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Senior Manager - National Tax - Tax Technology & Transformation - Indirect Tax

Salem, Oregon
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2 Sep 2022
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Tax Senior Manager National Tax Tax Technology and Transformation Indirect Tax

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

Todays dynamic corporate environment is changing the way tax is doing business. The most comprehensive solution for developing and maintaining tax controls in the area of indirect taxes is the implementation of a transaction tax calculation engine to automate the tax determination, calculation and compliance processes with respect to our clients sales and/or purchases. Their transactional systems may i.nclude enterprise-wide applications (ERP systems), homegrown systems, and/or web-based storefronts. Their tax calculation engine may be the internal functionality within an ERP system, a third-party bolt-on tax application (such as Vertex, Sabrix or Avalara), a custom solution, or a combination of several solutions

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 youll 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 bachelors degree in Information Systems and/or a masters 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

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)

What we look for

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.

Salary Range:

The salary range for this position in Stamford is: $169,200 - $351,400

The salary range for this position in Hartford is: $155,100 - $322,100

The salary range for this position in Denver is: $141,000 - $292,800

The salary range for this position in Las Vegas is: $141,000 - $292,800

What we offer

We offer a competitive compensation package where youll 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, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, youll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. Youll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.
  • Continuous learning: Youll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: Well provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership: Well give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: Youll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.
If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

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  • Job Reference: 702625308-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: EY
  • Location: Salem, Oregon
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent