent communicator in a range of situations

  • Ability to identify areas of risk, carry out effective reviews and know when to refer upwards

  • Effective time management - ability to remain calm when meeting deadlines

  • Proven ability to analyse and create innovative solutions to problems

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Comprehensive experience in the profession and be interested in specialising in one or more of the following areas:

  • Tax compliance and reporting

  • Accounting and finance

  • Development and/or implementation of tax technology

  • Finance or tax performance improvement

  • Experience in the development and/or implementation of tax technology solutions

  • Experience or a keen interest in Finance or Tax performance improvement

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Preferably be ACA/CTA or other local equivalent qualifications

  • Experience of coaching and developing more junior team members

  • Experience of managing large and complex projects

What we look for

Our services are different from other tax advisory services and typical assignments that you may get involved with include:

Tax Data Management – improving the quality of data received by the performance and benchmarking the tax function against market and tax department and implementing software tools to make the processing and reporting of tax data more efficient

Provisioning and tax reporting solutions - implementing software solutions along with process and controls re-design that support the automating of effective global tax provisioning and reporting processes.

Insourcing/Outsourcing – developing models for all or portions of the tax compliance and reporting needs of a company

Workflow & information management – setting up processes and technology tools to provide greater control over global tax deadlines and risks in a more efficient manner

Tax Function Diagnostic and Benchmarking – assessing the tax function against leading practices to identify and prioritise areas of improvement.

The work requires you to work closely with our clients’ businesses so you’ll proactively maintain your technical knowledge by keeping abreast of finance or tax performance improvements methodologies possibly specialising in the configuration of tax technologies or having an understanding of ERP software (SAP, Oracle).

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:

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues around

  • 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

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible 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 confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Join us in building a better working world.