EY FSO Tax Technology and Transformation - Manager in Los Angeles, California
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Location: New York, Hoboken, Los Angeles
EY FSO Tax Technology and Transformation
FSO Tax Technology and Transformation offers services to companies in response to the impact of existing and emerging technology, including the growing data burden that many businesses face, driving efficiencies to create a cost-effective tax function and the need to understand how to make data an asset. The underlying objective of the combined offerings is to help businesses navigate the digital age of tax transparency alongside new trends in tax compliance and tax audit methods, as well as helping to solve the most pressing challenges that businesses face. Tax Technology and Transformation is composed of the following services:
Digital tax transformation
Tax data and improvement
Tax analytics and reporting enhancement
Emerging tax technology, including robotic process automation (RPA), artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, cloud solutions, data lake development and business intelligence innovation
Tax technology program mobilization
Custom tax technology application development and deployment
Tax technology strategy and road mapping
Direct and indirect tax systems implementation and configuration
Post-transaction (M&A) tax function operational services
Tax operating model transformation, including process improvement, risk and controls
Tax function assessments
Our FSO Tax Technology and Transformation practice will give you the opportunity to further develop your skills while assisting our financial services clients in dealing with the operational challenges that their world class tax functions are facing today. You will be working with clients to improve the operational effectiveness and efficiency of their tax functions and assist them to better connect with executive management.
This is an area that has seen plenty of recent growth and investment – and you will see that reflected in your career. It is no exaggeration to say that you will be working on highly publicized projects. The field of taxation is constantly changing as new laws, regulations and technologies are created, and this is your opportunity to be part of that development.
Your Key Responsibilities
Depending on the needs of our clients and your work experience, there are many different types of projects you could be working on; identifying ways to improve operational effectiveness in tax functions, reviewing the process and controls that are in place including technology, looking at effectiveness of the various technology systems our tax clients use to increase automation and data quality throughout tax processes, assessing the overall risk to establish a proper control environment; designing and building custom tax applications. As a manager, you would be working with leadership to run these exciting and impactful projects. In addition, you will be required to:
Build and maintain client relationships, ensuring they receive excellent quality service and deliverables
Manage and mentor both onshore and offshore team members
Understand key tax processes, technology, data, analytics, and risks/controls
Effectively delegate work and provide timely feedback
Primary point of contact for day-to-day client relations for assigned engagements and demonstrate professional discretion by appropriately escalating complex technology and client relationship matters to senior management and subject-matter professionals, coordinating efforts, and managing expectations regarding timing of response and resolution
In this role, we will need you to have the ability to travel 30-80% of the time depending on home location and client projects.
Skills and Attributes for Success
Have an interest and experience in improving the performance of tax functions, the demonstrated ability to team with and motivate others, and willingness to develop meaningful and influential relationships with clients and colleagues
Taking ownership of assigned tasks and monitoring them until completion, including documenting requirements, configuration, testing, debugging, project profitability, and tax systems and process configuration
Strong leadership ability, attention to detail, problem-solving skills, analytical abilities
Identifying ways to automate manual tasks using existing financial or tax systems and emerging technologies
Managing quality of deliverables from offshore teams (as needed) to deliver projects to time, cost and quality requirements
Demonstrated ability to provide leadership within a team
To qualify for the role, you must have
A bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Information Systems, Economics and/or a master’s degree in Accounting, Tax Technology, Management Information Systems, or Computer Science or related field and a minimum of 5 years of related work experience
You are required to have one of the following certifications, or the ability to obtain one of these certifications within 1 year from you join EY: CPA, JD, Six Sigma Green/Black Belt and/or Project Management Professional “PMP”; Master’s degree in Accounting, Tax, Business Administration, Finance, Computer Science, Information Systems or Engineering; Certain other certifications accepted, please inquire for additional details
Exposure to the financial services industry, accounting/finance/tax, tax or finance performance improvement, tax software development and/or implementation
A strong interest in technology and its use in business processes
Excellent communication and business writing skills
Demonstrated ability to capture and synthesize business requirements
A natural flair for problem solving and an entrepreneurial approach to work
Strong organizational and time management skills, with exceptional client-serving consulting skills
Ideally, you may also have
Experience in project management
Experience implementing third-party direct or indirect tax systems (such as ONESOURCE, CorpTax, Vertex, Avalara, Longview, etc.)
Microsoft Office VBA development
Microsoft Power BI suite, including Power Pivot, Power Query, Power View and Power Map
Knowledge and experience in the design and development of databases (specifically SQL Server)
Experience with developing ETL solutions using SSIS or other tools
ERP experience, including SAP and/or Oracle
Experience managing large, multidisciplinary projects that impact tax (e.g., ERP implementations, tax co-sourcing engagements, finance transformations)
What We Look For
We are looking for knowledgeable technical professionals 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 $110,900 to $203,400. The salary range for New York City Metro Area, Washington State and California (excluding Sacramento) is $133,100 to $231,100. 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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