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Engagement Project Manager (4932561)

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Company: PwC

Location: New York City, NY

Date Posted: February 11, 2014

Source: PwC

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 180,000 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 ...
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 180,000 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 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:
The Tax Project Management group is focused on strategic market priorities such as improving communication and process improvement initiatives to achieve innovative, optimized, cost effective and efficient models for delivering outstanding services to our clients.

Position/Program Requirements:
Knowledge Preferred:

Demonstrates proven extensive knowledge of, as well as success in roles utilizing, project management methodologies and frameworks which may include the following areas:
- Implementing and analyzing the impact of our major Tax engagements on the assigned engagement.
- Connecting and building relationships to analyze current engagement plans, engagement business models and relevant performance metrics
- Driving and aligning necessary change management and learning support solutions across an organization through a broad understanding of innovation, people and business strategies.
- Analyzing data and compare forecasted data to actual outcomes.

Skills Preferred:

Demonstrates proven extensive ability and success with leading the development and implementation of projects plans, while managing risk, meeting budgets and targets on large scale projects in complex organizations.

Demonstrates proven extensive ability and success with utilizing analytical and problem solving skills to identify and implement solutions

Demonstrates proven expert-level ability and success to utilize effective written and verbal communication skills, building extensive networks to achieve the following results:
- Update and review results of management reports to inform engagement leaders of project statuses, as well as provide the necessary controls and timely completion for client service projects.
- Understand the business model, operating process and service offerings of assigned practices, considering the impact on communications and the overall role.
- Manage extensive internal and external approvals process.
- Provide that each staff member of the assigned engagement team(s) understand the content of the Engagement Letter or Statement of Work (i.e., contractual obligations) and consider scope limitations.
- Update and/or develop a dashboard to communicate the results of analyzing large volumes of data
- Collaborate as part of a cross-functional team to manage conflict and openly address challenges.
- Create awareness, understanding and support for new business approaches and process improvements.
- Develop quickly leadership presence and brand recognition with industry clients and practice leaders.

Min Year Exp: 5
Min Degree(s) and Certifications:
Completed undergraduate degree, BA/BS
Certification Required: Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) or similar certification
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