Tax Senior Manager- National Tax - Tax Technology and Transformation -

Company: EY
Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 14.JAN.2019

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Tax Senior Manager- National Tax - Tax Technology and Transformation - SAP Tax Integration - Chicago Tax Requisition # CHI007R4 Post Date...

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Tax Senior Manager- National Tax - Tax Technology and Transformation - SAP Tax Integration - Chicago

Tax

Requisition # CHI007R4

Post Date 3 days ago

National Tax ? Tax Technology and Transformation ? Senior Manager SAP Tax Integration

EY Tax Technology and Transformation

Tax Technology and Transformation offers services to companies in response to the impact of existing and emerging technology, including the growing data burden that many businesses face, driving efficiencies to create a cost-effective tax function and the need to understand how to make data an asset. The underlying objective of the combined offerings is to help businesses navigate the digital age of tax transparency alongside new trends in tax compliance and tax audit methods, as well as helping to solve the most pressing challenges that businesses face. Tax Technology and Transformation is composed of the following services:

+ Digital tax transformation

+ SAP Tax Integration

+ Tax applications-as-a-service

+ Tax data and improvement

+ Tax analytics and reporting enhancement

+ Emerging tax technology, including robotic process automation (RPA), artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, cloud solutions, data lake development and business intelligence innovation

+ Tax technology program mobilization

+ Custom tax technology application development and deployment

+ Tax technology strategy and road mapping

+ Direct and indirect tax systems implementation and configuration

+ Post-transaction (M&A) tax function operational services

+ Tax operating model transformation, including process improvement, risk and controls

+ Tax function assessments

The opportunity:

Finance/Tax transformation along with SAP is one of the biggest opportunities for our clients to improve the tax function and an area that has seen plenty of recent growth and investment ? and you will see that reflected in your career. It is no exaggeration to say that you?ll be working on highly publicized projects. The field of taxation is constantly changing as new laws, regulations and technologies are created, and this is your opportunity to be part of that development.

Key responsibilities:

You will be working on large finance/tax transformations helping our clients leverage SAP to improve the tax function by supporting and automating internal and external operations of multinational tax departments. You will contribute and help toward developing a highly trained team, all the while handling activities with a focus on quality and commercial value. This is a highly regulated industry, so it is all about maintaining our reputation as trusted advisors by taking on bold initiatives and owning new challenges.

Skills and attributes for success:

+ Taking ownership of and driving a book of business focused solely on the SAP marketplace

+ Delivering large projects/programs related to SAP implementations and transformations

+ Ability to understand key tax processes and translate those requirements into SAP

+ Work collaboratively with cross functional tax, advisory and assurance teams

+ Provide input into thought leadership

+ Build and mentor team members

+ Deliver quality work in alignment with key business metrics

To qualify for the role, you must have:

+ A bachelor?s degree in Information Systems and/or a master?s degree in Accounting, Tax Technology, Management Information Systems, or Computer Science or related field and a minimum of eight years of related work experience

+ CPA license or membership to a state Bar or approved technical certification

+ A strong interest in technology and its use in business processes

+ Excellent communication and business writing skills

+ A natural flair for problem solving and an entrepreneurial approach to work

+ Strong organizational and time management skills, with exceptional client-serving consulting skills

+ Demonstrated ability to capture and synthesize business requirements

+ Ability to lead a team, mentor counselees and manage client-serving business

+ Demonstrated ability to successfully sell and deliver large enterprise programs

+ Broad understanding of tax accounting and major tax processes

Ideally, you will also have at least one of the following:

+ Experience implementing third-party direct or indirect tax systems (such as ONESOURCE, CorpTax, Vertex, Avalara, Longview, etc.)

+ Experience defining data and reporting needs for a tax department

+ ERP experience, including SAP and/or Oracle

+ Experience managing large, multidisciplinary projects that impact tax (e.g., ERP implementations, tax co-sourcing engagements, finance transformations)

We are looking for knowledgeable technical professionals with an excellent general knowledge of both international and domestic tax. You will need excellent business acumen and a firm strategic vision, so if you are ready to use those skills to develop your team, this role is for you.

We offer a competitive compensation package where you will 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 3 weeks of vacation plus 10 observed holidays and 3 paid personal days; and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

+ Support and coaching 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 is right for you

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.**

**Make your mark. Apply today.**

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