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Tax Services Senior

Handling tax for a large, sophisticated organization takes more than just a technical understanding of current tax practices. As an International Tax Services Senior, we’ll look to your knowledge across a wide range of tax areas and processes, devising effective outcomes to some of the most complex challenges around. You’ll work with some of the world’s most prestigious businesses, and in return you can expect an incredible range of projects and responsibilities that will support your career growth. The opportunity This is an area that’s seen plenty of recent growth and investment – and you’ll see that reflected in your career. It’s no exaggeration to say you’ll be working on highly publicized projects. The field of taxation is constantly changing as new laws, regulations and technologies enter the fold, and this is your opportunity to be part of that development. Your key responsibilities

Depending on your unique skills and ambitions, you could be handling various responsibilities, including:

  • Assisting with developing and implementing technical tax planning ideas and strategies to help clients mitigate global tax risk
  • Researching and analyzing complex international tax issues
  • Drafting of memorandums, technical PowerPoint presentations, and client email communications
  • Preparation and review of US international tax forms (i.e., Form 5471, 8865, 8858)
  • Complex modeling (i.e., E&P studies, transition tax calculations, ETR calculations)
  • Review and assistance on tax provisions, ASC 740 analyses, and other items related to assurance engagements
  • Project management of open client projects
  • Coordination with EY colleagues throughout the world
  • Participation on client conference calls and meetings
  • Training, reviewing work product, and mentoring junior Staff Within the international tax services financial services team at EY, you’ll be part of a highly trained team, handling activities with a focus on quality and commercial value. We operate in a highly regulated industry, so it’s all about maintaining our reputation as trusted advisors by taking on bold initiatives and owning new challenges.
Skills and attributes for success
  • Identifying and answering complex domestic and international tax issues
  • Providing technical tax advice and planning services to a portfolio of projects
  • Building long-lasting relationships with our clients, developing your understanding of their unique needs and requirements
  • Being part of a dedicated client service team and providing performance feedback to staff
  • Constantly developing your own knowledge, maintaining your status as a trusted advisor by monitoring emerging trends, technologies and practices
To qualify for the role you must have
  • A bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (such as Accounting, Business, Finance, or a related field) and/or a Juris Doctorate in Law; A Master's degree in Taxation preferred (an MST or LLM)
  • Progress toward (or completion of) a valid CPA certification or licensed attorney status
  • Basic understanding of US international tax rules and ability to analyze complex tax issues
  • Ability to work in an extremely dynamic and fast paced professional services environment
  • Exceptional verbal and written English communication skills
  • Ability to effectively and professionally communicate with others in a diverse setting, including the ability to communicate complex tax and industry concepts
  • Ability to collaboratively work with others as part of a high-performing team
  • Strong and determined work ethic with a drive for success
  • Exceptional project management skills and the ability to meet tight deadlines while effectively multitasking a diverse project work load
  • Key attention to detail and preparation of extremely high-quality work products
  • Upbeat, positive attitude and ability to team well with others
  • Self-starter with the ability to face challenges head-on and achieve successful outcomes
  • Confidence in both technical and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to delegate and coach junior staff members
  • Global mindset
  • Minimum of 3 years of work experience in professional services or professional tax organization, ideally with a focus on the financial services industry
What we look for We’re looking for knowledgeable technical professionals with an excellent general knowledge of both international and domestic tax. You’ll need excellent business acumen and a firm strategic vision, so if you are ready to bring it to life by developing your team, 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 15 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 across a broad spectrum of tax areas
  • A network of overseas colleagues, and chances to relocate or take on overseas assignments
  • 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. Build your legacy with us. Apply today. EY, an equal employment opportunity employer (Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Disabled), values the diversity of our workforce and the knowledge of our people.