Senior Associate - Partner Tax Team

28 Mar 2018
24 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
About the team
The Partner Office Partner Tax team is made up of approximately 20 staff, currently split into 5 teams dealing with the tax affairs of the Partners of PwC. It's an exciting opportunity to tackle a variety of tax work without the need for completing timesheets and raising fee notes. Opportunities are available for ATT and CTA exam support and also the possibility of secondments to other areas of the Partner Office.
About the role
In this role you'll:
  • Assist your allocation manager with their Partners (about 250)
  • Work on all aspects of the tax compliance for those clients including preparation of tax returns, checking tax payments and dealing with basic tax planning queries
  • Manage client contact by e-mail, telephone and occasional face to face meetings
  • Assist your manager with the tax reserves for Partners; including making ad-hoc tax payments, providing data for the tax reserve calculation and checking the outputs from that process
  • Take responsibility for some of the various ad-hoc tasks allocated amongst the Senior Associates which might include:
    • overseeing the PIP shadow payroll calculations
    • liaising with other teams regarding Partner secondments
    • overseeing the download of information from Tiger (global office)
    • preparation and maintenance of spreadsheets
    • preparing payment journals
    • preparing the monthly balance against GFS
  • Day to day management of Associates working on your clients, including;
    • allocating work
    • training where necessary
    • checking outcomes
    • making sure records of outstanding work are kept up to date
    • reminders issued on time.
Essential skills and experience
  • Good Tax technical knowledge
  • Knowledge of Tax compliance processes
  • Client focused - motivated to provide an excellent and timely service to Partners
  • Experience of supporting and managing junior staff
  • Strong communication skills
  • Discretion - as the personal information we deal with relates to partners of the Firm and potential colleagues.
About Us About PwC
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The skills we look for in future employees
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