Manager Tax Disputes UK-Wide

Job Title: Manager Tax Disputes UK-Wide
Location: Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow, London, Manchester, Reading
Reference: 36838BR
Contact Name: PwCRecruiting Team
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Job Published: June 11, 2019 19:07

Job Description

The successful candidate(s) will have an unrivalled opportunity to become involved in helping clients (ranging from large corporates to high net worth individuals to owner managed businesses) resolve complex and high value disputes with the tax authorities. The successful candidate(s) will demonstrate a deep knowledge of HMRC’s structure, practices, compliance powers, and an understanding of the theory and practice of negotiation, working with some of the UK’s leading experts.

You will be based in one of our many offices but will work alongside other tax dispute specialists, and wider tax team, on a range of advisory projects, helping clients to manage their dealings with HMRC and other UK and overseas fiscal authorities.

You will be encouraged to take ownership of projects, interacting directly with clients and exploring business issues and potential needs. In addition you will be expected to become involved in business development activities with a view to winning new projects and assignments.


Key skills required are as follows

  • Experience of dealing with HMRC enquiries / investigations.

  • Knowledge of HMRC structure, policies and procedures.

  • Knowledge of the legislation covering the following

    • Penalties

    • Assessments

    • Enquiries

    • Accelerated payment notices and follower notices

    • The Senior Accounting Officer regime

    • HMRC information powers

  • Experience of working with a wide variety of clients

  • Project management skills

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Interpersonal and team working skills

  • Demonstrable relationship building skills

  • Evidence of good client service

  • Qualifications ACA / CTA / current or former HMRC inspector


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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