Andy Ruggles

US Tax Reporting and Strategy Leader, PwC US

Andy is the National Practice Leader in PwC’s US Tax Reporting & Strategy practice, focused on leading clients and teams in the use of process and technology in the tax reporting, analysis, and compliance process. Andy applies his deep knowledge of tax department operations and the adoption of technology to the tax function for compliance, tax accounting, or tax planning.  Andy’s specializations include process redesign, data mapping/blueprinting/organization, conversion of data and process to a technology enabled approach, and assistance with third party vendor software implementations.

Andy is a frequent participant in tax panels and forums that address the transformation of process and technology in medium to large tax departments around Tax Function of the Future.  His extensive track record working with organizations’ tax departments, IT departments, and leadership teams, and his leadership of PwC’s tax and technology professionals, provide clients with an optimal blend of an informed tax perspective with the experience and pragmatism required by tax operations.

Andy has a BS in Finance (CSU, Long Beach) and an MBA with Accounting emphasis (CSU, East Bay). He is a member of the AICPA and California Society of CPAs.

Qualifications/Certifications

  • National partner focused on data, process and technology
  • Extensive experience assisting organizations in transition clients from an existing process to a technology enabled process designed to increase efficiency, transparency and reporting capabilities
  • Frequent speaker on tax panels and forums on industry trends and pragmatic solution
  • Member of the AICPA and California Society of CPAs