EY Consultant, Tax Technology Services, Melbourne in Melbourne, Australia

Consultant, Tax Technology Services, Melbourne


Requisition # MEL001WA

Post Date Mar 13, 2018

Our Tax Technology and Transformation practice provides a wide range of services around various tax operational challenges that our clients face with respect to technology, data, process and people. As part of a global team of tax professionals in 150 countries, you will get plenty of opportunities to use and build upon your experience in tax strategy and process consulting, tax data management, implementation of tax software systems and building tax requirements for various systems to help our clients improve the performance of their tax function.

About the Opportunity

As a Consultant of the Tax Technology & Transformation practice, you’ll be a key member of the team, committed to supporting the team in building and maintaining relationships with clients. You will be involved in key projects to assist our clients to optimize performance of their functions. You will also have the opportunity to support the wider team on firm wide initiatives in relation to tax innovation and digital tax, driving awareness of offerings and opportunities, enabling you build networks across the firm.

About you

You have a keen interest in technology and tax and want to further your skills in a business environment by helping clients improve the way they do things on a day-to-day basis. In your role you will:

  • Evaluate or optimize tax operation structures by assessing current state, benchmarking with leading practice and providing optimization solution options.

  • Assist in the re-design and rollout of streamlined tax processes including new technology solutions with clear roles and responsibilities, standardized work processes and robust controls embedded to manage risks.

  • Assist in the building of Tax requirements into Finance and IT systems to increase automation and data quality throughout tax processes, automate tax processing, tax compliance and reporting through various tax technologies.

  • Assess and prioritise tax risks to establish a robust control environment that takes into account the various tax regulatory regimes and identify process and control improvement opportunities.

We’re looking for people with the following experience and skills:

  • A degree in commerce, accounting, finance, or a related discipline.

  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills, experience with VBA will be advantageous.

  • Data analytics and data management skills, using software such as Tableau or Alteryx.

  • Software and web development skills using a variety of languages ranging from C++ to PHP.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, attention to detail, and ability to think logically is essential.

  • Ability to develop relationships with clients and provide a high quality client service.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and time management capabilities.

  • Ability and willingness to travel.

Experience in one or more of the following is a plus:

  • An aptitude for learning and mastering emerging technologies and software such as robotic process automation, blockchain and machine learning.

  • Database management skills using SQL, or data science skills / programming skills using software such as Java, R or Python with pandas.

  • Tax compliance, reporting, and accounting.

  • Development and/or implementation of tax or finance technology solutions.

  • Knowledge and experience in RPA software.

  • Knowledge and experience in business intelligence software.

  • Experience in technology on transformation project management.

In return you will be offered impeccable training with broad exposure, the experience to work in a highly sought after and successful team and potential opportunities for work travel for training, client work and secondments.

About us

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