A career in our Indirect Tax practice, within Tax services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients meet and manage their tax obligations across unique but ever changing tax specialties. You’ll advise clients on their local and overseas tax affairs, while acting as a strategic consultant related to business analysis, managing indirect taxes, dispute resolution, and global enterprise tax solutions.
Our team helps our clients optimise cash flow and reduce risk by managing challenges related to indirect taxes. You’ll support our clients with all aspects of indirect taxation related to global, regional and domestic projects as well as comprehensive restructuring and reporting value added tax projects.To really stand out and make us ﬁt for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.
As a Manager, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:
The role can be based out of our Midlands offices - Birmingham, East Midlands and Milton Keynes.
Pursue opportunities to develop existing and new skills outside of your comfort zone
Act to resolve issues which prevent effective team working, even during times of change and uncertainty.
Coach others and encourage them to take ownership of their development.
Analyse complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations.
Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations.
Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firm’s/client’s expectations.
Develop a perspective on key global trends, including globalisation, and how they impact the firm and our clients.
Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties
Focus on building trusted relationships.
Uphold the firm’s code of ethics and business conduct.
Our Midlands Tax team is a successful and exciting team of c 300 people, providing advice to a range of clients based across the region and non-UK based groups.Our clients range from privately owned companies to multinational groups to Government bodies. We look after all aspects of the tax relationship, including complex real estate and international restructuring projects, and work with other lines of service to deliver a wider offering for our clients.You will become part of a successful team with ample development opportunities and a chance to work with market leaders. You will be encouraged to shape and actively manage your career through a broad variety of projects.We are looking for either an experienced consultant or manager to join the team and specialise in stamp taxes. You will be called upon to play a key role in delivering quality stamp tax advice (stamp duty, stamp duty land tax, Scottish land and buildings transaction tax, Welsh land transaction tax, annual tax on enveloped dwellings, stamp duty reserve tax etc) alongside a growing Midlands based stamp taxes team.
As a stamp tax specialist you would also be part of the UK stamp taxes network, which has over 25 specialists spread out across the UK and advises on transactions in a range of areas, including real estate, corporate reorganisations, banking and capital markets and asset management from private clients / private business to FTSE 100 and multinationals.Core responsibilitiesSome of the services provided by the stamp specialists in the Midlands team include
Providing tax structuring advice to help clients operate their business in the most tax efficient manner e.g. optimal acquisition or disposal structures from stamp tax perspective.
Deal implementation, including assisting with appropriate documentation of deals, in accordance with the proposed tax structuring.
Pre and post deal services, including assisting clients with stamp tax aspects of pre and post-acquisition restructuring (e.g. adjudications, exemption claims, lodgments).
Performing tax due diligence reviews which involve looking at existing and potential tax issues, tax compliance and tax risks for clients wishing to sell/acquire businesses.
You will be expected to work under your own initiative to draw on your own and other PwC expertise to deliver the stamp tax aspects of transactions and help solve problems. A key aspect is liaising effectively with other advisers and playing a key role in managing and developing relationships clients and junior members of the team.The role offers high levels of responsibility, the satisfaction of working on interesting and challenging assignments and participation in a successful team as well as opportunities to develop new offerings and ways of delivering stamp tax advice for our clients.Your day to day duties will include
Managing stamp tax advice and implications on an ever changing deal portfolio.
Delivering bespoke stamp tax advice, working closely with direct tax specialists as well as other parts of PwC (e.g. advisory, legal) in order to best service your client’s needs.
Working closely with other members of the Midlands tax team and stamp taxes network on a wide variety of transactions.
Experience providing stamp tax advice for a professional services firm or Government Agency in any jurisdiction (essential) and experience of advising on UK stamp taxes (desirable)
Ability to work well in a team
Evidence of managing projects for key clients
Experience of leading and coaching others
Experience in building and leveraging internal and external relationships and networks
An ability to plan and deliver work against tight deadlines
Developed communication skills, specifically in negotiating with and influencing others
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.
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