Banking and Capital Markets – Tax Manager
Our client seeks a UK qualified Corporate Tax Manager to join their The Banking and Capital Markets Tax team which provides advice to a wide variety of institutions, including many of the biggest names in the market. Their client base is broad, including retail, commercial, investment, private and custody banks as well as other financial services groups such as brokers and private equity houses. They also advise a wide range of the newer entrants to the market, including leading fintech firms, payment service providers, proprietary trading groups and exchanges. They combine specialist tax skills and strong client relationships with a deep understanding of their sector.
The UK is part of this international firms banking practice and a hub for expertise – which means the team in the UK advise international players as well as UK institutions. They provide an all round service and have sector specialists in core tax advisory, deals, audit, tax reporting and strategy, international tax and treasury, and operational taxes.
The banking and capital markets industry is a dynamic and forward thinking sector currently undergoing very significant restructuring and transformation of both business and operating models.
About the role
The recent uptick in transactional activity, various sector specific tax and structural issues and a broadening of the firm’s client base have all triggered strong demand for tax services in the market. As such they are looking for high quality, motivated individuals to join their team. The team has ambitious short to medium term growth objectives and, aligned to this, successful candidates will receive structured support for career development including for promotion to Senior Manager and beyond.
You will have the chance to work across the full range of BCM Tax’s clients and services, with the opportunity to work directly with partners and directors. There is also the potential to work closely with other lines of service - Audit, Consulting, Deals and Risk - as well as the firm’s international network. You will be encouraged to develop your own client relationships, lead your own teams, innovate ways of working and drive new uses of technology.
Essential skills and experience:
• ACA/ATT/CTA exam qualified with strong academic background
• Lead on complex projects, coach and mentor
Ability to develop self and others
• Strong interest in the banking and capital markets sector
• Motivated individual with a desire for a permanent career in tax
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Both numerate and literate
• Confident with accounting concepts (ideally including tax accounting)
• Banking or financial services specific experience would be preferable.
• M&A or other transaction related experience would be helpful.
This role could be based in Leeds or Manchester - our client will consider full or part time applicants - also part home working (min 2 days in the office).