PwC releases Enterprise Insights for Tax, an advanced Tax data hub and analytics solution leveraging SAP®

PwC’s Enterprise Insights for Tax, enables companies to access strategic tax information via an integrated SAP solution that’s directly integrated to their financials while eliminating the tax department’s reliance on inefficient manual data processing.

NEW YORK, March 3, 2017— Today, many tax departments rely on inefficient processes to collect core financial data into useable tax ready information. PwC’s Enterprise Insights for Tax provides a comprehensive data and analytics platform for tax that leverages a company’s enterprise investment in SAP. The solution enables tax sensitization and analysis of SAP financial data with powerful analytics and reporting to help organizations drive operational and strategic insights into their tax function.   

“PwC’s Enterprise Insights for Tax empowers finance and tax stakeholders with real-time visibility into strategic tax information, including identification and exploration of areas of tax risk that may impact financial statements, tiered according to materiality with drill down to main influencers,” said Dr. Bjarne Berg, Principal, Advanced Tax Analytics & Innovation at PwC.

The solution provides instant access to detailed transactions thru strategic dashboard information that’s typically delayed for most SAP clients, and therefore has an immediate impact on key stakeholders: 

  • CFO - visibility into tax areas that present the most impact risk for audit & financial statements; develop fact based strategies and ensure accurate reporting
  • VP of Tax - visibility into factors driving the tax expense and cash tax by jurisdiction to adjust or plan for the tax expense; access tax analytics to detect trends and discover insights
  • Tax Team - visibility into effective tax rates and alerts regarding unusual or unplanned tax items or transactions to anticipate their impact on the financial statements

Enterprise Insights for Tax provides instant access to the following information that enables organizations to redesign and redeploy their tax function while empowering their C-level executives with strategic tax information:

  • Tax Sensitization

o   Legal Entities & Jurisdictions

o   Business unit to legal entity mapping

o   GL Account tax sensitive attributes

  • Risk Analysis - identification and exploration of areas of tax risk that may impact the financial statement, tiered according to materiality with drill down
  • ETR Analysis – multi-year, period-to-period effective tax rate trending by jurisdiction and legal entity with drill down to main influencers, drivers and component details
  • Cash Tax Analysis - examine the accuracy of finance provided pre-tax forecasts vs. actual
  • Tax Data Integration – integrate finance consolidated trial balances/adjustments, GL trial balances, GL transactions, provision application output, legal entities, jurisdictions and account mappings
  • BPC to GL to Transaction Drill Down - drill down from consolidated trial balances to GL trial balance and transaction detail within a selected period
  • GL to Provision Reconciliation - variance report of provision account balances to GL account balances by legal entity with drill down to constituent business units for selectable periods

PwC’s Enterprise Insights for Tax application will be available for demonstration at the SAPinsider Financials/GRC Conference March 21-24, 2017 in Las Vegas.

For more information, visit our site: Enterprise Insights for Tax.  

About PwC’s SAP practice

PwC is a recognized leader in SAP tax integration. Our Tax Reporting and Strategy (TR&S) and Advanced Tax Analytics and Innovation (ATAI) practices utilizes process, data and technology to redesign, redefine, and redeploy our client's tax functions. We bring the right blend of industry, process and technology skills enabling us to integrate industry-specific business-process insight with deep technical knowledge of SAP solutions.

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