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PwC Tax Professional Assistant - State and Local Tax in Houston, Texas

A career in our Income Franchise practice, within State and Local Tax services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients solve their business issues related to business restructuring, adoption of new tax laws, and communicating local tax developments. You’ll help with assessing our client’s state and local tax burden and recommend solutions that support their overall business objectives to ensure that their filling positions are consistent with good business practices and with the states applicable tax laws and rules.

Our team helps our clients develop favourable solutions related to income and franchise tax controversies. You’ll help develop a strategy for our clients to stay ahead of and manage state and local tax burdens and to identify opportunities that result from evolving changes in legislation and administrative policy changes.

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 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 Specialist, 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:

  • Consistently deliver on multiple commitments.

  • Flex approach to meet the changing needs of teams and clients.

  • Identify and make suggestions for efficiencies and improvements when performing work.

  • Take action to stay up to date with the evolution and impact of technology developments.

  • Use tools, techniques and firm standard methodologies to support research, analysis and problem solving.

  • Adapt communication style to meet the needs of the situation and audience.

  • Manage expectations of stakeholders effectively.

  • Embrace diverse perspectives and welcome opposing and conflicting ideas.

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

A Tax Paraprofessional provides administrative support to the needs of their assigned internal customers/market team and in a manner that demonstrates the highest levels of quality, accountability, and teamwork. Administrative support may involve any of the following responsibilities: client projects administration, financial reporting including billing and collection management, engagement economics analysis, obtain and organize client documentation, and performing ad-hoc projects as needed.

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

High School Diploma

Minimum Years of Experience :

2 year(s)

Required Knowledge and Skills :

Demonstrates some knowledge of utilizing desktop and laptop computers. Demonstrates some knowledge documenting technical information and demonstrating good follow-through techniques to take a project from start to finish. Demonstrates some knowledge with the following technology: VB Scripting, PowerShell, MS SQL Server, VMWare vSphere or general knowledge of .NET development.

Preferred Qualifications :

Degree Preferred :

Bachelor Degree

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates some technical skills and/or serving in a role utilizing in MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) and Lotus Notes to assist in the administrative support of project teams. Demonstrates some ability to solve business problems with creativity. Demonstrates some exposure and ability working in a team environment, especially the ability to work as part of a team and also function independently. Demonstrates proven ability to present information, both verbal and written, in a clear, concise manner. Demonstrates some ability to, and/or a proven record of success serving in a role emphasizing, prioritizing projects and managing multiple tasks with agility.

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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