International and Corporate Tax Manager - Top Tier
Posted on Jan 16, 2019 by PWC-1
A career within Corporate Tax services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients meet their tax obligations while managing the impact tax has on their business. You'll advise clients on their local and overseas tax affairs, while acting as a strategic consultant related to business analysis, managing working capital, and profit sharing for partners. You'll also help organisations understand the pricing implications of goods and services between related parties, as well as providing advice on tax implications of deals.
Our team helps our clients improve their tax function to control risk and facilitate better decision making. You'll focus on helping businesses with tax strategy, ensuring tax compliance, increasing post tax profits, and providing application support to achieve the best corporate tax practices.
Our team is a leading international tax adviser to the largest UK listed and foreign parented multinational companies operating in the UK. Our clients include many household names and are from all industry sectors (except Financial Services).
The work is cutting edge tax advice; it is technically demanding and creative, and offers opportunities to work on major corporate transactions and international projects. Tax return preparation is not done by the team.
We are looking for a Manager who will relish the technical challenges in this area and enjoy the opportunities to build relationships with a wide range of clients and develop teams to support them. Candidates will need a strong track record of delivering and managing complex international and corporate tax projects as part of a multidisciplinary team.
About the role
You will be responsible for building close relationships with a wide range of clients and working as part of a team to deliver the Firm's tax services. Client teams range in size depending on the client and nature of the work. As a Senior Manager you will have a key role in shaping your accounts. You will also have the opportunity to work in project teams on one-off projects.
The client work is stimulating and rarely routine. It offers opportunities to help solve the tax and business issues of companies that are household names and be a leading adviser on the latest tax developments. The work is wide-ranging including advising on major corporate transactions, providing international and UK advice, as well as supporting the audit of tax for major companies.
The team will provide you with the opportunity to put into practice your tax technical skills in a stimulating and challenging environment, working alongside a group of corporate tax specialists with a pool of Managers and other staff to support you.
You will benefit from a progressive environment where you will be encouraged to develop client relationship and other softer skills in addition to technical expertise. There will also be opportunities to develop deeper knowledge in particular areas of interest such as international structuring, finance and treasury tax, advising on operating models, or certain industry sectors.
The role will be both varied and challenging and will provide significant opportunities to develop your career. As a Senior Manager you will have the opportunity to work with and learn from experienced Directors and Partners on your client teams, including some of the best known practitioners in their fields. In addition, you will have a 'People Manager' who will manage your performance, well-being and development.
In terms of wider development opportunities, you will have the opportunity to progress your career in the Firm through gaining wide-ranging experience across industries and locations. Being a global organisation we are able to offer staff the opportunity to go on international secondments and there are further options to develop technically and professionally through varied client secondments.
- You must have a UK professional qualification (eg ACA, CTA, solicitor) or overseas equivalent.
- You will have gained significant international and UK corporate tax advisory experience working on complex transactions. Ideally you will also have experience of tax reporting or tax accounting.
- You will need strong analytical skills and a flexible approach, combined with the ability to work as part of a number of client teams simultaneously.
- You will have experience of developing and maintaining strong relationships with clients and internal stakeholders.
- You will have experience of project managing and delegating work within a team context.
- You will have a focus on self-development and on the development of those working with you.
We help organisations and the people who run them answer the big business questions. How should we raise finance? Where should we be based? How should we reward our people? With some 3,300 experts whose expertise covers every conceivable area of taxation, we're one of the UK's leading tax practices.
The skills we look for in future employees
All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, 'The PwC Professional' and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.
We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society. And we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.