PwC National Tax Services Merger & Acquisition Manager in Chicago, Illinois
Specialty/Competency: Deals Tax
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 Mergers and Acquisitions team helps our clients assess tax obligations related to acquisitions, dispositions, mergers, joint ventures, and initial public offerings. You’ll focus on managing acquisition and merger risk, structuring acquisitions to optimise net cash flows, carrying out pre-acquisition or pre sale due diligence, and ensuring that tax compliance requirements are met throughout the deal.
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 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:
Develop new skills outside of comfort zone.
Act to resolve issues which prevent the team working effectively.
Coach others, recognise their strengths, and encourage them to take ownership of their personal development.
Analyse complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations.
Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations.
Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firm's/client's expectations.
Use data and insights to inform conclusions and support decision-making.
Develop a point of view on key global trends, and how they impact clients.
Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties.
Simplify complex messages, highlighting and summarising key points.
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 :
Additional Educational Requirements :
A Juris Doctorate (JD), Master of Laws (LLM), or Master's degree in Accounting or Taxation field of study will be considered in lieu of a Bachelor Degree in Accounting.
Minimum Years of Experience :
Certification(s) Required :
CPA, Enrolled Agent or Active Member of the Bar.
Preferred Qualifications :
Degree Preferred :
Preferred Knowledge/Skills :
Demonstrates extensive-level knowledge success with managing the identification and addressing of client needs in the following areas: - Mergers and acquisition practices, including corporate mergers and acquisitions, private equity, post deal integration, bankruptcy and corporate insolvency; and, - Tax consulting and planning, transaction structuring for tax issues, restructuring, due diligence, strategy formulation and financial modeling.
Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team leader in the following areas: - Utilizing application and interpretation of U.S. federal income tax law as it relates to Subchapter C corporations, Subchapter S corporations, partnerships, consolidated groups, corporate bankruptcies and insolvencies, tax efficient structuring and use of debt, the reorganization provisions of the Internal Revenue Code, technical writing and reviewing of opinion letters and memoranda, as well as tax due diligence exercises; - Identifying and addressing client needs, building, maintaining, and utilizing networks of client relationships and community involvement; communicating value propositions; managing resource requirements, project workflow, budgets, billing and collections; and preparing and/or coordinating complex written and verbal materials; and, - Acting as a team leader, supervising teams to create an atmosphere of trust; seeking diverse views to encourage improvement and innovation; and coaching staff including providing timely meaningful written and verbal feedback.
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
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