PwC National Tax Services - M&A JD/LLM - Senior Associate Summer/Fall 2022 in New York, New York
Time Type: Full-time
Travel Requirements: Up to 20%
A career in our United States National Tax Practice Mergers and Acquisitions practice, 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. You’ll help our clients with United States federal income tax considerations primarily related to foreign persons’ activities in the United States, United States persons’ activities outside the United States, cross border mergers and acquisitions, financial transactions, and insurance companies.
Our 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.
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As a Senior Associate, 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:
Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.
Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities, coaching them to deliver results.
Demonstrate critical thinking and the ability to bring order to unstructured problems.
Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current industry or sector trends.
Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.
Know how and when to use tools available for a given situation and can explain the reasons for this choice.
Seek and embrace opportunities which give exposure to different situations, environments and perspectives.
Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing and connecting with others.
Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality relationships.
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 :
Required Fields of Study :
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 :
Preferred Qualifications :
Degree Preferred :
Preferred Knowledge/Skills :
Demonstrates proven considerable knowledge of M&A practices as it pertains to a global network of professional services consulting firms and its clients, emphasizing the following areas:
Corporate M&A, private equity, post deal integration, bankruptcy and corporate insolvency; and,
Tax consulting services, transaction structuring for tax issues, restructuring, due diligence, strategy formulation, financial modeling and tax planning.
Demonstrates considerable technical skills and M&A practices as it pertains to a global network of professional services consulting firms and its clients, emphasizing the following areas:
Applying and interpreting U.S. federal income tax law as it relates to Sub-Chapter C corporations, Sub-Chapter 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 and tax due diligence exercises;
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;
Leading teams through creating a positive environment by monitoring workloads of the team while meeting client expectations and respecting the work-life quality of team members;
Providing candid, meaningful feedback in a timely manner; and,
Keeping leadership informed of progress and issues.
As a tax technical professional, demonstrates ability to research business and industry trends to develop a point of view to leverage in assisting with proposals, considering opportunities across multiple lines of service.
Experimentation with automation & digitization in a professional services environment including but not limited to:
Innovating through new and existing technologies, along with experimenting with digitization solutions; and,
Working with large, complex data sets to build models and leverage data visualization tools.
Exposure to pricing, client value and the negotiation process - including reviewing contracts and finding opportunities to introduce new pricing options.
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