Corporate Tax Manager, Energy

Greater Manchester
06 Aug 2022
03 Sep 2022
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office
Salary band
Full Time


We help our clients stay ahead of changes that impact their businesses, navigating complexity and risk. We deliver deep tax technical, people and legal expertise, while providing the critical context to make informed and compliant decisions. With clients ranging from multinational organisations and public sector bodies to entrepreneurs and family businesses, the work we do is diverse.

Job Description & Summary

The PwC Energy Team is recruiting. We are looking for market facing Senior Managers and Managers with experience in corporate tax to join us. Our Energy team operates across key markets nationally, with hubs in Aberdeen, Manchester, and London. You would be supporting existing Oil & Gas clients as they embark on their journey towards net zero, as well as working on renewables and other low carbon sector clients.

The Role

You will be attached to our Aberdeen office, but will work as part of our national Energy Tax team, giving you exposure to clients and deals across the UK.  You will also get the chance to develop relationships with counterparts across the globe, given our international client base. 

We pride ourselves on our inclusive culture, value diversity and the uniqueness of each member of our team. Diversity, inclusion, and fair work access are our core values. The team is fully supportive and actively encourages flexible working. We will work with you to agree the right balance and arrangement that works for you and us.

You will be responsible for the delivery of tax services to large Energy clients.  Prior experience of the sector is not essential as you will receive full support from our team of Directors and Senior Managers. 

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Working with our Director team to develop client relationships and identify opportunities for PwC

  • Managing a portfolio of Energy clients, being their primary contact for day-to-day tax matters 

  • Management of other PwC teams (e.g., compliance) to ensure smooth delivery across all areas of corporate tax to your clients.

  • Varied advisory projects, including but not limited to - corporate restructuring, debt / equity reorganisations, corporate interest restriction, overseas and domestic permanent establishments, loss utilisation, etc

  • If desired, delivery of tax due diligence and structuring to support M&A activity, either on our existing clients or alongside our financial due diligence team

  • Leading a team of more junior staff to help them develop and grow 

  • Staying current on sector developments and considering how this impacts our clients

  • Developing internal relationships with our wider Energy team’s line of services specialists

  • Managing our investment in client and related financial metrics.

Essential skills and experience

  • Practice-trained finance professional, with relevant qualification (e.g., ACA/ACCA/CTA).

  • Experience of advising large corporate clients on UK and international tax matters. 

  • Proven client relationship skills and effective management of internal teams.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and sustaining relationships over a period

  • Demonstrated business acumen through an interest in and either experience of sector issues or an enthusiasm to learn ultimately being confident discussing these issues with clients.

  • Clear communication, and the ability to summarise complex tax matters.

  • Ability to manage your own time and work to deadlines.

  • Commitment to developing self, proactive mindset, and desire to make the role your own.

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