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PwC Manager - Legal Department Transformation in New York, New York

A career in our Tax Reporting and Strategy practice, within Innovation services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients’ tax departments redesign, redefine, and redeploy tax to be a strategic asset across the enterprise. You’ll focus on assisting clients incorporate increased automation in the tax reporting process, increase analytic capabilities through data integration, and create solid internal controls that will enable the Tax function to deliver better quality output and contribute more strategically to organisational decision making.

Our team helps our clients expand the tax role to include research, analytics, and technologies to improve how their organisation collaborates and performs. You’ll focus on enhancing the tax reporting process by incorporating increased automation, integrating quality data, developing analytic capabilities, and utilising technology to deliver better quality output in less time.

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 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:

  • Pursue opportunities to develop existing and new skills outside of comfort zone.

  • Act to resolve issues which prevent effective team working, even during times of change and uncertainty.

  • Coach others and encourage them to take ownership of their 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.

  • Develop a perspective on key global trends, including globalisation, and how they impact the firm and our clients.

  • Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties.

  • Focus on building trusted relationships.

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

The TRS Deals group is comprised of specialists that provide planning and implementation to our clients. Our Legal Department Transformation team supports our clients in transforming their legal functions to become more efficient through people, process, data and technology. By automating routine activities, we help clients’ lawyers refocus their resource strategy and tackle higher value tasks. Our team works with professionals throughout PwC to deliver a comprehensive service to our clients.

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience :

4 year(s) in law firm operations or legal consulting

Certification(s) Required :

At least one of the following: CPA, EA, Admission to the Bar, Professional Certification in Project Management (PMP), Six Sigma Black Belt/Lean Black Belt/Master Black Belt, Certified Business Intelligence Professional (CBIP), SAP Certified Professional, Oracle Certified Professional, Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE), Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD), Certified Software Quality Analyst (CSQA), Certified Software Tester (CSTE), UX Certificate - Nielson Norman Group, Certified Analytics Professional (CAP), Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP), or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

Preferred Qualifications :

Degree Preferred :

Juris Doctorate

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates extensive-level abilities with, and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:

  • Analyzing and restructuring business operations, operational design, process improvement, control, risk management, strategy, and implementation of software products, etc.;

  • Automating Legal function operations through various technology enabled platforms (e.g., Apttus, DocuSign, Exari, ServiceNow, etc.);

  • Designing optimized process maps, workflows and gap analysis for various workstreams in legal departments;

  • Leading legal technology implementations, including selection of software packages, assessments of processes and data flows, legal systems implementation and configuration and digital transformation;

  • 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 materials; and, defining resource requirements, project workflow, budgets, billing, and collection;

  • 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;

  • Effectively utilizing written and verbal business communication skills within a professional business services environment, including interacting with clients and firm staff and/or management; and,

  • Performing some corporate support/due diligence work.

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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