Insourced Solutions for Tax Director Application Developer

PricewaterhouseCoopers   •  

Fort Myers, FL

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


8 - 10 years

Posted 41 days ago

A career in our Innovation Development practice, within Innovation services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients' redesign, redefine, and redeploy their assurance and/or tax departments to be a strategic asset across the enterprise. You'll focus on assisting clients as they incorporate increased automation, machine learning, data & analytics, Open Source technologies into their processes to deliver better quality output and contribute more strategically to organisational decision making. Our team helps our clients create a guided path to innovation by developing the right methods that generate insight based ideas, and to select, produce and commercialise the most valuable and viable results. You’ll focus on software driven innovation strategy, software technology diligence, operating model design, software product planning and management, and software architecture and cloud strategy.


As a Director, 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 lead the practise by setting strategy, drive the development of new business in the market, and provide technical advice across disciplines
  • Building strong networks within the firm to spot and capitalise on opportunities to get involved in projects that others are leading across a number of different business units and sectors
  • Identifying and discussing key issues with our clients to identify potential opportunities
  • Responsibility for a majority of day to day client communications
  • Responsibility to shape and deliver various projects that exceed the expectations of our clients and our own assignment quality criteria
  • Manage and deliver large projects by developing the project team, assessing engagement risks throughout, driving conclusions, and reviewing / challenging the output produced by the team
  • Responsibility for management of engagement financials
  • Helping to grow and develop our team through hands on training and coaching

Job Requirements and Preferences:

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum Degree Required:
Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience:
8 year(s)

Certification(s) Required:
CPA, Member of Bar, or one of the following; Enrolled Agent, PhD - Computer Science/Information Science (OR STEM Equivalent), Professional Certification in Project Management (PMP), Six Sigma Black Belt (Lean, Green, Black, Master), Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE), Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD), Microsoft Certified Professional Developer, 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), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Developer (JAVA, SQL, SAP), Lotus Professional Certification, Certified Software Quality Analyst (QAI), Certified Software Quality Test Engineer (QAI), Masters - Computer Science/Information Science, Oracle Certified Professional, Professional Certification in Business Analysis, Certified Compensation Professional, Global, Remuneration Professional, Technology Specialist: Adobe Technologies, or Technology Specialist: IBM Technologies.

Preferred Qualifications:

Degree Preferred:
Master Degree

Preferred Fields of Study:
Computer and Information Science, Information Technology

Additional Educational Preferences:
Other STEM related fields of study may be considered

Preferred Knowledge/Skills:
Demonstrates thought leader-level knowledge with, and/or a proven record of success directing efforts in the following areas:
- Utilizing Oracle into projects, in addition to knowledge of other RDBMS solutions (e.g. MS SQL, Ingres, MySQL);
- Utilizing and applying cloud database design into projects including AWS and/or Azure as well as knowledge of big data solutions (Hadoop, Spark, or any NoSQL);
- Leading major information management programs;
- Operationalizing data governance and data quality;
- Utilizing and applying the major big data solutions and products available in the market into projects;
- Creating and deploying industry leading practices and methodologies;
- Managing and leading technical big data teams;
- Utilizing and applying data modeling and/or predictive modeling into projects; and,
- Working with Partners, Staff, and Clients to assess needs, provide assistance, and resolve problems, using excellent problem-solving skills, verbal/written communication, and the ability to explain technical concepts.

Demonstrates thought leader-level abilities with, and/or a proven record of success directing efforts in the following areas:
- Providing strategic direction of the platform while managing tactical DBA work and supporting agile development effort;
- Facilitating the migration of database environments;
- Providing architecture and technology leadership across a platform in support of Big Data and Cloud Data technologies;
- Collaborating and providing strategic direction for short and long-term practice commercialization goals;
- Working with the technical and subject matter experts to understand the complex technological system in order to produce integrated end-to-end solution options;
- Driving Oracle RDMS configuration, standards, and industry leading practices; and,
- Facilitating short and long-term resource alignment and hiring needs to support the vision and strategic direction of the practice.

Job ID: 27621WD