Tax Professionals, BDO, London

London (Greater)
09 Nov 2017
02 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

With a constantly evolving tax system in the United Kingdom, effectively managing tax affairs is an increasingly challenging but essential part of business or personal financial planning.

In this fast-paced tax environment we help businesses save you money and time, and reduce risk exposure. BDO is renowned for our expertise and in-depth understanding of the issues – we are past winners of the LexisNexis Taxation Award for Best Tax Team in a Large Firm, Best High Net Worth Team, and our Transfer Pricing Team won the Accountancy Age Award for Tax Team of the Year.

For businesses we offer compliance and advisory services. Our strategic tax planning expertise includes corporate tax, structuring of acquisitions and disposals, human capital, stamp taxes, VAT and capital gains tax to name but a few.

To help support the continued growth of the tax function, BDO are looking to recruit top talent across multiple levels from Assistant Manager to Director.


You will have your own portfolio of clients and in addition may work with other parts of the firm, such as corporate finance or forensics, to support one-off transactions or projects.

On your portfolio clients, your main focus will be to provide tax advice to support their UK and international operations and activities. You are likely to be a main point of contact or support with the client’s finance director or head of tax, so should develop good professional relationships and introduce or supervise other BDO services as appropriate. Keeping your client abreast of developments and opportunities will be part of the role.

For each client or project, you will be responsible for supervising more junior staff reporting to you. In turn, you will be reporting to a partner or senior director in CIT and need to keep other parts of the firm and/or overseas offices informed.

Examples of areas where we see strong demand for international corporate tax services include:

Expansion into new territories

International M&A

Financing and re-financing in light of CFC rules and BEPS

Advice on holding companies and trading models in response to BEPS

New laws/taxes such as the Diverted Profits Tax

Centrally co-ordinated global compliance


Staff management experience

Maintain an in depth, up to date, knowledge of taxation

Ability to profitably manage a client portfolio

To actively seek opportunities for developing new clients and for selling new services to existing clients

Experience of dealing direct with clients

Educated to degree level, and/or CTA and/or ACA qualified or equivalent

Demonstrable post qualified experience