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EY Tax Services Senior – Private Client Services in Stamford, Connecticut

Tax Services Senior – Private Client Services

Tax

Requisition # STA000W4

Post Date Feb 13, 2020

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.

The opportunity

Are you living your perfect career? PCS (Private Client Services) 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

  • Researching tax issues to developeffective tax planning strategies

  • Open to all types of tax work fromentity to individual

  • Translating complex data from arange of sources into client-ready insights and deliverables

  • Building effective long-termrelationships with our clients, understanding their unique needs to provide atailored service

  • Communicating complex tax issues tonon-tax professionals and clients

  • Maintaining your reputation in yourfield by constantly updating and sharing your technical and finest practiceknowledge

  • Managing, coaching and developing ateam of tax professionals, reviewing work and helping to confirm they have theknowledge, tools and opportunities they need to excel

  • Identifying and reacting to risks andopportunities to improve our services and processes

To qualify for the role you musthave

  • A bachelor's degree in a relatedfield, supported by significant tax or financial planning experience

  • Have obtained or have activeprogress towards a CPA certification or membership in The Bar

  • A thorough understanding ofautomated tax processing systems

  • Excellent collaboration andnegotiation skills, and the confidence to challenge senior colleagues andstakeholders from a diverse range of backgrounds

  • Minimum of 3 years of workexperience in professional services or professional tax organization

  • A commitment to continuing yourlearning

Ideally, you’ll also have technicalcompetency in one or more of these areas

  • Experience with federal and statepersonal and trust taxation

  • Experience with flow throughentities (S-Corps, Partnerships, LLC’s)

  • Experience with C-Corps includingincome tax provisions and consolidated federal and state tax returns

  • Experience with high net-worth taxplanning

  • An understanding of estate andwealth planning

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 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.

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:

  • Supportand coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in theindustry

  • Opportunities todevelop new skills and progress your career

  • The freedomand 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 demonstratethat you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Build your perfect careerwith us. Apply today.

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