Tax Services Manager - National Tax - Indirect Tax -State In
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Chicago, IL 60664
Tax Services Manager – National Tax – Indirect Tax -State Income Tax
Requisition # UNI00EQ8
Post Date Oct 15, 2019
Are you looking for an exciting career at the center of knowledge incubation in state income tax? Here is your chance to become part of a highly dynamic service organization doing just that at EY. We are looking for highly motivated candidates with the requisite experience and client facing skill set who want a great career path in a rapidly expanding service line.
As a State Income Tax Manager in National Tax, you’ll have the opportunity to work hand-in-hand with some of our most dedicated thought leaders and senior advisory partners at the national level to support our ongoing strategy. You’ll be at the cutting edge of developing tax technical information and thought content and working to empower our Regions. We’ll look to you to apply your knowledge to a wide range of tax areas and processes, devising strategic outcomes to some very complex issues. In return, you can expect the support of some of the most engaging colleagues around, as well as plenty of opportunities to progress your career.
Your key responsibilities
You’ll support our service offerings and initiative leaders (e.g., Structuring, Lookback Review, Controversy, Tax Reform, Pre/Post Transactions, Policy, and Compliance).
You’ll have direct input on the development of service offerings, thought leadership, education, and other written communications. You’ll be a key member providing knowledge development, management, marketing, and support of client service teams in the Regions.
Whatever you’re working on, our State Income Tax practice and our clients will turn to you for up-to-the-minute tax advice they can always rely on. To make that happen, you’ll be working in a highly collaborative culture, where listening to and sharing information with colleagues is an essential part of the role.
Skills and attributes for success
+ Developing strong relationships across a network of existing and future clients and key stakeholders
+ Analyzing an evolving portfolio of complex tax operations to provide meaningful business insights
+ Identifying potential opportunities and risks and communicating these to our clients
+ Developing clear, intelligent plans and approaches to improve our clients’ tax activities
+ Researching our clients’ business operations and building long-lasting relationships to tailor your advice to their specific needs
+ Challenging the effectiveness of the tax strategy and approach for engagements
+ Identifying and implementing operational efficiencies
+ Learning and researching current market trends, to maintain your credibility as a trusted advisor
+ Coordinating technical update communications
+ Managing technical resources and tools
+ Focusing on people/talent development by counselling, coaching and impacting others
To qualify for the role you must have
+ A bachelor’s or master’s degree in accounting, finance, business or related field
+ Must have either a US CPA or be a member of a US State bar
+ Minimum of 5 years of work experience in professional services or professional tax organization
+ State income tax advisory experience
+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills
+ Experience managing budgets, people and projects
+ A proven record of excellence in a professional services or tax organization
+ Technical writing and research experience in a tax context
+ The ability to prioritize when working on multiple complex projects
+ Strong influencing skills, and the confidence to question existing processes
Ideally, you’ll also have
+ Experience working with process and technology
What we look for
We’re interested in people with initiative who are not afraid to speak up, with a genuine desire to make things better across the business. If you’re ready to further build on your reputation as a professional advisor, 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, both pension and 401(k) plans, a minimum of 22 days 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, coaching and feedback 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
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. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.
If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
Join us in building a better working world.
EY provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.