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EY Tax Services Manager - Financial Services - Global Compliance and Reporting - Real estate - EDGE in Montgomery, Alabama

EY focuses on high-ethical standards and integrity among its employees and expects all candidates to demonstrate these qualities. At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

This position could be located in NY (primary), NJ, CT, MA, VA, PA, CA, IL.

EY is a leader in serving the global financial services marketplace and the only professional services firm with a separate business unit dedicated to the financial services industry – the Financial Services Organization (FSO). Our focused model and bold ambition have put us at the center of the events that continue to reshape and redefine our industry, working side by side with a range of clients from our most venerable institutions to dynamic new entrants across Banking and Capital Markets, Wealth and Asset Management, Insurance, and Real Estate, Hospitality and Construction. Our purpose is to help build a financial services industry in which financial institutions are trusted and flourish, and the global economy is healthy, growing, and secure. If you have a passion for rallying together to solve complex challenges, then come join our dynamic FSO team!

Our Financial Services EY EDGE practice is made up of a team of professionals providing dedicated tax technical services to both US and global clients. EDGE stands for Exceptional Delivery and Growth Engine because this team operates in a technical environment with deep process and service delivery experience that distinguishes EY in the marketplace.

The opportunity

EY's FSO EDGE Real Estate, Hospitality and Construction (RHC) practice provides comprehensive and specialized tax assistance tailored to the unique needs of our clients. You will work alongside our practice office professionals who are knowledgeable and experienced in a wide range of tax areas, processes, and compliance.

Your key responsibilities

A Services Manager in FSO EDGE RHC will be responsible for delivering and managing tax compliance and consulting work for clients. The objective is to recognize and identify problem areas and items that need to be addressed or escalated to ensure partnership taxation, REITs taxation and qualification, partnership allocations, and tax compliance are timely and accurately completed. You will work alongside practice office professional serving clients, based on their time demands, as one team.

Responsibilities include

  • Consult with clients and demonstrate professional discretion by appropriately escalating complex tax and client relationship matters to senior management and subject-matter professionals, coordinating efforts, and managing expectations about timing of response and resolution

  • Deliver and manage compliance and consulting delivery services to meet deadlines for client deliverables

  • Ability to lead projects and work independently, with guidance in only the most complex situations

  • Incumbent has specialized depth and/or breadth of expertise

  • Support effective long-term client relationships by demonstrating your knowledge of the real estate, hospitality, and construction industry. communications with client tax liaisons, client administration teams, and client trust officers to gather required information, to share information to support informed decision-making, and obtain instruction or authorization necessary for timely, accurate production of tax information statements, tax returns and related reporting

  • Manage engagement deliverables and team resources to achieve timely and accurate delivery of tax compliance services while effectively managing engagement economics

  • Advise and provide direction on complex tax matters, set expectations, coordinate daily work activities, and assign tasks to staff and seniors.

  • Review and evaluate the work of staff members to ensure accuracy, completeness, and compliance with relevant tax laws and regulations

  • Provide effective leadership, formal and informal feedback, and coaching to team members

Skills and attributes for success

  • Ability to recognize and identify problem areas that need to be addressed or escalated to ensure tax returns, tax research, tax accounting and other tax projects are timely and accurately completed

  • Experience presenting in client conversations regarding complex or difficult topics

  • Ability to break down complex tax projects into manageable components, analyze relevant information, and formulate client-centric solutions that comply with relevant laws and regulations

  • Ability to manage multiple work assignments, team members and deadlines simultaneously

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Tax, Law, or Economics

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a professional services or tax services organization in the financial services industry

  • Broad exposure to real estate tax technical and transaction skills, including partnership taxation, REITs taxation and qualification, partnership allocations, tax compliance, due diligence, acquisition/disposition planning and structuring

  • Experience managing budgets, people, and projects

  • Excellent teaming, leadership, organizational, and verbal/written communication skills

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Enrolled Agent (EA) or licensed attorney

What we look for

We’re interested in tax professionals with a genuine interest in providing outstanding services to some of the world’s most influential people. Working with people from all backgrounds, from executives and entrepreneurs to investors and families, you’ll use your experience and status as a trusted advisor to maintain and further our reputation for excellence.

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 $89,400 to $163,800. The salary range for New York City Metro Area, Washington State and California (excluding Sacramento) is $107,400 to $186,200. 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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