Manager / Senior Manager, Tax Product and Innovation, APTC

Competitive remuneration package
07 May 2021
07 Jun 2021
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At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

Tax technology continues to disrupt the profession and presents increased opportunities for technology and tax professionals to think innovatively, drive and influence change that transform business models and services and leverage emerging technology to launch new revenue offerings and improve client-centricity.

To support this disruption, EY’s Asia Pacific Tax Center (“APTC”) Innovation team is on a mission to incubate and launch new value-creating initiatives that challenge the status quo that positively impact our people and clients.

The opportunity

Significant investment in innovation and technology underpin EY’s NextWave strategy. As a trusted innovation and technology advisor, you will partner with some of the most senior leaders across APTC to spearhead the ideation and development of high impact, scalable products through the adoption of pre-existing and emerging technologies.

Teaming with likeminded technology enthusiasts, your challenger mindset will help identify new ways to improve efficiencies, maximize margins, and deliver superior experience to our People and clients. And, with deep industry knowledge and demonstrated experience in rapid prototyping, you will champion a culture of innovation and inspire a team of talented Product Managers on a mission to build the next big idea for Tax.

This opportunity is open to candidates who are interested in both contract or permanent work, and we are flexible on location.

Your key responsibilities

In the role as Asia-Pac Tax Product and Innovation Lead, you’ll guide the team to ideate, incubate and scale new tech-enabled solutions and emerging technologies. Bringing forth a diverse skillet across data, automation, emerging technology and agile product management, your challenger approach to innovation will deliver high impact opportunities to our business and clients.

  • Challenge the status quo to identify product gaps and discover new market opportunities
  • Lead with a customer-centric approach to uncover the real Problem and align the Solution with the business/ SSL strategic priorities
  • Build business cases for new products based on the four Innovation Product pillars (Desirability, Viability, Feasibility and Alignment)
  • Oversee the product lifecycle from ideation and MVP development, to user testing and launch, engaging internal technology teams such as Client Technology, Tax Technology & Transformation and offshore teams) throughout the process
  • Drive a healthy pipeline of new ideas from across the business and qualify each against the Innovation Evaluation model so only the best progress to prototyping
  • Develop metrics and tracking tools to ensure effective implementation and momentum of the product roadmap
  • Strong executive presence - build and maintain a strong network of stakeholders and collaborators to influence cross functional teams to delivery against the product plan across multiple geographies
  • Champion a culture of innovation through thought leadership initiatives
  • Be open to taking risks and not afraid to fail (pivot fast)
  • Flexibility to adjust to multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity, and rapid change
  • Comfortable with working in a cross-cultural virtual team
  • Provide formal and informal coaching on-the-job to grow team members to their full potential
  • Skills and attributes for success

  • 5 to 10 years’ experience in product or project management in a corporate or start-up environment
  • Expert knowledge of design thinking, agile and innovation methodologies
  • Strong track record of launching and scaling new products
  • Mastery of agile, SAFE and PMP or Prince2
  • Knowledge and experience in managing and delivering web and mobile applications development, analytics and data science/AI initiatives
  • Strong stakeholder management, presentation and facilitation skills
  • To qualify for the role you must have

  • A Bachelor's Degree
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Certified ScrumMaster (CSM)
  • SAFE
  • Design Thinking
  • Ideally, you also have

  • Experience working in a professional services firm 
  • Tax experience
  • What we look for

    Highly motivated individuals with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize shifting workloads in a rapidly changing industry. An effective communicator, you’ll be a confident team player equipped with strong people management skills and a genuine passion to make things happen in a dynamic organization. If you’re ready to take on a wide range of responsibilities, and are committed to seeking out new ways to make a difference, this role is for you.

    What we offer

    EY offers a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. We are committed to being an inclusive employer and are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. Plus, we offer:

  • 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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