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PwC State and Local Indirect Tax - Excise Tax - Manager in Nashville, Tennessee

Specialty/Competency: State & Local Tax (SALT)

Industry/Sector: Not Applicable

Time Type: Full time

Travel Requirements: Up to 20%

A career in our State and Local Indirect Tax 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 manage their indirect tax responsibilities related to value added taxes, sales and use taxes, goods and services taxes, federal excise taxes, and other transaction taxes. You’ll help with identifying and exploring indirect tax opportunities and issues related to business expansion, systems and controls, refunds and cash flow, and policy and design.

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 by equipping our professionals to succeed in a world where transactions are faster, more complicated and require a deeper level of sophistication. PwC Tax Consulting provides unparalleled technical knowledge and industry insights, with the underlying focus of building trust and delivering sustained outcomes to clients through PwC’s New Equation.

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience :

4 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications :

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team leader by:

  • Possessing working knowledge of a variety of federal, state, and local excise tax laws, regulations, policies and procedures;

  • Possessing experience or familiarity with the following excise tax consulting services: tax compliance, tax planning, restructuring, mergers and acquisitions due diligence, audit defense, reverse audits, and controversy;

  • Having excise tax knowledge ideally related to some of the following industries: energy, transportation, aviation, retail, manufacturing, casinos & gaming, tobacco, firearms, or sporting goods;

  • Being skilled at 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;

  • Being skilled at tax technical research of federal, state, and local tax laws, regulations, and other guidance, including applying said guidance to client facts and circumstances, and preparing and communicating advice on specific tax research topics;

  • Having experience as a tax-specific business advisor, including developing new relationships, making introductions to sell new services and doing so with a collaborative mindset;

  • Possessing working knowledge of general professional service pricing strategies;

  • Having familiarity with a CRM system;

  • Having experience supervising teams and creating an atmosphere of trust; seeking diverse views to encourage improvement and innovation; and coaching staff including providing timely meaningful written and verbal feedback;

  • Having experience working with large data sets, leveraging automation, digitization and visualization tools in a professional services environment;

  • Having prior exposure to tools such as Alteryx, Tableau, UiPath, PowerBI as well as ERP systems such as SAP or Oracle;

  • Having knowledge of tax specific software such as Avalara, Vertex, or OneSource; and,

  • Having familiarity with research software such as CCH, Westlaw, Factiva, BNA, etc.

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/coloradotaxmanager.

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