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State and Local Tax Indirect VAT Director

Company: PwC
Location: Seattle
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

A career in our State and Local Indirect Tax practice, within State and Local Tax services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients solve their business issues related to business restructuring, adoption of new tax laws, and communicating local tax developments. You'll help with assessing our client's state and local tax burden and recommend solutions that support their overall business objectives to ensure that their filling positions are consistent with good business practices and with the states applicable tax laws and rules.

Our team helps our clients manage their indirect tax responsibilities related to value added taxes, sales and use taxes, goods and services taxes, federal excise taxes, and other transaction taxes. You'll help with identifying and exploring indirect tax opportunities and issues related to business expansion, systems and controls, refunds and cash flow, and policy and design.

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:6 year(s)Certification(s) Required:CPA, Member of the Bar or other tax, technology, or finance-specific credentials may qualify for this opportunityPreferred Qualifications:Degree Preferred:Juris DoctoratePreferred Fields of Study:TaxationPreferred Knowledge/Skills:Extensive knowledge of tax consulting and VAT structuring and technical VAT consulting associated with US headquartered companies overseas VAT (VAT/GST/foreign Sales Taxes, consumption and analogous taxes) regimes. Thorough knowledge of providing advice to clients on global VAT strategies, cross border operations structuring and restructuring, outbound investments, M&A, due diligence, logistics and supply chain transformation, recovery of VAT taxes, audit defense, tax automation and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems.Extensive technical skills in the analysis and resolution of global technical VAT taxation issues, recovery of VAT taxes, audit defense, tax automation and ERP systems. 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; and,
    • 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/whatwedotax
      Learn more about how we work: https://pwc.to/how-we-work

      PwC does not intend to hire experienced or entry level job seekers who will need, now or in the future, PwC sponsorship through the H-1B lottery, except as set forth within the following policy: https://pwc.to/H-1B-Lottery-Policy.

      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.





      For positions in California, Colorado, Hawaii, Nevada, New York State, or Washington State, or for opportunities that will report to a supervisor, office or other work site in New York State, please visit the following link for pay range information: https://pwc.to/payrange-v1-taxdirector

Keywords: PwC, Seattle , State and Local Tax Indirect VAT Director, Accounting, Auditing , Seattle, Washington

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