Job description


  • Entry level
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  • Detroit


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 understanding 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 resolve the most pressing challenges that businesses face. Tax Technology and Transformation comprises the following services:
Digital tax transformation
SAP tax integration
Tax applications as a service
Tax data and improvement
Tax analytics and reporting enhancements
Emerging tax technology, including robotic process automation, artificial intelligence, 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 maps
Direct and indirect tax systems implementation and configuration
Post-transaction (M&A) tax function operational services
Tax operating model transformation, including process improvements, risks and controls
Tax function assessments
The opportunity

Finance and tax transformation, along with SAP, make up one of the biggest opportunities for our clients to improve the tax function and represent an area that has seen plenty of recent growth and investment — which you will see reflected in your career. It is no exaggeration to say that you’ll 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 those developments.
Key responsibilities
You will be working on large finance and tax transformations, helping our clients leverage SAP to improve the tax function by supporting and automating internal and external operations of multinational tax departments. 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 include:
Taking ownership of and driving a book of business focused solely on the SAP marketplace
Delivering large projects and programs related to SAP implementations and transformations
Having an ability to understand key tax processes and translate those requirements into SAP
Working collaboratively with cross-functional tax, advisory and assurance teams
Providing input into thought leadership
Building and mentoring team members
Delivering quality work in alignment with key business metrics
To qualify for the role, you must have:
A bachelor’s degree in Information Systems or a master’s degree in Accounting, Tax Technology, Management Information Systems, Computer Science or a related field
A minimum of six years of related work experience
A CPA license or membership in 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
A demonstrated ability to capture and synthesize business requirements
An ability to lead a team, mentor counselees and manage client-serving business
A demonstrated ability to successfully sell and deliver large enterprise programs
A broad understanding of tax accounting and major tax processes
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.)
Experience defining data and reporting needs for a tax department
Enterprise resource planning (ERP) experience, including SAP or Oracle
Experience managing large, multidisciplinary projects that impact tax (e.g., ERP implementations, tax co-sourcing engagements, finance transformations)
We are looking for knowledgeable technical professionals with an excellent general knowledge

About the company

A multinational professional services firm headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It is one of the "Big Four" audit firms and is the third largest professional services firm in the world by aggregated revenue in 2014.

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