PwC Global Enterprise Tax Solutions Architect in Albany, New York

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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

PricewaterhouseCoopers is nationally recognized for its in-depth technical knowledge and experience in taxation. Our National Operations Group features a multi-disciplined staff including: accountants, attorneys, economists and technologists from a variety of backgrounds, including former government officials (e.g., from the Treasury Department, the IRS and Congressional tax staffs), corporate tax directors, tax professionals from law firms, technology professionals and tax advisors from the Firm's practice offices. Team members serve as business advisors to clients by: monitoring and analyzing legislative and regulatory tax developments; assisting clients in 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 to support tax function effectiveness.

To support these efforts, the Tax Solution Center provides a centralized enabling infrastructure to aid in the identification, capture, delivery, enhancement, R&D marketing, hosting and support of repeatable Tax solutions/accelerators, solution components and services.

The Tax Solution Center works in close cooperation with Marketing, Sales and XLOS client service teams, while taking point on delivery and continuous enhancement of Tax solutions.

Position/Program Requirements

Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 5

Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree in a technology or business related field

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 Professsional (CBIP), SAP Certified Professional, Oracle Certified Professional

Knowledge Preferred:

Demonstrates extensive knowledge of developing and maintaining high-level, overall design plans for logical and technical IT systems architecture, including leveraging collaborative technologies such as SharePoint. Demonstrates extensive knowledge of providing technical delivery and consulting across the organization in areas that aid in the identification, capture, delivery, enhancement, R&D marketing, hosting and support of repeatable Tax solutions/accelerators, solution components and services. Demonstrates extensive knowledge of strategic business plans, requirements and processes across industries, including an extensive ability to evaluate technologies and methods for implementing high-level architectural plans. Demonstrates extensive knowledge of planning, designing, testing, developing and evaluating end-to-end integrated systems and recommending action plans, including extensive experience developing, documenting, communicating, and enforcing a technology standards policy.

Skills Preferred:

Demonstrates extensive abilities with providing architectural consulting advice and assistance to Systems Analysts, Systems Engineers and other Systems Architects, and documenting and developing in-depth knowledge of existing IT systems architecture and technology portfolio. Demonstrates extensive abilities to develop, document, communicate, and recommend plans for IT systems and/or business architecture investments, including the analysis of cost reduction opportunities. Demonstrates extensive abilities to identify and address client needs which includes the following: developing and sustaining deep client relationships, presenting complex written and verbal materials; and defining resource requirements, project workflow, budgets, billing and collection. Demonstrates extensive abilities as a team leader, including 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.

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.