Jill Niland is the leader of PwC’s Global Assurance New Products and Services team, responsible for developing technology-enabled new solutions to benefit PwC’s audit and non-audit clients in areas of automation, AI and predictive analytics, amongst other areas with a global view. Her primary area of focus for the past several years was related to scaling a global enhancement to the PwC managed services platform with a focus on automation. She was previously the Southeast Leader for PwC’s Deals business where she focused on helping our clients achieve their long-term strategic goals, not just execute transactions, by bringing our extensive network of Deals experts to assist companies with acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures/alliances, corporate finance/strategy matters, or capital market transactions.
Jill previously lived in Amsterdam for three years advising multi-national companies on both US GAAP and IFRS. From an industry perspective, Jill focuses on global companies in the industrial products, real estate and utility industries, serving as the national sector leader inside PwC’s accounting advisory practice for both real estate and healthcare over the last four years.
In addition to her client service responsibilities, Jill serves as a workstream leader for one of PwC’s data and analytics strategy priority offerings as well as the Diversity lead partner for the Assurance Line of Business on the Assurance National Leadership Team. She was recognized by Working Mother Magazine in 2014 as PwC’s Working Mother of the Year and serves on the Metro Atlanta board of the March of Dimes. She lives in Atlanta with her three children and her husband, Michael, who is also a PwC partner.