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PwC Specialized Tax Services - Senior 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.

To really stand out and make us ?t for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Senior Manager, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Take action to ensure everyone has a voice, inviting opinion from all.
  • Establish the root causes of issues and tackle them, rather than just the symptoms.
  • Initiate open and honest coaching conversations at all levels.
  • Move easily between big picture thinking and managing relevant detail.
  • Anticipate stakeholder needs, and develop and discuss potential solutions, even before the stakeholder realises they are required.
  • Develop specialised expertise in one or more areas.
  • Advise stakeholders on relevant technical issues for their business area.
  • Navigate the complexities of global teams and engagements.
  • Build trust with teams and stakeholders through open and honest conversation.
  • Uphold the firm’s code of ethics and business conduct.

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

Minimum Years of Experience :

5 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 intimate knowledge and understanding of the following areas: - 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 Intimate 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 Intimate 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 Intimate 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 Intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:

  • 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.

Lead as a business advisor, including developing new relationships, making introductions to sell new services and doing so with a "One Firm" service mindset. Preferred familiary with a CRM system. Demonstrates knowledge of automation & digitization and leads by example in a professional services environment including, but not limited to, the following areas: - 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. Advance pricing strategy through the use of pricing tools and influence a shift to alternative fee arrangements.

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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