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EY Tax Services Senior – Federal Consulting – Quantitative Services - Philadelphia in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Tax Services Senior – Federal Consulting – Quantitative Services - Philadelphia


Requisition # PHI003L6

Post Date Aug 12, 2019

Our Federal Tax practice is focused on advising our clients by providing authoritative tax guidance and planning strategies as well as legislative insights into tax policy. We work on complex tax cases, and our clients look to us to translate those complex challenges into simple, effective tax strategies. As a Senior Manager in Business Tax Advisory , you’ll play a key part in that goal. It’s a high-profile, deeply entrepreneurial role, where you’ll personally manage your own portfolio of prestigious clients. This work commonly includes automatic and non-automatic accounting method changes. Our practice includes; FDII; federal planning for BEAT GILTI, and 163(j); R&D Credits; Meals & Entertainment; Sec.199; Sec 199A; Revenue & Expense Recognition; Sec.174, Cost Segregation, Capitalization & Cost Recovery, Transaction Costs, Lobbying Expense Analysis; Inventory/UNICAP; etc.

The opportunity

Our market-leading approach combines extensive federal tax experience with compliance, provision, and strategic planning, providing clients an integrated service that adds significant value to their tax function.Mentored by nationally recognized professionals, you’ll be a trusted business advisorby delivering on our promises to our stakeholders and playing a critical role in building a better working world. Additionally, you’ll be part of a rapidly growing team that’s seen plenty of investment recently. You’ll see that reflected in the growing breadth of opportunities you’ll be able to access. With support from some of the most engaging professionals in the business, you can expect to develop your technical tax, management, marketing and business experience considerably.

Your key responsibilities

You’re likely to spend your time working on multiple clients, so your ability to seamlessly move and prioritize efforts across accounts will be a vital part of the role. Put simply, everything you do will come back to developing and improving tax planning strategies, as well as our technology, tools and processes. Some travel may be necessary.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Preparing effective approaches to our clients’ tax needs and identifying new business opportunities

  • Assisting in developing and executing authoritative strategic plans

  • Understanding, communicating and influencing intelligent decision making in complex tax areas

  • Providing timely and high-quality tax advice, tax planning services, and work products that exceed client expectations

  • Building client relationships and demonstrate knowledge of client business

  • Help to develop and guide staff 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 trends, developments and technical authorities and apply them to moderately complex situations

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or related field, as well as approximately 4 years of related work experience, OR a graduate degree in tax or law, and approximately 3 years of related work experience

  • A valid US CPA or licensed attorney designation

  • Some exposure to federal income taxation

  • The ability to learn complex tax and industry concepts to clients

  • Good managerial, organizational, project management and verbal/written communication skills

  • The ability to work well in a team environment and be comfortable supervising teams of EY personnel and client personnel

  • Proficiency with MS Excel, MS Access, and data mining tools

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Some familiarity or skill in IRS tax controversy and statistical sampling desired

  • Big 4 comparable experience

  • Advanced degree such as MST, MSA, JD, or LLM

What we look for

We’re interested in tax professionals who are excited about implementing sophisticated types of quantitative analyses, with the confidence and knowledge to think creatively in a constantly shifting environment. If you possess an entrepreneurial spirit, the ability to prioritize across projects and make strong decisions in often-uncertain scenarios, this role is for you.

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, 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

About EY

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.

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