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PwC State and Local Tax - California Controversy - Senior Manager in Sacramento, California

Specialty/Competency: National Tax Services

Industry/Sector: Not Applicable

Time Type: Full time

Travel Requirements: Up to 20%

A career in our United States National Tax Practice State and Local Tax 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 address their tax and tax accounting requirements related to state and local tax laws. You’ll focus on recommending solutions that support clients overall business objectives and provide support so that their filing positions are consistent with good business practices and with the states’ applicable tax laws and rules.

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, Law, Taxation

Minimum Years of Experience :

6 year(s)

Certification(s) Required :

CPA, Enrolled Agent or Member of the Bar

Preferred Qualifications :

Degree Preferred :

Juris Doctorate

Preferred Fields of Study :

Accounting, Taxation

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates thought leader-level abilities with, and/or a proven record of success directing efforts in the following areas:

  • Demonstrating extensive knowledge of complex, high-value, income tax issues, , consulting clients on a variety of state and local tax issues ranging from tax planning, restructuring, due diligence, audit defense, audit management, and compliance work for companies with presence in multiple taxing jurisdictions;

  • Demonstrating prior experience working at a state agency, working in the federal income tax area, experience with property and sales tax issues would be a plus;

  • Demonstrating extensive technical skills in all state and local tax matters, including tax planning, consulting, compliance, restructuring, controversy and audit defense;

  • Demonstrating thorough experience 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; and,

  • Demonstrating thorough experience as a team leader by leading teams to generate a vision, establishing direction and motivating members, creating an atmosphere of trust, leveraging diverse views, coaching staff, and encouraging improvement and innovation.

Demonstrates thought leader-level abilities with, and/or a proven record of success directing efforts as a tax technical team leader by:

  • Generating new business, proposal writing and delivery, collaborating across engagements and business units; and,

  • Identifying opportunities to provide additional services with experience utilizing a CRM system in a professional services firm to network, develop relationships and sell additional/new services.

Demonstrates thought leader-level abilities with, and/or a proven record of success directing efforts in professional services environment utilizing automation & digitization in a professional services environment, including but not limited to:

  • Innovating through new and existing technologies, along with experimenting with digitization solutions;

  • Working with large, complex data sets to build models and leveraging data visualization tools to provide insights to clients; and,

  • Transforming the business by creating capacity and delivering an enhanced employee and client experience.

Demonstrates thought leader-level abilities with, and/or a proven record of success directing efforts in evaluating and negotiating new and existing contracts, as well as leveraging pricing tools to contribute to pricing strategies.

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

For positions in Colorado, visit the following link for information related to Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act: https://pwc.to/coloradotaxseniormanager .

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.

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

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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