PwC National Tax - Federal Tax Services Senior Manager in Chicago, Illinois
Specialty/Competency: National Tax Services
Industry/Sector: Not Applicable
Time Type: Full time
Travel Requirements: Up to 20%
A career within United States National Tax services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients gain valuable insight into emerging tax issues and trends, as well helping them implement successful tax strategies in response to legislative, federal, and judicial tax developments that will impact their business.
Our Federal Tax Services team of specialists focus on a variety of federal tax issues with a strong concentration in the areas of accounting methods and inventories. You’ll focus in the areas of accounting method and period changes, income deferral opportunities, deduction acceleration opportunities, instalment sales, like kind exchanges, LIFO inventory implementations and enhancements, application of the uniform capitalisation rules, accounting for intangibles, capitalisation versus expense issues, depreciation, accounting for environmental costs and other miscellaneous tax issues.
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 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:
Encourage everyone to have a voice and invite opinion from all, including quieter members of the team.
Deal effectively with ambiguous and unstructured problems and situations.
Initiate open and candid 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.
Contribute technical knowledge in area of specialism.
Contribute to an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart.
Navigate the complexities of cross-border and/or diverse teams and engagements.
Initiate and lead open conversations with teams, clients and stakeholders to build trust.
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 :
Required Fields of Study :
Minimum Years of Experience :
Certification(s) Required :
CPA, Enrolled Agent or Member of the Bar
Preferred Qualifications :
Degree Preferred :
Preferred Fields of Study :
Tax Accounting, Federal Taxation
Preferred Knowledge/Skills :
Extensive knowledge of tax accounting methods and inventories, including timing of income and deductions, LIFO inventory implementation and enhancements, application of the uniform capitalization rules, accounting for intangibles, capitalization versus expense issues, depreciation, leasing, long-term contract accounting, cost recovery issues, the impact of accounting methods on foreign provisions such as BEAT, FDII, and GILTI, M&A accounting method issues, settlements and judgements, and other federal tax issues. Thorough knowledge of general tax accounting issues in order to identify and implement tax accounting planning opportunities, and perform accounting method and inventory studies.
Extensive technical skills, including the application of tax code, legislative and regulatory requirements, interface with IRS Chief Counsel and participate in the AICPA's Tax Accounting Technical Resource Panel task forces to submit comment letters to the IRS and Treasury Department. 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 tax advice; 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.
Demonstrate a proven record of success as a tax technical leader generating new business, assisting with the proposal process, collaborating across engagements and business units. Identifying opportunities to provide additional services with experience utilizing a CRM system in a professional services firm to network, develop relationships and sell additional/new services.
Demonstrates experience in a professional services environment utilizing automation & digitization, including but not limited to:
innovating through new and existing technologies, along with experimenting with digitization solutions;
transforming the business by creating capacity and delivering an enhanced employee and client experience.
Proven experience with evaluating and negotiating new and existing contracts, as well as leveraging pricing tools to contribute to 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
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