Insourced Solutions for Tax Controversy Sr Associate

  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Stamford, CT, USA
  • Feb 18, 2021

Job Description

Line of Service: TaxSpecialty/Competency: Industry Tax PracticeIndustry/Sector: Not ApplicableTime Type: Full timeGovernment Clearance Required: NoAvailable for Work Sponsorship: NoTravel Requirements: Up to 20%A career in our United States National Tax Practice Tax Controversy and Regulatory Services 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 navigate the Internal Revenue Service process to facilitate compliance, drive issue resolution, and assist with strategic forward planning. You'll help our clients navigate the audit planning process, apply Internal Revenue Service practice and procedure, address information reporting and withholding matters, and facilitate 9100 relief.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 Senior Associate, 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:Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities, coaching them to deliver results.Demonstrate critical thinking and the ability to bring order to unstructured problems.Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current industry or sector trends.Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.Know how and when to use tools available for a given situation and can explain the reasons for this choice.Seek and embrace opportunities which give exposure to different situations, environments and perspectives.Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing and connecting with others.Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality relationships.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' needsJob Requirements and Preferences:Basic Qualifications:Minimum Degree Required:Bachelor DegreeMinimum Years of Experience:3 year(s)Preferred Qualifications:Degree Preferred:Juris DoctorateCertification(s) Preferred:CPA or Active Member of the Bar.Preferred Knowledge/Skills:Demonstrates thorough knowledge and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:- Tax controversy and litigation, including tax procedure, technical tax arguments, substantiation requirements, responding to inquiries from the Internal Revenue Service, managing federal audits, and managing risk for large multinational corporations;- Technical tax specialization with both domestic and international issues arising in the corporate context; and,- Technical and legal research of complex tax issues, transaction structuring for tax issues, due diligence, strategy formulation, financial modeling and tax planning.Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:- Demonstrating controversy and litigation skills and preparing responses to IRS information document requests;- Researching tax law questions that arise in a complex international and diversified company and preparing memos regarding the same topics;- Interacting with clients, other third-party advisors and vendors on significant litigation matters;- Coordinating valuation work and substantiating key return positions and building relationships within significant corporate organizations;- Applying and interpreting the U.S. federal income tax law as it relates to Sub-Chapter C corporations, Sub-Chapter S corporations, partnerships, consolidated groups, tax efficient structuring and use of debt, the reorganization provisions of the Internal Revenue Code, technical writing, and reviewing of opinion letters and memoranda;- Identifying and addressing significant client needs, actively participating in client discussions and meetings and liaising with client management;- Communicating a broad range of Firm services;- Demonstrating project management, including preparing concise, accurate documents, working with team members to drive solutions, and balancing the occurrence of unanticipated issues;- Acting as a team leader by creating a positive environment by working with team members to satisfy client expectations and respecting the work-life quality of team members; and,- Providing candid, meaningful feedback in a timely manner and keeping leadership informed of progress and issues.As a tax technical professional, demonstrates ability to research business and industry trends to develop a point of view to leverage in assisting with proposals, considering opportunities across multiple lines of service.Experimentation with 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 leverage data visualization tools.Exposure to pricing, client value and the negotiation process - including reviewing contracts and finding opportunities to introduce new pricing options.We are transforming the way we deliver tax services. Find out more about what we do on our Tax Career Page at pwc.to/whatwedotaxAll 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.PDN-92bfb876-9e34-48af-a6f1-64f5e9d91887

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