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.
A career in our Merger and Acquisition Tax 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 various aspects of a merger and acquisition transactions such as restructuring, divestiture, partnerships and insolvency. You’ll focus on helping clients establish treasury goals, analyse and quantify tax assets, assess tax risks, and model taxable income and cash flow impacts.
Our Deals Tax team works closely with our Deals practice to advise on the tax implications of all aspects of transactions including; Mergers & Acquisition, Business Recovery Services and Real Estate.
The role sits within the Private Equity Portfolio (PE Portfolio) Tax team,one of the most successful teams within PwC’s Deals Tax network. Our PE Portfolio team advises Private Equity backed businesses, working collaboratively across specialisms to drive value and help our clients succeed at all stages of the deal lifecycle.
The team operates on a national basis so that no matter where individuals are located, we bring the best experts to our clients and the broadest range of opportunities to our people. Our client base is truly international and we pride ourselves on the strength of our network.
Our team is fueled by open and curious minds who are passionate about their work. As part of the team you’ll experience unparalleled opportunities to develop your career. You'll work on complex and challenging projects and gain experience working with prestigious and diverse clients - from high profile multinational organisations and private equity firms to start-ups and owner-managed businesses.
The role would suit a candidate with a strong UK corporate tax background, a good awareness of other taxes, as well as experience of managing client accounts. Experience of transaction work and/or the Private Equity market is desirable, but not essential, as full training and support would be provided.
Lead teams to deliver tax advisory services to a range of PE portfolio company clients
Build and maintain relationships with clients and junior members of the team. In particular, working closely with clients to foster relationships and provide commercial, proactive and innovative advice to enhance value.
Use your technical knowledge and experience to help develop strategies to solve complex technical challenges for our clients.
Seek specialist input from other parts of tax, overseas teams and other lines of service.
Be proactive in seeking business development opportunities, helping to identify and progress opportunities with new/existing clients.
Be a role model in your personal development, coaching your team to advance their learning and fulfil their own potential
Be agile and open minded in your approach to new challenges and seek opportunities to enhance project delivery through new technologies
Take responsibility for developing your own and the team's technical and business acumen; keeping up to date with business and economic issues, industry insights and sharing your experience and technical knowledge as part of a team to solve important problems.
Essential skills and experience
Chartered Accountant (ACCA, ICAEW, ICAS, CAI) or Chartered Tax Advisor (ATT, CTA) or equivalent international or legal professional qualification
Significant UK corporate tax skills and experience as well as good awareness of other taxes (VAT, employment taxes, management taxes etc)
Some transaction experience is desirable, but not essential
You will have a flexible approach and be able to manage a number of clients / projects simultaneously
A proven track record of building internal and external relationships and networks
Excellent communication skills, specifically in negotiating with and influencing others
Experience of project managing and delegating work within a team context
Strong analytical, project management and report writing skills.
An inquisitive mind and ability to solve problems as part of a diverse team
Ability to use tax technical knowledge & insights in a commercial environment
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