Manager Tax Insurance - London
Posted on Jan 19, 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.
As a 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 Senior Managers 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
- Contribute to the development of your own and team's technical acumen
- Develop strategies to solve complex technical challenges
- Assist in the management and delivering of large projects
- Train, coach, and supervise staff
- Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues
- Continue to develop internal relationships and 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 Manager to join this growing team.
The role will require the ability to provide strong support to Senior Managers and Partners in delivering an extensive range of services to a wide range of insurance clients.
A strong background in corporate tax is required with experience of tax advisory work, tax compliance and audit of tax. An Insurance background 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 broadening 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 & Acquisition, International, Finance & Treasury and Group restructuring.
The role will provide significant development opportunities that arise in working in a market leading team.
Amount of time client based (20%)
Opportunity for job sharing? (No)
Need to travel/overnight stays away from home (Yes, depending on client projects)
Opportunity for flexible working (hours)? (Yes, depending on client projects)
Amount of time PwC office based (80%)
Opportunity for working from home? (Occasionally, depending on client projects)
The following skills are required for this role
ACA/ATT/CTA qualification or equivalent (or working towards)
Strong UK corporate tax background
Experience of working on both tax compliance and tax advisory assignments
Good tax accounting knowledge
An ability to communicate effectively both with clients and colleagues
A track record of delivering quality work for clients
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.
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