6 days ago
Who We Are
We're the leading UK provider of tax services in terms of the reputation, size and scope of our practice. The work we do is diverse and our clients span a range of industries, from multinational organisations, to entrepreneurs and family businesses.
Our goal is to provide a technology enabled service you can be a part of, working alongside people with experience in developing solutions for our clients.
Our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. It’s this focus that influence the services we provide and decisions we make.
We seek to attract the best people from a diverse talent pool and encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. This is what makes us a strong organisation with an increasingly agile workforce which is why we’ve introduced Everyday Flexibility, encouraging you to balance work and life. ‘Dress for your Day’ lets you choose what you feel is appropriate to wear for each working day.
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a manager or senior manager with share plan and deals experience (especially in the private business and PE backed markets) to join our team in the South West & Wales (based in the Bristol office).
We provide consulting services, technical advice and analysis on all aspects of incentive plan design, implementation, deals advice and reporting. Our clients include private start-ups, fast-growth companies heading towards an IPO/exit, AIM and mid-cap, family-owned and private equity/venture capital backed organisations. The successful candidate will be required to work as part of a regional and multi-disciplined team, advising a broad range of clients on all aspects of their pay.
Our team will provide you with the opportunity to put into practice your tax technical skills in a stimulating and challenging environment. You will also play a key role in the People & Organisations network and you will lead and participate in regular network events with technical updates and training opportunities.
We believe that PwC has the strongest and most highly-integrated group in this area of services in the market and this breadth of capability provides unparalleled access to a high quality client base that will support fantastic personal and career growth for the successful candidate.
Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to being:-
Being self-reliant and confident in dealing with fast moving events and developing strategies to solve complex technical challenges
Managing and delivering projects and having an appreciation of the risks involved to plan ahead, prioritise and document decisions, involving senior staff as appropriate
Using your tax knowledge, ideally from a personal tax perspective so that capital taxes/SATR aspects are considered and appreciated
Working collaboratively within and managing a team and contributing to the development of your own and the team’s technical, financial and commercial acumen
Proactively assist in the management of a portfolio of clients
Drafting technically complex advice and supervise the work of junior staff (managing their personal and technical development, undertaking research and analysis)
Developing a personal network of contacts internally and externally and actively promote the PwC brand through social media and external networking events
Actively targeting and evaluating opportunities for developing new client opportunities and services and supporting client proposal activities
You will be responsible for building close relationships with a wide range of clients, working both independently and in a team. You will benefit from a progressive environment and will be encouraged to develop client relationships, technical and people management skills.
The work is technically stimulating, rarely routine and offers opportunities to help solve our clients’ tax and business issues of companies. The work is wide-ranging and you will have the opportunity to work with Senior Managers, Directors and Partners.
The team will provide you with the opportunity to put into practice your tax technical skills in a stimulating and challenging environment. Client teams range in size based on the client and nature of the work. You will have a Career Coach who will manage your performance, well-being and development.
You will be able to progress your career in the Firm through gaining wide-ranging experience across industries and locations. Being a global organisation we are able to offer staff the opportunity to go on secondments and there are further options to develop technically and professionally through varied client assignments and secondments
Essential Skills and Attributes
UK professional qualification (CTA, ACA or legal qualification with tax experience) or overseas equivalent
Extensive share plan/deals experience
Strong organisational and interpersonal skills
A commitment to delivering great client service
Good communication skills, written and oral
Strong project management skills and the ability to prioritise tasks
Ability to work flexibly in a regional team and through virtual networks
Able to apply good judgement, consult appropriately and manage risks
Resilient, able to work to deadlines
Encouraging and motivational to junior staff
Strong analytical skills in terms of understanding the interaction of processes, technologies and people
An interest in technology and the benefits that it can bring in terms of efficiency, control and informational capabilities
The candidate will also have an interest in technology and an awareness of the way in which data and digital solutions are shaping the market as we are a technology enabled business and are leveraging technology solutions in a number of new and innovative ways to deliver services efficiently for our clients.
We understand that applicants may not feel comfortable in applying for a role unless they fully meet the requirements as advertised. We want to encourage people to apply who may not fully meet the requirements but still have relevant skills and experience to fulfil the role.