Our National Tax and EY EDGE practice is made up of a team of professionals providing specialized tax technical services to both US and global clients. EDGE stands for Exceptional Delivery and Growth Engine because this team operates in a technical environment with deep process and service delivery experience that distinguishes EY in the marketplace.
When you join EY EDGE, you'll be at the heart of EY's critical mission to build a better working world by applying your knowledge, skills and experience in assisting clients in meeting their business objectives. You will learn, grow and contribute building new relationships and discovering the satisfaction that comes with producing high-quality, valued work and advice.
Your key responsibilities
You're likely to spend your time on a diverse array of projects, responsibilities and tasks, supporting client engagements by participating in day-to-day interactions with team members, providing a quality work product and driving delivery of services to meet deadlines. You will serve as a trusted advisor and role model for our people across multiple teams, research tax law issues, provide advice and assistance to help clients understand risks and potential needs for additional tax advisory or compliance services.
Skills and attributes for success
Interpretation of trust documents, reviewing and interpreting accounting concepts and state/local filing requirements
Review and prepare fiduciary/court accounting matters
Build and maintain strong relationships with Fiduciary Trust Tax Services and other EY groups to assist with cross-selling FTEAS and other EY lines of business
Commit to client satisfaction by providing timely and effective responses to client needs and compliance requirements, thereby enhancing long-term working relationships
Develop operational efficiencies to deliver timely, high-quality services and work products
Thorough understanding of fiduciary tax law and concepts required to prepare fiduciary/court accounting matters, excellent technical fiduciary accounting skills
To qualify for the role you must have
Bachelors or Master's degree with a concentration in Economics, Finance, Operations Research, Financial Engineering or Statistics
Approximately 2-3 years of work experience in professional services or professional tax organization
A thorough understanding of estate and wealth planning
Experience with federal and state personal and trust income tax
Excellent collaboration and negotiation skills, and the confidence to challenge senior colleagues and stakeholders from a diverse range of backgrounds
A thorough understanding of automated tax processing systems and laws within your area of technical professionalism
Ideally, you'll also have
Strong technical, verbal and written communication skills with ability to lead internal meetings and participate in client meetings
Outstanding client service, producing excellent work products and managing client relationships engagements assigned
The ability to adapt your work style to work with both internal and client team members
Proficient with trust tax software
Strong client interaction skills
What we look for
We're interested in tax professionals with a genuine interest in providing outstanding services to some of the world's most influential people. Working with people from all backgrounds, from executives and entrepreneurs to investors and families, you'll use your experience and status as a trusted advisor to maintain and further our reputation for excellence.
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 15 days 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, 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. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we'll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.
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. Apply now.
EY, an equal employment opportunity employer (Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Disabled), values the diversity of our workforce and the knowledge of our people.
Ernst & Young LLP