Manager Indirect Tax London

London (Greater)
24 Sep 2018
24 Oct 2018
Job role
Full time
A career in our Financial Services Tax practice, within Corporate Tax services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients meet their tax obligations while managing the impact tax has on their business. You'll advise clients on their local and overseas tax affairs, while acting as a strategic consultant related to business analysis, managing working capital, and profit sharing for partners. You'll also help organisations understand the pricing implications of goods and services between related parties, as well as providing advice on tax implications of deals.

Our team helps our Financial Services clients navigate the frequently changing and complex national and international tax environment related to stringent capital requirements, management of operational tax risks, and tax implications of investing in different jurisdictions. You'll help our clients with their tax structuring while helping to address the challenges of the continuously changing tax world, both locally and globally.


As a Manager, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • Proactively assist in the management of a portfolio of clients, while reporting to Senior Managers and above
  • Be involved in the financial management of clients
  • Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients
  • Contribute to the development of your own and team's technical acumen
  • Develop strategies to solve complex technical challenges
  • Assist in the management and delivering of large projects
  • Train, coach, and supervise staff
  • Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues
  • Continue to develop internal relationships and your PwC brand

About the role

The More London office has a very diverse client base which provides significant opportunities to enhance existing indirect tax learning and knowledge, and provide challenging opportunities. The FS Indirect Tax team is led by 3 Partners, who are supported by 3 Directors and a number of Senior Managers, Managers, Senior Associates and Associates. The successful candidate will be required to work closely with other Indirect tax team members and collaborate with colleagues in the wider firm.

The role will require delivering a first class Indirect Tax consulting services to our leading multinational and national FS clients, and to identify and develop additional areas where we can assist those clients. The candidate will be required to work on specific client consultancy opportunities, as well as participate in multi-tax and multi-country projects. The role will require the successful candidate to demonstrate high levels of technical knowledge across a varied range of financial services sectors, and to be driven to maintain a high standards of service, whilst efficiently managing projects and assignments.

The role will also require the successful candidate to take a keen interest in leading, developing and managing junior grades.

This is a challenging role in an iconic market leading FS team, which should provide the successful candidate with a great opportunity to display their Indirect Tax and management skills, and allow clear opportunity for career progression and significant development.

The role has become available due to market growth and the need for additional resource to take a key role in delivering a strong pipeline of work.

Additional information

  • Opportunity for working from home? (Occasional)

  • Amount of time client based (0-35%)

  • Opportunity for job sharing? (No)

  • Need to travel/overnight stays away from home (Some)

  • Opportunity for flexible working (hours)? (Some)

  • Amount of time PwC office based (65-100%)


Essential skills

  • A proven history of delivering high standards of quality work for clients; demonstrating a thorough understanding of client business and commercial knowledge;

  • High standards of Indirect Tax technical knowledge gained either in practice or industry. Relevant FS experience is desirable but not essential;

  • An ability to identify, secure and manage new work opportunities;

  • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate with other FS Indirect Tax team members and the wider Tax team, specifically in negotiating with and influencing others;

  • Experienced in building internal and external relationships.

  • An ability to work and deliver against budgets, deadlines and competing priorities;

  • A track record of people management, providing constructive and helpful feedback to assist improve and develop;

  • An ability to take advantage of new opportunities for learning, sharing new knowledge; being intellectually agile and able to think creatively; and

  • An ability to promptly address problems and maintain professional standards.


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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