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Solutions Design Architect - Manager - Microsoft

PwC
New York, NY 10017

A career in our Tax Reporting and Strategy practice, within Innovation services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients tax departments redesign, redefine, and redeploy tax to be a strategic asset across the enterprise. Youll focus on assisting clients incorporate increased automation in the tax reporting process, increase analytic capabilities through data integration, and create solid internal controls that will enable the Tax function to deliver better quality output and contribute more strategically to organisational decision making.Our team helps our clients expand the tax role to include research, analytics, and technologies to improve how their organisation collaborates and performs. Youll focus on enhancing the tax reporting process by incorporating increased automation, integrating quality data, developing analytic capabilities, and utilising technology to deliver better quality output in less time.


To really stand out and make us ?t for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service. 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, youll 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:

- Pursue opportunities to develop existing and new skills outside of your comfort zone.
- Act to resolve issues which prevent effective team working, even during times of change and uncertainty.
- Coach others and encourage them to take ownership of their 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 firms/clients expectations.
- Develop a perspective on key global trends, including globalisation, and how they impact the firm and our clients.
- Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties
- Focus on building trusted relationships.
- Uphold the firms code of ethics and business conduct.


The TAPI group within Tax Reporting & Strategy (TRS) offers management consulting services to clients and to their large corporate tax functions, by monitoring and analyzing legislative and regulatory tax developments, developing strategies in anticipation of tax law changes and regulatory developments, analyzing the economic impact of tax legislation and federal budget proposals, and addressing technology needs for tax function effectiveness.

Job Requirements and Preferences: 

Basic Qualifications: 

Minimum Degree Required: 
Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience: 
4 year(s) 

Certification(s) Required: 

At least one of the following: CPA, Admission to the Bar, Enrolled Agent, Professional Certification in Project Management (PMP), Six Sigma Black Belt/Lean Black Belt/Master Black Belt, Certified Business Intelligence Professional (CBIP), SAP Certified Professional, Oracle Certified Professional, PhD - Computer Science/Information Science or STEM Equivalent, Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE), Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD), Certified Software Quality Analyst (CSQA), Certified Software Tester (CSTE), UX Certificate - Nielson Norman Group, Certified Analytics Professional (CAP) or equivalent institutional, Data Science Program, Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP) or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

Preferred Qualifications: 

Preferred Fields of Study: 
Computer Systems Analysis, Computer Systems Analysis & Accounting, Management Information Systems, Management Information Systems & Accounting, Systems Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Engineering & Accounting, Computer Management, Computer Programming, Computer and Information Science, Computer and Information Science & Accounting, Computer Applications

Preferred Knowledge/Skills: 

Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success in contributing to projects that span both client implementation and product teams, emphasizing the development life-cycle of our various technology solutions, leveraging Agile methodology which includes the following:

  • SharePoint on premise / SharePoint Online;
  • O365 Tools such as Outlook, Teams, Yammer, PowerApps, and Flow;
  • Use of ETL tools such as Alteryx and/or Power Query;
  • Automation of tasks through scripting tools, similar to PowerShell;
  • Database design within SQL;
  • Use of reporting tools such as PowerBI, Tableu;
  • Familiar with Machine Learning concepts/tools; and,
  • Production of deliverables in a high pressure, time sensitive environment, being available on-call for issue escalation.

Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success as a technical member of a client implementation or product teams producing results involving, designing and implementing system integration approaches using Microsoft technologies, which includes continuous delivery of the following:

  • Gathering business requirements and creation of domain-specific reports utilizing Microsoft or other 3rd party reporting solutions;
  • Designing a full technical solution architecture (system planning or software development); and,
  • Understanding systems development using .NET or open source technologies and frameworks.

Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success as a tax technical business advisor, including developing new relationships, making introductions to sell new services and doing so with a "One Firm" service mindset.

Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success with 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; and,
  • Utilizing digitization tools to reduce hours and optimize engagements.

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 based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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Posted: 2019-10-31 Expires: 2019-12-01

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