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Data Analytics for Tax



Data Analytics for Tax

Instructors: Mark Drenka; Chris Jarski CPA, MBA

  • Format

    Course - Online

  • Duration


Data Analytics for Tax will dramatically increase your productivity. The AICPA, in corroboration with industry leaders, has designed this course to demonstrate how accounting and finance professionals, worldwide, can realize the untapped potential of robotic process automation.

Learning outcomes

  • Identify the various uses and benefits of data analytics techniques within the tax function.
  • Apply data analytics tools and techniques to a given tax function using the six-step decisionmaking framework for automating deliverables.
  • Develop and evaluate suitable business cases for implementing tax automation to appropriately effect a given function at an organization.

£159.00 (CIMA members only)


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Product information


Realize the untapped potential in more readily available data, improve performance, and better serve your clients through Tax Data Analytics, which is part of the broader Data Analytics certificate program. Gain practical literacy on data analytics so you can improve the services you offer. Using performance-based, problem-centered tasks, learn how data analytics can be employed within the tax function. With implementation of emerging technologies in the area of tax data analytics, your business and your clients will be ahead of the competition.

Key Topics:

  • Data transformation in the age of extremely large data sets
  • Data visualization to recognize and apply practical applications of data analytics
  • Current and future state of tax analytics and overcoming obstacles to implementation

Who should take this course?

  • Tax practitioners who serve or advise clients and would like to understand the impact of data analytics on the tax function
  • Tax managers/decision makers looking to utilize data analytics within their business tax function
  • Accounting and finance professionals looking for more information on how data analytics will affect tax processes
  • Tax auditors who are interested in how data analytics will affect the audit process

Professional development

This Course - Online offers 4 hours of CPE credit.
Note on CPE Requirements and Credits
All learning resources available in the CGMA Store qualify for CPD for CIMA members.

Format:Course - Online
Access:This is a digital product. You will have access to the content for a year after purchase date.

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£159.00 (CIMA members only)


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  • Mark Drenka

    Mark is a seasoned practitioner in the Tax Digital Consulting service line. Mark’s primary focus throughout his career has been developing tax processes, implementing tax technology solutions, and assisting large organizations in meeting their compliance and financial reporting needs. Mark is part of a national Tax Digital Consulting team that assists companies with enhancing the performance of a tax function by identifying areas of improvement for people, processes, technology, and data. Mark’s primary focus has been on data management strategies, data transformation, and data visualization. Mark has assisted companies with analyzing sets of unstructured data and applying leading business intelligence applications to help minimize risk, identify opportunities, and optimize business strategies.

  • Chris Jarski CPA, MBA

    Chris Jarski, CPA, CGMA, MBA is a managing director in Tax Function Optimization at Grant Thornton LLP, providing services in data management, analytics and visualization. He is also the national markets lead for the Tax Innovation practice. Chris’s pragmatic approach to using technology ensures that tax leadership is equipped to drive achievement of key business initiatives. He was previously a partner in an advisory practice serving Fortune 500 clients and a senior manager in Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting Best Practices group.