EY Tax Services Manager - Indirect/State Income Tax -- Open Location in Topeka, Kansas
Tax Services Manager - Indirect/State Income Tax -- Open Location
Requisition # UNI00HC9
Post Date Feb 26, 2021
Handling tax in a large, sophisticated organization takes more than just a technical understanding of current tax practices. As a State Income Tax Manager in National Tax, we will 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.
Our tax function is constantly evolving, and it’s here you’ll find everything you need to grow as we do. It’s all about taking on new skills and responsibilities as they arise, and making the most of our dedicated mentors and training programs. Our National State Income Tax practice provides unique opportunities to work closely with our leaders and senior advisory partners to support our ongoing strategy.
Your key responsibilities
It’s fair to say there’s no average day for a State Income Tax Manager, so you’re likely to spend your time on a diverse array of projects, responsibilities and tasks. We’ll look to you to support our service offerings and initiative leaders (e.g., Structuring, Look back Review, Controversy, Tax Reform, and Pre/Post Transactions). This includes knowledge management, marketing, and support of client service teams in the Regions. You’ll help develop service offerings, thought leadership, education, and other written communications as well as coordinate and manage technical resources and updates. 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 bachelors or master’s degree in accounting, finance, business or related field
Must have either a US CPA or be a member of 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 supervising a motivated team of professionals, guaranteeing they have the skills, knowledge and opportunities to reach their full potential
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.
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.
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