PwC Tax Reporting & Strategy - Deals - Director in Chicago, Illinois
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.
As a Director, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Proactively lead the practise by setting strategy, drive the development of new business in the market, and provide technical advice across disciplines
Building strong networks within the firm to spot and capitalise on opportunities to get involved in projects that others are leading across a number of different business units and sectors
Identifying and discussing key issues with our clients to identify potential opportunities
Responsibility for a majority of day to day client communications
Responsibility to shape and deliver various projects that exceed the expectations of our clients and our own assignment quality criteria
Manage and deliver large projects by developing the project team, assessing engagement risks throughout, driving conclusions, and reviewing / challenging the output produced by the team
Responsibility for management of engagement financials
Helping to grow and develop our team through hands on training and coaching
The Deals group within Tax Reporting & Strategy (TRS) is comprised of subject matter specialists that provide planning and implementation consulting during every stage of the M&A lifecycle between the signing of the deal through full integration or separation. Projects include consulting on acquisitions, divestitures, spin-offs, IPOs and legal entity strategy & simplification.
Job Requirements and Preferences :
Basic Qualifications :
Minimum Degree Required :
Required Fields of Study :
Accounting, Business Administration/Management, Economics, Finance, International Business, Management, Quantitative Finance, Accounting & Technology, Finance & Technology
Minimum Years of Experience :
Certification(s) Required :
At least one of the following: CPA, EA, Admission to the Bar, Professional Certification in Project Management (PMP), Six Sigma Black Belt/Lean Black Belt/Master Black Belt, Certified Business Intelligence Professional (CBIP), SAP Certified Professional, or Oracle Certified Professional.
Preferred Qualifications :
Preferred Knowledge/Skills :
Demonstrates thought leader-level abilities with, and/or a proven record of success directing efforts in one of the following areas:
Tax issues facing multinational U.S. companies or publicly traded companies, especially in the areas of Subchapter C, ASC 740 and ASC 740-10;
M&A practices, including corporate M&A, private equity, post deal integration, bankruptcy and corporate insolvency; and,
Tax organizational design, process improvement, controls, risk management, tax strategy and implementation of software products.
Demonstrates thought leader-level abilities with, and/or a proven record of success directing efforts in the following areas:
Applying and interpreting of U.S. federal income tax law as it relates to Subchapter C corporations, Subchapter S corporations, partnerships, consolidated groups, corporate bankruptcies and insolvencies and legal entity reorganizations;
ASC 740 and ASC 740-10 provision preparation and review and corporate tax compliance preparation, review and planning;
Implementing tax technology, including selection of software packages, assessments of processes and data flows, tax systems implementation and configuration and digital tax transformation;
Implementing ERP Systems (such as SAP and Oracle) and tax-related applications such as OneSource,Corptax, Hyperion Tax Provision, Longview Tax, etc.;
Identifying and addressing client needs;
Developing and sustaining deep client relationships using networking, negotiation and persuasion skills to identify and sell potential new service opportunities;
Preparing and presenting complex written and verbal materials, and defining resource requirements, project workflow, budgets, billing and collection;
Leading teams to generate a vision, establish direction and motivate members, create an atmosphere of trust, leverage diverse views, coach staff and encourage improvement and innovation; and,
Utilizing effectively written and verbal business communication skills within a professional business services environment, including interacting with clients and firm staff and/or management.
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.
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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.