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Tax Software & Systems Implementation Consultant, Senior Manager

Company: PwC
Location: New York
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

The Innovation Team is at the core of innovation and emerging technology development, discovery, deployment and support activity. Our team is leading the effort to digitally enable our business. Our mission is to develop disruptive & innovative technologies and products that drive the evolution of how we deliver our services now and in the future. The key technology domains we are currently focused on include business process automation, data curation, industrialized analytics, machine learning & AI and scalable delivery platform.

A career in our Tax Reporting and Strategy practice, within Innovation services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients' tax departments redesign, redefine, and redeploy tax to be a strategic asset across the enterprise. You'll focus on assisting clients incorporate increased automation in the tax reporting process, increase analytic capabilities through data integration, and create solid internal controls that will enable the Tax function to deliver better quality output and contribute more strategically to organisational decision making.

Our team helps our clients expand the tax role to include research, analytics, and technologies to improve how their organisation collaborates and performs. You'll focus on enhancing the tax reporting process by incorporating increased automation, integrating quality data, developing analytic capabilities, and utilising technology to deliver better quality output in less time.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.As a Senior Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Encourage everyone to have a voice and invite opinion from all, including quieter members of the team.
  • Deal effectively with ambiguous and unstructured problems and situations.
  • Initiate open and candid coaching conversations at all levels.
  • Move easily between big picture thinking and managing relevant detail.
  • Anticipate stakeholder needs, and develop and discuss potential solutions, even before the stakeholder realises they are required.
  • Contribute technical knowledge in area of specialism.
  • Contribute to an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart.
  • Navigate the complexities of cross-border and/or diverse teams and engagements.
  • Initiate and lead open conversations with teams, clients and stakeholders to build trust.
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

    The Software and Systems group within Tax Reporting & Strategy (TRS) offers management consulting services to clients and to their large corporate tax functions, by monitoring and analyzing legislative and regulatory tax developments, developing strategies in anticipation of tax law changes and regulatory developments, analyzing the economic impact of tax legislation and federal budget proposals, and addressing technology needs for tax function effectiveness.Job Requirements and Preferences:Basic Qualifications:Minimum Degree Required:Bachelor DegreeRequired Fields of Study:Accounting, Business Administration/Management, Economics, Finance, International Business, Management, Quantitative Finance, Accounting & Technology, Finance & TechnologyMinimum Years of Experience:5 year(s)Certification(s) Required:CPA, Member of the Bar or other tax, technology, or finance-specific credentials may qualify for this opportunityPreferred Qualifications:Certification(s) Preferred:Vertex Certified Training Program-Vertex Indirect Tax O Series - Foundation & Advanced- Indirect Tax Operations, Certified Member of Institute for Professionals in Taxation, Accounts Payable Manager (APM) AccountsPreferred Knowledge/Skills:Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success assisting practice management, emphasizing partial or full management of client engagements involving the evaluation and enhancement of clients' indirect tax processes and/or systems to get better control over data and manage costs, including: State and local tax sales and use tax laws, regulations, policies and procedures. Tax planning, restructuring, due diligence, audit defense, reverse audits and state controversy work. Utilization of Sales Tax software applications, such as Vertex, Avalara. Sales and use tax implications on FAS 5 and software tools available to automate sales and use tax compliance decisions.Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success of technical skills in a wide range of multistate sales and use tax matters, including the following: FAS 5, reverse audits, tax planning, consulting, compliance, automation, mergers and acquisitions, controversy and audit defense. Management and oversight of implementations of Sales Tax software applications. Process improvement and technology implementation with respect to indirect taxes, including Sales & Use, VAT, and Excise taxes. Implementation of sales tax software tools in the context of ERP implementations and upgrades. Demonstrates intimate-level abilities and/or a proven record of success managing efforts with identifying and addressing client needs: building, maintaining, and utilizing networks of client relationships and community involvement; communicating value propositions; managing resource requirements, project workflow, budgets, billing and collections; and preparing and/or coordinating complex written and verbal materials. Demonstrates proven extensive abilities and success as a team leader, supervising teams to create an atmosphere of trust; seeking diverse views to encourage improvement and innovation; and coaching staff including providing timely meaningful written and verbal feedback.Demonstrates success as tax technical business advisor, including developing new relationships, making introductions to sell new services and doing so with a "One Firm" service mindset. Preferred familiarity with a CRM system.Demonstrates knowledge of automation & digitization in a professional services environment including but not limited to:
    • Innovating through new and existing technologies, along with experimenting with digitization solutions;
    • Working with large, complex data sets to build models and leverage data visualization tools to provide insights to clients;
    • Utilizing digitization tools to reduce hours and optimize engagements; and,
    • Having knowledge of alternative fee arrangements, including the use of pricing tools, to provide a point of view on pricing strategies.We are transforming the way we deliver tax services. Find out more about what we do on our Tax Career Page at pwc.to/whatwedota
      Learn more about how we work: https://pwc.to/how-we-work

      PwC does not intend to hire experienced or entry level job seekers who will need, now or in the future, PwC sponsorship through the H-1B lottery, except as set forth within the following policy: https://pwc.to/H-1B-Lottery-Policy.

      All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

      For positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

      Applications will be accepted until the position is filled or the posting is removed, unless otherwise set forth on the following webpage. Please visit this link for information about anticipated application deadlines: https://pwc.to/us-application-deadlines

      For positions in California, Colorado, Hawaii, Nevada, New York State, or Washington State, or for opportunities that will report to a supervisor, office or other work site in New York State, please visit the following link for pay range information: https://pwc.to/payrange-v1-taxseniormanager

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