PwC National Tax - Federal Tax Services Manager in Washington, District Of Columbia
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 Federal Tax Services 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 of specialists focus on a variety of federal tax issues with a strong concentration in the areas of accounting methods and inventories. You’ll focus in the areas of accounting method and period changes, income deferral opportunities, deduction acceleration opportunities, instalment sales, like kind exchanges, LIFO inventory implementations and enhancements, application of the uniform capitalisation rules, accounting for intangibles, capitalisation versus expense issues, depreciation, accounting for environmental costs and other miscellaneous tax issues.
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 – 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 :
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Certification(s) Required :
CPA, Enrolled Agent or Member of the Bar
Preferred Qualifications :
Degree Preferred :
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Preferred Knowledge/Skills :
Thorough knowledge of accounting methods and period changes, income deferral opportunities, deduction acceleration opportunities, LIFO inventory implementation and enhancements, application of the uniform capitalization rules, accounting for intangibles, capitalization versus expense issues, depreciation, accounting for environmental costs, long-term contract accounting, cost recovery issues, general tax accounting issues, identify and implement tax accounting planning opportunities, and perform accounting method and inventory studies. Considerable knowledge on the timing of income and deductions in connection with lawsuit damages, environmental remediation costs and recoveries, insurance reimbursements and recoveries, and net operating losses.
Comprehensive technical skills, including tax code and its application, legislative and regulatory requirements, interface with IRS Chief Counsel and participate in the AICPA's Tax Accounting Technical Resource Panel task forces to submit comment letters to the IRS and Treasury Department.
Demonstrates success as tax technical business advisor, including developing new relationships, making introductions to sell new services and doing so with a "One Firm" service mindset. Preferred familiarity with a CRM system.
Demonstrates knowledge of 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 leverage data visualization tools to provide insights to clients;
– utilizing digitization tools to reduce hours and optimize engagements
Knowledge of alternative fee arrangements, including the use of pricing tools, to provide a point of view on 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
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.
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