PwC State and Local Tax - Credit & Incentives Senior Associate - Chicago in Chicago, Illinois

A career in our Credit and Incentives 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 create a proactive and value added credits and incentives programme, utilising elements that provide information, analysis, tracking, and communications. You’ll help our clients identify federal and state tax credits and incentives for their industry, quantify and qualify the potential tax opportunities, and increase eligible tax credits and economic incentives based on a payroll data analysis.

Responsibilities

As a Senior Associate, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Proactively assist in the management of several clients, while reporting to Managers and above

  • Train and lead staff

  • Establish effective working relationships directly with clients

  • Contribute to the development of your own and team’s technical acumen

  • Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues

  • Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients

  • Continue to develop internal relationships and your PwC brand

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Bachelor Degree

Required Fields of Study :

Accounting

Additional Educational Requirements :

Job seekers must demonstrate all of the minimum requirements are met for CPA licensure per respective state regulations

Minimum Years of Experience :

3 year(s)

Certification(s) Required :

CPA

Preferred Qualifications :

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Considerable knowledge of state and local tax credits and economic issues, including opportunities to reduce investment costs by unlocking and securing favorable incentives packages, identifying agencies administering various programs, controversies, and identifying tax and non-tax savings opportunities for past and future investments, job creation, research, training and other qualified expenditures. Considerable knowledge of state and local tax issues, including income franchise, property tax, sales and use and employment tax.

Considerable technical skills, including identifying and applying applicable credit and incentive programs, and understanding and applying changes in state legislature, tax research, consulting and compliance as it relates to multi-state specialties. 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.

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.

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.