Senior Manager, Private Equity, Tax, Reading, Uxbridge (Watford)

Recruiter
PwC
Location
Uxbridge, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Sep 2019
Closes
30 Sep 2019
Ref
1241674144
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job descriptionWho We AreWe're the leading UK provider of tax services in terms of the reputation, size and scope of our practice. The work we do in the SE region is diverse and our clients span a range of industries, from multinational organisations, to entrepreneurs and family businesses.Our goal is to provide a technology enabled service you can be a part of, working alongside people with experience in developing solutions for our clients.Our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. It's this focus that influence the services we provide and decisions we make.We seek to attract the best people from a diverse talent pool and encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. This is what makes us a strong organisation with an increasingly agile workforce which is why we've introduced Everyday Flexibility, encouraging you to balance work and life. 'Dress for your Day' lets you choose what you feel is appropriate to wear for each working day.The OpportunityAn opportunity has arisen for a Senior Manager to become part of our Private Equity team in the South East, which is a rapidly growing region and priority focus for PwC. This role will be based in Reading or our North of London office (currently Uxbridge, but moving to the Watford area in late 2020), but there will be regular travel to client sites and other offices across the SE expected. You will be responsible for managing members of a growing team and providing tax advisory services to a range of PE portfolio company clients.Your responsibilities will predominantly be focussed on tax advice in relation to the PE portfolio company and the transactions it is involved with. The work is wide-ranging including international tax and supporting our clients throughout the deal cycle. A good understanding of management tax issues would be helpful.You must therefore have strong UK corporate tax knowledge, with experience of advising on transactions. The role will also require someone with strong communication and project management skills.You should be interested in being an all-round business adviser who enjoys working closely with clients to provide them with proactive innovative and commercial tax services.Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to being:-Being self-reliant and confident in dealing with fast moving events and developing strategies to solve complex technical challengesManaging and delivering projects and having an appreciation of the risks involved to plan ahead, prioritise and document decisions, involving senior staff as appropriateWorking collaboratively within and managing client teams and contributing to the development of your own and the team's technical, financial and commercial acumenProactively assist in the management of a portfolio of clientsDrafting technically complex advice and supervise the work of junior staff (managing their personal and technical development, undertaking research and analysis)Developing a personal network of contacts internally and externally and actively promote the PwC brand through social media and external networking eventsActively targeting and evaluating opportunities for developing new client opportunities and services and supporting client proposal activitiesYou will be responsible for building close relationships with a wide range of clients, working both independently and in a team. You will benefit from a progressive environment and will be encouraged to develop client relationships, technical and people management skills.The team will provide you with the opportunity to put into practice your tax technical skills in a stimulating and challenging environment. Client teams range in size based on the client and nature of the work. You will have a Career Coach who will manage your performance, well-being and development.Essential Skills and AttributesUK professional qualification (ACA/ACCA/ATT/CTA/legal qualification) or overseas equivalent.You will have gained significant UK and international corporate tax advisory experience, and experience of deals.You will need a flexible approach to allow you to work as part of a number of client/transaction teams simultaneously.You will have experience of developing and maintaining strong relationships with clients and internally.You will need strong analytical skills and a proven ability to solve complex problems in a collaborative and creative way.You will have experience of project managing and delegating work within a team context.We understand that applicants may not feel comfortable in applying for a role unless they fully meet the requirements as advertised. We want to encourage people to apply who may not fully meet the requirements but still have relevant skills and experience to fulfil the role.TaxWe help organisations and the people who run them answer the big business questions. How should we raise finance? Where should we be based? How should we reward our people? With some 3,300 experts whose expertise covers every conceivable area of taxation, we're one of the UK's leading tax practices. Not the role for you? Did you know PwC offer flexible contract arrangements as well as contingent work ( ie temporary or day rate contracting)?The skills we look for in future employeesAll 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. Learn more here DiversityWe 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.Learn more here

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