26 days ago
A career in our Tax Compliance Services practice, within Tax services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients meet and manage their tax obligations across unique but ever changing tax specialties. You’ll advise clients on their local and overseas tax affairs, while acting as a strategic consultant related to business analysis, managing indirect taxes, dispute resolution, and global enterprise tax solutions.Our team helps our clients with compliance across all taxes, statutory accounting and complex tax reporting. You’ll focus on bookkeeping and monthly reporting, drafting, auditing and filing of local statutory financial statements, and transaction processing.
To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.
As a Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:
- Develop new skills outside of comfort zone.
- Act to resolve issues which prevent the team working effectively.
- Coach others, recognise their strengths, and encourage them to take ownership of their personal development.
- Analyse complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations.
- Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations.
- Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firm's/client's expectations.
- Use data and insights to inform conclusions and support decision-making.
- Develop a point of view on key global trends, and how they impact clients.
- Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties.
- Simplify complex messages, highlighting and summarising key points.
- Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.
Within our Compliance Technology & Services team in Birmingham we are looking for an individual with an interest in developing their experience in indirect tax compliance and developing a career within an established team.
Working within the wider team you will be responsible for the final review of draft indirect tax returns using our Indirect Tax Technologies. You will be allocated to a portfolio of clients in order that high quality returns are produced and client relationships are developed to maximum potential. You will be responsible for liaising with clients and the wider PwC network in order to ensure quality and timely delivery. You will build relationships with both client contacts and the PwC network.
Successful applicants will also have the opportunity to work on ad-hoc global VAT compliance projects, wider Indirect Tax process projects and assisting clients on issues such as overseas registrations, e-filing, potential impact of new overseas Indirect Tax legislation and tax authority audit support etc.
This role provides the successful candidate with an unparalleled opportunity to build global Indirect Tax technical skills, global Indirect Tax compliance awareness and the experience of working on complex and challenging assignments. This is an excellent platform for furthering your career within Indirect Tax and opportunities for training are available.
On a day to day basis responsibilities will include;
Dealing with client financial data and processing into our Indirect Tax Technologies
Reviewing the client specific exception reports produced by the technology
Managing deliverable and contractual scope to ensure delivery against compliance obligations
VAT technical and accounting review of draft returns and client specific exception reports
Selecting specific transactions for further review
Liaising/managing the appropriate client personnel
Liaising with the global PwC network
Ensuring high quality service delivery to our clients
Coaching/Mentoring junior members of the team
Keeping up to date with legislation and practical changes which impact Indirect Tax compliance
Essential skills and experience
Successful candidate will need to possess and demonstrate a broad range of capabilities and skills, including;
Good VAT technical knowledge
EMEA VAT knowledge and experience preferred
Previous experience in a VAT related role
Previous experience on managing a team or a portfolio of clients is preferred
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
Excellent self-organisational skills
Ambition and a strong desire to succeed
A commitment to team working
An ability to work within a strict timetable and deadlines