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Productivity Data & Analytic Manager

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Job Category:   Analytics
Line of Service:   Tax
State & City:   IL-Chicago
Travel Requirements:   21-40%
Position Type:   Manager
Req ID:   99456BR
PwC/LOS Overview
PwC is a network of firms committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services.

We help resolve complex issues for our clients and identify opportunities. Learn more about us at www.pwc.com/us.

At PwC, we develop leaders at all levels. The distinctive leadership framework we call the PwC Professional (http://pwc.to/pwcpro) provides our people with a road map to grow their skills and build their careers. Our approach to ongoing development shapes employees into leaders, no matter the role or job title.

Are you ready to build a career in a rapidly changing world? Developing as a PwC Professional means that you will be ready
- to create and capture opportunities to advance your career and fulfill your potential. To learn more, visit us at www.pwc.com/careers.

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
Tax Transformation technology team members act as the direct liaison with senior IT professionals within PwC and our clients by providing specialized assistance to troubleshoot and resolve issues surrounding the technical

application aspects of our tax technology solutions.

The team is utilizes propriety web applications and is

responsible for managing technology support.

The Tax Data Analytics function is responsible for developing new reporting and analytics solutions for the Tax practice, as well as supporting go-to market solutions in the areas of SAP, dash boarding, visualization, mobile deployment and predictive analytics.

Position/Program Requirements
Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 4


Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree in a business field of study


Certification(s) Required: CPA (preferred) or other professional certifications approved for the practice.


Degree Preferred: Advanced degree in Accounting, Taxation, Data Analytics or Business Intelligence


Knowledge Preferred:

Demonstrates proven extensive knowledge of US GAAP literature and publications, including a proven record of success with preparing and reviewing a variety of tax returns, as well as direct engagement with tax-related consulting work.

Demonstrates proven extensive knowledge of, and/or a proven record of success performing in roles leveraging, a broad tax background that includes the following: (1) preparing and/or reviewing federal and state income tax returns, (2) utilizing tax software and system including, such as: Taxware, Thomson-Reuters, Vertex, SAP or others.

Demonstrates proven extensive understanding of identifying and addressing client needs: build solid relationships with clients; develop an awareness of Firm services; approach client in an organized and knowledgeable manner; deliver clear requests for information; demonstrate flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks.


Skills Preferred:

Demonstrates a proven track record of success and extensive ability for overall project management skills including successfully having managed several client tax projects.

Demonstrates a proven track record of success and extensive ability to maintain relationships with key client contacts.

Demonstrates proven extensive ability to prepare, communicate, facilitate, and present cogently complex written and verbal materials to and/or for higher-level audiences.

Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven track record of success managing business development opportunities and/or engagements from pre-sale and initial scoping through final delivery and signoff.

A background in tax analytics, reporting or business intelligence is expected.

Additional training for the right candidate will be provided.


The D&A team is charged with continuing to build efficiencies within the markets to help teams drive hours out of engagements while providing additional value to our clients.

The D&A team is in search of a Project Manager to manage the network of resources and coordinate with Tax D&A and other firm leaders.

Joining this growing part of our business will provide an opportunity to be a part of the transformation of the way the Tax LoS delivers client service and standardizes processes.

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