National Tax Controversy & Regulatory Services Director
Line of Service: TaxSpecialty/Competency: National Tax ServicesIndustry/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 Director, 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:Support team to disrupt, improve and evolve ways of working when necessary.Arrange and sponsor appropriate assignments and experiences to help people realise their potential and support their long-term aspirations.Identify gaps in the market and spot opportunities to create value propositions.Look for opportunities to scale efficiencies and new ways of working across multiple projects and environments.Create an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart.I promote and encourage others to value difference when working in diverse teams.Drive and take ownership for developing connections that help deliver what is best for our people and stakeholders.Influence and facilitate the creation of long-term relationships which add value to the firm.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 DegreeRequired Fields of Study:AccountingMinimum Years of Experience:8 year(s)Certification(s) Required:CPA, Enrolled Agent or Member of the BarPreferred Qualifications:Degree Preferred:Juris DoctoratePreferred Fields of Study:Accounting, TaxationPreferred Knowledge/Skills:Extensive knowledge of IRS structure and strategic forward planning, including negotiations, issue resolutions, examinations and appeals, internal controversy resolution, excise tax, technical consulting, audit support and information reporting and withholding. Thorough knowledge of international tax ramifications of performing cross-border services, tax minimization planning, consulting, tax compliance and business planning services.Extensive technical skills, including federal tax, examination and dispute resolution process, analyze legislative and regulatory tax development, research, analyze and write options on proceedings and federal tax law. Thorough experience identifying and addressing client needs: developing and sustaining deep client relationships using networking, negotiation and persuasion skills to identify and sell potential new service opportunities; preparing and presenting complex written and verbal materials; and defining resource requirements, project workflow, budgets, billing and collection. Thorough experience as a team leader: leading teams to generate a vision, establish direction and motivate members, create an atmosphere of trust, leverage diverse views, coach staff, and encourage improvement and innovation.Demonstrates a proven record of success as a tax technical team leader generating new business, proposal writing and delivery, collaborating across engagements and business units. Identifying opportunities to provide additional services with experience utilizing a CRM system in a professional services firm to network, develop relationships and sell additional/new services.Demonstrates experience in a professional services environment utilizing 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 leveraging data visualization tools to provide insights to clients;- transforming the business by creating capacity and delivering an enhanced employee and client experience.Proven experience with evaluating and negotiating new and existing contracts, as well as leveraging pricing tools to contribute to 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/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.