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Transactional Tax Senior Manager / Director

Employer
PKF Francis Clark
Location
Devon
Salary
Highly competitive + exclusive benefits
Closing date
17 Apr 2024

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Sector
Accounting - practice
Salary band
Competitive
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time, Part Time
Where will they be working
Flexible

Job Details

In a nutshell

In this pivotal position, you will collaborate closely with our Corporate Finance colleagues to deliver advisory services to our well-established portfolio of large corporate clients and private equity houses.

You’ll join a cohesive and diverse team of 130 professionals who are spread across our nine offices. Working together, the team undertakes engaging and impactful work daily, benefiting from the guidance and support of our 13 experienced Tax Partners.

We offer a flexible, hybrid working arrangement, providing you with the freedom to balance your personal and professional life while fostering your professional development, empowering you to advance your Tax career.

What you'll be doing day to day

Working across a range of advisory work, you’ll support directors and partners in delivering unique projects. What you’ll get involved in:

  • Scoping and pricing new projects
  • Preparing risk assessments to identify key tax issues
  • Liaising with clients and engagement teams to understand and document legal, accounting and commercial background to engagements
  • Drafting and reviewing tax advice
  • Seeking clearances and advance assurance from HMRC
  • Reviewing transaction documents for consistency
  • Reviewing tax deeds and warranties in transaction documents
  • Reviewing target company information and preparing transaction due diligence reports
  • Liaising with non-UK firms in the PKF network to obtain input on international tax projects and preparing advice on the impact of UK and non-UK taxes
  • Providing coaching to junior members of staff

About you

With the following you’ll deliver high quality services to our diverse client portfolio:

  • Significant experience of tax with a focus on company and shareholder taxation, structuring and transactions
  • Excellent technical tax knowledge
  • CTA qualification, ACA or ACCA an advantage
  • Experience of working within practice, with the competence to deal with managing a portfolio of assignments
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proven coaching ability
  • Self-motivation and ability to show initiative
  • High accuracy and ability to work under pressure
  • Sociable and enjoys being part of a wider team

Why work at PKF Francis Clark

We’re the largest firm of independent chartered accountants and business advisors in South West England. We have nine offices in Bristol, Exeter, Plymouth, Poole, Salisbury, Southampton, Taunton, Torquay and Truro.

The firm, which celebrated its centenary in 2019, has annual revenue of over £65 million and a 900-strong team based across our offices. Our continuing growth offers you the opportunity to expand and develop your career in a direction that interests you.

We offer a supportive and flexible culture, taking your career seriously to enable you to be the best you can be. Since September 2022, PKF Francis Clark has been certified as a Great Place to Work.

In  2023 we were ranked as one of the UK’s Best Workplaces for Wellbeing (40th out of 79 among large organisations). We work hard to ensure that ours is a culture where you can be yourself, develop and be part of a forward-thinking team that makes brilliant things happen.

We’ve also been ranked:

  • 33rd out of 87 in the UK’s Best Large Workplaces 2023
  • 46th out of 89 in the UK’s Best Large Workplaces for Women 2023

PKF Francis Clark has been highlighted as a top achiever among the UK’s Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services by workplace culture experts Great Place to Work.

And in recognition of our outstanding training programmes for graduates, school leavers and career changers, we’re ranked 28th among England’s Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers by the Department of Education and High Fliers Research.

Whilst we’re proudly independent, PKF Francis Clark is a member of the PKF Global  family of  firms, which together are ranked as the 12th largest provider of accountancy services in the UK by Accountancy Age. As part of a global community of business advisors in 150 countries, the opportunities to expand your horizons by connecting with PKF colleagues around the world are endless.

Your core benefits 

Financial benefits:
•    Pension*
•    Group life assurance - up to four times your core salary
•    Group income protection
•    Health cash plan to help cover the costs of everyday healthcare 

Health & Wellbeing benefits:
•    Private medical insurance 
•    Option to buy 5 extra days holiday*
•    Counselling and support for you and your immediate family
•    Virtual GP for you and your immediate family
•    Cycle to work*

Other benefits:
•    Medicash Extras providing you with shopping and gym discounts
•    Bonuses for career and family milestones
•    One volunteering day per year to support local organisations
•    Emergency funding from the Francis Clark Charitable Foundation 
•    Electric vehicle lease scheme*  

Please note
* These benefits are provided via a salary exchange and are subject to employee’s post exchange hourly rate remaining above the national minimum wage.

Company

PKF Francis Clark are the largest firm of independent chartered accountants and business advisors in South West England. We have eight offices in Bristol, Exeter, Plymouth, Poole, Salisbury, Taunton, Torquay and Truro.

The firm, which celebrated its centenary in 2019, has 54 partners and over 800 members of staff, with annual revenue of over £50 million. Our continuing growth offers you the opportunity to expand and develop your career in a direction that interests you.

Our size, scale and varied client list offer incredible opportunities to specialise or diversify. Our culture - friendly, open and collaborative - welcomes fresh opinions, values team work, and encourages everyone to be collaborative. Here you’ll have opportunities to work with and learn from all kinds of colleagues, including partners, accelerating and enhancing your learning. We offer a supportive and flexible culture, taking your career seriously to enable you to be the best you can be.

We’re a member of the PKF International family of legally independent firms, which together are ranked as the 11th largest provider of accountancy services in the UK by Accountancy Age.

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