EY National Tax Department - Accounting Compliance & Reporting/Global Payroll Operate - Senior - Miami in Miami, Florida

National Tax Department - Accounting Compliance & Reporting/Global Payroll Operate - Senior - Miami


Requisition # MIA000NY

Post Date Apr 30, 2018


National Tax Department – Accounting Compliance & Reporting – Tax Senior

EY’s National Tax Department (NTD) serves high-profile, national and multinational clients, providing a range of domestic and international transactional tax planning services and tax-related advisory services.Our Accounting Compliance & Reporting (ACR) practiceoperates within NTD, focusingon helping clients effectively manage global payroll proactively and responsibly in 150+ countries where EY provides payroll operate services. Our quality service and technical network enable you to help clients reduce inefficiencies, mitigate risk and drive process improvement within their payroll functions.We believe that by managing clients’ payroll functions, we can make a critical difference and you’ll be at theheart of this mission.

The opportunity

Ourmarket-leading approach combines extensive local payroll experience with standard global payroll compliance and implementation methodology. With engagements involving a few countries or many, you will have the opportunity to provide clients an integrated, consistent, quality service that unlocks the potential of the payroll function across the entire record-to-report process. Mentored by nationally recognized professionals (including the firm’s most senior talent), you’ll be a trusted business advisorby delivering on our promises to our stakeholders - and play a critical role in building a better working world. Sound interesting? Well, this is just the beginning — because whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

Key responsibilities

ACR assists in design, implementation and operation of global record-to-report processes. Our capabilities includeimplementation of centrally managed global outsourcing/cosourcing models that provide clients with greater control and visibility over global accounting compliance and reporting activities, access to global team members with payroll expertise, and development of new operating models to address new markets. You’ll assist in validation and governance of payroll operations utilizing one global methodology to track the end-to-end process, and provide subsidiary governance throughout legal-entity life cycle to mitigate risk and increase corporate transparency. As a Senior,you’ll work onengagements that span 60+ countries with local teams of 300+ people.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Provide timely and high-quality services and work products that exceed client expectations including Daily contact with EY local payroll teams to ensure payroll services are delivered on time and accurately the first time

  • Demonstrate professionalism through a positive and cooperative attitude and by maintaining the confidential and proprietary nature of client relationships and related work products and responding to queries from clients and internal stakeholders on a timely manner

  • Build client relationships and demonstrate knowledge of client businesses

  • Help develop and guide staff and other junior professionals by providing effective performance feedback and ensuring team responsibilities are consistent with skills and developmental goals

  • Build on technical competence by keeping up to date on global trends, developments and regulations and applying them to moderately complex situations and undertaking non-routine, complex project-type work as requested by clients

  • Exhibit competency in technology by maintaining complex sets of data, reviewing data analytics and analyzing trends including the collection of data as per agreed payroll calendar and other requirements

  • Ensure the payroll processes/procedure documentation is relevant, up-to-date and is used at all times

  • Take ownership of tasks and make decisions and resolve issues including the escalation of client and internal partner issues while having a strong ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines

  • Contribute to the overall success of the team by developing a thorough understanding of EY methodologies and tools to enhance service delivery; keeping team members informed of work status; actively seeking assignments when unassigned; proactively seeking opportunities to provide payroll services; challenging traditional procedures used in the past; and attempting to find new approaches and process improvement opportunities

  • Help build the practice by assisting with the scoping of new opportunities and proposal development, as well as participating in oral presentations

To qualify for the role you must have

  • A bachelor's degree with an emphasis in accounting, finance, or a related field

  • SPHR, GPHR or CPP certification or progress toward certification

  • Knowledge of global payroll with experience of processing payroll in multiple countries

  • Strong analytical skills, interpersonal, andwritten/verbal communication skills; problem-solving ability andattention to details

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and IT concepts

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Client-facing exposure in a global role

What we look for

We are seeking to identify high-potential professionals to deliver exceptional client service and enable the continued growth of our practice.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, both pension and 401(k) plans, a minimum of 22 days of vacation plus 10 observed holidays and 3 paid personal days, and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry

  • 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

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 andcreativefreedom to make things better.Whenever you join, however long you stay, theexceptionalEY 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. J oin us in building a better working world.

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