Sales and Use Tax Senior Associate
PwC - Minneapolis, MN

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Line of Service: Tax
Industry: Core Tax
State & City: MN-Minneapolis
Travel Requirements: 0-20%
Position Type: Full Time
Auto req ID: 40024BR-0

PwC/LoS Overview:
Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading firm that services clients that include the Fortune 500, and will give you the experience and exposure you need to build your career and personal brand? If you are, then PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (www.pwc.com/us) is the firm for you. PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC US) helps clients meet the challenges and opportunities of the US marketplace in the areas of assurance, tax, and advisory. We offer the advantage of being part of a global network of firms combined with detailed knowledge of local, state and US national issues. More than 169,000 people in over 158 countries across the PwC network are committed to deliver quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. People across the PwC network share knowledge, experience and solutions to develop fresh perspectives and deliver practical advice.

At PwC US, you will be part of a learning culture, where teamwork and collaboration are encouraged, excellence is rewarded, and diversity is respected and valued. We offer a flexible career progression model that allows for a variety of challenging opportunities throughout your career. We provide unparalleled coaching, mentoring, and career development programs; global opportunities; and state of the art technology-driven methodologies to help you provide quality service to our clients.

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 23,000 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 PricewaterhouseCoopers State and Local Tax (SALT) practice is dedicated to helping its clients assess their state and local tax burden by recommending solutions that support their overall business objectives and provide support so that their filling positions are consistent with good business practices and with the states' applicable tax laws and rules. Our practice is structured as a true network of well respected state and local tax professionals, including many former key state officials. As a national network, we assign SALT professionals best suited to address our clients' needs, without regard to geographic barriers. Whether a company is undergoing a complicated business restructuring, grappling with the adoption on FASB Interpretation No. 48, or interested in advice on day-to-day developments, our SALT practice is well suited to address state and local tax needs. The Sales and Use Tax practice assists companies in identifying and assessing the strengths and weaknesses of their sales and use tax function, including accrual and compliance processes, managing sales and use tax audits, and evaluating sales and use tax exclusions and exemptions to determine the full extent of their application.

Position/Program Requirements:Knowledge Preferred:
Considerable knowledge of a variety of state and local tax issues, including tax planning, restructuring, due diligence, audit defense, reverse audits and audit management for companies with a presence in multiple taxing jurisdictions.

Considerable knowledge of FAS 5.

Skills Preferred:
Considerable technical skills in a wide range of sales and use tax matters, including FAS 5, reverse audits, tax planning, consulting, compliance, automation, mergers and acquisitions, controversy and audit defense.

Demonstrated experience identifying and addressing client needs: actively participating in client discussions and meetings; communicating a broad range of Firm services; managing engagements including preparing concise, accurate documents and balancing project economics management with the occurrence of unanticipated issues.

Demonstrated experience as a team leader: creating a positive environment by monitoring workloads of the team while meeting client expectations and respecting the work-life quality of team members; providing candid, meaningful feedback in a timely manner; and keeping leadership informed of progress and issues.

Minimum Years of Experience Necessary:
3

Minimum Degree(s) and Certification(s) Required:
Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting or business related field [provided all of the minimum requirements are met for CPA licensure per respective state regulations] required.

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 required.

Accounts Payable Manager, Accounts Payable Specialist, Certified Accounts Payable Professional or Certified Member of Institute for Professionals in Taxation.

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