Tax associate

Recruiter
Eight Advisory
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
11 Dec 2018
Closes
20 Dec 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Tax associate

Transaction Tax Services

Eight Advisory, London

Advertising period: 10 December 2018 – 7 January 2019

Salary: £50-55k

Eight Advisory is an independent advisory firm specialising in transactions, restructuring and operational solutions

We are expanding our London Transaction Tax team and are looking for an experienced and ambitious associate to join the current select team of professionals in London.

Eight Advisory is a firm that presents a real opportunity for ambitious individuals as all professionals are encouraged to develop their client network and business development skills, as well as contributing at all levels to the overall leadership and management of the business.

Responsibilities

Associates have the opportunity to be involved in Transaction Services engagements, working closely with our managers, partners and directors. Eight Advisory Associates are expected to:

  • use their tax and financial analysis and report writing skills, identifying the key issues and tax considerations relating to the transaction
  • adopt a structured approach when analysing and quantifying the impact of tax & operational issues relating to the transaction
  • demonstrate a rigorous understanding of different types of transaction engagements, identifying the key tax issues they present to international clients
  • possess a thorough understanding of the regulations governing cross-border transactions, and their potential implications on client strategy
  • report in to the senior members of the team, including partners, and gain ‘on the job’ learning and development
  • take an active role in business development supporting and enhancing existing client relationships and helping to develop new client relationships
  • liaise with our global partner firms on cross-border transactions
  • review tax & financial elements of SPAs and other transaction related legal documents

Required skills and experience

  • Excellent academic record, with an undergraduate degree of 2.1 or above
  • ACA/CTA (or equivalent) qualified with first time passes is essential
  • Prior experience of the below items is essential:
    • UK Transaction Tax Services (tax due diligence), with a focus on multinational transactions and coordinating overseas advice,
    • Providing tax structuring advice,
    • Working with global private equity clients, sovereign wealth funds or blue chip corporates,
    • Understanding of multinational transfer pricing documentation,
    • Reviewing SPAs and other transaction related legal documents, &
    • Preparing high-quality PowerPoint reports and presentations including pitches
  • Fluent written and spoken English is essential, additional languages highly desirable
  • Knowledge of UK KYC requirements is essential
  • Strong numerical and financial skills, with the ability to link operational analysis to financial reporting

Preferred skills and experience

  • Infrastructure and Real Estate transactions
  • An existing network of professional relationships in the corporate finance, venture capital and private equity industries in Europe and other countries that are part of the Eight International Alliance

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