EY Tax Services Manager - National Tax - Tax and Finance Operate (TFO) - Transition Integration - Nashville in Nashville, Tennessee

Tax Services Manager - National Tax - Tax and Finance Operate (TFO) - Transition Integration - Nashville

Tax

Requisition # NAS000PS

Post Date Nov 29, 2018

National Tax Department – Tax and Finance Operate (TFO) – Transition Integration – Manager

Tax departments around the world are being impacted by three macro market catalysts: global legislative change, technology disruption and the need for more flexible and nimble talent to meet their changing needs. Our Tax and Finance Operate (TFO) practice assists companies in exploring alternative sourcing models that span the continuum from discrete services to outsourcing. The TFO platform of processes, leading-edge technology and people helps our clients define the right sourcing mix. The TFO practice will enable you to help clients reduce inefficiencies, mitigate risk and drive process improvement within their tax and finance functions. We believe that by managing clients’ tax function, we can make a critical difference — and you’ll be at the heart of this mission.

The opportunity:

EY is currently seeking high-potential Managers to deliver exceptional client service and enable the continued growth of our TFO practice. The opportunity specifically is to assist our clients and internal teams in the design, execution and project management of transition plans for these transformational engagements. Our market-leading approach combines extensive functional outsourcing experience with local tax and accounting experience. We use a standard methodology providing clients with an integrated service that unlocks the full potential of the tax function across the entire tax life cycle.

Key responsibilities:

Your role as a Manager will focus on establishing relationships with client personnel at appropriate levels while working to consistently deliver exceptional client service. Additionally, you will be tasked with managing the various processes involved with integrated transition planning and execution, as well as the management of the team reporting to you. You will also communicate status and progress of the day-to-day operations of the transition plan on a regular basis with those whom you report to, as well as the client. You will monitor progress, manage risk, maximize operational efficiencies and ensure key stakeholders are kept informed about progress and expected outcomes. Additionally, you will aid in the effort to improve and standardize our internal processes and go-to-market activities.

Skills and attributes for success:

  • Work with client and internal EY TFO team to develop the transition scope of services related to moving the function from the client environment to EY. This includes but is not limited to knowledge transfer, facility, technology and tool implementation, identification of data requirements, process changes and day 1 readiness criteria

  • Coordinate with the subservice line transition leads in all relevant subservice lines to build out a detailed work plan (ITS, BTC, Global Direct, Indirect, etc.)

  • Work with program management office (PMO), talent team and facility teams to determine relevant staffing and facility workspace requirements

  • Work with PMO and TFO team to develop a detailed budget and timeline for all transition activities and closely monitor both throughout the transition process

  • Facilitate the early and effective resolution of escalated issues

  • Provide proactive risk mitigation, problem prevention and resolution, and open and active communications between the client and EY TFO team

  • Facilitate the client’s and EY’s ability to fulfill their respective commitments and obligations under the statement of work (SOW)

  • Consistently communicate between key players on the client and EY team to ensure smooth transition and completeness of agreed-to TFO services

To qualify for the role, you must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field, preferably with an emphasis in accounting or finance (graduate degree in accounting preferred) as well as a CPA license or equivalent

  • Minimum of 6 years work experience in an accounting, financial analysis or financial services environment

  • Strong team, project management, and people development skills with an ability to work under tight deadlines

  • Flexibility and willingness to travel as well as work in excess of standard hours as necessary

  • Strong analytical, interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills, as well as a strong problem solving ability , an attention to detail, and an entrepreneurial approach to work

  • Strong organizational and time management skills with a demonstrated ability to capture and synthesize business requirements

  • Previous work in current state/future state transformation (transition) preferred

Ideally, you’ll also have:

  • Demonstrate professionalism through a positive and cooperative attitude and by maintaining the confidential and propriety nature of client relationships and related work products

  • Take ownership of tasks and have the ability to make decisions while demonstrating a strong ability to work under pressure and adhere 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; keep team members informed of work status; actively seek assignments when unassigned; challenge traditional procedures used in the past; and attempt to find new approaches and process improvements opportunities

  • Coach/mentor junior team members to help EY continue to build an inclusive culture and high performing team

We are seeking to identify high-potential Managers to deliver exceptional client service and enable the continued growth of our practice. We’re interested in strong team players who support their colleagues in reaching their goals while also considering their own workload and development. We’re interested in professionals with drive to take on new responsibilities and projects. You’ll need the confidence to speak up with your own creative thoughts on a wide range of areas. We’re looking for people with a genuine passion for tax and finance operations who are inspired to help the world’s leading multinational organizations meet complex tax and finance obligations around the world.

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, pension and 401(k) plans, a minimum of three weeks of vacation plus ten observed holidays and three paid personal days, and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching 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

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Make your mark. Apply today.

EY, an equal employment opportunity employer (Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Disabled), values the diversity of our workforce and the knowledge of our people.

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