Job Title: Wealth Management Tax Services Manager
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Hiring Company: PWC
Specialty/Competency: General Tax Consulting
Industry/Sector: Not Applicable
Time Type: Full time
Government Clearance Required: No
Available for Work Sponsorship: No
Travel Requirements: Up to 20%
A career in our Wealth Management Tax Services (WMTS) practice, a national practice in our overall PwC tax practice, will provide you an opportunity to work with the largest and most complex financial services organizations in advising them on tax matters in a variety of tax specialties. You’ll advise clients on their federal, state and international tax responsibilities, while acting as a strategic consultant related to business analysis, dispute resolution and direct client interaction. You’ll focus on tax law changes related to tax filing responsibilities, US and international tax reporting, communications with Federal and state taxing authorities and significant interaction with our clients on their tax matters.
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 Manager, 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:
- Develop new skills outside of comfort zone.
- Act to resolve issues which prevent the team working effectively.
- Coach others, recognise their strengths, and encourage them to take ownership of their personal development.
- Analyse complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations.
- Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations.
- Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firm’s/client’s expectations.
- Use data and insights to inform conclusions and support decision-making.
- Develop a point of view on key global trends, and how they impact clients.
- Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties.
- Simplify complex messages, highlighting and summarising key points.
- 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’ needs
Job Requirements and Preferences:
Minimum Degree Required:
Required Fields of Study:
Additional Educational Requirements:
Other business related fields of study may be considered (such as, Business Administration/Management, Finance, Economics, International Business, Management, Quantitative Finance). Job seekers must demonstrate all of the minimum requirements are met for CPA licensure per respective state regulations.
Minimum Years of Experience:
Certified Public Accountant [or commitment to pass CPA exam before being promoted to Manager and thereafter obtain CPA licensure], Enrolled Agent or Member of the Bar
Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success in roles involving the management of tax compliance needs pertaining to corporations, partnerships and other business entities, which includes the following areas: Daily collaboration with tax practitioners and other related levels of business managers and staff, including partners, directors, clients and third party appraisers; Fundamentals and principles related to fiduciary income tax returns and the compliance-related aspects of a Service Level Agreement; Preparation and year-round maintenance of federal and state tax returns and forms for various type of client accounts (ex. 1041, 5227, 1099, 990/PF, 3520, 5498, 1099R) and e estimated taxes for trust accounts; Delivery of federal and state tax business compliance services, as well as related large-scale outsourcing solutions.
Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success in the following areas related to the management of tax compliance needs pertaining to corporations, partnerships and other business entities: Reviewing Fiduciary Income tax returns; Reviewing detailed 1099s; Responding to client requests for copies of 1099s, K-1s and trust returns / resolve Federal and State government tax inquiries, as well as a high volume of transmittals and tax returns; Preparing effectively written and verbal business communication skills when interacting with clients and firm staff and/or management in a professional business environment; Utilizing problem-solving skills, with an emphasis on troubleshooting and devising creative solutions, Identifying, researching, and documenting tax issues, as well as devising and offering related solutions; Organizing, prioritizing and managing multiple tasks and assignments within a professional tax services business environment.
Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success as tax technical business advisor, including developing new relationships, making introductions to sell new services and doing so with a “One Firm” service mindset. Preferred familiarity with a CRM system.
Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success in 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 to provide insights to clients;
– utilizing digitization tools to reduce hours and optimize engagements; and,
-understanding alternative fee arrangements, including the use of pricing tools, to provide a point of view on pricing strategies.
We are transforming the way we deliver tax services. Find out more about what we do on our Tax Career Page at pwc.to/whatwedotax
All 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.