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Tax Technology and Transformation - Manager - Toronto

Location:  Toronto
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Jul 21, 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1464122
At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

Tax Technology and Transformation – TTT- offers services to companies in response to the impact of existing and emerging technology, including the growing data burden that many businesses face, and the need to understand how to make data an asset. TTT 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 -, Machine Learning - ML –, artificial intelligence – AI -, data lake development and business intelligence innovation, Tax technology program mobilization, Custom tax technology application development and deployment, Direct and indirect tax systems implementation and configuration, Tax operating model transformation, including process improvement, risk and controls, and Tax function assessments. The underlying objective of the combined offerings is to enable businesses to navigate the digital age of tax transparency alongside new trends in tax compliance and tax audit methods.

The opportunity


The field of taxation is constantly changing as new laws, regulations and technologies are created and the technology supporting tax processes and information flow is evolving at an even faster pace. EY is making significant investments in this rapidly growing area, and this translates to career opportunities for you. You’ll have an opportunity to work on highly publicized projects with high profile clients and be a part of cutting-edge developments in tech.


Your key responsibilities


As a TTT - Manager, you will be part of a team that works with companies across various industries such as financial services, energy, consumer products, manufacturing, technology, communications and entertainment to improve end-to-end business processes driving tax performance. You’ll be responsible for managing and coordinating TTT projects, leading and teaming with talented and innovative professionals dedicated to client service.


Core elements of the role include

  • Developing responsive organization tax operating models and metrics and assisting clients in identifying improvement opportunities.
  • Optimizing processes impacting Tax that will drive improved business outcomes across multiple tax domains, such as corporate tax, indirect tax, and international tax.
  • Designing effective and controlled tax processes, with enabling technologies, to increase efficiency and reduce risk.
  • Implementing technologies that enable business performance, including working with upstream financial systems and downstream tax technology tools.
  • Working with finance and IT teams to increase the tax-relevancy of financial data in ERP systems, i.e., SAP and Oracle, and in financial close, consolidation and reporting tools i.e., Hyperion and BPC.
  • Managing expectations, ensuring outstanding client service and timely deliverables through continuous interaction with clients and EY project teams.
  • Anticipating and identifying risks within engagements and raising issues with senior members of the team.
  • Leading within and contributing to a culture that is flexible, dynamic, and team oriented.
  • Fostering an environment of continuous development and positivity.

To qualify for the role you must have

  • An undergraduate degree in Finance, Accounting, Computer Science, Information Technology or other relevant discipline.
  • 4 or more years’ relevant work experience including
    • A minimum of 2 years’ Canadian corporate tax experience gained in industry or at a professional services firm.
    • Experience optimizing tax processes by supporting and or implementing tax solutions.
  • The ability to facilitate workshops to assess tax processes and systems along with a natural ability to articulate and present solutions and service offerings to C-suite and tax leadership.
  • An efficient and highly organized approach enabling the management of multiple concurrent projects in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent leadership skills with an interest in motivating and developing staff.
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills and ideally, experience drafting presentations and proposals.
  • Relevant experience in one or more of the following: 
    • tax software products such as Hyperion Tax Provision, Longview Tax or OneSource
    • tax data and reporting requirements for ledger, planning and consolidation systems, such as SAP, Oracle, BPC, Hyperion, etc.
    • content and workflow management software, such as SharePoint
    • tax process and operational assessments
    • Advance level usage of Microsoft Excel such as Power Query, Power Pivot, Power BI and data modelling
  • The ability and willingness to travel within North America up to 20% of the time.

What we look for


We’re interested in strong team players who support their colleagues in reaching their goals while also considering their own workload and development. We’re looking for people with a genuine passion for tax, and the future of tax, and are inspired to help the world’s leading multinational organizations meet complex tax obligations around the world. If you have the confidence to speak up and influence a team that affects big businesses worldwide, this role is for you.


What we offer


At EY, our Total Rewards package supports our commitment to creating a leading people culture - built on high-performance teaming - where everyone can achieve their potential and contribute to building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. It's one of the many reasons we repeatedly win awards for being a great place to work.

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 allows you decide which benefits are right for you and which ones help you create a solid foundation for your future. Our Total Rewards package includes a discretionary bonus program, a comprehensive medical, prescription drug and dental coverage, a defined contribution pension plan, a great vacation policy plus firm paid days that allow you to enjoy longer long weekends throughout the year, statutory holidays and paid personal days (based on province of residence), and a range of exciting 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
  • Learning opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

About EY 


As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. Recognized as one of Canada's top employers, EY continually strives to be a great place to work and with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality. 


Diversity and Inclusion at EY 


Diversity and inclusiveness are at the heart of who we are and how we work. We’re committed to fostering an environment where differences are valued, policies and practices are equitable, and our people feel a sense of belonging. We embrace diversity and are committed to combating systemic racism, advocating for the 2SLGBT+ community, promoting our Neurodiversity Centre of Excellence and Accessibility initiatives, and are dedicated to amplifying the voices of Indigenous people (First Nations, Inuit, and Métis) nationally as we strive towards reconciliation. Our diverse experiences, abilities, backgrounds, and perspectives make our people unique and help guide us. Because when people feel free to be their authentic selves at work, they bring their best and are empowered to build a better working world. 

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