Banking and Capital Markets Tax Senior or Assistant Manager
Perfect role for someone looking to relocate to Yorkshire or the Manchester/Cheshire area. Our client is looking for a qualified corporate tax senior or Assistant Manager to join their Financial Services Tax practice, within Corporate Tax services,. This role will provide you with the opportunity to help clients meet their tax obligations while managing the impact tax has on their business. You’ll advise clients on their local and overseas tax affairs, while acting as a strategic consultant related to business analysis, managing working capital, and profit sharing for partners. You’ll also help organisations understand the pricing implications of goods and services between related parties, as well as providing advice on tax implications of deals.
This team helps Financial Services clients navigate the frequently changing and complex national and international tax environment related to stringent capital requirements, management of operational tax risks, and tax implications of investing in different jurisdictions. You’ll help clients with their tax structuring while helping to address the challenges of the continuously changing tax world, both locally and globally.
The Banking and Capital Markets Tax team 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. This firm combines specialist tax skills and strong client relationships with a deep understanding of their sector.
The UK is the hub for their international FS practice and as such you will advise a mix of UK and international institutions They offer an all round package with 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 their 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 Manager and beyond.
You will have the chance 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 firm can offer a range of working arrangements from full time, part time, flexible and part remote working, part office based.