8 days ago
Our Private Business team specialise in advising wealthy individuals, families and their businesses on managing their personal and company tax affairs in the UK and abroad. Collaboration with other areas of the business enables us to work holistically with clients to find solutions to achieve their plans.
Our curious minds and collaborative spirit enables us to work together, helping clients navigate the ever changing tax landscape. As part of the team you’ll be actively encouraged to consult, to share specialist knowledge and new ideas as we continue to innovate to deliver best in class service.
We are looking to recruit a Senior Manager based in our Glasgow or Edinburgh offices with significant and varied experiences of advising privately or family owned businesses, private equity portfolio companies and business owners on a broad range of complex matters.
A key role in a growing team, working closely with experienced Private Business Partners and Directors and having responsibility to develop new client relationships, identifying and pursuing new opportunities from within our market.
Responsibility for a diverse and broad portfolio of client engagements, including privately owned or family owned businesses and private equity portfolio companies.
Developing market leading relationships with both our interesting clients (including many well-known household names) and internal stakeholders, collaborating across the firm when developing client relationships or delivering complex projects.
Maintaining an expert level of relevant tax knowledge (both UK and overseas), staying current with technical developments including changes in tax law and legislation.
Advising clients and internal stakeholders on the latest tax technical issues, including delivering sessions at client / knowledge events.
Supervising, coaching and providing regular feedback to Managers, Senior Associates and Associates within the team while also keeping more senior stakeholders updated on progress.
Essential skills and experience
The successful candidate will possess initiative, drive and the proven ability to work with and help lead a growing team, possessing the personal skills to maintain deep, trusted long-term relationships with our clients and contacts in the market. The successful candidate will have the following skills and experience:
Relevant and up-to-date UK (and some overseas) tax knowledge - varied experience of more complex tax issues facing privately or family owned businesses, private equity portfolio companies and business owners.
Strong project management skills - able to manage several demanding client projects while remaining resilient and planning workload for self and others.
Excellent communication skills - the candidate will be expected to be the point of contact on complex client engagements in their portfolio while supporting a range of stakeholders including client contacts and PwC staff.
Excellent written communication - providing thorough and robust review of all written deliverables, including reports, technical memos and other concise advice for clients.
Coaching and delegation - the successful candidate will help other Senior Managers and Managers in the team coach, develop and delegate to a team of associates and senior associates, helping them grow their tax technical expertise alongside their client management skills.
Efficient use of technology - in managing client and contact relationships, pursuing opportunities and overseeing the delivery of analysis and written deliverables.
ACA and/or CTA qualified.