Tax Senior Manager - Federal Tax - Phoenix
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Tax is an inescapable dimension of almost every business activity, in every jurisdiction where a company does business. To optimize the financial performance of business operations, tax strategy and business strategy have to work together across a client enterprise. Our core tax advisory business offerings in International Tax Services, State and Local Taxes and Federal Tax Services make up the business offering for our core Tax practice.One of the benefits of being aligned with one of these functional groups is that you will have the technical proficiency and connectivity to address client issues as well as develop as well-rounded, quality-focused tax professionals. As a member of EY's core Tax practice, you will have the combination of deep tax knowledge and a sophisticated understanding of business drivers to serve your clients to the best of your ability.We currently have a career opportunity for a Senior Manager in our Federal Tax practice. Federal provides clients with tax guidance and planning related to working capital and long-term assets, as well as legislative analysis in the area of tax policy. Our people work on key client issues in domestic federal taxation, with a focus on implementing tax strategies that align with the client's business objectives; corporate tax; pass-through entities; S corporations; and industry focus.Responsibilities
Provide timely and high-quality services and work products that exceed client expectations.Build client relationships and demonstrate knowledge of client business.Help to develop and guide staff and other junior tax professionals by providing effective performance feedback and ensuring team responsibilities are consistent with skills and developmental goals.Build on technical competence by keeping up to date on trends, developments and technical authorities and apply them to moderately complex situations.Demonstrate professionalism through a positive and cooperative attitude and by maintaining the confidential and proprietary nature of client relationships and related work products.Contribute to the overall success of the team by developing a thorough understanding of EY methodologies and tools to enhance service delivery; keeping team members informed of work status; actively seeking assignments when unassigned; proactively seeking opportunities to provide tax services; challenging traditional procedures used in the past; and attempting to find effective approaches.Ernst & Young LLP, an equal opportunity employer, values the diversity of our work force and the knowledge of our people.
Qualifications: To qualify, candidates must have: a bachelor's degree, preferably with an emphasis in accounting, finance, economics or a related field (an advanced degree in tax or law is highly desirable) a minimum of 7 years of relevant tax experience or equivalent experience in business or industry CPA certification broad exposure to federal income taxation excellent managerial, leadership, organizational, and verbal/written communication skills demonstrated business development skills