Indirect Tax Technology, Data Manager
PwC
London, Manchester
54d ago

We are looking for a Tax Data Management specialist

Due to unprecedented growth PwC is looking for a Manager to help with the drive in its Indirect Tax Reporting & Strategy business across the technology consulting space.

With an unparalleled client base held by the team this opportunity represents a real tangible chance to work within a specialist team and help shape and build the business and team within our Indirect Tax practice.

You will be fully supported by both the Indirect Tax and the Tax Reporting & Strategy leadership in helping you achieve all your goals.

The candidates will ideally be based in our Manchester or London offices.

About the role

Overall, we provide a full range of audit, tax and related financial advice to a portfolio of clients ranging from large plcs to small local businesses.

The team is committed to providing pro-active tax and business consultancy advice. As well as advising businesses of varying sizes, our clients operate across a diverse range of market sectors.

We are essentially a consulting business and little of our work is routine. Projects range from one-off initiatives providing bespoke solutions to specific problems, through to advising countries that are introducing VAT systems for the first time.

One thing is guaranteed : the indirect tax practice offers a wide variety of opportunities.

Some of the core areas the team works in are the integration of indirect tax related software solutions, data analytics and management in all its guises and ERP, other accounting information systems and tax engine reviews and implementations.

  • In addition, governance, risk and control across the end-to-end processes and departmental interactions; in, co and out sourcing of the reporting and compliance needs;
  • shared services, and BPO's and lean processing.

    We are looking for candidates to enhance our team in two key areas and the candidate will need to be able to demonstrate credible experience and skills in the following areas :

    Data Management - with core skills in the building out and use of business intelligence software and a rounded technical capability in data manipulation :

    Strong data manipulation, analytics and visualisation skills, including :

    Excellent capability at using MS Excel and exposure to VBA

    Accurate and developed data manipulation skills using various ETL tools and techniques, including amongst others IDEA and Alteryx

    Design, build and operation of visualisation software to a very high standard, including amongst others Tableau and Qlikview

    Able to read, understand and critique SQL queries and familiarity with HTML and Javascript

    Aside from these key areas, experience with any of the following will also be a significant advantage :

    Indirect Tax technical knowledge and experience (VAT and / or Duty)

    Experience of working in indirect tax (VAT and Duty) accounting or compliance

    A working knowledge of ERP software - with a core technical understanding of SAP and / or Oracle and a rounded appreciation of other ERP and accounting information systems

    Experience in the implementation and / or review of key financial and logistics modules and of methods of data extraction from these systems

    Experience of working from raw accounting data from other systems

    Experience of developing RPA solutions, including amongst others UiPath

    Advocates use of technology (over and above excel)

    Experience with indirect tax determination engines (Onesource, Vertex and Sovos)

    Able to communicate tax, data and technology concepts to non-specialists

    The candidate will be a self-starter, have a passion and drive to take this forward and be able to provide a technical centre of excellence as part of our team.

    We help organisations and the people who run them answer the big business questions. How should we raise finance? Where should we be based?

    How should we reward our people? With some 3,300 experts whose expertise covers every conceivable area of taxation, we’re one of the UK’s leading tax practices.

    The skills we look for in future employees

    All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients.

  • These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, The PwC Professional’ and are made up of five core attributes;
  • whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.

    Diversity

    We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society.

    And we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.

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