PwC TRS - Data Automation - Manager in New York, New York

PwC/LOS Overview

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The PwC network is a global market leader in tax services.

We assist businesses, individuals, and organizations with tax strategy, planning, and compliance, while also delivering a wide range of business advisory services.

With over 32,000 tax professionals, this means that the PwC network can support our clients both locally and globally.

We have experience working with an expansive and diverse client-base, which comprises all types of businesses-multinationals, local companies, privately-owned organizations, entrepreneurs, family businesses, trusts, partnerships, and private individuals.

Job Description

The Innovation practice is a national group comprised of a variety of teams that focus on implementing solutions internally and externally that will impact the overall efficiency and effectiveness of our clients' tax functions. Process improvement, transformation, system implementation, effective use of technology and data & analytics, and leveraging alternative delivery solutions are key areas of focus to drive additional value to our clients. This is a significant part of PwC's strategy to continue to be recognized as the leading professional services firm.

PricewaterhouseCoopers is nationally recognized for its in-depth tax technical knowledge and tax process improvement skill sets. The Tax Reporting and Strategy (TR&S) practice is dedicated to helping companies assess the complexities of delivering value and managing risk in their tax functions through the improvement of people, process, data and technology. Team members serve as business advisors to clients by leveraging a standard methodology to deliver sustainable tax performance improvement and tax accounting services. Our Tax Reporting and Strategy team features multi-disciplined staff including: accountants, attorneys, economists and technologists from a variety of backgrounds, including corporate tax professionals, tax professionals from law firms, technology professionals and tax advisors from the Firm's practice offices.

Our diverse skillsets combined with our established methodologies provide a unique perspective as we assist clients in transforming their tax processes from analysis to implementation.

How we help companies depends on their situation, and where they want to start, therefore we have several specialty areas including:

  • Tax Accounting Performance Improvement

  • Tax Strategy & Operations

  • Tax Data Management & Analytics

  • Tax Operations Management

  • Tax Deals

Team members get exposure to a variety of areas including tax department operational performance improvement, SharePoint and document management, tax technology strategy, tax data management and analytics, tax accounting and vendor implementation, and strategy related to people and organizational structure.

The Data Automation (DA) practice within Tax Reporting & Strategy (TRS) is comprised of tax and technology professionals that work with our clients to define and implement intelligent technologies such as robotic process automation, machine learning and natural language processing. Our DA practice is focus on deploying technologies that can be implemented in short sprints, to address acute problems, with manageable costs. We are seeking professionals with significant client-side advisory experience or individuals who have gained project and technol0gy delivery experience within large recognized organizations.

Position/Program Requirements

Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 5

Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree n a technology or business field of study or J.D.

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, Oracle Certified Professional, PhD in Computer Science/Information Science or STEM equivalent, Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE), Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD), Certified Software Quality Analyst (CSQA), Certified Software Tester (CSTE), UX Certificate

  • Nielson Norman Group, Certified Analytics Professional (CAP) or equivalent institutional Data Science program, Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

Degree Preferred: Bachelor's degree or Master's degree

Knowledge Preferred:

Demonstrates extensive knowledge and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:

  • Delivery of large scale business/technology projects;

  • Tax organizational design, process improvement, controls, risk management, tax strategy and implementation of software products

Experience with data ingestion technologies (Alteryx, Azure Data Factory, Trifacta, SSIS, etc.); and,

  • Data visualization/analytics tools (Tableau, PowerBI, Qlik, etc.).

Skills Preferred:

Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:

  • Tax technology implementations, including selection of software packages, assessments of processes and data flows, tax systems implementation and configuration and digital tax transformation; and,

  • Tax-related data analytics;

Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:

  • Identifying and addressing client needs by building 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.