Senior Associate - Partner Tax Team

15 Apr 2018
21 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
About the teamThe Partner Office Partner Tax team is made up of approximately 20 staff, currently split into 5 teams dealing with the tax affairs of the Partners of PwC. It’s an exciting opportunity to tackle a variety of tax work without the need for completing timesheets and raising fee notes. Opportunities are available for ATT and CTA exam support and also the possibility of secondments to other areas of the Partner Office.About the roleIn this role you’ll:

Assist your allocation manager with their Partners (about 250)

Work on all aspects of the tax compliance for those clients including preparation of tax returns, checking tax payments and dealing with basic tax planning queries

Manage client contact by e-mail, telephone and occasional face to face meetings

Assist your manager with the tax reserves for Partners; including making ad-hoc tax payments, providing data for the tax reserve calculation and checking the outputs from that process

Take responsibility for some of the various ad-hoc tasks allocated amongst the Senior Associates which might include:

  • overseeing the PIP shadow payroll calculations

  • liaising with other teams regarding Partner secondments

  • overseeing the download of information from Tiger (global office)

  • preparation and maintenance of spreadsheets

  • preparing payment journals

  • preparing the monthly balance against GFS

Day to day management of Associates working on your clients, including;

  • allocating work

  • training where necessary

  • checking outcomes

  • making sure records of outstanding work are kept up to date

  • reminders issued on time.

Essential skills and experience

Good Tax technical knowledge

Knowledge of Tax compliance processes

Client focused - motivated to provide an excellent and timely service to Partners

Experience of supporting and managing junior staff

Strong communication skills

Discretion - as the personal information we deal with relates to partners of the Firm and potential colleagues.


Internal firm services

In order to deliver a first-class service to our clients, we need first-class support internally. Internal firm services is a network of specialist support professionals and includes marketing, recruitment, human capital, finance, technology, learning and development, procurement, to name but a few. Each team plays a vital role in making sure we have all the right resources, services and technology across our business.

The skills we look for in future employees

All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, ‘The PwC Professional’ and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.

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We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society. And we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.

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