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PwC Tax Reporting & Strategy Data Solution Architect Sr Associate in Boston, Massachusetts

Specialty/Competency: TRS Consulting

Industry/Sector: Not Applicable

Time Type: Full time

Travel Requirements: Up to 80%

The Innovation Team is at the core of innovation and emerging technology development, discovery, deployment and support activity. Our team is leading the effort to digitally enable our business. Our mission is to develop disruptive & innovative technologies and products that drive the evolution of how we deliver our services now and in the future. The key technology domains we are currently focused on include business process automation, data curation, industrialized analytics, machine learning & AI and scalable delivery platform.

A career in our Tax Reporting and Strategy practice, within Innovation services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients’ tax departments redesign, redefine, and redeploy tax to be a strategic asset across the enterprise. You’ll focus on assisting clients incorporate increased automation in the tax reporting process, increase analytic capabilities through data integration, and create solid internal controls that will enable the Tax function to deliver better quality output and contribute more strategically to organisational decision making.

Our team helps our clients expand the tax role to include research, analytics, and technologies to improve how their organisation collaborates and performs. You’ll focus on enhancing the tax reporting process by incorporating increased automation, integrating quality data, developing analytic capabilities, and utilising technology to deliver better quality output in less time.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. 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 Associate, 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:

  • Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.

  • Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities, coaching them to deliver results.

  • Demonstrate critical thinking and the ability to bring order to unstructured problems.

  • Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current industry or sector trends.

  • Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.

  • Know how and when to use tools available for a given situation and can explain the reasons for this choice.

  • Seek and embrace opportunities which give exposure to different situations, environments and perspectives.

  • Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing and connecting with others.

  • Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality relationships.

  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

In Data Automation we solve complex problem statements for our clients relating to data, analytics and processes across all industries. Our dynamic team is passionate about bringing innovative , tech-enabled approaches to solve acute needs for clients, and working with them on their overall strategic digitization agenda and roadmap. We are looking for individuals who have experience working with data wrangling/transformation tools or programming languages and data visualization technologies.

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience :

2 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications :

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success in automation & digitization and can lead by example in a professional services environment with an innovative and continuous improvement mindset and by the following:

  • Utilizing digitization tools to reduce hours and optimize engagements;

  • Working with large, complex data sets to build models and leverage data visualization tools to provide insights to clients;

  • Innovating through new and existing technologies, willingness to researching and experimenting with new digitization solutions;

  • Building and managing models using tools within the following categories:

  • Using Data analytics/automation tools: Alteryx, Microsoft Power Query, Microsoft Power Apps;

  • Analyzing data & Visualization - Tableau, Power BI;

  • Tackling current state assessment of business problems, blueprinting a future state technology-enabled solution, capturing impact and value;

  • Staying up to date on technology trends, emerging tools and best practices in the use of analytics and automation for governance, risk and compliance;

  • Demonstrating proven interpersonal and communication skills and ability to effect change through collaboration

  • Accounting and financial systems implementation and configuration;

  • Working with digital finance/tax transformation project experience;

  • Working with data automation platforms - Knime, Talend, Trifacta;

  • Working with RPA platforms - Automation Anywhere, UiPath;

  • Working in one or more common programming languages: SAS, SQL, Python, R ;

  • Demonstrating experience with predictive or descriptive analytics and working with machine learning;

  • Using and/or having exposure to big data approaches: PySpark, Apache Spark, Azure Databricks, Azure SQL, Azure ML, Java; and,

  • Working with data engineering/data science and other analytics team to establish data sources that serve business needs around analytics & scenario modeling.

At PwC, our work model includes three ways of working: virtual, in-person, and flex (a hybrid of in-person and virtual). Visit the following link to learn more: https://pwc.to/ways-we-work.

PwC does not intend to hire experienced or entry level job seekers who will need, now or in the future, PwC sponsorship through the H-1B lottery, except as set forth within the following policy: https://pwc.to/H-1B-Lottery-Policy.

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.

For positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

For positions in Colorado, visit the following link for information related to Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act: https://pwc.to/coloradotaxseniorassociate.

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