EY Private Equity Tax Operations Senior-Portfolio Companies-Financial Services-Open US location in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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As private equity investments in portfolio companies close, our clients quickly transition from the deal to implementing operations plans to drive value, of which tax is a key component. Our clients also look to us to identify tax planning strategies and to develop and implement tax operations plans that create value for them. In your role as a Private Equity Tax Operations Senior, you will see this firsthand by being immersed in the evolving tax environment through teaming with our global private equity professionals to develop and oversee the implementation of post-transaction tax operating plans, prepare income tax filings, prepare and audit income tax provisions, consult on planning opportunities, and coach and develop staff on your engagement teams while working on globally active business entities.
The Private Equity Tax Operations Senior role involves dynamic tax work and visibility into the full life cycle of private equity-backed companies across a wide range of business industries and varied entity structures (e.g., corporate, partnership, domestic, foreign). In addition to the day-to-day US federal and state tax compliance, you will be exposed to the tax technical implications resulting from an acquisition, refinancing, restructuring or divesture of a company, including but not limited to transaction cost analysis, debt analysis, accounting methods review, asset allocation, and gain calculations. You will be part of a growing global team, acting as a key point of contact for a wide range of clients and colleagues. This is an opportunity for cross-border and cross-functional teaming within EY. In return, you can expect plenty of support designed with your own personal skills and experience
EY is a dynamic place to develop not only your technical tax knowledge, but also your professional leadership and business acumen. Our market-leading approach combines extensive local compliance and accounting experience in over 120 countries with standard global compliance and tax accounting processes and web-based tools.
Your key responsibilities
You will spend your time supporting client engagements by coordinating day-to-day interactions with clients regarding all tax compliance and consulting projects, reviewing staff work product, driving delivery of services to meet deadlines, developing internal team members, and tracking engagement economics. You'll continuously build on technical competence by keeping up to date on trends, developments and technical authorities and apply them to complex situations. In this role, you will also be tasked with identifying and resolving tax technical issues and sharing insights to improve our efficiency.
Skills and attributes for success
· Providing our clients with income tax advice and guidance tailored to their unique needs as operating corporations or partnerships in various business sectors
· Learning and keeping up to date with ongoing trends and changes to legislation that will affect tax planning activities
· Supervising high-performing teams and sharing your experience and knowledge of leading-practices
· Building relationships at all levels both internally and externally, promoting a culture of collaboration
· Preparing practical recommendations to some of our clients' most complex tax issues
To qualify for the role you must have
· A Bachelor's degree in Accounting or a graduate degree in Tax or Law and approximately two years of related work experience
· CPA certification or licensed attorney status or eligible and working to obtain
· A background in US federal and state income tax compliance and accounting for income taxes across multiple industries and entity structures (corporate and / or partnership operating entity experience)
· The ability to prioritize when working on multiple projects, and the confidence to engage and integrate directly into our clients' teams
Ideally, you will also have
· A proven record in a professional services environment
· Experience in coaching and mentoring junior colleagues
· Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
· The ability to adapt your work style to work with both internal and client team members
What we look for
We're interested in people who are ready to become a part of a highly engaged, diverse, and dynamic team to help us continue to make a real difference to our clients. If you have a desire to significantly expand your tax technical skills, the ability to develop meaningful relationships and the ambition to deliver above and beyond expectations, this role is for you.
What we offer
We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to the business. The salary range for this job in most geographic locations in the US is $79,800 to $131,600. The salary range for New York City Metro Area, Washington State and California (excluding Sacramento) is $95,800 to $149,500. Individual salaries within those ranges are determined through a wide variety of factors including but not limited to education, experience, knowledge, skills and geography. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.
Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.
If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
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