Deals Tax, Transfer Pricing, Senior Associate

PwC
London, United Kingdom
Competitive
09 Dec 2023
06 Jan 2024
482479WD
Hybrid - mostly office
Competitive
Full Time
A career in our Merger and Acquisition Tax practice, within Tax services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients meet and manage their tax obligations across unique but ever changing tax specialties. You'll advise clients on their local and overseas tax affairs, while acting as a strategic consultant related to business analysis, managing indirect taxes, dispute resolution, and global enterprise tax solutions.Our team helps our clients with various aspects of a merger and acquisition transactions such as restructuring, divestiture, partnerships and insolvency. You'll focus on helping clients establish treasury goals, analyse and quantify tax assets, assess tax risks, and model taxable income and cash flow impacts.
Our Deals Tax team works closely with our Deals practice to advise on the tax implications of a variety of deals projects including; Business Recovery Services, Real Estate and Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A). Part of the wider Corporate Tax network, we're committed to driving collaboration and cross-working across specialities to drive innovation and success as we service clients all over the world.

PwC is the UK market leader in Transfer Pricing and specialist within the Deals Tax practice. One of the key drivers of that success has been partnering our national network of transfer pricing specialists with the market based teams. Our team is fueled by open and curious minds who are passionate about their work. As part of the team you'll experience unparalleled opportunities to develop your career. You'll work on complex and challenging assignments and gain experience working with prestigious and interesting clients - from the largest multinational organisations to budding entrepreneurs and high-net-worth individuals.

You'll have the opportunity to use your initiative and liaise effectively with other advisers, playing a key role in managing and developing clients. At the same time you'll be given support and encouragement to gain experience of working on deals and feel part of a motivated team. The roles offer a high level of responsibility, the satisfaction of working on varied, interesting and challenging assignments and potential business cases to progress in what is a rapidly growing and highly successful Transfer Pricing team.

The role

We are looking for a Senior Associate to join our team to meet the continually growing demand for the team's specialist services. We are looking for self-starting individuals who are happy with responsibility, want to work in a dynamic environment and have the flexibility to work on multiple engagements with different teams on a simultaneous basis.

The transfer pricing network provides advice to clients on all aspects of the UK and international transfer pricing regime, including the determination of arm's length comparables, policy formulation and documentation, tax audit defence and advanced pricing agreements, and reviewing the tax impact of commercial / business change in the organisation.

Work within the Transfer Pricing Team is mainly project based and will involve working with multinational companies. Our clients include the leading bluechips, inbound and middle market companies across many industries, including fast moving consumer goods, engineering, automotive and retail.

Responsibilities

  • Working with the Deals Tax practice as a subject matter specialist
  • Undertaking transfer pricing planning and pricing implementation,
  • Involvement and coordination of European and global transfer pricing engagements working with specialists across our global network
  • Supporting companies through all elements of business change (e.g. transfer of manufacturing to low cost jurisdictions, implementation of Swiss principal structures),
  • HMRC defences; and
  • Preparation of transfer pricing documentation (including statistical analysis).


Essential skills and experience

  • Chartered Accountant (ACCA, ICAEW, ICAS, CAI) or Chartered Tax Advisor (ATT, CTA) or equivalent international or legal professional qualification.
  • A track record of delivering quality work for clients; demonstrating an understanding of the client's business and relevant professional standards and maintaining respectful client relationships. An ability to promptly address problems and maintain professional standards is key whilst working against tight deadlines.
  • Ability to build internal and external relationships and networks, both within the UK and overseas
  • Developed communication skills, specifically in negotiating with and influencing others
  • Strong analytical, project management and report writing skills.
  • An inquisitive mind and ability to solve problems as part of a diverse team
  • Ability to use tax technical knowledge & insights in a fast paced commercial environment
  • Contributing to the development of personal and team knowledge with the ability to collect and utilise current, role-relevant business and industry trend information and a track record of providing meaningful feedback to help others improve and develop.
  • An ability to take advantage of new opportunities for learning, sharing new knowledge; being intellectually agile and able to think creatively.