EY Senior - National Tax - Tax Technology and Transformation - Indirect Tax - Open Locations in Des Moines, Iowa
Senior - National Tax - Tax Technology and Transformation - Indirect Tax - Open Locations
Requisition # UNI00GPQ
Post Date Feb 10, 2021
Tax Senior – National Tax – Tax Technology and Transformation – Indirect Tax
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 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
Today’s 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 client’s sales and/or purchases. Their transactional systems may include 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 Taxware), a custom solution, or a combination of several solutions.
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.
Help client tax departments operate at peak efficiency and productivity and better position them to take advantage of tax saving opportunities that might otherwise go undetected.
Transfer control of tax decision-making from the transaction processing personnel and outside vendors to the tax specialists within our client’s tax department.
Understand how to define the solution, coordinate the necessary technical resources, and deliver a finished product that fulfills the client’s goals and tax requirements, including:
Documenting and reviewing current state tax processes and controls to identify enhancement opportunities
Supporting the development of a business case to justify tax process enhancement solutions
Providing support during the indirect tax software/ vendor selection process
Documenting tax data requirements
Implementing automated indirect tax calculation and compliance solutions
To qualify for this role, you must have:
undergraduate emphasis in accounting and approximately 4 years of related work experience in indirect tax process improvement experience or equivalent experience in business or industry; or a masters degree and approximately 3 years of related work experience preferred
CPA or EA certification
Sales and use tax experience and/or corporate indirect tax compliance experience preferred
excellent managerial, leadership, organizational, and verbal/written communication skills
ability to travel at least 50% of the time
relevant experience in one or more of the following specialty areas:
indirect tax software products such as Vertex, ONESOURCE Sabrix, ADP Taxware
tax data and reporting requirements for ledger and consolidation systems such as SAP, Oracle, Hyperion, etc.
tax process and operational assessments
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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