New Business Tax Services Leader For Ernst & Young, Reports

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Jeff Smith has a long history with Ernst & Young.

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Big4, the premier social networking forum for professionals and alumni of Accenture, Andersen, BearingPoint, Capgemini, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, KPMG and PricewaterhouseCoopers PwC reports that Jeff Smith has been appointed Americas Director of Business Tax Services (BTS) for the firm. also reports that he succeeds David Helmer, who has assumed the role of Global BTS Leader for the Ernst & Young organization after having led the Ernst & Young LLP BTS practice since its inception in 2007. also notes Smith has previously served as the Midwest Sub-Area BTS Leader and led the Midwest Federal and Tax Operations practices. He also served as the Tax Operations leader in the Midwest, helping small, mid-size, and Fortune 500 companies develop and refine their tax function.

Kate Barton, Ernst & Young Americas Vice Chair of Tax Services comments:

“Jeff will draw on his deep client experience to help develop and deliver leading BTS services that will enable our teams to serve our client's business tax needs,” she said. “Over the years, Jeff has demonstrated his impressive leadership skills and we welcome him to his new role.”

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