EY Tax Technology and Transformation, Senior Manager in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Tax Technology and Transformation, Senior Manager


Requisition # KUA001VJ

Post Date Sep 04, 2018

EY’s Tax Technology and Transformation team is a 1,000 person strong global team that offers services to companies in response to the impact of existing and emerging technology, including the growing data burden that many businesses face, driving efficiencies to create a cost-effective tax function and the need to understand how to make data an asset. The underlying objective of the combined offerings is to help businesses navigate the digital age of tax transparency alongside new trends in tax compliance and tax audit methods, as well as helping to solve the most pressing challenges that businesses face. Tax Technology and Transformation is composed of the following services:

  • Digitaltax transformation

  • Taxapplications-as-a-service

  • Tax dataand improvement

  • Taxanalytics and reporting enhancement

  • Roboticprocess automation (RPA) and data analytics

  • Emergingtax technology, including, artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, cloudsolutions, data lake development and business intelligence innovation

  • Customtax technology application development and deployment

  • Taxtechnology strategy and road mapping

  • Directand indirect tax systems implementation and configuration

  • Post-transaction(M&A) tax function operational services

  • Taxoperating model transformation, including current state assessments, processimprovement, risk and controls


This is an area that has seen plenty of recent growth and investment – and you will see that reflected in your career. It is no exaggeration to say that you’ll be working on highly publicized projects. The field of taxation is constantly changing as new laws, regulations and technologies are created, and this is your opportunity to be part of that development.

You will also have the opportunity to lead a rapidly growing team that makes up our newly deployed ‘nearshore’ hub, which provides support to our South-East Asia and Oceania practices. This will provide you with an opportunity to further strengthen your leadership skills and lead a team that is a critical component of the Tax Technology and Transformation growth strategy.


Depending on your unique skills and ambitions, you could be supporting various client projects, from assisting in the production of leading practice MS SQL Server, SharePoint and MS Power BI solutions, to implementing third-party tax applications, to supporting and automating internal and external operations of multinational tax departments.

Skillsand attributes for success

  • Abilityand experience in leading a team and working across borders

  • Takingownership of assigned tasks and monitoring them until completion, includingdocumenting requirements, configuration, testing, debugging, projectprofitability, and tax systems and process configuration

  • Identifyingways to automate manual tasks using existing financial or tax systems andemerging technologies

  • Consolidatingtax data to make analysis and planning more efficient

  • Improvingreporting capabilities to enhance our clients’ ability to evaluate risk andcapitalize on opportunities

  • Supportingproject team members in any way needed to help ensure timely completion ofdeliverables

  • Abilityto think holistically about a change or transformation opportunity

Ideally,you will also have at least one of the following

  • Experienceimplementing third-party direct or indirect tax systems (such as ONESOURCE, CCHCorpTax, Vertex, Avalara, Longview, etc.)

  • MicrosoftOffice VBA development

  • MicrosoftPower BI suite, including Power Pivot, Power Query, Power View and Power Map

  • Knowledgeand experience in the design and development of databases (specifically SQLServer)

  • Experiencewith developing ETL solutions using SSIS or other tools

  • ERPexperience, including SAP and/or Oracle

  • SharePointdevelopment

  • Experiencemanaging large, multidisciplinary projects that impact tax (e.g., ERPimplementations, tax co-sourcing engagements, finance transformations)

Toqualify for the role, you must have

  • Abachelor’s degree in Information Systems and/or a master’s degree in Accounting,Tax Technology, Management Information Systems, or Computer Science or relatedfield and a minimum of eight years of related work experience

  • A stronginterest in technology and its use in business processes

  • Excellentcommunication and business writing skills

  • A naturalflair for problem solving and an entrepreneurial approach to work

  • Strongorganizational and time management skills, with exceptional client-servingconsulting skills

  • Demonstratedability to capture and synthesize business requirements

  • Abilityto lead a team, mentor counselees and manage client-serving business

You will need excellent business acumen and a firm strategic vision, so if you are ready to use those skills to develop your team, this role is for you.

We offer a competitive compensation package where you will be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. We are committed to being an inclusive employer and are happy to consider flexible working arrangements, where this may be needed, guided by our FWA Policy. Plus, we offer:

  • Supportand coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry

  • Opportunitiesto develop new skills and progress your career

  • Thefreedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that is right for you

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

If youcan confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact usas soon as possible.

Make yourmark. Apply today.