Tax Services Senior-Tax Technology & Transformation

Company: Ernst & Young LLP
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 21.MAY.2021


Tax Technology and Transformation - Senior EY Tax Technology and Transformation Tax Technology and Transformation offers services to compa...


Tax Technology and Transformation - Senior

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
* 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:

This is 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 will 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:

Depending on your unique skills and ambitions, you could be supporting various client projects, from assisting in the production of leading practice MS SQL Server, SharePoint and MS Power BI solutions, to implementing third-party tax applications, to supporting and automating internal and external operations of multinational tax departments. Whatever you find yourself doing, 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 assigned tasks and monitoring them until completion, including documenting requirements, configuration, testing, debugging, project profitability, and tax systems and process configuration
* Identifying ways to automate manual tasks using existing financial or tax systems and emerging technologies
* Consolidating tax data to make analysis and planning more efficient
* Improving reporting capabilities to enhance our clients' ability to evaluate risk and capitalize on opportunities
* Supporting project team members in any way needed to help ensure timely completion of deliverables

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 three years of related work experience
* CPA license or membership to a state Bar or approved technical certification or progress to attaining those mentioned
* 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
* Desire and demonstrated ability to provide leadership within a team

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.)
* Microsoft Office VBA development
* Microsoft Power BI suite, including Power Pivot, Power Query, Power View and Power Map
* Knowledge and experience in the design and development of databases (specifically SQL Server)
* Experience with developing ETL solutions using SSIS or other tools
* ERP experience, including SAP and/or Oracle
* SharePoint development
* 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.

EY provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

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