About the team
The candidate will be operating in a team across the Central belt, with the ability to spend time in both the Edinburgh and Glasgow offices. There may also be opportunities to work with staff in our other offices around the country and to visit client sites in the UK. The candidate will be part of our Midbound Team which provides taxation services to a wide range of clients from Plc’s; Inbounds; Banking & Insurance clients and other large corporate entities.The successful applicant will have a keen interest in how the taxation system impacts corporate clients and wants to develop their knowledge further through additional training and on the job learning.
About the role
The successful candidate will work with client relationship teams on a wide portfolio of corporate clients and will have day-to-day responsibility for managing these on-going relationships. For a number of our clients, this involves reporting directly to the Senior Manager, Director or Partner on the engagement.
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
Proactively managing a portfolio of clients, reporting directly to Managers and above.
Establishing effective working relationships directly with clients.
Being proactively involved in the financial management of clients.
Contributing to the development of personal and team knowledge.
Building your own network of contacts through regular attendance at internal and external meetings.
Keeping up-to-date with local and national business and economic issues that might potentially impact on clients and /or their industry.
The Senior Associate will be part of client-service and project teams. As such, managing both junior and more senior members of the team will be essential. The successful candidate will be given the opportunity to work closely with specialists in all areas of Tax Scotland:- Private Client, Private Business, Private Equity, M&A, Capital Allowances, R&D, Indirect, Pensions, Reward & Employment.
Essential skills and experience
The requirements for the role are as follows:
Relevant qualifications in CA; LLB; ATII; CAT or equivalent;
A commitment to continuing to enhance technical and other knowledge and skills;
Willingness to take on new and challenging work;
Excellent team playing skills;
Good communication skills;
Good organisational and people skills.
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
We 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.
The skills we look for in future employees
All 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.
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