Tax Technology and Transformation – Senior
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), machine learning (ML), artificial intelligence (AI), data lake development and business intelligence innovation
· Tax technology program mobilization
· Custom tax technology application development and deployment
· Direct and indirect tax systems implementation and configuration
· Tax operating model transformation, including process improvement, risk and controls
· Tax function assessments
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.
Your 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.
Skills and attributes for success
Assessing and identifying opportunities to improve and optimize tax functions from people, process, data and technology perspectives
Having an innovative mindset and the ability to develop practical solutions to solve next generation tax department problems/issues
Highly organized and able to manage multiple responsibilities concurrently in a fast-paced environment, balancing the sense of urgency with the attention to detail
Supporting project team members in any way needed to help ensure timely completion of deliverables
To qualify for the role, you must have
· A degree in Accounting, with numerous electives or a minor in Computer Science or Information Systems, or vice versa. Equivalent work experience will also be considered
· A natural flair for problem solving and an entrepreneurial approach to work
· Demonstrated ability to capture and synthesize business requirements
· Strong organizational and time management skills, with exceptional client-serving consulting skills
· Excellent communication and business writing skills
· Advanced Microsoft Office skills-VBA, Excel Power Query and Power Pivot, SharePoint, SQL Server
Ideally, you will also have at least one of the following
A traditional corporate income tax background (income tax compliance & reporting) but with a strong interest in technology and its use in business and tax processes
Corporate accounting and reporting OR financial planning and analysis experience with a strong interest in technology and business processes
· Knowledge of one or more programming languages
What we look for
Highly motivated individuals with the ability to prioritize shifting workloads. You’ll be a confident team player who collaborates with people from various teams while looking to develop your career in a dynamic organization.
What working at EY offers
At EY, our Total Rewards package supports our commitment to creating a leading people culture-built on high-performance teaming-where everyone can achieve their potential and contribute to building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. It's one of the many reasons we repeatedly win awards for being a great place to work.
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 allows you decide which benefits are right for you and which ones help you create a solid foundation for your future. Our Total Rewards packageincludes a comprehensive medical, prescription drug and dental coverage, a defined contribution pension plan, a great vacation policy plus firm paid days that allow you to enjoy longer long weekends throughout the year, statutory holidays and paid personal days (based on province of residence), and a range of exciting 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
Learning 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.
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