Financial Services, Indirect Tax Senior Manager

PwC
London, United Kingdom
Competitive
21 Feb 2024
20 Mar 2024
510337WD
Hybrid - mostly office
Competitive
Full Time
Our Financial Services Indirect Tax team is market leading, providing advisory, operational and compliance services to PwC's largest and most important clients. We advise across all aspects of indirect tax, with specialists in VAT, IPT, stamp taxes and environmental taxes.Our team is fueled by curious minds who work together to provide innovative solutions to navigate challenges, both locally and globally. As a senior member of the team you'll apply your tax technical and commercial skills as you lead projects and relationships with a variety of clients across all parts of the Financial Services sectors. You will have the opportunity to develop your skills and build your network with global leaders in indirect tax, both within PwC and with our extensive client book.As part of the team you will experience unparalleled opportunities to work with industry leaders in winning and delivering complex and challenging assignments. If you are ready to further your career in indirect tax then this is the opportunity for you.We are keen to hear from Indirect Tax specialists with a strong Financial Services track record and a desire to work in a high-paced and rewarding environment.
The role

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

As a Senior Manager you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Proactively managing a portfolio of clients, mainly within the Financial Services space, while reporting to Directors and Partners.
  • Managing the delivery of a variety of technical projects, from partial exemption to liability issues; from global compliance management to corporate restructuring.
  • Applying a curious mindset and analytical approach to solve complex client problems.
  • Taking a lead on all aspects of financial management of clients.
  • Leading business development activities to help identify and further opportunities on new/existing clients.
  • Coordinating input from specialists across our global network to deliver great outcomes for our clients.
  • Training, coaching and supervising more junior members of the team.
  • Supporting Partners and Directors with various aspects of team leadership.
  • Keeping up to date with relevant regulatory and business issues.
  • Developing internal and external relationships and your PwC brand.


Essential skills and experience
  • Industry experience of working with financial services businesses, whether in an advisory or in-house capacity.
  • A track record of managing the delivery of quality work in the financial services sector; demonstrating a thorough understanding of businesses and relevant professional standards
  • A proven ability of establishing and maintaining trusted client relationships, and confidence to lead discussions with senior clients.
  • Extensive experience of managing a varied portfolio of clients and projects including all aspects of financial and risk management.
  • A close eye for detail, and awareness of industry trends and challenges.
  • Extensive experience in building internal and external relationships and networks.
  • An ability to plan and manage the delivery of work against tight deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills, specifically in presenting an argument and influencing others.
  • A track record of providing meaningful feedback to help others improve and develop.
  • An ability to promptly address problems and maintain professional standards.


Desirable skills
  • An ACA, CTA or equivalent qualification is desirable but not essential