PwC State and Local Tax Director - Sales and Use in Chicago, Illinois
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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.
The PricewaterhouseCoopers State and Local Tax (SALT) practice is dedicated to helping its clients assess their state and local tax burden by recommending solutions that support their overall business objectives and provide support so that their filling positions are consistent with good business practices and with the states' applicable tax laws and rules. Our practice is structured as a true network of well respected state and local tax professionals, including many former key state officials. As a national network, we assign SALT professionals best suited to address our clients' needs, without regard to geographic barriers. Whether a company is undergoing a complicated business restructuring, grappling with the adoption on FASB Interpretation No. 48, or interested in advice on day-to-day developments, our SALT practice is well suited to address state and local tax needs. The Sales and Use Tax practice assists companies in identifying and assessing the strengths and weaknesses of their sales and use tax function, including accrual and compliance processes, managing sales and use tax audits, and evaluating sales and use tax exclusions and exemptions to determine the full extent of their application.
Minimum Years of Experience: 8
Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree in Accounting
Certification(s) Required: CPA, Enrolled Agent or Member of the Bar
Accounts Payable Manager, Accounts Payable Specialist, Certified Accounts Payable Professional or Certified Member of Institute for Professionals in Taxation
Degree(s) Preferred: Juris Doctorate with Accounting or Tax, or Master's degree in Taxation
Extensive knowledge of a variety of state and local tax sales and use tax laws, regulations, policies and procedures, as well as tax planning, restructuring, due diligence, audit defense, reverse audits and state controversy work.
Thorough knowledge of sales and use tax implications on FAS 5, and software tools available to automate sales and use tax compliance decisions.
Extensive technical skills in a wide range of multistate sales and use tax matters, including FAS 5, reverse audits, tax planning, consulting, compliance, automation, mergers and acquisitions, controversy and audit defense.
Thorough experience 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.
Thorough experience as a team leader: 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.
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