EY Seasonal Tax Manager - Private Client Services - Open Location in Springfield, Illinois
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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 Manager, you’ll play a key role in that mission, providing tailored tax compliance and consulting for some of our most prestigious clients across all backgrounds.
Private Client Services (PCS) is a growing practice within EY, and you’ll see that growth reflected in your career. The team has a dedicated focus toward serving privately held companies and their owners and their families. 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 enterprises. 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. You’ll be part of a growing global team, acting as a key point of contact for a wide range of clients and colleagues. This is an opportunity for cross-border and cross-functional teaming. In return, you can expect plenty of support designed with your own personal skills and experience. EY is a dynamic place to develop not only your technical tax knowledge, but also your professional leadership and business acumen.
Your key responsibilities
As a seasonal tax manager your main priority includes reviewing complex individual tax returns for our Private Tax clients. The anticipated time frame for the busy season is July through October, with some variability depending on your needs and the needs of your team. Most teams have an average of 40 -50 hours/week available during busy season. Expectations around hours are discussed during the interview process for each role, so you'll be able to share your availability and know what to expect prior to coming aboard. In this role you'll be able to work remotely from within the United States, with no travel required.
Skills and attributes for success
Researching tax issues to develop effective tax planning strategies
Open to all types of tax work from entity to individual
Translating complex data from a range of sources into client-ready insights and deliverables
A strategic eye toward prioritizing when working on multiple complex projects
Experience performing high quality review of complex tax returns
Knowledge/experience in handling Individual, Gift, Trust, and Estate Tax Returns– 1040, 1041, 706, 709
Comfort with working remotely in a virtual team environment including working with an offshore shared services center
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
· A CPA certification or membership in The Bar
· Minimum of 5 years of work experience in professional services or professional tax organization
· A thorough understanding of estate and wealth planning
· Experience with federal and state personal and trust taxation
· Experience with flow through entities (S-Corps, Partnerships, LLC’s)
· Experience with C-Corps including income tax provisions and consolidated federal and state tax returns
· A thorough understanding of automated tax processing systems
· A commitment to continuing your learning
Ideally, you’ll also have
· A proven record in tax planning for owners and families
· A proven record in a professional services environment
· Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
· The ability to adapt your work style to work with both internal and client team members
What we look for
We’re interested in strong team players who support their colleagues in reaching their goals while also considering their own workload and deliverables. We’re looking for people with a genuine passion for tax, and the future of tax, and are inspired to help our clients meet complex tax obligations. If you have a strong quality focus, the desire to develop meaningful relationships, and the ambition to deliver above and beyond expectations, this role is for you.
What we offer
The salary range for this job in all geographic locations in the US is $60/hr to $90/hr. Individual salaries within those ranges are determined through a wide variety of factors including but not limited to education, experience, knowledge, skills and geography.
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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