A career in our State and Local Indirect Tax practice, within State and Local Tax services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients solve their business issues related to business restructuring, adoption of new tax laws, and communicating local tax developments. You'll help with assessing our client's state and local tax burden and recommend solutions that support their overall business objectives to ensure that their filling positions are consistent with good business practices and with the states applicable tax laws and rules.
Our team helps our clients manage their indirect tax responsibilities related to value added taxes, sales and use taxes, goods and services taxes, federal excise taxes, and other transaction taxes. You'll help with identifying and exploring indirect tax opportunities and issues related to business expansion, systems and controls, refunds and cash flow, and policy and design.
As a Director, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Proactively lead the practise by setting strategy, drive the development of new business in the market, and provide technical advice across disciplines
Building strong networks within the firm to spot and capitalise on opportunities to get involved in projects that others are leading across a number of different business units and sectors
Identifying and discussing key issues with our clients to identify potential opportunities
Responsibility for a majority of day to day client communications
Responsibility to shape and deliver various projects that exceed the expectations of our clients and our own assignment quality criteria
Manage and deliver large projects by developing the project team, assessing engagement risks throughout, driving conclusions, and reviewing / challenging the output produced by the team
Responsibility for management of engagement financials
Helping to grow and develop our team through hands on training and coaching
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:
Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor Degree
Required Fields of Study: Accounting, Computer and Information Science, Computer and Information Science & Accounting, Finance, Information Technology, Information Technology & Accounting
Minimum Years of Experience: 8 year(s)
Certification(s) Required: Professional Certification in Project Management (PMP), Six Sigma Green Belt/Lean Green Belt/Master Green Belt, Certified Business Intelligence Professional (CBIP), SAP Certified Professional, Oracle Certified Professional, Enrolled Agent, CPA or any other professional certifications approved for the practice.
Degree Preferred: Master Degree
Preferred Fields of Study: Accounting
Preferred Knowledge/Skills: Demonstrates thought leader-level abilities as a team leader, emphasizing the following areas: leading teams to generate a vision, to establish direction and motivate members, as well as create an atmosphere of trust, leverage diverse views, coach staff, to encourage improvement and innovation.
Demonstrates proven expertise and success leading a practice, emphasizing the direction of client engagements involving the evaluation and enhancement of clients' indirect tax processes and/or systems to get better control over data and manage costs, including: state and local tax sales and use tax laws, regulations, policies and procedures; tax planning, restructuring, due diligence, audit defense, reverse audits and state controversy work; utilization of Sales Tax software applications, such as Vertex, Avalara; and sales and use tax implications on FAS 5 and software tools available to automate sales and use tax compliance decisions.
Demonstrates proven expert-level technical skills in a wide range of multistate sales and use tax matters, including the following: FAS 5, reverse audits, tax planning, consulting, compliance, automation, mergers and acquisitions, controversy and audit defense. Management and oversight of implementations of Sales Tax software applications. Process improvement and technology implementation with respect to indirect taxes, including Sales & Use, VAT, and Excise taxes. Implementation of sales tax software tools in the context of ERP implementations and upgrades. Demonstrates proven expert-level abilities and success with 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. Demonstrates proven expert-level abilities and success 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
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