Mark D Schutzman

Partner, Americas Deputy Leader Tax Transformation

Ernst & Young (retired 2020)
New York, New York, USA

Global Tax, Advisory and Audit Consultancy

Professional Summary

Mark is a high-energy business leader with an established reputation for innovation and creating new professional services and business models during a twenty-year career as a Partner with PwC and EY.

He was the founding Partner for PwC's Tax Function Effectiveness practice - a new business having its roots in new demands imposed by the Sarbanes Oxley legislation. Mark created the concept at PwC to bring management consulting services to the Fortune 500 global business tax function. A business that has grown to annual fees ranging from $500M - $600M among all Big 4 firms.

As a Partner at both PwC and EY, Mark has held numerous leadership positions that include geographic roles having a focus ranging from regional, national and global. As a practice leader he has developed skills in the following areas:

Tax data management
Recruiting
Mentoring and coaching
Business strategy
Team building
Digital transformation - tax function
Go-to-market strategy
Organizational leadership
SaaS business model(s)

Immediately prior to his retirement in 2020, Mark was the EY Americas Deputy Leader and East Region Leader for the Tax Technology and Transformation practice where he was a key contributor and influencer of the strategic direction of the practice. He led client engagements and was closely connected to the needs of Fortune 500 business tax functions. Over the years, Mark has delivered professional services to companies such as GM, Amazon, Microsoft, Omnicom, Transamerica

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Languages

  • English

Industry Experience

    • Public Accounting Firm

Website

Ernst & Young

Interests/Hobbies

  • American History
  • Writing
  • Cooking

Birthday

September 28

Social Media

Experience

Ernst & Young (retired 2020)
New York, New York, USA 10036
Partner, Americas Deputy Leader Tax Transformation
Global Tax, Advisory and Audit Consultancy
2013 - 2020
Working with Fortune 500 companies to transform the global tax function by leading change in the following areas:

Tax data management
Tax accounting process improvement
Tax technology solutions and implementation
Transfer pricing automation
Tax reporting transparency initiatives
Tax function merger integration and spin-off function stand-up
Tax technology strategy development and roadmapping
PwC
New York, New York, USA 10036
National Partner
Limited Liability Partnership (LLP)
1998 - 2013
Founding Partner and US practice leader for Tax Function Effectiveness. A management consulting practice dedicated to enhance the operational effectiveness of the global tax function.

Previously, I led a 125 person tax accounting and compliance outsourcing practice, also in Manhattan.

Education

BS, Accounting 1985
Rochester Institute of Technology
Rochester, New York, United States
President of the Student Accounting Association

Professional Certifications

Certified Public Accountant(CPA)
1987
Active

Associations and Societies

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Rochester Institute of Technology (Accounting Advisory Board member)

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