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PwC National Tax Services Merger & Acquisition Senior 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 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 :

Bachelor Degree

Required Fields of Study :

Accounting, Business Administration/Management

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 :

5 year(s)

Certification(s) Required :

CPA, Enrolled Agent or Active Member of the Bar.

Preferred Qualifications :

Degree Preferred :

Juris Doctorate

Preferred Fields of Study :

Accounting, Taxation

Certification(s) Preferred :

CPA

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates proven intimate knowledge and success in roles managing consulting engagements involving M&A practices, preferably for a global network of professional services consulting firms, especially the areas of partnership M&A, private equity and post-deal integration, and the following related areas. -Partnership taxation, including transactional analytics, allocations and capital accounting; -Tax consulting services, transaction structuring for tax issues, restructuring, strategy formulation, financial modeling and tax planning.

Demonstrates proven intimate technical skills and success in a role involving the application and interpretation of US federal income tax law as it relates to partnerships, tax efficient structuring and use of debt, and technical writing. Proven intimate ability to write complex formulas in Excel in order to identify issues and solve problems. Demonstrates proven intimate skills and success in roles identifying and addressing client needs: 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. Demonstrates proven intimate skills and success 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.

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 solving our clients’ needs.

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

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.

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