Who we are looking for
Banking and Capital Markets Tax is a relationship based team who provide advice to a wide variety of institutions, including many of the biggest names in the market. Our client base is broad, including retail, commercial, investment, private and custody banks, as well as building societies, exchanges, boutique financial institutions/brokers, and private equity firms. We aim to combine specialist tax skills with a deep understanding of our sector.
Our London based tax team forms one of the hubs of PwC’s global network of BCM expertise, enabling us to advise not only UK institutions, but also many of the largest international players. Our services are varied, and our team includes sector specialists in both direct and indirect taxes, transfer pricing, international structuring and employment taxes. We regularly advise both front office and group tax teams on a mixture of transactional and compliance issues, including M&A and innovative new ideas and structures.The banking and capital markets sector is a forward thinking environment, and we are currently recruiting for Senior Managers to join our team. We are looking for high quality candidates, motivated by a desire to work within the sector and capable of dealing with the technical demands that this brings.
About the role
The recent uptick in transactional activity, coupled with various sector specific tax and structural issues, have triggered strong demand for our services in the market, particularly for M&A projects. As such we are looking for quality, highly motivated individuals to join our team. The team has aggressive medium term growth objectives, and successful candidates will have good potential for career development.
Opportunity for working from home? Yes (as client demands allow)
Amount of time client based? Approximately 25%
Opportunity for job sharing? No
Need to travel/overnight stays away from home?
Occasionally - project dependent
Opportunity for flexible working (hours)? Yes
Amount of time PwC office based? 75%
ACA/ ATT/CTA exam qualified with strong academic background
Lead on complex projects, coach and mentor
Experience running M&A and/or other transactional engagements, and the ability to manage the associated time pressures
Self aware, with the ability to develop self and others
Strong interest in the banking and broader financial services sector
Motivated individual with a desire for a permanent career in taxExcellent interpersonal skills
Both numerate and literate
Confident with accounting concepts (ideally including tax accounting)
Banking specific experience would be a bonus (particularly for a candidate without a tax background).
Private equity experience would also be considered an advantage (although not essential)
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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We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society. And we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.
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