Courtney Brown

Courtney Brown

Partner, Tax Reporting and Strategy, PwC Canada

Courtney is a Partner at PwC Canada with a leadership role in Tax Reporting and Strategy, Tax Technology, Process Intelligence and Cost Recovery Analytics. He is based in the Oakville, Ontario office. 

Courtney works with a team who specializes in tax automation, tax cloud solutions, risk and recovery analytics, project management, leadership, machine learning, process mining, continuous monitoring, and data management. While Courtney’s focus is industry agnostic, he specializes in Financial Services and Public Sector.

Courtney is committed in driving value to what matters most for organizations through knowledge sharing and collaboration. Courtney has a passion for learning, people, technology, culture, agility and delivering innovation. Early in Courtney's career he developed multiple innovative technology assets for PwC, inclusive of TaxFinder and CashFinder which has helped identify and recover in excess of $300M+ in tax savings, operational efficiencies, discount opportunities and overpayments. Courtney has managed teams on over 360+ projects within Tax, Risk Assurance and Analytics to enhance tax compliance, business insights, automation, strategic analytic roadmaps and mitigation of high-impact organizational risks. 

Courtney has a Bachelor of Science from Mount Allison University, and a diploma (with honours) in Applied Information Technology from the Information Technology Institute.


  • Competencies:
  • Tax Risk Assurance
  • Technology and Analytics
  • Industry:
  • Public Sector
  • Financial Services


  • Tax Technology
  • Continuous Auditing & Continuous Monitoring
  • Internal Audit Analytics
  • Process Intelligence
  • Indirect Tax Technology
  • Computer Assisted Audit Techniques
  • Third Party Spend Optimization and Value Creation
  • Data Management
  • Automation
  • Analytics Strategy and Roadmap
  • Tax Workflow Management


  • Dalhousie University - Accounting and Finance
  • Mount Allison University - Bachelor of Science
  • Information Technology Institute - Applied Information Technology diploma (honours)
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