Indirect Tax Senior Associate, ITX

Recruiter
PWC 1
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
02 Dec 2017
Closes
08 Dec 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Who we are looking for
We are looking for an ambitious and motivated Indirect Tax Senior Associate to join a successful market leading Financial Services Indirect Tax team within this pre-eminent International Accountancy Firm.

As the market leading Indirect Tax team specialising in Financial Services (FS), we work closely with clients operating across all areas of FS, including Insurance, Banking, Asset Management, Private Equity and Alternative sectors. The FS Indirect Tax team primarily assist clients on VAT, IPT and other indirect tax matters, and cover a varied range of work assignments, including national and international projects, tax disputes, business transformation projects, Indirect Tax claims and client driven consultancy opportunities. All members of the team work closely with colleagues in Direct Tax, Transfer Pricing, Employee Tax, Assurance and Consulting teams.

The role will be to assist the Senior Indirect Tax team members to deliver a first class Indirect Tax consulting service to our diverse client base of leading multinational and national FS clients. A strong corporate tax and/or indirect tax background is required with experience of tax advisory work, tax compliance and audit of tax. A FS background is beneficial but not considered as essential.
The ideal candidate will be a quick learner with good interpersonal and commercial skills, capable of building solid relationships both with clients and with peers.

The role would be well suited for those with a desire and an ability to seek and embrace new opportunities for learning, sharing knowledge, and thinking creatively.

The role will be based in our More London, London office with occasional travel to client sites for meetings or site based work.

RequirementsAbout the role
The More London office has a very diverse client base which provides significant opportunities to enhance existing indirect tax learning and knowledge, and provide challenging opportunities. The FS Indirect Tax team is led by 3 Partners, who are supported by 3 Directors and a number of Senior Managers, Managers, Senior Associates and Associates. The successful candidate will be required to work closely with other Indirect tax team members and collaborate with colleagues in the wider firm.

The role will require the candidate to assist the team in providing a first class Indirect Tax consulting services to our leading multinational and national FS clients. The candidate will be required to assist on specific client consultancy opportunities, as well as participate in multi-tax and multi-country projects. The role will require the successful candidate to demonstrate and maintain a high standard of output, provide assistance in efficiently managing projects and assignments. The role will allow the successful candidate a fantastic opportunity to develop their FS technical knowledge whilst working with the UK’s leading FS companies. A keen interest in learning, developing both technical & commercial knowledge and being flexible are essential.

This is a highly desirable role in an iconic market leading FS team, which should provide the successful candidate with a great opportunity to develop their Indirect Tax knowledge and other skills, and allow clear opportunity for career progression and significant development.

The role has become available due to market growth and the need for additional resource to take a key role in delivering a strong pipeline of work.
Additional Information

Amount of time client based (0-20%)

Opportunity for job sharing? (No)

Need to travel/overnight stays away from home (Some)

Opportunity for flexible working (hours)? (Some)

Amount of time PwC office based (80-100%)

Opportunity for working from home? (Occasionally)


Responsibilities
The following skills are required for this role:
Essential skills:

ACA/ATT/CTA qualification or equivalent;

Strong UK corporate tax and/or indirect tax background;

Experience of working on both tax compliance and tax advisory assignments;

Good tax accounting knowledge; and

An ability to communicate effectively both with clients and colleagues.

Desirable skills:
A track record of delivering quality work for clients.

Location
London


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