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M&A Tax Director

  • Location

    London,Edinburgh - PricewaterhouseCoopers Atria One,Birmingham - Chamberlain Square,Manchester

  • Sector:

    Accountant Practice

  • Job ref:

    183330WD

  • Published:

    3 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    06-07-2021

  • Client:

    PwC

This role is not location specific and can be based from any office or remotely"
Our Deals Tax team works closely with our Deals practice to advise on the tax implications of all aspects of transactions including; Mergers & Acquisitions, Business Recovery Services and Real Estate. Part of the wider Corporate Tax network, we work collaboratively across specialisms to drive value and help our clients succeed at all stages of the deal lifecycle.

The role sits within the Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) Tax team, the largest specialist team in PwCs global Deals Tax network. The team operates on a national basis so that no matter where individuals are located, we bring the best experts to our clients and the broadest range of opportunities to our people. Our client base is truly international and we pride ourselves on the strength of our network.

Our team is fueled by open and curious minds who are passionate about their work. As part of the team you’ll experience unparalleled opportunities to develop your career. You'll work on complex and challenging projects and gain experience working with prestigious and diverse clients - from high profile multinational organisations and private equity firms to start-ups and owner-managed businesses.
Responsibilities
Lead teams to deliver bespoke, commercially focused tax advice in a fast-paced and evolving international deals market
Responsibility for establishing and maintaining relationships as a trusted advisor; leading client engagements and work across our Deals business to lead multi-disciplinary solutions to clients
Be proactive in seeking opportunities to deliver and enhance value for new and existing clients 
Use your internal network to draw upon specialist input on tax and non-tax matters in connection with transactions 
Overall responsibility for ensuring successful delivery and management of projects, including financial performance
Take an active role in contributing to the strategic vision of the Deals Tax Team - working to capture opportunities for growth and diversification
Lead by example in your personal development, coaching your team to advance their learning and fulfil their own potential
Be agile and open minded in your approach to new challenges and seek opportunities to enhance project delivery through new technologies

Essential skills and experience
Chartered Accountant (ACCA, ICAEW, ICAS, CAI) or Chartered Tax Advisor (ATT, CTA) or equivalent international or legal professional qualification
Extensive experience, successfully leading teams on a number of M&A transactions including due diligence, structuring & tax modelling
Strong understanding of indirect and transfer taxes, management taxes and international tax principles
A substantive, proven track record of building internal and external relationships and networks, both within the UK and overseas
Developed communication skills, specifically in negotiating with and influencing others 
An inquisitive mind and ability to solve problems as part of a diverse team
Ability to use tax technical knowledge & insights in a fast paced commercial environment    
Proven ability to win client engagements and develop new business relationships with clients.
Excellent interpersonal skills, able to work collaboratively with people at all levels in a confident manner
 


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