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.
PwC are the market leaders in VAT advisory services, providing services to many of the firm’s largest and most important clients. Our business in the South East has doubled in size over the last 3 years and we are looking to continue that strong growth with talented and driven indirect tax professionals.
You will have a great opportunity to build your career as an indirect tax specialist in a fast growing business and in a region that is a national growth priority for PwC. You will work with a wide range of clients across all business sectors and have responsibility to lead relationships with those clients. You will be given immediate responsibility for a client portfolio and have the opportunity to play a key part in the leadership of the business.
This role provides the successful candidate with an unparalleled opportunity to develop their career, to build global VAT technical skills and the experience of working on complex and challenging assignments.
Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to being:-
• Building relationships with our clients;
• Delivery of the highest quality advice to clients;
• Managing a team and helping develop others in the team;
• Liaising with the global PwC network;
• Keeping up to date with legislation and practical changes which impact VAT;
Essential skills and experience
Excellent VAT technical skills
Strong organisational and interpersonal skills
Good self-organisational skills
Energy and enthusiasm
Ambition and a strong desire to succeed
A commitment to team working
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.
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.
Learn more here www.pwc.com/uk/careers/experienced/apply
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.
Learn more here www.pwc.com/uk/diversity