Senior - National Tax - Passthrough Transactions Group (PTG)/TEG - New York, Boston

New York, NY, US
Competitive remuneration package
18 Oct 2021
18 Nov 2021
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

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.


Our National Tax Department (NTD) serves high-profile, national and multinational clients, providing a range of modeling and analysis as part 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 helping clients to understand and manage their tax obligations responsibly and proactively we can make a critical difference, and you'll be at the heart of this mission.

The opportunity

Our Transaction Economics Group (TEG) specializes in the analysis of structured financial transactions covering a variety of industries. Drawing on our academic background in economics and finance, as well as our substantial industry experience, we work closely with our clients and other groups at EY, including M&A, Capital Markets, Partnerships/Joint Ventures and International Tax. As part of this group, you'll utilize a wide range of financial and economic modeling techniques, including cash flow modeling, derivatives pricing, term structure modeling, statistical analyses, debt-equity analyses, risk-return analytics and risk management techniques.

Your key responsibilities

Your typical day will involve working in small groups on projects with internal or external clients. You'll be heavily involved in drafting formal deliverables, developing customized financial models, researching business and capital markets trends and speaking to your findings. On top of this you'll be exposed to companies across various industries and located around the world, learning new things every day. We'll look to you to get familiar with certain tax policies and their implications to build your knowledge around research tools and resources so you can speak articulately about a business, industry, or market development.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Assisting in the preparation of financial models and other tools that help our clients execute a variety of financial transactions, including asset acquisitions, disposition deals, capital structure transformations, and corporate reorganizations
  • Applying principles of corporate finance to assess the economic implications of particular deal structures
  • Preparing reports and client presentations
  • Working at all levels of transaction structuring and execution, from evaluating alternative structures and bids through closing
  • Compiling documentation related to each analysis

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Achieved at least a bachelor's degree, typically with a concentration in Economics, Finance, Operations Research, Financial Engineering or Statistics and approximately 3 years of related work experience; or a graduate degree and approximately 1-2 years of related work experience
  • Flexible, willing to travel as well as work in excess of standard hours when necessary
  • Proficient with MS Office, including MS Excel, MS Word and MS PowerPoint
  • Willing and able to learn, work independently with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated writing, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Effective organization and time management skills, ability to work under pressure and adhere to project deadlines

Ideally, you'll also have

  • Programing skills (VB and/or Matlab), familiarity with other financial software packages
  • Familiarity with Bloomberg data terminals and other market research tools exposure to fixed income analytics and option pricing models are a plus

What we look for

We're interested in intellectually curious people, with a diverse set of interests and backgrounds and an entrepreneurial mindset. Given the multidisciplinary nature of our team's analyses, you'll also need to have strong communication skills, the ability to manage your schedule, and the desire to go 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 competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. 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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