Senior Associate - Tax, PwC Aberdeen

02 Dec 2017
02 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

About the team

The candidate will work primarily in our Aberdeen Office, however, there may also be opportunities to work with staff in our other offices around the country and to visit client sites in the UK and overseas. The candidate will be part of our CPIT Aberdeen Team which provides taxation services to a wide range of clients in the Oil & Gas industry, including upstream and service companies. Clients are primarily large corporates, with a mix of inbound plus independent/AIM listed.

The successful applicant will have a keen interest in how the taxation system impacts companies operating in the O&G sector, and wants to develop their knowledge further through additional training and on the job learning. An interest in international taxation is also key.About the roleIn this role you’ll:The successful candidate will work with client relationship teams on a wide portfolio of corporate clients and will have day-to-day responsibility for managing these on-going relationships. For a number of our clients, this involves reporting directly to the Manager/Senior Manager, Director or Partner on the engagement.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

Working with teams based overseas, on cross-border assignments.
Establishing effective working relationships directly with clients.
Being proactively involved in the financial management of clients.
Contributing to the development of personal and team knowledge.
Building your own network of contacts through regular attendance at internal and external meetings.
Keeping up-to-date with local and national business and industry issues that might potentially impact on clients and /or their industry.
The Senior Associate will be part of client-service and project teams. As such, managing both junior and more senior members of the team will be essential. The successful candidate will be given the opportunity to work closely with specialists in all areas of Tax Scotland:- Private Client, Private Business, Private Equity, M&A, Capital Allowances, R&D, Indirect, Pensions, Reward & Employment.

Essential skills and experienceThe requirements for the role are as follows:

Relevant qualifications CA; LLB; CTA; CAT or equivalent;
A commitment to continuing to enhance technical and other knowledge and skills;
Willingness to take on new and challenging work;
Risk awareness;
Excellent team playing skills;
Good communication skills;
Self-motivation; and
Good organisational and people skills.