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Private Business – Senior Associate

Employer
PwC
Location
Milton Keynes Village
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
5 Feb 2023

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

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.


Milton Keynes TaxWe 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 dois diverse.Our Private Business Milton Keynes team specialise in advising privately owned companies and wealthy individuals, families and their businesses on managing their personal and company tax affairs in the UK and abroad. Typically work in this area will focus on the issues affecting the owners of a business (individuals, PE houses), as well as the general corporate aspects. 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.

The role


We are looking to recruit individual(s) at Senior Associate level preferably with experience of advising privately or family owned businesses and private equity portfolio companies


As a Senior Associate, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:


● Proactively assist in the management of several clients, while reporting to Managers and above
● Contribute to the development of your own and team’s technical acumen
● Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues
● Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients
● Developing effective working relationships with both our interesting clients (including many well-known brands) and internal stakeholders, collaborating with other teams across the firm when delivering projects.
● Maintaining relevant tax knowledge, staying current with technical developments including changes in tax law and legislation.
● Advising clients and internal stakeholders on the latest tax technical issues.

● Supervising, coaching and providing regular feedback to juniors within the team while keeping more senior stakeholders updated on progress.
● Opportunities to work directly with a broad range of experienced Private Business Partners, Directors, Senior Managers and Managers, locally, nationally and across the PwC Network
● We provide tax services to businesses with an international footprint within a broad range of industry areas. This includes a broad range of complex cross-border tax consulting.
● Being part of a growing team, helping to identify and develop new opportunities, including involvement in developing new client relationships.

Essential skills and experience


The successful candidate(s) will possess initiative, enthusiasm and the ability to work with and contribute to a growing team, possessing the personal skills to form strong, trusted relationships with our clients and contacts in the market. The successful candidate(s) will have the following skills and experience:


● Relevant and up-to-date UK tax knowledge – experience of tax issues facing privately or family owned businesses and private equity portfolio companies.
● You will be expected to deepen and drive the technical understanding of a particular area of private client or private business taxation such as trusts, succession or corporate planning for example and build your reputation as a subject matter specialist.
● Good project management skills – able to assist in the management of several complex client projects and plan their own workload.
● Good communication skills – the candidate will be expected to be the point of contact on some of the client relationships in their portfolio while supporting a range of stakeholders including client contacts and PwC staff.
● Excellent written communication – including report writing, technical memo drafting and concise advice for clients.
● Efficient use of technology – in managing client relationships, carrying out analysis and producing deliverables.
● ACA and/or CTA qualified with some post qualification experience. Part ACA/CTA qualified applicant will also be considered

Given the vast majority of our compliance work is managed by dedicated compliance teams, your role will offer you exposure to a high standard of tax consultancy work on a varied portfolio with great opportunities for career advancement.


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Company

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PwC

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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