Featured job: Manager – Tax Scotland Private Business, PwC

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PwCWe have an exciting opportunity for a Manager to join our Private Business Tax team.

Recruiter: PwC

Location: Glasgow or Edinburgh

Contract type: Permanent

Reference: 18300BR

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About the role

The Scottish Private Business team provides trusted advisor services to corporate and non-corporate clients based across Scotland and further afield, advising large family businesses and high net worth families/private equity backed businesses, entrepreneurial enterprises in the UK/overseas. The team includes our Corporate Advisory, M&A tax & structuring, Real Estate and High Net Worth practices.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Manager to join our Private Business Tax team. The candidate will operate across the Central belt, spending time in the Edinburgh and Glasgow offices and have experience primarily in corporate or mixed tax, a commercial outlook and enthusiasm for business. There will be visits to client sites/other PwC offices as required.

The successful applicant will have a keen interest in how the taxation system impacts both corporate and private clients and will develop their knowledge through additional training/on the job learning.

Key responsibilities

The successful candidate will be given day-to-day responsibility for managing a portfolio of on-going client relationships in the Private Business arena, will work on complex tax advisory projects and assist in winning and developing work.

The ability to manage a varied client portfolio and complex one off projects is essential. The role will include responsibility for managing and developing junior members of your team. You will provide clients with advice on tax matters relevant to their business and be responsible for introducing other specialists and services as appropriate. You will establish effective working relationships with client staff and maintain/develop on-going client relationships.

You will be part of client service and project teams across PwC and be expected to develop your managerial and leadership role – working closely with other lines of service such as corporate finance, transaction services and assurance such that we can deliver a seamless client service. 

You will be involved in the financial management of the relationship, ensuring work is delivered on time/within budget, contribute to the development of personal/team knowledge, build your own network of contacts through internal/external meetings, keep up-to-date with proposed and actual changes in law and the firm's products and services and keeping up-to-date with local/national business and economic issues that might impact your clients and/or their industry.

The team offers the opportunity to work on a challenging and varied transactional client portfolio. Your role will be primarily corporate tax advisory, M&A tax and structuring. 

You will be given the opportunity to work with specialists including: Real Estate tax; Transactions support; Partnership tax planning/structuring; Stamp Duty/LBTT; international tax planning; succession and IHT Planning. You will have strong technical skills in business or mixed tax combined with the ability to provide a commercial tax service to our clients and lead teams of highly motivated people. Tax structuring and M&A experience is beneficial in this role, however, training will be provided to the successful candidate.

Additional information

  • Amount of time office based: 90%
  • Amount of time at client sites: 10%
  • Need to travel/overnight stays away from home: Occasional, depending on client projects.
  • Opportunity for flexible working (hours)?: Yes
  • Opportunity for working from home?: Occasional, depending on client projects.
  • Opportunity for job sharing?: No

About the candidate

The requirements for the role are as follows:

  • Relevant qualifications in CA; LLB ATII; CTA; or equivalent
  • A commitment to continuing to enhance technical/other knowledge and skills
  • Willingness to take on new and challenging work
  • Risk awareness
  • Excellent team playing skills and desire to work XLos
  • Good communication skills
  • Self-motivation
  • Good organisational and people skills

What you need to do next

If you are interested in this role, apply now to start your application.

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