33 days agoErnst & Young

Tax Staff - Tax Technology & Transformation - San Jose

  • San Jose (Santa Clara)
  • Marketing

Job description

Tax Technology and Transformation – Staff

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 applications-as-a-service

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


The opportunity:

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.


Key responsibilities:

Depending on your unique skills and ambitions, you could be supporting various client projects, from assisting in the production of leading practice MS SQL Server, SharePoint and MS Power BI solutions, to implementing third-party tax applications, to supporting and automating internal and external operations of multinational tax departments. Whatever you find yourself doing, 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:

Having basic ASC 740 tax technical knowledge and US Federal and state corporate income tax compliance background

Taking ownership of assigned tasks and monitoring them until completion

Assessing and identifying opportunities to improve and optimize tax functions from people, process, data and technology perspectives

Having an innovative mindset and the ability to develop practical solutions to solve next generation tax department problems/issues

Supporting project team members in any way needed to help ensure timely completion of deliverables


To qualify for the role, you must have:

A bachelor’s or a master’s degree in Accounting and or Taxation and a minimum of three years of related work experience

CPA license or membership to a state Bar or approved technical certification

A traditional corporate income tax background (income tax compliance & reporting) but with a strong interest in technology and its use in business and tax 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

Demonstrated ability to capture and synthesize business requirements

Desire and demonstrated ability to provide leadership within a team


Ideally, you will also have at least one of the following:

Experience preparing global income tax provision under US GAAP and/or IFRS reporting standards

Experience preparing US federal and state income tax returns for C corps

Experience using or implementing tax provision and compliance software implementing third-party direct or indirect tax systems such as ONESOURCE, Corptax, Vertex, Avalara, Oracle Tax Reporting Cloud Service (fka Hyperion Tax Provision), and/or Longview

Microsoft Power BI suite, including Power Pivot, Power Query, Power View and Power Map

SharePoint development

Experience managing large, multidisciplinary projects that impact tax (e.g. tax co-sourcing engagements, finance transformations)

We are looking for knowledgeable tax professionals with an excellent general knowledge of both international and domestic income 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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