Tax Reporting & Strategy – Strategy & Governance Manager
About the team
Due to rapidly increasing demand PwC is looking for a manager to help drive its Tax Governance and Tax Risk Management business within its Tax Reporting & Strategy business unit with a focus in the London Region Market.
With an unparalleled client base this opportunity represents a real tangible chance to work within a specialist team and help shape and build one of PwC’s priority businesses. You will be fully supported by the Tax Reporting & Strategy leadership teams in helping you achieve your goals. The role will be based in one of our London offices, as this is where the majority of the team are based.
The tax landscape is constantly changing. Regulatory requirements are increasing, business and finance transformation is commonplace, and tax authorities and boards are demanding that tax risks are effectively managed. In this fast changing world, our Tax Reporting & Strategy (TRS) team is helping clients build a sustainable tax strategy for the future. Our complete approach to tax management brings together tax function design, governance risk and control, technology and compliance delivery to help our clients understand and meet these challenges head-on.
Our national TRS team is embedded within our market facing client teams within Tax putting us in a unique position to meet our clients’ needs. Working in TRS you’ll advise both domestic and international clients on the end to end management of tax across their business.
About the role
We’re looking for a Manager to join our London Region market TRS team to enable us to achieve our ambitious growth plans. We are essentially a consulting business and little of our work is routine. Projects range from one-off initiatives providing bespoke solutions to specific problems, through to long-term tax transformation engagements.
Candidates will have experience in providing tax management advice to clients covering one or more of the following areas:
Tax governance and tax risk management
Developing tax control frameworks
Senior Accounting Officer
Tax transformation and process improvement
Internal control testing and review
As part of our growing team you’ll be responsible for driving and managing projects, working closely with both senior and junior members of the team to provide outstanding service to our clients.
We will also be looking for someone who is keen to help grow the business and contribute to client proposals as well as driving client relationships. The ability to confidently interact with senior client and internal stakeholders is very important.
Essential skills and experience
Proven experience in advising clients on some or all aspects of tax management
Knowledge of recent global developments in tax strategy and risk management requirements
Working knowledge of the tax system with a technical tax base from which you can provide tax risk and control advisory services as well as tax process improvement consulting.
Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)
Excellent problem solving, analytical, numerical and listening skills
Strong project management skills. In particular the ability to manage several different work-streams at once
ACA / CTA qualified - desirable but not essential depending on other experience