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Productivity and Data Analytics Director

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Job Category:   Analytics
Line of Service:   Tax
State & City:   TX-Dallas
Travel Requirements:   21-40%
Position Type:   Director
Req ID:   99992BR
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
The Tax Technology Development 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: 7


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 thought leadership involving 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 thought leadership-level 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 systems such as Taxware, Thomson-Reuters, Vertex, SAP or others.

Demonstrates thought leadership and an intimate 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 successful client engagement management.

Demonstrates a proven track record of success and intimate ability to maintain relationships with key executives, companies, and a network of professional organizations.

Demonstrates proven thought leadership-level abilities to prepare, communicate, facilitate, and present cogently complex written and verbal materials to and/or for executive-level audiences.

Demonstrates proven thought leadership abilities as a team leader, emphasizing the following: generating a vision; establishing direction and motivating members; encouraging improvement and innovation; supervising teams to create an atmosphere of trust; seeking and leveraging diverse views; participating in various staff recruitment and retention activities; and coaching staff including providing written and verbal feedback.

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

Additional training for the right candidate will be provided.


A key priority to achieving success in our Firm is the focus on Data & Analytics (D&A).

Over the past several years, the D&A team has built a network focused on driving efficiency improvements through the use of self-service business intelligence tools.



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 Director to lead the network of resources and coordinate with Tax D&A and other firm leaders. The person would be in charge of

Data & Analytic Infrastructure rollout and 50% innovation.

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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