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Tax Accounting Manager

London, United Kingdom
Closing date
26 Jul 2024

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

Job Details

We have a National Tax Accounting practice with ambitious plans for growth. With a huge opportunity in tax accounting advisory work as deals growth rebounds and regulatory pressures increase, we are excited to be expanding our team to maximise the market opportunity. We advise both domestic and international clients on complex tax accounting matters and assist them with tax provision preparation. We work with the largest FTSE 100 and Inbound businesses to the mid-tier, across all industries and geographies.We would like to hear from candidates who have a passion for complex tax accounting advisory including GAAP conversions, carve outs and quarterly reporting. We believe our flexibility sets us apart from our competitors and differentiates our service offering to clients. You will be fully supported by our leadership team to seize the opportunity to work with an unparalleled client base, within a specialist team and help shape and build one of PwC's priority businesses.
The Role

As part of our growing team you'll be responsible for driving and managing projects, working closely with both senior and junior members of the team to provide outstanding service to our clients.

We are looking for a self-starter, who has the passion and drive to take the business forward and be able to provide technical excellence as part of our national team, contributing to client proposals as well as driving client relationships. There's a natural fit with our audit of tax work, and a successful candidate will be able to include an audit of tax element in their portfolio, if that is their preference.

We are interested to hear from candidates who would like to specialise in Tax Accounting. Relevant skills and experience in each can be summarised as follows:

Tax Accounting Advisory
You'll have the opportunity to work on major high profile corporate transactions and deals. You will be involved on a wide variety of projects and assignments in the tax accounting space including:
  • Advising on the tax aspects of GAAP transitions e.g. to IFRS or US GAAP
  • Advising on the tax accounting aspects of acquisitions and disposals e.g. on purchase price adjustments
  • Assisting with the tax accounting for carve-out financial statements
  • Assisting with tax accounting preparation work under US GAAP
  • Advising on the tax elements of adopting new standards
  • Advising on deferred tax asset recoverability
  • Reviewing clients tax accounting methodology and approach and providing best practice advice

You should have a strong track record of working effectively on client projects, but you need not have knowledge or experience of all of the specific areas listed above, as hands-on coaching and opportunities to attend training will be provided. You will also have a Career Coach who will manage your performance, well-being and development.

Role Requirements
  • Qualified ACA / CTA (or equivalent);
  • Relevant experience gained ideally in an accountancy firm;
  • A commitment to continuing to enhance technical and other knowledge and skills;
  • A willingness to learn and take on new work;
  • Risk awareness;
  • Excellent team play and management skills;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Self-motivation


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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