5 months ago
About the role
We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Manager to provide specialist advice as part of our national MTAG (Management Taxes Advisory Group) network within our Reward and Employment team. The individual will lead and work as part of our local team and will be linked closely with the national network.
The objective of the MTAG market leaders is ensure that the management team’s equity or other incentives are structured in a commercially and tax efficient manner, in order to align interests between management and the investors and to motivate and retain key executives of the business. Often the work is time pressured, fast moving and confidential and requires creativity and flexibility from the team.
We are looking for someone who can do the following:
communicate complex issues in an effective and non-technical way to management and stakeholders;
project manage while working to tight deadlines in a demanding environment and can operate effectively under pressure;
think and act commercially and with integrity;
consistently exceed client expectations;
share knowledge and apply a creative and innovative mind set
hold their own in challenging circumstances
demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively as part of a local team and participate in the wider national network
have a desire to mentor, train and develop junior staff and build a team
demonstrate the ability to grow and develop their business working in tandem with colleagues from other lines of service corporate finance, transactions advisory and tax
The key issues that the individual will look at are in relation to management shareholders and often involve working with our international network. The individual will work closely with the rest of our tax team in Scotland, and in particular our Reward and Employment, Private Business and M&A tax teams, as well as colleagues in Corporate Finance, Transaction Services, Business Recovery Services, Valuations, and Legal teams.
Our main clients include the management shareholders of a company, the company directly, or Private Equity houses.
You would be working in teams on projects which are generally demanding and fast-paced. There is a lot of interaction with other parts of PwC and you will need to able to build relationships quickly and work with colleagues across lines of service.
You will be expected to prepare technical work for submission to clients with the support of junior and senior colleagues.
Development of yourself and others is an expected part of the culture at PwC. This is a fantastic role for someone who is looking to enhance their valuable front line transaction and commercial experience and technical and client handling skills.
We are looking for a professional adviser (either a lawyer or accountant) with experience in advising on the selection and implementation of appropriate structures for incentivising management, particularly in the context of private businesses and with an emphasis on transactions and deals.
We are looking for people that are either legal, CTA qualified or ACA qualified with experience of advising on the selection and implementation of management incentives.
Opportunity for working from home? Flexible
Opportunity for job sharing? No
Need to travel/overnight stays away from home - Yes, occasionally
Opportunity for flexible working (hours)? Yes
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.
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.