SoCal Tax Reporting and Strategy Manager

  • Competitive
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • PWC - US
  • 18 Oct 17 2017-10-18

SoCal Tax Reporting and Strategy Manager

PwC/LOS Overview
Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading firm that services clients that include the Fortune 500, and will give you the experience and exposure you need to build your career and personal brand? If you are, then PwC US (PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and its subsidiaries) may be the firm for you.

We're a member of the PwC network of firms located in 157 countries with more than 184,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. PwC US helps organizations and individuals create the value for which they are looking.

Our professionals are at the heart of our business strategy and success by bringing personal and professional experiences; we understand that our business is impacted by a person's personal and professional lives.

PwC US recruits top talent with traditional and nontraditional backgrounds, with a focus on diversity and inclusion, so that we continue to build PwC US as a great place to work. Our people are armed with the tools-including enriching professional experiences, everyday coaching, timely and productive feedback, and high-quality learning and development opportunities-to deliver each day. We are committed to building lasting relationships and delivering value to our clients.

Learn more about us at www.pwc.com/us

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 32,000 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
PWC's Industry Tax practice is organized around industries to share the latest research and points of view on emerging industry trends, develop industry-specific performance benchmarks, and share methodologies and approaches in complex areas such as compliance and tax risk management.

Our multi-disciplinary teams bring a global industry scope and experience as well as thorough knowledge of US and local issues and regulations:
ââ,¬Â¢ Automotive
ââ,¬Â¢ Energy utilities & mining
ââ,¬Â¢ Chemicals
ââ,¬Â¢ Entertainment & media
ââ,¬Â¢ Industrial products
ââ,¬Â¢ Insurance
ââ,¬Â¢ Pharmaceuticals
ââ,¬Â¢ Retail & consumer
ââ,¬Â¢ Technology
ââ,¬Â¢ Telecommunications

PricewaterhouseCoopers is nationally recognized for its in-depth tax technical knowledge and tax process improvement skill sets. The Tax Reporting and Strategy (TR&S) practice is dedicated to helping companies assess the complexities of delivering value and managing risk in their tax functions through the improvement of people, process, data and technology. Team members serve as business advisors to clients by leveraging a standard methodology to deliver sustainable tax performance improvement and tax accounting services. Our Tax Reporting and Strategy team features multi-disciplined staff including: accountants, attorneys, economists and technologists from a variety of backgrounds, including corporate tax professionals, tax professionals from law firms, technology professionals and tax advisors from the Firm's practice offices.

Our diverse skillsets combined with our established methodologies provide a unique perspective as we assist clients in transforming their tax processes from analysis to implementation.
How we help companies depends on their situation, and where they want to start, therefore we have several specialty areas including:
- Tax Accounting Performance Improvement
- Tax Strategy & Operations
- Tax Data Management & Analytics
- Tax Operations Management
- Tax ERP Services
Team members get exposure to a variety of areas including tax department operational performance improvement, SharePoint and document management, tax technology strategy, tax data management and analytics, tax accounting and vendor implementation, and strategy related to people and organizational structure.

Position/Program Requirements
Minimum Years of Experience: 5

Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree in Accounting
Certification(s) Required: CPA, Enrolled Agent or Member of the Bar

Knowledge Preferred:

Thorough knowledge of the tax issues facing multinational US companies or publically traded entities, especially in the areas of tax compliance and consulting services tailored to organizations with domestic operations with the goal of tax minimization.
Comprehensive technical skills in FAS 109 and FIN 48.

Skills Preferred:

Proficient technical skills working with tax tools and resources including tax provision preparation software such as Tax Stream, Vertex, Corptax, RIA, or other similar platforms.
Considerable experience identifying and addressing client needs: building, maintaining, and utilizing networks of client relationships and community involvement; communicating value propositions; managing resource requirements, project workflow, budgets, billing and collections; and preparing and/or coordinating complex written and verbal materials.
Considerable experience as a team leader: supervising teams to create an atmosphere of trust; seeking diverse views to encourage improvement and innovation; and coaching staff including providing timely meaningful written and verbal feedback.
Considerable experience in one or more of the following:
-Risk management analysis.
-Controls remediation
-Organization and/or structure re-design.
-Technology review and/or implementation.
- Utilizing third-party tax provision software including, but not limited to: OneSource Tax Provision?, Corptax Provision? and Longview Tax?.
- Utilizing, Six Sigma and LEAN concepts, as well as implementing Sarbanes-Oxley 404 internal controls.
- Utilizing ERP-based solutions, including technical development efforts required for successful ERP solutions
designing, building, testing and deploying the technical components