Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate


EY is the only professional services firm with a separate business unit (“FSO”) that is dedicated to the financial services marketplace. Our FSO teams have been at the forefront of every event that has reshaped and redefined the financial services industry.  If you have a passion for rallying together to solve the most complex challenges in the financial services industry, come join our dynamic FSO team!
The opportunity
As a Manager in the FSO Tax Banking and Capital Markets ('BCM') practice you will be the center of engagements with multinational financial institutions.  You will be entrusted with leading teams of people, running the operations of engagements that have significant importance to the firm, ensuring the quality and timeliness of deliverables to clients, building relationships with engagement stakeholders, and developing tax technical positions relating to ever evolving tax technical regulations.
Your key responsibilities
You will support the development of younger members of the firm by being a mentor or coach.  You will be responsible for resource planning and overseeing engagement economics.  You will develop work plans, formulate tax technical points of view, and ultimately create deliverables for the client.  You will learn to anticipate client inquires, questions, needs, and issues.  Engagements may involve tax accounting, tax compliance, federal/state/international tax planning, process improvements, information reporting and withholding.
You will have continual direct contact with clients, internal executives, industry groups and peers.  You will build deep relationships by participating in round table discussions, client events, EY team building activities and through day-to-day interactions.  You will support a diverse array of clients, from organizations focused on a single strategy (e.g., retail banking) to multinational financial conglomerates who are actively involved in all financial businesses.  You will be exposed to and relied on to understand these client business activities and advise on the tax regulations which continue to evolve. .
Skills and attributes for success
A firm grasp on the sections of the Internal Revenue Code and Treasury Regulations that are relevant to FSO clients
Identifying opportunities for improvements in operating efficiencies on both internal projects and client engagements
Using the work performed on our tax compliance and tax provision engagements as a means of identifying opportunities for additional work that would be beneficial for the client
An ability to synthesize information quickly and efficiently resolve issues
Mastering a working knowledge of tax compliance forms including state, and local jurisdictions and how they interact with one another
Complete oversight of the engagement economics of each of the engagements to which you are assigned
To qualify for the role you must have
Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 5 years of Tax experience
CPA or licensed Attorney, or the ability to achieve either in one year of employment
Tax experience in the banking industry or with banking clients is highly desired
Broad exposure to federal income taxation
Ideally, you’ll also have
Excellent organizational skills
SEC experience
Proven experience in managing teams
What we look for
Leadership – conducts him or herself in manner that inspires, educates, commands respect.
Patience & Organization – in high performing environment, delays beyond our control occur. It’s important to have the ability to put tasks to the side (to allow for the dust to settle) and move on to other tasks.
Passion & Drive – Being in management in public accounting is not a spectator sport. It requires constant movement and reinvention.
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 22 days of vacation plus ten observed holidays and three paid personal days, and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being.  We also 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

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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