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Senior Manager Tax M&A London

Posted: 11 Nov 2020 Closes: 11 Dec 2020
London, London Region UK Competitive
Permanent & Full-time PwC_40029BR

Job description

Tax

We help our clients stay ahead of changes that impact their businesses, navigating complexity and risk. We deliver deep tax technical and legal expertise, while providing the critical context to make informed and compliant decisions. With clients ranging from multinational organisations and public sector bodies to entrepreneurs and family businesses, the work we do is diverse.

Hear from Ed Stacey, Tax People Leader about what a career in Tax could mean for you - from development, to our culture, to what we value in our people when building our team.

We are currently looking for Senior Managers to join the London Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) tax team, based in More London. You will be called upon to play a key role in delivering quality tax advice on M&A transactions.

The M&A Tax team in London is the largest specialist team in the PwC worldwide M&A network with over 130 partners and staff. Ranging from Private Equity Houses to Public Sector clients, the team has a truly global reach facilitating global transactions across different territories.

Working with the extensive M&A network and wider Tax and Deals businesses as well as leading Investment banks and Law firms the team delivers commercial and solutions and tax advice on complex and often high-profile deals.

Within the team there are sub-teams with specialisms in Funds, Management, Stamp Taxes Sale and Purchase Agreements, Transfer Pricing and Global Operating Model Advisory and VAT.

We also work closely with the Deals and Transaction Services (TS) Teams, Capital Markets and Consulting teams at PwC.

Some of the services and products provided by the M&A Tax team include:
  • 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.
  • Provide Tax Structuring advice to help clients operate their business in the most tax efficient manner e.g. devising tax efficient acquisition and disposal steps for clients buying/selling businesses and implications of withholding tax, corporation tax and payroll taxes.
  • Tax Modelling, to simulate models of future tax liabilities of companies to help our clients make informed economic decisions and shape their business strategy.
  • Pre and post deal services, including assisting clients with pre-acquisition re-structuring and implementing new tax planning ideas.
There is a lot of opportunity within the team to get involved in different individual areas of specialism, meanwhile keeping focus on the 'bigger picture' of any deal or transaction.
  • Tax Due Diligence Reviews
  • Vendor AssistanceTax Structuring Advice
  • Tax modelling
  • Funds flow
  • Management tax planning
  • Sale & Purchase review service
  • Post deal implementation services
  • PFI deal structuring and modelling advice
  • Transaction tax and VAT advice on deals
  • Stamp Duty
You will be expected to work under your own initiative to draw on your own and other PwC expertise to deliver the tax aspects of Deals 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 M&A tax for our clients.

About the role

Your day to day duties will include:
  • Managing tax advice and implications on an ever changing deal portfolio.
  • Delivering bespoke tax advice, working closely with other M&A specialists as well as other parts of PwC in order to best service yourclient'sneeds.
  • Working closely with other members of the team on a wide variety of deals.

The Team

The M&A team works on a wide range of private equity and other transactions advising both buyers and on the tax implications of the transactions they undertake. Many of the transactions arelarge-scale involvingboth listed and private-equity clients, often involving advice on cross-border structuring.

The M&A tax team is currently 130 people strong and a good team spirit is the cornerstone of our success.

Requirements

Essential skills:
  • Evidence of leadingcomplex M&Aprojects for key clients
  • Experience of leading and coaching others
  • A track record of successfully generating business through converting leads and developing new business ideas
  • 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

Desirable skills:
  • Working knowledge of TAX M&A processes
  • Ability to work well in a team
  • Experience of handling multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously

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