EY National Tax- Passthrough Transactions Group Consulting Senior Manager- Open in Des Moines, Iowa
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Location: New York, NY, Washington, DC, Houston, TX, Dallas, TX, Chicago, IL, Minneapolis, MN, Denver, CO, Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA
Our National Tax Department (NTD) serves high-profile, national and multinational clients, providing a range of domestic and international transactional tax planning services and tax-related advisory services. The combination of knowledge and experience forms the basis of our ability to assist clients in meeting their business objectives. We believe that by managing our clients' tax obligations responsibly and proactively we can make a critical difference, and you'll be at the heart of this mission.
Our Partnership Transactions Group is part of National Tax Department (NTD) and provides transition tax planning and tax-related advisory services to public and private national and multinational companies, private equity funds, and asset managers (among others) across a variety of industries including real estate infrastructure, manufacturing, oil & gas, biotech & pharma, renewables, asset management, and sports & entertainment.
Our Partnership Transactions Group (PTG) is a team of professionals with outstanding tax technical skills and substantial industry, government, and capital markets experience. The group stands alone in the field in combining seasoned specialists in the areas of partnership, real estate and leasing taxation; federal income tax controversy; and economic and financial modeling and analysis. Our cross-disciplinary background and approach uniquely positions us to advise clients in all phases of a transaction’s lifecycle, from planning, evaluation of the risks and benefits, and execution from both an economic and tax perspective, to ongoing maintenance and wind-down of the structure. Working in our group will provide you with the opportunity to work on large, complex, cutting-edge transactions with nationally recognized specialists in the field of partnership, real estate and infrastructure taxation and beyond. Our group has offices in a number of cities throughout the country; being located in Washington, D.C. is not required.
Your key responsibilities
Your typical day will involve working directly with Partners/Principals in PTG and other national subject matter professionals, and teaming with and mentoring Staff, Seniors, and Managers in PTG, to advise internal and external clients. You will design and execute complex, large-scale partnership [and real estate] transactions with large clients of the firm, manage due diligence for acquisitions of partnership [and REIT] targets, and analyze and memorialize significant tax considerations and issues in memoranda and opinions. Representative transactions include corporate and cross-border joint ventures, IPOs (including REITs, SPAC and Up-C transactions), private-equity acquisitions and dispositions (including continuation fund transactions), and internal restructurings in a variety of industries (including pharma and biotech, sports and entertainment, asset management and private equity, hedge fund, renewable energy, real estate, oil & gas, and public-private infrastructure).
Through these experiences, Senior Managers will have an unparalleled opportunity to develop a deep understanding of the complexities of partnership [and real estate] tax , the interplay between partnership tax theory and practice that is determined through partnership modeling, and the nuances of joint venture structuring. Senior Managers will also work with other Senior Managers, Partners/Principals on more limited on-call consulting opportunities, writing Tax Alerts and Developments, teaching courses and participating in external presentations.
Skills and attributes for success
Identifying, researching and analyzing complex partnership [and real estate] tax issues
Managing all stages of a transaction, including due diligence, structuring and evaluating alternative structures and helping the modeling team quantify potential target exposures, the tax consequences of the proposed structure, and future cash flow, IRR, and allocation implications
Preparing structure reports and drafting substantive emails, memoranda, and opinions
Provide high-quality, time-sensitive, and responsive service that meets and/or exceeds our clients' expectations
Managing, coaching and developing a team of tax professionals, reviewing work and helping to confirm that they have the knowledge, tools and opportunities they need to excel
To qualify for the role you must have
Achieved at least a bachelor's degree
A CPA certification or membership in The Bar
Minimum of 4 - 6 years of work experience in professional services or professional tax organization
Strong analytical and technical writing skills
Broad exposure to federal income taxation; experience in partnership [and real estate] taxation is a plus, but not required
Significant transactional experience
Flexibility and willingness to travel as well as work in excess of standard hours when necessary
Proficiency with MS Office, including MS Excel, MS Word and MS PowerPoint
Ideally, you'll also have
Willing and able to learn and work independently with minimal supervision
Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills
Effective organization and time management skills with the ability to work under pressure and adhere to project deadlines
What we look for
We're interested in intellectually curious people, with a diverse set of interests and backgrounds and an entrepreneurial mindset. You'll need fantastic communication skills, the ability to manage your schedule, and enjoy going beyond assigned tasks to see the big picture. If you're ready to make a tangible difference right from the start and bring your big ideas to this growing team, this role is for you.
What we offer
We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to the business. The salary range for this job in most geographic locations in the US is $155,900 to $356,100. The salary range for New York City Metro Area, Washington State and California (excluding Sacramento) is $187,100 to $404,600. Individual salaries within those ranges are determined through a wide variety of factors including but not limited to education, experience, knowledge, skills and geography. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.
Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.
If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
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