Private Equity Portfolio Senior Manager, Mergers & Acquisitions Tax
Manchester - 1 Hardman Square
5d ago

Senior Manager

Job Description & Summary

A career in our Merger and Acquisition 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 with various aspects of a merger and acquisition transactions such as restructuring, divestiture, partnerships and insolvency.

You’ll focus on helping clients establish treasury goals, analyse and quantify tax assets, assess tax risks, and model taxable income and cash flow impacts.

  • Our Deals Tax team works closely with our Deals practice to advise on the tax implications of all aspects of transactions including;
  • Mergers & Acquisition, Business Recovery Services and Real Estate.

    The role sits within the Private Equity Portfolio (PE Portfolio) Tax team,one of the most successful teams within PwC’s Deals Tax network.

    Our PE Portfolio team advises Private Equity backed businesses, working collaboratively across specialisms to drive value and help our clients succeed at all stages of the deal lifecycle.

    The team operates on a national basis so that no matter where individuals are located, we bring the best experts to our clients and the broadest range of opportunities to our people.

    Our client base is truly international and we pride ourselves on the strength of our network.

    Our team is fueled by open and curious minds who are passionate about their work. As part of the team you’ll experience unparalleled opportunities to develop your career.

    You'll work on complex and challenging projects and gain experience working with prestigious and diverse clients - from high profile multinational organisations and private equity firms to start-ups and owner-managed businesses.

    The role would suit a candidate with a strong UK corporate tax background, a good awareness of other taxes, as well as experience of managing client accounts.

    Experience of transaction work and / or the Private Equity market is desirable, but not essential, as full training and support would be provided.


    Lead teams to deliver tax advisory services to a range of PE portfolio company clients

    Build and maintain relationships with clients and junior members of the team. In particular, working closely with clients to foster relationships and provide commercial, proactive and innovative advice to enhance value.

    Use your technical knowledge and experience to help develop strategies to solve complex technical challenges for our clients.

    Seek specialist input from other parts of tax, overseas teams and other lines of service.

    Be proactive in seeking business development opportunities, helping to identify and progress opportunities with new / existing clients.

    Be a role model in your personal development, coaching your team to advance their learning and fulfil their own potential

    Be agile and open minded in your approach to new challenges and seek opportunities to enhance project delivery through new technologies

    Take responsibility for developing your own and the team's technical and business acumen; keeping up to date with business and economic issues, industry insights and sharing your experience and technical knowledge as part of a team to solve important problems.

    Essential skills and experience

    Chartered Accountant (ACCA, ICAEW, ICAS, CAI) or Chartered Tax Advisor (ATT, CTA) or equivalent international or legal professional qualification

    Significant UK corporate tax skills and experience as well as good awareness of other taxes (VAT, employment taxes, management taxes etc)

    Some transaction experience is desirable, but not essential

    You will have a flexible approach and be able to manage a number of clients / projects simultaneously

    A proven track record of building internal and external relationships and networks

    Excellent communication skills, specifically in negotiating with and influencing others

    Experience of project managing and delegating work within a team context

    Strong analytical, project management and report writing skills.

    An inquisitive mind and ability to solve problems as part of a diverse team

    Ability to use tax technical knowledge & insights in a commercial environment

    Education (if blank, degree and / or field of study not specified)

    Degrees / Field of Study required : Degrees / Field of Study preferred :

    Certifications (if blank, certifications not specified)

    Optional Skills

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    Government Clearance Required?

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