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EY Tax Business Technology Product Manager in United States

Tax Business Technology Product Manager

Core Business Services

Requisition # GLO001D8

Post Date Apr 29, 2021

The EY Tax Business Technology group enables high quality service delivery by EY’s Global Tax sub-service lines through the strategic use of technology and in coordination with the related functions of knowledge, learning and service development. The services produced will coordinate with go-to-market programs and client service delivery at an area and global level.

The opportunity

This position is part of the Global Tax Business Technology team working on a variety of Cross Service Line initiatives and will be required to support client engagements at a strategic level. These initiatives are focused on delivering global technology solutions to meet the needs of practitioners within and across each service line. This specific role is to initially provide Product Management Support for Tax Data Collection/Gather and information management- including as part of the Global Tax Platform (GTP).

Your key responsibilities

  • Work with Product Management (Global and Area teams) to gather and understand business needs and requirements regarding data collection and information management.

  • Support Area teams with Global deployment activities and escalations

  • Support with Tax Quality and other compliance related activities

  • Assist with facilitating business user acceptance testing and management

  • Work with PM to create/update change management deliverables, including but not limited to: Communications / Help site, training materials, email templates, and business presentations/awareness information

  • Help support with client specific issues and queries

  • Support with monitoring/reporting of deployment/adoption status and benefits

  • Work with GTP/IT business analysts / QA teams to ensure the delivered product meets business needs

  • Support with product management of GTP Gather and other data collection tools

  • Develops and maintains strong working relationships with project stakeholders to understand their business objectives and practices, and to achieve effective coordination in the deployment of technology services. Acts as a go-to contact from a product management perspective

  • Acquire and demonstrate and understanding of business reequirements from business leaders and translate these across to IT teams

  • Proactively influences the direction, content and maintenance of the product roadmap that guides development and implementation decisions throughout the product lifecycle.

  • Presenting recommendations to stakeholders, including Global Service Line Leadership, regarding both the use and enhancement of the products. This will involve relevant challenge to ensure the best business solutions are achieved.

  • Provides meaningful contributions to team efforts to enhance overall departmental effectiveness

  • Shares knowledge across business to ensure optimal leverage of solutions in other areas

  • Support engagement and pursuit teams with client discussions and interaction around strategic positioning and deployment of technology

Skills and attributes for success

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Experience in understanding and translating business needs into technical requirement

  • Experience in the product management for Global solutions

  • Communicates clearly, tactfully and effectively.

  • Ability to foster and model strong teamwork.

  • Able to analyze problems and recommend/negotiate solutions.

  • Able to think creatively and match business requirements to innovative technology solutions

  • Understanding of working in a Global (multi-country) or complex environment, preferable within professional services

  • Experience/understanding of data modelling, data governance, and business side data collection and information management processes (structured and unstructured)

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Good working knowledge of the IT infrastructure within EY but more importantly a thorough perspective on the global tax business and the clients we serve.

  • Experience with Data Collection products

  • Experience in the effective development and deployment of similar projects

  • Demonstrable experience of managing senior stakeholders and their expectations

  • Experience of using SharePoint and Office 365 products

  • Knowledge of technologies in the marketplace specifically in relation to tax and accounting solutions

What we look for

Needs to be able to work flexibly across multiple timezones, and be able to effectively communicate with people from different countries/cultures and different stages of technology maturity.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around

  • 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

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. 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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