Senior Manager Tax Insurance London
Posted on Jan 18, 2019 by PWC-1
Our team helps our Financial Services clients navigate the frequently changing and complex national and international tax environment related to stringent capital requirements, management of operational tax risks, and tax implications of investing in different jurisdictions. You'll help our clients with their tax structuring while helping to address the challenges of the continuously changing tax world, both locally and globally.
As a Senior Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to
- Proactively assist in the management of a portfolio of clients, while reporting to Directors and above
- Be involved in the financial management of clients
- Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients
- Develop project strategies to solve complex technical challenges for our clients
- Manage and deliver large projects by developing the project team, assessing engagement risks throughout, driving conclusions, and reviewing / challenging the output produced by the team
- Shape and deliver projects to meet and exceed the expectations of our clients and our own quality criteria
- Train, coach, and supervise team members
- Continue to develop internal relationships and developing your PwC brand
Who we are looking for
PwC's Insurance Tax team is the market leader in the UK. The London based team is offering exciting opportunities for a Senior Manager to join this growing team.
The role will require the ability to provide strong support to Directors and Partners in delivering an extensive range of services to a wide range of insurance clients.
A very strong corporate tax background is required with experience of tax advisory work, tax compliance and audit of tax. An insurance background, particularly in the insurance sector is beneficial but not essential.
About the role
The Insurance Tax team provides services to all sectors of the insurance market, including the Lloyds of London market, commercial and private insurance providers, reinsurance carriers, life and health insurers, and brokers. Clients include the biggest UK insurance names, the largest International and the specialist Bermudan companies. Amongst these major players are a large number of medium sized businesses.
As well as developing knowledge and experience of the Insurance industry and Insurance taxation, the role will offer exposure to a number of wider areas of tax, including Mergers & Acquisitions, International (including Brexit related restructuring), Finance & Treasury, Group restructuring and the tax aspects of accounting and system changes.
The role will provide significant development opportunities that arise in working in a market leading team.
Need to travel/overnight stays away from home (Potentially, depending on client projects).
Opportunity for flexible working (hours)? (Yes, flexible working is encouraged on a formal and informal basis. Our culture is to support and value different ways of working).
The following skills are required for this role
ACA/ATT/CTA qualification or equivalent.
Strong UK corporate tax background.
Preferably a good working knowledge of the interaction between accounting and tax.
An ability to communicate effectively both with clients and colleagues
Experience of managing teams and developing new business.
An ability to take advantage of new opportunities for learning, sharing new knowledge; and thinking creatively
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.
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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.
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