EYâs GDS Tax Technology teamâs mission is to develop, implement and integrate technology solutions that better serve our clients and engagement teams.
As a member of EYâs core Tax practice, youâll develop a deep tax technical knowledge and outstanding database, data analytics and programming skills.
Ever-increasing regulations require tax departments to gather, organize and analyse more data than ever before. Often the data necessary to satisfy these ever-
increasing and complex regulations must be collected from a variety of systems and departments throughout an organization.
Effectively and efficiently handling the variety and volume of data is often extremely challenging and time consuming for a company.
EY's GDS Tax Technology team members work side-by-side with the firm's partners, clients and tax technical subject matter experts to develop and incorporate technology solutions that enhance value-
add, improve efficiencies and enable our clients with disruptive and market leading tools supporting Tax. GDS Tax Technology works closely with clients and professionals in the following areas : Federal Business Tax Services, Partnership Compliance, Corporate Compliance, Indirect Tax Services, Human Capital, and Internal Tax Services.
GDS Tax Technology provides solution architecture, application development, testing and maintenance support to the global TAX service line both on a pro-
active basis and in response to specific requests. EY is currently seeking a Manager to join our Tax Technology practice in Taguig, Philippines
â¢Coach the team in applying the SAFe framework in the delivery of projects.
â¢Coach the team on using different tools to measure progress and value delivery (burndown charts, cumulative flow diagrams, etc)
â¢Assist product owner in backlog management such as prioritization, ordering and defining of the requirements
â¢Remove impediments of the project with consideration to Development team's ability to self-manage.
â¢Facilitate scrum ceremonies and maintenance of the scrum artifacts.
â¢Assist teams in defining required features and functionalities of the MVP (minimum viable product)
â¢Guide upper management on the SAFe principles and philosophies
â¢Support GDS Tax Technology Senior Manager and lead different project work streams on solution design and development of Tax tools and technology solutions working with Data Analytics, Process Excellence, IT
â¢Services and Tax SMEs.
â¢Oversee project delivery on a variety of engagements, incorporating technology to address complex tax problems.
â¢Collaborate with Tax Data Analytics and other TAX SSL teams to develop models based upon state and local reporting and tax requirements.
â¢Develop solutions and services to help clients automate their tax data and logic computations.
â¢Manage projects in a demanding, time-sensitive environment and deliver high-quality solutions through the use of cross-
functional teams and remote resources.
â¢Bachelorâs / Masterâs degree in Software Engineering / Information Technology / MBA / Graduate Degree in Accounting or Finance or a graduate degree or minor or dual degree in Accounting Information Systems preferred.
â¢An overall 10 -12 yearsâ experience with at least 5+ years of relevant with handling SDLC projects
â¢An overall 10 -12 yearsâ experience with at least 5+ years of Project Management
â¢Does have Scrum certifications (PSM, CSM)
â¢Experience with taxation is a plus
â¢Good interpersonal communication and team skills required to operate as a contributing member of global technical teams that deliver quality services.
â¢Strong knowledge and experience in all IT methodologies and life cycles that will be used.
â¢Possesses an understanding of IT Services : service offerings, technical standards and policies, technical and business strategies as well as organizational structure.
â¢Demonstrated ability to build strong working relationships and a proven ability to thrive under pressure.
â¢Maintains awareness of new and emerging technologies and the potential application on service offerings and products provided by IT.
â¢Practical or academic experience in standard process analysis tools, process mapping and flow chart diagramming preferred.
â¢Ability to quickly understand complex tax and either a formal education or strong interest in data modelling and analysis.
â¢Flexibility to adjust to multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity and rapid change
â¢Ability to travel up to 10%, and conduct multi-time zone meetings outside of local business hours
â¢No specific requirement for sector / industry specialization.