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PwC National Tax Merger and Acquisition Director in Washington, District Of Columbia

Specialty/Competency: Deals Tax

Industry/Sector: Not Applicable

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.

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 Director, 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:

  • Support team to disrupt, improve and evolve ways of working when necessary.

  • Arrange and sponsor appropriate assignments and experiences to help people realise their potential and support their long-term aspirations.

  • Identify gaps in the market and spot opportunities to create value propositions.

  • Look for opportunities to scale efficiencies and new ways of working across multiple projects and environments.

  • Create an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart.

  • I promote and encourage others to value difference when working in diverse teams.

  • Drive and take ownership for developing connections that help deliver what is best for our people and stakeholders.

  • Influence and facilitate the creation of long-term relationships which add value to the firm.

  • 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

Minimum Years of Experience :

8 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 :

Extensive knowledge of accounting methods and inventories, including income deferral opportunities, deduction acceleration, 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 and cost recovery issues and other tax issues. Thorough 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. Considerable knowledge of general tax accounting issues, identify and implement tax accounting planning opportunities, and perform accounting method and inventory studies.

Extensive technical skills, including the application of tax code, 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. 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. Thorough experience as a team leader: 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.

Demonstrates a proven record of success as a tax technical team leader generating new business, proposal writing and delivery, collaborating across engagements and business units. 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 experience in a 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;

– transforming the business by creating capacity and delivering an enhanced employee and client experience.

Proven experience with 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/coloradotaxdirector .

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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