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Insurance - Financial Services, Senior Associate

Leeds, United Kingdom
Closing date
20 Jul 2024

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

Job Details

A career in our Financial Services Tax practice, within Corporate Tax services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients meet their tax obligations while managing the impact tax has on their business. You'll advise clients on their local and overseas tax affairs, while acting as a strategic consultant related to business analysis, managing working capital, and profit sharing for partners. You'll also help organisations understand the pricing implications of goods and services between related parties, as well as providing advice on tax implications of deals.Our team helps our Financial Services clients navigate the frequently changing and complex national and international tax environment related to stringent capital requirements, management of operational tax risks, and tax implications of investing in different jurisdictions. You'll help our clients with their tax structuring while helping to address the challenges of the continuously changing tax world, both locally and globally.

About the Team

PwC's Insurance Tax team is the market leader in the provision of tax services to the UK insurance market.

The Insurance Tax team provides tax services to all sectors of the insurance market, including general insurers, life & health insurers, reinsurance carriers, brokers and the Lloyd's of London market. Clients include the biggest names in UK insurance, as well as the largest European, US and Bermudan groups. Alongside the top tier insurance groups, the team work with a large number of medium sized businesses and start-ups.

The team works nationally, centered in London with practices in Edinburgh, Leeds, Manchester and Bristol.

The Insurance Tax team is offering an exciting opportunity to join its growing team at Senior Associate level. The role will require an ability to work as part of a team delivering a range of tax services to the insurance market.

About the role

The role will be focused on working with other team members to deliver a wide range of corporate tax services to our insurance clients. There will be opportunities to develop a deep knowledge and experience of the insurance sector and get exposure to a wider variety of areas of tax including mergers & acquisitions, international tax, finance & treasury tax, tax audits and group restructuring.

The role will involve working closely with other tax professionals within the team and at our insurance clients, providing significant development opportunities that arise in working in a market leading team

The Insurance Tax team works nationally with teams in London, Edinburgh, Leeds, Manchester and Bristol. Whilst we are location agnostic it is expected that the successful candidate will be willing to spend time with clients and colleagues in multiple locations.

Essential skills

  • ACA/ATT/CTA qualification or equivalent (or working towards)
  • Strong UK corporate tax background
  • Experience of working on tax compliance and tax advisory assignments
  • Good tax accounting knowledge
  • An ability to communicate effectively both with colleagues and senior stakeholders
  • Good knowledge of Word and Excel and be able to demonstrate an interest in developing skills in newer technologies such as AI
  • A desire to take advantage of new opportunities for learning, sharing knowledge; and thinking creatively

Desirable skills

  • A track record of delivering quality work for clients
  • A knowledge of the insurance market

The Insurance Tax team works nationally with teams in London, Edinburgh, Leeds, Manchester and Bristol. Whilst we are location agnostic it is expected that the successful candidate will be willing to spend time with clients and colleagues in multiple locations.


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