Tax Job Info Sharing

Line of Service: Tax
Industry: Core Tax
State & City: NY-New York
Travel Requirements: 0-20%
Position Type: Full Time
Auto req ID: 39429BR-0

PwC/LoS Overview:
Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading firm that services Fortune 500 companies, and will give you the experience and exposure you need to build your career? If you are, then PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (www.pwc.com/us) is the firm for you. PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC US) is well placed to help clients meet the challenges and opportunities of the US marketplace in the areas of assurance, tax, and advisory. We offer the perspective of being part of a global network of firms combined with detailed knowledge of local, state and US national issues. More than 169,000 people in over 158 countries across the PwC network are committed to deliver quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. People across the PwC network share knowledge, experience and solutions to develop fresh perspectives and deliver practical advice.
At PwC US, you will be part of a learning culture, where teamwork and collaboration are encouraged, excellence is rewarded, and diversity is respected and valued. We offer a flexible career progression model that allows for a variety of challenging opportunities throughout your career. We provide unparalleled coaching, mentoring, and career development programs; global opportunities; and state of the art technology-driven methodologies to help you provide quality service to our clients.
The PwC network is a global market leader in tax services. We assist businesses, individuals, and organizations with tax strategy, planning, and compliance, while also delivering a wide range of business advisory services. With over 23,000 tax professionals, this means that the PwC network can support our clients both locally and globally. We have experience working with an expansive and diverse client-base, which comprises all types of businesses–multinationals, local companies, privately-owned organizations, entrepreneurs, family businesses, trusts, partnerships, and private individuals.

Job Description:
The Tax Project Management group is focused on strategic market priorities such as improving communication and process improvement initiatives to achieve innovative, optimized, cost effective and efficient models for delivering outstanding services to our clients.

Position/Program Requirements:
Knowledge Preferred:

Demonstrates proven expertise of and success in roles utilizing, project management methodologies and frameworks which may include the following areas:
– Implementing and analyzing the impact of our major Tax engagements on the assigned practice.
– Connecting and building relationships with key practice leaders to analyze current practice plans, practice business models and relevant performance metrics
– Liaising between practice leader(s) and the engagement managers.
– Leading value chain transformation projects in an effort to support continuous improvement for the assigned practice and documenting relevant critical success factors to measure progress for the practice.
– Acting as a key business advisor as part of the extended practice leadership team.
– Driving and aligning necessary change management and learning support solutions across an organization through a broad understanding of innovation, people and business strategies.

Skills Preferred:

Demonstrates proven expert-level ability and success leading the development and implementation of projects plans while managing risk, meeting budgets and targets on large scale projects in complex organizations.

Demonstrates proven expert-level ability and success with managing cross functional teams and working as part of team to manage conflict and openly address challenges.

Demonstrates proven extensive ability and success with utilizing analytical and problem solving skills to identify and implement solutions from high volumes of data [e.g., building dashboard to communicate executive message(s) to leadership].

Demonstrates proven expert-level ability and success to utilize effective written and verbal communication skills, building extensive networks to achieve the following results:
– Update and review results of management reports to inform practice leaders of project and engagement statuses, as well as supporting the engagement teams to provide the necessary controls and timely completion for client service projects.
– Update and/or develop a dashboard to communicate the results of analyzing large volumes of data for practice leadership
– Translate a concept or vision into an action plan with proven results in developing and executing implementation plans and change management strategies, while considering actions to mitigate risks.
– Manage engagement project manager teams.
– Obtain internal and external approvals for process changes.
– Collaborate with internal deployment leaders to reallocate resources assigned to engagement teams, as necessary.
– Communicate any pending overruns to leadership to eliminate surprises and support the practice in meeting billing and collection goals.
– Manage cross-functional teams, serving as part of a team to manage conflict and openly address challenges.
– Create awareness, understanding and support for new business approaches and process improvements.
– Develop quickly leadership presence and brand recognition with industry clients and internal leadership.

Min Year Exp: 8

Min Degree(s) and Certifications:
Completed undergraduate degree, BA/BS
Certification Required: Project Management Professional (PMP) or similar certification

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