EY Tax: EY Private: Senior: Seasonal: East Region: New York, Boston, Tysons, Philadelphia, Iselin in Olympia, Washington
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Location: New York (primary) Boston, Tysons, Philadelphia, Iselin
Business is constantly evolving, and more than ever, staying competitive is all about identifying and adapting to change. Where there’s change, there’s risk, and our clients look to us for the authoritative experience and insights into strategic tax opportunities. As a Tax Senior, you’ll play a key role in that mission, providing tailored tax and financial planning for some of our most prestigious clients across all backgrounds.
Are you living your perfect career? EY Private is a growing practice within the organization, and you’ll see that growth reflected in your career. The team has a dedicated focus toward serving privately held companies and their owners. These clients span from family owned businesses to private equity owned companies. One thing they all have in common is they are high growth private companies. As many companies choose to no longer go public, this is an ever increasing and exciting group of companies from start-up companies all the way to multi-billion-dollar global private companies. With a diverse portfolio of interesting and challenging work, you’ll make an impact on some of the most technically demanding tax planning and compliance projects around. Having gained ample support and training from some of the most knowledgeable colleagues in the industry, there will be opportunities to progress to manager.
Your key responsibilities
We’ll look to you to support our managers through partners in providing tax services. You’re likely to balance your time between compliance and planning, focusing on and interacting directly with our clients. These clients will private entities (including C-Corp, S-Corp and Partnerships) as well as individuals/families with ultra-high net worth, and expectations to match. That will make you a trusted advisor and role model for our people across multiple teams, making this a great place to develop a diverse network of collaborative colleagues.
Skills and attributes for success
Preparing or Reviewing U.S. federal and state tax returns high net worth U.S. citizens living abroad or U.S. residents holding non-US assets, and/or Foreign nationals holding US assets.
Preparing or Reviewing federal and state tax returns for U.S. partnerships and U.S. trusts that hold non-US assets. This includes the preparation and review of foreign reporting requirements for cross border tax compliance such as foreign partnerships, foreign corporations, foreign disregarded entities, foreign trusts, and foreign affiliate reporting.
Providing tax research, tax memoranda drafting, and assistance in quantitative modeling for private client international tax advisory services.
Identifying and communicating significant tax matters to Managers and Senior Managers.
Liaising and relationship development with other service lines and other subject matter professionals.
Building effective long-term relationships with our clients, understanding their unique needs to provide a tailored service
Communicating complex tax issues to non-tax professionals and clients
Maintaining your reputation in your field by constantly updating and sharing your technical and best practice knowledge
Managing, coaching and developing a team of tax professionals, reviewing work and helping to confirm they have the knowledge, tools and opportunities they need to excel
Identifying and reacting to risks and opportunities to improve our services and processes
To qualify for the role you must have
A bachelor's degree in a related field, supported by significant tax, business or financial planning experience
Experience with managing projects including scheduling, budgeting, corresponding with clients and billing.
Have obtained or have active progress towards a CPA certification or membership in The Bar
Excellent collaboration and negotiation skills, and the confidence to challenge senior colleagues and stakeholders from a diverse range of backgrounds
Minimum of 2 years of work experience in professional services or professional tax organization
A commitment to continuing your learning
Proficiency with tax software such as RIA, CCH IntelliConnect, BNA and/or Lexis Nexis.
Experience with Gift, Estate and Trust tax planning and compliance is a plus.
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 and the companies and investments they own. 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.
The salary range for this job in most geographic locations in the US is $60/hour - $90/hour.
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