The Deals Tax team works closely with the Deals practice to advise on the tax implications of all aspects of transactions including; Mergers & Acquisition, Business Recovery Services and Real Estate.
The role sits within the Private Equity Portfolio (PE Portfolio) Tax team, one of the most successful teams within Deals Tax network.
The PE Portfolio team advises Private Equity backed businesses, working collaboratively across specialisms to drive value and help clients succeed at all stages of the deal lifecycle.
The team operates on a national basis so that no matter where individuals are located, they bring the best experts to clients and the broadest range of opportunities to their people. The client base is truly international and they pride ourselves on the strength of their network.
The team is fueled by open and curious minds who are passionate about their work.
As part of the team you’ll experience unparalleled opportunities to develop your career. You'll work on complex and challenging projects and gain experience working with prestigious and diverse clients - from high profile multinational organisations and private equity firms to start-ups and owner-managed businesses.
The role would suit a candidate with a strong UK corporate tax background, a good awareness of other taxes, as well as experience of managing client accounts. Experience of transaction work and/or the Private Equity market is desirable, but not essential, as full training and support would be provided.
You will work in a team providing tax advisory services to a range of PE portfolio company clients delivering bespoke 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 clients throughout the deal cycle.
Play a key role in building and maintaining relationships with clients. In particular, working closely with clients to provide them with proactive innovative and commercial tax services.
Seek specialist input from other parts of tax and wider network - in particular Transaction Service and non-UK teams
Be actively involved in business development activities, helping to identify and research opportunities with new and existing clients
Essential skills and experience
Chartered Accountant (ACCA, ICAEW, ICAS, CAI) or Chartered Tax Advisor (ATT, CTA) or equivalent international qualification
UK corporate tax skills and experience as well as good awareness of other taxes (VAT, employment taxes, management taxes etc)
Some transaction or PE Portfolio experience is desirable, but not essential
A flexible approach to allow you to work as part of a number of client/transaction teams simultaneously
Ability to build internal and external relationships and networks, both within the UK and overseas
Developed communication skills, specifically in negotiating with and influencing others
Strong analytical, project management and report writing skills.
An inquisitive mind and ability to solve problems as part of a diverse team
- Ability to use tax technical knowledge & insights in a fast paced commercial environment
Use technical knowledge and commercial awareness to help solve important problems for our clients
Take responsibility for developing your own and the team's technical and business acumen; keeping up to date with business and economic issues, industry insights and sharing your experience and technical knowledge as part of a team.
'The Deal’, is the firm wide Employee Value Proposition which clearly sets out what you can expect from your experience at the firm both professionally and personally, including the approach to hybrid working, and what they expect from you in return.
As part of the overall deal they offer you a very competitive package.
We make recruitment and workplace adjustments wherever needed and practical, so please let us know in your application if there’s anything that will enable you to demonstrate your skills.
Please reach out to me
Full UK RTW is mandatory for this role