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Corporate Tax, Audit of Tax, Senior Manager

London, United Kingdom
Closing date
30 May 2024

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

Job Details

The Role

We are looking for Senior Managers to join our Corporate Tax team with a mixed portfolio of advisory / audit of tax work. This role is part of the growth of our Audit of Tax Specialist (ATS) Network, which supports our audit practice on complex areas of large corporate audits of tax. The ATS network consists of core team members (spending >50% of time on AoT) and non-core team members (spending <50% of time on AoT).

As a Corporate Tax Senior Manager, you will work with experienced staff across tax and audit, putting your tax technical skills into practice. You will participate in regular training and network events, and have access to internal databases and technical material to support your development. The Corporate Tax Senior Manager role offers the opportunity to develop deep technical capabilities and evaluate complex tax risks and structures. There is a clear career path to director level, with potential pathway to Partner. We value a strong team ethos and recognize our people for delivering on complex engagements and you will have the chance to build trusted relationships with clients and teams across the business.

A Corporate Tax Senior Manager is required to work across our corporate advisory and audit of tax teams, leading a portfolio in each area and helping drive the ATS network. This could mean promoting best practice in audit of tax risk and quality, supporting the firm's internal technical training and development, promoting, or taking a role in the operation of the ATS network, analysing the network's financial contribution and/or supporting technology and transformation initiatives.

Duties and responsibilities will involve:
  • Manage a client portfolio of tax advisory work, liaising internally and externally with technical specialists and client teams
  • Deliver complex audits of tax and produce/review detailed audit documentation, ensuring compliance with audit methodologies and documentation standards
  • Provide detailed tax advice to clients in line with the firm's requirements and procedures
  • Manage, coach and delegate effectively to junior team members
  • Consider audit issues, including tax risks associated with international supply chain, finance structures, the impact of changing tax rules and major corporate transactions
  • Play a key role in the technical and personal development of the local/regional tax team
  • Work with experienced Directors and Partners across a national network

Essential skills and experience

  • UK professional qualification (ACA/ACCA/ATT/CTA/legal qualification) or overseas equivalent.
  • Audit of tax experience on international audits and/or tax accounting experience on international projects
  • Good understanding of audit risk
  • Ability to work on multiple client teams simultaneously
  • You will have experience of developing and maintaining strong relationships with clients and internally.
  • Strong relationship building and analytical skills
  • You will have a focus on self-development and in the development of others in your teams.
  • Strong tax accounting background and ability to provide tax accounting assistance and advice
  • Knowledge of UK GAAP and IFRS is essential.


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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