About the team
Due to rapidly increasing demand PwC is looking for staff at both the senior associate and manager grade to help drive its Tax Technology business within its Tax Reporting & Strategy business unit. The successful individuals will be focussed on the London Region Market but will be covering a national client base.
With an unparalleled client base this opportunity represents a real tangible chance to work within a specialist team and help shape and build one of PwC’s priority businesses. You will be fully supported by the Tax Reporting & Strategy leadership teams in helping you achieve your goals. The candidates will ideally be based in one of our London offices, as this is where the majority of the team are based. The candidate will be a self-starter, have a passion and drive to take the business forward and be able to provide technical excellence as part of our national team.
The tax landscape is constantly changing. Regulatory requirements are increasing, business and finance transformation is commonplace, and tax authorities and boards are demanding that tax risks are effectively managed. In this fast changing world, our Tax Reporting & Strategy (TRS) team is helping clients build a sustainable tax strategy for the future. Our complete approach to tax management brings together tax function design, technology and compliance delivery to help our clients understand and meet these challenges head-on. Our national TRS team is embedded within our market facing client teams within Tax putting us in a unique position to meet our clients’ needs. Working in TRS you’ll advise both domestic and international clients on the end to end management of tax across their business.
We are essentially a consulting business. We solve complex tax problems with technology. Projects range from one-off initiatives, through to long-term tax transformation engagements
About the Role
Candidates will have experience in providing a broad range of tax technology advice to clients covering one or more of the following areas:
Tax transformation and process improvement
Technology strategy for tax
Tax data management
Design and configuration of tax reporting solutions
Manage project timetables, budgets and client deliverables to a high standard
Assessing tax reporting processes and controls and advising on best practice and improvement opportunities
Raising the teams profile and promoting the full range of our capabilities internally and externally.
Actively supporting the partner and director group in the pursuit of opportunities and responses to proposals.
Essential skills and experience
Project management experience with technology implementations.
Good business awareness.
Excellent IT, database and spreadsheet skills.
Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team
A knowledge of accounting principles.
Business development experience an advantage.
Working knowledge of the types of technology used by the tax department i.e. ERP systems, provisioning tools, tax calculation engines, data analytics and visualisation, and workflow
Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)
Excellent problem solving, analytical, numerical and listening skills
ACA / CTA qualified - desirable but not essential
We help organisations and the people who run them answer the big business questions. How should we raise finance? Where should we be based? How should we reward our people? With some 3,300 experts whose expertise covers every conceivable area of taxation, we’re one of the UK’s leading tax practices.
The skills we look for in future employees
All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, ‘The PwC Professional’ and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.
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We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society. And we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.
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