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PwC Specialized Tax Services - Manager - Boston in Boston, Massachusetts

A career in our Specialised Tax Services practice, within Corporate Tax services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients meet their tax obligations while managing the impact tax has on their business. You’ll advise clients on their local and overseas tax affairs, while acting as a strategic consultant related to business analysis, managing working capital, and profit sharing for partners. You’ll also help organisations understand the pricing implications of goods and services between related parties, as well as providing advice on tax implications of deals.

Our team helps our clients achieve year to year consistency that leaves them in full compliance and with optimal cash savings. You’ll help our clients identify qualifying cash tax savings and refund opportunities as well as gauging the impact of deductions and credits on the effective tax rate.

Responsibilities

As a Manager, 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 assist in the management of a portfolio of clients, while reporting to Senior Managers and above

  • Be involved in the financial management of clients

  • Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients

  • Contribute to the development of your own and team’s technical acumen

  • Develop strategies to solve complex technical challenges

  • Assist in the management and delivering of large projects

  • Train, coach, and supervise staff

  • Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues

  • Continue to develop internal relationships and your PwC brand

We’re leading the way as technology-enabled tax advisors who provide value through digitization, automation and increased efficiencies - all made possible by equipping our professionals to succeed in a world where transactions are faster, more complicated and require a deeper level of sophistication. PwC Tax provides unparalleled technical knowledge and specialization and industry insights, coupled with the One Firm knowledge that brings everything PwC offers to solve our clients’ needs

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Bachelor Degree

Required Fields of Study :

Accounting, Business Administration/Management, Economics, Finance, International Business, Management, Quantitative Finance

Additional Educational Requirements :

Minimum Years of Experience :

4 year(s)

Certification(s) Required :

Professional Certification in Project Management (PMP), Six Sigma Green Belt/Lean Green Belt/Master Green Belt, Certified Business Intelligence Professional (CBIP), SAP Certified Professional, Oracle Certified Professional, Enrolled Agent, CPA or any other professional certifications approved for the practice.

Preferred Qualifications :

Degree Preferred :

Master Degree

Preferred Fields of Study :

Business Administration/Management, Computer and Information Science

Additional Educational Preferences :

Other STEM related fields of study may be considered

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrating extensive knowledge and understanding of the following: - Performing on project teams and providing deliverables involving multiphase data analysis related to the evaluation of accounting and/or financial issues; - Utilizing accounting ledger and sub-ledger applications to interpret requests and reconcile data; - Evaluating accounting, business process, operational, and, or, financial issues; - Demonstrating familiarity with database concepts including building relationships between tables, grouping data, and following steps to create cohesive analyses; - Utilizing data management and analysis technologies inclusive of Microsoft SQL Server, SQL, ACL, ASCII, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, Visual Basic, Microsoft .NET framework, HTML or XML; and, - Utilizing programming Languages and Tools- SQL, R, Power Query, Python, Java, SAS, BI, Power Query, Tableau, Alteryx, Blue Prism, Automation Anywhere, Win Automation, UI Path. Demonstrates thorough knowledge and/or a proven track record of success with operating in a professional services firm or large enterprise as a consultant, auditor or business process specialist. Demonstrates thorough knowledge and/or a proven record of success with identifying and obtaining new service opportunities and taking the opportunities through the sales cycle, including the following areas:

  • Defining resource requirements, project workflow, budgets, and billing and collection;

  • Identifying and addressing client needs, including developing and sustaining extensive client relationships;

  • Assisting with the leading of 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;

  • Utilizing software design patterns and principles to build testable, reliable and robust enterprise scale web applications;

  • Demonstrating experience with Layered system architecture;

  • Utilizing ASP.Net MVC Web Applications using C# programming language;

  • Utilizing JavaScript and the JavaScript Object Model;

  • Demonstrating experience with JQuery or Knockout;

  • Leveraging Test Drive Development and writing unit tests using frameworks like MS Test or nUnit;

  • Utilizing SharePoint development;

  • Designing and developing SQL Server databases, stored procedures and views; and,

  • Using HTML and/ or CSS.

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

  • Working in virtual environments to complete projects with team members based in various locations, domestically and globally;

  • Identifying and addressing client needs by actively participating in client discussions and meetings;

  • Communicating a broad range of Firm services;

  • Managing engagements including preparing concise, accurate documents and balancing project economics management with the occurrence of unanticipated issues;

  • Working as a team leader by creating a positive environment by monitoring workloads of the team while meeting client expectations and respecting the work-life quality of team members;

  • Providing candid, meaningful feedback in a timely manner;

  • Keeping leadership informed of progress and issues; and,

  • Working within the areas of Tax analytics, reporting or business intelligence.

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

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/whatwedotax

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.

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.

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