Tax Manager - Global Mobility, Compensation Accumulation - NY, NJ, Dallas
A company's "people investment" is one of its most significant investments. Ernst & Young believes this with respect to our own people as well as our clients' international assignees. The EY culture is one of respect, flexibility, and teamwork. We expect our people to interact respectfully with each other as well as with our clients. We value hard work and client service while recognizing the need for flexibility to address non-work needs/desires.
Our Human Capital practice focuses on assisting clients in managing the cost and risks involved in their Human Resource plans, programs and systems. Within Human Capital, Global Mobility professionals
focus on helping clients with their international assignment programs. Services range from delivering expatriate tax returns, to assessing a client's vendor, to completely outsourcing its assignment administration. We also advise on the tax and HR implications of certain transactions involving global executives and HR policies.
We currently have a career opportunity for a Tax Manager in our Global Mobility, Compensation Accumulation practice. Managers
provide services to corporate client employees and their tax providers related to compensation issues that arise out of international job assignments.
Serve as a team leader and mentor to Seniors and Staff. Be responsible to ensure the client team produces quality deliverables, on-time and within budget.
Work with the Account Manager to perform to client expectations, including satisfaction and performance measures. May interact with the client in lieu of the Account Manager.
Assist the Account Manager in development proposals, demonstrating center services and other business development-related activities.
Research and resolve compensation questions/discrepancies.
Work with the client's tax preparer to answer questions on earnings, remittance of foreign taxes, tax equalization and settlement payments.
Submit appropriate totalization letters to the U.S. Social Security Administration.
Perform quality reviews on the assignee's compensation documentation. Complete the tax-bridging process; maintain electronic compensation files and print compensation reports.
Coordinate tax authorization list preparation with the client and/or tax preparer.
Serve as the point person for payroll and related professionals to coordinate the process (e.g., due dates) and to answer questions.
Provide the year-end compensation summary and verify information with W-2s; correct statements as needed.
Track the status of all payroll, host and off-payroll data for each assignee.
Assure timely and accurate processing and delivery of hypothetical tax, allowance and lump sum payments, payroll-related advances, home country housing deductions, etc.
Reconcile payroll data against payroll registers; resolve discrepancies.
Assist client-serving professionals in meeting client deliverables, service expectations, business development, client transitions and department objectives, as needed.
Identify and communicate ideas to make the compensation process more efficient.
To qualify, candidates must have:
- a bachelor's degree and approximately 5 years of related work experience; or a graduate degree and approximately 4 years of related work experience
- a degree in a related field
- a minimum of 3+ years of tax experience
- a CPA, EA, or JD or other related experience or certification relevant to an area of specialization
- proficient knowledge of tax laws with specialized knowledge in at least one technical area
- excellent supervisory, analytical, and leadership ability
- excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills
- a commitment to learning and a tax technology environment
- proficient knowledge of automated tax processing systems and Microsoft Office tools
Ernst & Young - 2 years ago
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