Pwc Tech Tax Technology Business Analyst

Pwc Birmingham , AL 35202

Posted 2 months ago

A career in Information Technology, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to support our core business functions by deploying applications that enable our people to work more efficiently and deliver the highest levels of service to our clients. You'll focus on managing the design and implementation of technology infrastructure within PwC, developing and enhancing both client and internal facing applications within PwC, and providing technology tools that help create a competitive advantage for the Firm to drive strategic business growth. Our Business Analysis - Practice Support team oversees Information Technology project lifecycles to help align our Information Technology solutions with our business needs by identifying and addressing gaps. As a part of the team, you'll help optimise opportunity cost, document the right requirements to create solutions that meet user needs, improve efficiency by reducing rework, and shortening project timelines.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. 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, you'll 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:

  • Develop new skills outside of comfort zone.

  • Act to resolve issues which prevent the team working effectively.

  • Coach others, recognise their strengths, and encourage them to take ownership of their personal 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 firm's/client's expectations.

  • Use data and insights to inform conclusions and support decision-making.

  • Develop a point of view on key global trends, and how they impact clients.

  • Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties.

  • Simplify complex messages, highlighting and summarising key points.

  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

Business Analysts apply analytical skills working with business and product owners to develop requirements and user stories stemming from product roadmaps. Analysts add value to the delivery team by working with the business and product owner to create clarity around business objectives through the development of and refinement of user stories. Our Business Analysts solve business problems working with delivery teams using Agile and scrum methodologies.

Job Requirements and Preferences:

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum Degree Required:

High School Diploma

Minimum Years of Experience:

4 year(s) of progressive roles managing IT system/software development and project management processes

Preferred Qualifications:

Degree Preferred:

Bachelor Degree

Preferred Fields of Study:

Information Technology, Computer Systems Analysis, Management Information Systems

Certification(s) Preferred:

IIBA

Preferred Knowledge/Skills:

Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team leader working on software development projects, preferably for a global network of professional services firms, including the following areas:

  • All phases of applications systems analysis and a proven understanding of the SDLC development methodology (Waterfall/Agile/Scrum);
  • Business requirements understanding and translating them into the appropriate deliverables;
  • SDLC activities expected to develop custom developed and packaged applications selecting and driving appropriate requirement Methods including Agile Requirements Methods; and,
  • Vendor SOW, SLA measures and acceptance criteria for managing successful outcomes of projects leveraging vendors.

Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team leader in applying technology to the current business environment and preparing requirements from which applications can be developed, preferably for a global network of professional services firms, including the following areas:

  • Working on software development projects, infrastructure, SaaS and/or Cloud solutions;

  • Applying analytical skills to determine business value and document accurate business requirements and present these requirements in a manner that is concise, measurable and flexible enough to meet project and stakeholder needs;

  • Conducting requirements elicitation, validation and analysis meetings with the business stakeholders; perform Fit/Gap analysis; support testing activities; and produce deliverables related to the project or projects assigned;

  • Managing the quality and acceptance of vendor analysis and testing SOW deliverables in a project setting;

  • Overseeing the documentation of business requirements and test cases, so that requirements and test cases are unambiguous, aligned, consistent and not in contradiction with each other;

  • Working with vendor SOW project deliverables on their quality and meeting acceptance criteria;

  • Providing modeling of the business processes; understand the business need and impacts of proposed solutions;

  • Providing assistance for developing solution approach to deliver business value; and,

  • Developing business and application domain knowledge for an assigned business portfolio and/or line of service.

icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Pwc Tech Global Tax Technology Director

Pwc

Posted 2 months ago

VIEW JOBS 5/15/2021 12:00:00 AM 2021-08-13T00:00 A career in Information Technology, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to support our core business functions by deploying applications that enable our people to work more efficiently and deliver the highest levels of service to our clients. You'll focus on managing the design and implementation of technology infrastructure within PwC, developing and enhancing both client and internal facing applications within PwC, and providing technology tools that help create a competitive advantage for the Firm to drive strategic business growth. Our Information Technology Development team helps develop and supports internal information technology systems and applications for use by all staff levels. You'll help our team develop programmes and applications that cater to PwC's strategic technology needs using your knowledge of technical domains of application. To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. 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 Director, you'll 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: * Support team to disrupt, improve and evolve ways of working when necessary. * Arrange and sponsor appropriate assignments and experiences to help people realise their potential and support their long-term aspirations. * Identify gaps in the market and spot opportunities to create value propositions. * Look for opportunities to scale efficiencies and new ways of working across multiple projects and environments. * Create an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart. * I promote and encourage others to value difference when working in diverse teams. * Drive and take ownership for developing connections that help deliver what is best for our people and stakeholders. * Influence and facilitate the creation of long-term relationships which add value to the firm. * Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct. Job Requirements and Preferences: Basic Qualifications: Minimum Degree Required: High School Diploma Minimum Years of Experience: 8 year(s) of progressive roles focused on managing information technology applications and its overall impact on business strategies and productivity. Preferred Qualifications: Degree Preferred: Bachelor Degree Preferred Fields of Study: Computer Applications, Computer Programming Preferred Knowledge/Skills: Demonstrates thought leader-level abilities with, and/or a proven record of success directing efforts in improving and managing the productivity of technology processes and business processes by creating automated workflows to replace manual workflows including the following areas: * Lean IT principles and data driven approaches; * Script languages and automation (e.g. Python, Ruby, JScript, VBscript, Bash, Powershell, Google Apps Script, Groovy); * Modern web application development (e.g. AngularJS, NodeJS, Python, CSS3, Boostrap); * Mobile application development (e.g. iOS, Swift, Android, Java, Apache Cordova, PhoneGap, Ionic); * NoSQL databases (e.g. DocumentDB, Cloud Datastore, MongoDB, Casandra, etc.); * API management (e.g. Azure API Management, Google Cloud Endpoints); * Continuous integration/continuous deployment (e.g. Git, Jenkins, TFS, Puppet, Chef, Maven, Gradie, Ant); * Data Integration Tools (SSIS, Informatica, API Management, Enterprise Service Bus, and Rules Engine); * Enterprise Application Integration and Identity Management (IdAM), (oAuth2); * Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence, Content Management, Master Data Management, Enterprise Search and Reporting (Tableau, MicroStrategy, Sharepoint); and * Data analytics platforms (Hadoop, BigQuery/BigTable, Map/Reduce). Demonstrates thought leader-level abilities with, and/or a proven record of success directing efforts in application and business IT strategy that spans multiple technology platforms, preferably for a global network of professional firms in the following areas: * Demonstrate technical understanding that spans multiple platforms and portfolio of applications with demonstrated knowledge of the business strategic priorities in order to resolve complex problems; * Demonstrate understanding of regional data centre and operations functions to support the integration of key priorities and understanding of application service operation management principles; * Strategically direct a team while leading projects and initiatives related to operations and process improvements with internal staff, contractors and managed service vendors; * Direct multiple application support areas covering a variety of applications and sourcing models; * Collaborate senior leadership and peers across the organization to impact the strategic direction of application support processes; * Drive compliance to SLA's for application support; * Define and direct short and long term plans for application support based on strategic priorities of business; * Perform financial management (e.g. budgeting, forecasting, operational and capital expenditure, RUN costs; * Translate the RDC and operations plan by leading others and performing work with significant independence; and * Direct and facilitate formal and informal coaching and development activities for employees and coordinate contractors and managed services assignments. Pwc Birmingham AL

Pwc Tech Tax Technology Business Analyst

Pwc