Private Business/Private Client Tax; Manager or Senior Manager
We are leading experts at offering advice on personal and corporate tax affairs for Private Businesses, their owners and Private Clients.
We are looking for Senior Managers and Managers to join our Private Business Private Client team, based in London. The Private Client and Private Business team in London is an area of significant investment and growth for PwC. We have a talented and diverse team of tax experts focused entirely on this market, with a shared ambition to give our clients the best advice and service possible.
Our clients range from significant family businesses of FTSE equivalent size, to scale-up and fast growth companies and everything in between. We work across all industries sectors. Our private client business advises HNWIs, landed estates, trusts, international and UK clients, family offices and business owners. We have a combined team that joins up all the dots, such that we are really strong where the business and individual’s interests meet.
You will be encouraged to shape and actively manage your career and will be actively supported in the area(s) of the Private Business market within which you work or specialise.
As a tax expert you will be responsible for delivering exceptional client service, strong technical know-how and tailored solutions to meet the personal and commercial objectives of your clients. You will balance an active portfolio of clients and manage multiple project-based assignments, while taking a lead role in managing client relationships.
Specific duties will include
Managing client relationships - managing and controlling deliverables and deadlines, handling day-to-day queries and establishing your role as the trusted/primary point of contact.
Tax planning and advisory projects, often with an international aspect and often working alongside other PwC advisory areas, including Legal and Investment Advisory teams.
Providing advice to entrepreneurs and shareholders on restructuring their business interests, demergers, corporate transactions and deals, cash extraction and succession-planning,
Reviewing a wide variety of personal tax returns linked with your own client allocation whilst considering whether any tax-planning opportunities arise
Providing advice individuals on all the UK and international tax aspects of their wealth, including trusts, domicile tax law, corporate investments, preparing instructions to Counsel and supporting clients through tax disputes and enquiries.
Training and supporting junior team members, from both a technical tax and a client relationship perspective.
Technical research and report writing.
Leading business development initiatives within the practice
Advanced interpersonal and technical skills are a must; You will have strong UK and/or international tax knowledge and demonstrable post-qualification experience of managing a portfolio of clients, leading client relationships, and teams of other tax experts at varying levels of seniority
You will have experience of being an all-round business adviser who enjoys working closely with clients to provide them with a pro-active service giving them innovative and commercial tax solutions.
You will have the ability to actively seek opportunities for developing new and existing clients, for not only the Tax business, but for other areas of the PwC network too.
The ideal candidate will be ACA or CTA qualified, or equivalent.
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.
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.