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Corporate Tax, Energy, Senior Manager

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Closing date
19 Mar 2024

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

Job Details

The PwC Energy Tax Team is making a significant investment in Energy Transition - join us and you can help shape our clients' future and their journey to net zero. We are looking for experienced, market facing Corporate Tax professionals to join us. Our Energy team operates across key markets nationally, with hubs in Aberdeen, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Manchester, Leeds and London. You would be supporting existing Oil & Gas clients as they embark on new energy projects as well as working on renewables and other low carbon sector clients.

If you're interested in working in renewable energy, curious about carbon capture or hydrogen production, and want to play your part in Energy Transition - then we're interested in hearing from you.

You will be attached to whichever of our offices suits you, but you 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 and therefore are location agnostic. We will work with you to agree on the right balance and arrangement that works for you and us.

You will be responsible for the delivery of tax advisory services to large energy clients and green energy funds often with international ambitions, managing aspects of the client relationship and working on their acquisitions and disposals. 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,
  • Managing a small portfolio of energy clients, being their primary contact for day-to-day tax matters
  • Delivery of Tax M&A projects guided by the Director or Partner, often working as part of a multi-disciplinary team on larger acquisitions or disposals
  • Leading a team of our 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, and pursuing opportunities identified
  • 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 under transaction pressure and effectively managing internal teams.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and sustaining relationships over a period of time.
  • 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.
  • Evidence of a Business Development mindset and contribution to business development activity.
  • Experience of tax structuring or previous deals tax experience might be useful but not essential, as training will be provided
  • Familiarity with accounting principles is useful
  • Ability to write clear articulate reports, summarising complex tax matters.
  • Ability to manage your own time and work to a deadline.
  • Commitment to developing self, proactive mindset, and desire to make the role your own.


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. 

Stay safe and stay connected in this rapidly changing world.


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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