Tax Experienced Staff - Federal Tax - Seattle
Ernst & Young - Seattle, WA

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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 E&Y'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 Staff professional 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.


Contribute to client satisfaction by providing timely and effective responses to client needs and concerns. Develop and deliver quality and timely services and work products. Research complex tax issues and develop practical and effective tax approaches. Participate in client meetings and work within a team environment to deliver fully integrated services to clients.

Demonstrate an understanding of basic tax concepts and actively pursue increased tax knowledge through client assignments and current tax developments.

To qualify, candidates must have:
a bachelor's degree with a concentration in accounting, finance, economics or other related fields (an advanced degree in tax or law is highly desirable)

a minimum of 1 year of related experience

strong analytical skills as well as excellent written/verbal communication skills

demonstrated leadership skills and excellent interpersonal abilities

PC proficiency

Candidates with a CPA or membership in the bar, or who are actively pursing these or other appropriate certifications and/or licenses, are preferred.

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