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Tax Disputes, Manager

London (Central)
Closing date
5 Feb 2023

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Salary band
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details


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.

About the team
This market leading Listed and Inbound (“L&I”) Corporate Tax Disputes Team currently consists of 20 tax dispute specialists, specialising in corporate tax. We act for large and high profile clients across all sectors. 

Our experienced team provides clients with a full tax disputes service, from considering clients’ tax governance and processes and proactive engagement with HMRC, to assisting with complex tax enquiries, including HRCP and the PDCF, negotiating matters with HMRC and reaching settlements of these. The team offers you excellent further training and career progression opportunities in a dynamic and exciting environment.

About the role
We are looking for an experienced Tax Disputes Manager, with experience gained through professional practice or as a former tax inspector, to join our London office at Embankment Place.

You will work alongside other national Tax Dispute specialists, and the wider L&I tax team, on a range of  advisory projects, helping clients to manage their tax governance and dealings with HMRC and overseas fiscal authorities. 

You will be encouraged to work on and take ownership of projects, interacting directly with clients and exploring business issues and potential needs. You will work to Senior Managers, Directors and Partners, providing advice on potential options available to clients. In addition, you will be expected to become involved in business development activities with a view to winning new projects and assignments. 

The successful candidate will have an unrivalled opportunity to support clients to resolve complex and high value disputes with tax authorities, working with some of the UK’s leading experts. The successful candidate(s) will demonstrate a deep knowledge of HMRC’s compliance powers and tax administration law and practice, with experience of engaging with HMRC and achieving resolutions.

Essential Skills and Experience 

  • Experience of dealing with HMRC enquiries / investigations
  • Experience of working with large corporate clients
  • Knowledge of HMRC structure, policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of key tax administration legislation, covering the following:

Information powers




Senior Accounting Officer regime

  • Project management skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Interpersonal and team working skills
  • Demonstrable relationship building skills 
  • Qualifications: ACA / CTA / HMRC inspector training

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The skills we look for
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The Deal
‘The Deal’, our firmwide Employee Value Proposition’ empowers our people to be the best they can be. Learn more.

Our commitment to you
We’re committed to building a culture that empowers all of our people to thrive and feel a sense of belonging at PwC. Learn more.

Application support
If you’re a person with a disability, if you’re neurodivergent, or if you have a condition that you believe may affect your performance during our selection process, we’ll be happy to make reasonable adjustments to our processes for you. Learn more.


Our values define how we do things. And our purpose is why we exist - now more than ever - to build trust in society and solve important problems for our clients and our communities. In a world we no longer recognise, we need to rely on the strength and agility of our people to help us to navigate these uncertain times.

We're committed to ensuring that care and our people's wellbeing remains central to our culture. While we may not know what’s ahead, we can do all we can to help shape the future. As we continue to navigate this unprecedented time, it’s important that we support our people, to help them take care of themselves and to ensure the right support is available when it’s needed.

For now, we ask you to join our talent network and stay in touch with what’s happening in real time, including new possibilities as they arise. Visit our website for more information on how we’re responding to this pandemic and what changes we’re making to our recruitment process. 

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Opportunities are at the heart of a career with us.   Opportunities for you to sharpen your skills, collaborate with experts, build lasting relationships and make an impact in a place where people, quality and value mean everything.

Our offer to you...

·         Be part of the world’s leading professional services network and enjoy the benefits that come with that.

·         Meet and collaborate with highly talented people from diverse backgrounds, developing new ways of thinking, creating value for you, for PwC and for our clients.

·         Work in a challenging and stimulating environment where you’ll be inspired to reach your full potential.

·         Identify and develop your skills, build on your existing strengths and discover new ones you didn’t know you had. Watch your expertise and influence grow with us.


The PwC deal

No matter which area of the business you choose to join, all offer the same deal.  The opportunity to grow as an individual, to meet new people, and build lasting relationships that will stay with you for life.  All whilst making an impact in a place where people, quality, and value, mean everything.  Your hard work will be rewarded with a competitive salary and a personally tailored benefits package.


What you need to bring to us

Your intellect, willingness to learn, ability to build relationships, put yourself in others’ shoes, while always making a positive impact with our clients and each other.

The skills, insights and connections you develop at PwC are career defining wherever your career may take you. It’s the opportunity of a lifetime. Take it.



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