Tax Senior Manager - Sales & Us

Ernst & Young   •  

Chicago, IL

8 - 10 years

Posted 181 days ago

This job is no longer available.

The opportunity   Our tax function is constantly evolving, and it’s here you’ll find everything you need to grow as we do. It’s all about taking on new skills and responsibilities as they arise, and being a mentor to our developing talent.   Your key responsibilities   It’s fair to say there’s no average day for a Sales and Use Tax Senior Manager – so you’re likely to spend your time on a diverse array of projects, responsibilities and tasks. Whatever you’re working on, our clients will turn to you for up-to-the-minute tax advice they can always rely on. To make that happen, you’ll be creating a highly collaborative culture, where listening to and sharing information with colleagues is an essential part of the role.   Skills and attributes for success

  • Analyzing an evolving portfolio of complex tax operations to provide meaningful business insights
  • Identifying potential opportunities and risks and communicating these to our clients
  • Learning and researching current market trends, to maintain your credibility as a trusted advisor
  • Developing clear, intelligent plans and approaches to improve our clients’ tax activities
  • Connecting with our clients about their business operations and building long-lasting relationships to tailor your advice to their specific needs
  • Leading a motivated team of professionals, guaranteeing they have the skills, knowledge and opportunities to reach their full potential

To qualify for the role you must have

  • A bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or a related discipline
  • Professional knowledge in a broad range of sales and use taxprocesses, concepts and tools
  • 8+ years of experience managing budgets, people and projects
  • A proven record of excellence in a professional services or tax organization
  • Technical writing and research experience in a tax context
  • The ability to prioritize when working on multiple complex projects
  • Strong influencing skills, and the confidence to question existing processes
  • Exposure to business development

You’ll also have

  • An achieved CPAqualification, certification as a member of the Institute for Professionals in Taxation or be a member of a state bar