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U Pitt Tax Weath Management Tax Svcs Winter Associate 2018

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Line of Service:   Tax
Job Type:   Full Time
Travel Requirements:   0-20%
Office Locations:   Pittsburgh
Req ID:   97718BR
Position Type:   Associate
PwC/LOS Overview
PwC is a network of firms committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services.

We help resolve complex issues for our clients and identify opportunities. Learn more about us at www.pwc.com/us.

At PwC, we develop leaders at all levels. The distinctive leadership framework we call the PwC Professional (http://pwc.to/pwcpro) provides our people with a road map to grow their skills and build their careers. Our approach to ongoing development shapes employees into leaders, no matter the role or job title.

Are you ready to build a career in a rapidly changing world? Developing as a PwC Professional means that you will be ready
- to create and capture opportunities to advance your career and fulfill your potential. To learn more, visit us at www.pwc.com/careers.

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 32,000 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
As a Tax professional, no two days are the same.

The challenges you will face will change continually, and the solutions you devise will be critical to the success of the business.

In order to succeed, you need to be creative and analytical; dynamic and collaborative; a strategic thinker and possess a consistent passion to learn.

This is Tax at PricewaterhouseCoopers. And we invite you to become a part of it.
The Wealth Management Tax Services (WMTS) practice offers clients a scalable solution to address the tax compliance needs of corporations, partnerships, and other business entities.

Their specialized compliance services can be integrated at any point in the compliance life cycle to maximize a tax department's strengths and minimize the impact on company resources.

The WMTS practice specializes in international compliance services (global or multi-territory regulatory and tax compliance services, specialized tax professionals around the world, global compliance solutions such as an internet-based technology platform) federal compliance services (computing book/tax differences, preparing forms, return review, quarterly work, IRS audit support) and state compliance services (returns, quarterly work, state notices, state amended returns). The WMTS Practice supports clients by providing outsourcing services which include the management over the preparation and review of income and franchise returns along with responses to income tax examinations of our clients by federal, state and local taxing authorities.

Position/Program Requirements
Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 0

Minimum Academic Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Accounting
Preferred cumulative GPA: 3.3
Preferred Major GPA: 3.3
Client service associate positions are entry-level and job seekers are typically in the final academic year of completing their educational requirements or have graduated.


Certification(s) Preferred: Before starting at PwC, will be eligible to sit for the primary credential exam appropriate for relevant practice area, such as having 150 credit hours to sit for the CPA exam in certain states.


Job Duties:
The selected individual will work as a team member with Tax WMTS practitioners and other professionals, from partners and directors to clients and third party appraisers, on a daily basis.


Job Requirements:
The selected individual will be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge that includes, but is not limited to the following: -Basic understanding of the fundamentals and principles related to fiduciary income tax returns and the compliance-related aspects of a Service Level Agreement. client service relationship; -Basic understanding of, and/or direct experience preparing and maintaining year-round maintenance for, federal and state tax returns and forms for various type of client accounts (ex. 1041, 5227, 1099, 990/PF, 3520, 5498, 1099R)and e estimated taxes for trust accounts; -Basic understanding of, and/or direct experience delivering, federal and state tax business compliance services, as well as large scale outsourcing solutions, which includes the following: -Preparing Fiduciary and Individual Income tax and franchise returns, -Preparing, reviewing, printing, and assembling detailed 1099s, -Responding to client requests for copies of 1099s, K-1s and trust returns / resolve Federal and State government tax inquiries, as well as a high volume of transmittals and tax returns, and -Manually updating gains and losses reports; -Proven ability to utilize effectively written and verbal business communication skills when interacting with clients and firm staff and/or management in a professional business environment; -Proven ability to demonstrate problem solving skills, with an emphasis on troubleshooting and devising creative solutions. Proven ability to identify, research, and document tax issues and offer solutions; -Proven ability to organize, prioritize and manage multiple tasks and assignments within a professional tax services business environment; -An ability to self-motivate and take responsibility for personal growth and development; demonstrate a willingness to accept new challenges




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