Tax, Private Client Services - Consultant, Open to flexibility

Bristol, Cardiff
09 May 2017
09 Jun 2017
Contract Type

Tax, Private Client Services - Consultant, Open to flexibility

Role description

We are currently seeking talented Consultants for roles in the Private Client tax team in Bristol and Cardiff, specifically to work in the Partnership team that deal with a large number of Professional Practices and their Partners.  You will have the opportunity to develop your experience and knowledge advising our vast client base on their tax affairs.

Deloitte's Private Client tax team are recognised as a market leader in this area and our team is multi-disciplinary, focused on proactively delivering the very best advice to our clients, with whom we seek to build deep and lasting relationships.  

Achieve your aspirations by working with the best in the market

Your role will be diverse and stimulating, working with Professional Practices across all aspects of personal tax.

Building strong client relationships is at the core of our business and by benefiting from early client exposure and learning from the top practitioners in the field, you will be involved in client meetings and encouraged to contribute or take a prominent role where appropriate. 

We take development very seriously and as well as the opportunity to work on a range of diverse and interesting clients with direct interaction with senior members of the team, you will also receive continuous on the job training.  Our appraisal process is structured, transparent and interactive, ensuring you receive ongoing supportive feedback to help you achieve your goals.


You will be based in a Deloitte Bristol office, however travel will be required from time to time for client based projects but we make arrangements respectfully.


This is a permanent role. We do encourage careful consideration of agile ways of working, both formal and informal arrangements that allow for the best outcomes for our people and our clients. If this opportunity is interesting as a permanent role with a degree of flexibility please do discuss with us.


  • Managing a portfolio of Partners from Professional Practices and dealing with all aspects of their tax affairs.
  • Management of tax compliance services provided to our clients through our Compliance Centre of Excellence
  • Reporting to senior members of the team, including regular interaction with the partner group and managing and helping to develop more junior members of the team
  • Taking responsibility for client relationships and liaising directly with clients and third parties
  • Managing diverse teams within an inclusive team culture where people are recognised for their contribution


To qualify for the respective roles you must have:

Technical skills

  • Good understanding of relevant tax legislation, being qualified ACA/CTA or equivalent qualification or experience
  • Highly numerate with keen attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills - both written and oral

Practical skills

  • Ability to plan and prioritise workload, meet deadlines and work well under pressure
  • Strong client engagement experience
  • Able to take ownership and use initiative to resolve problems
  • Ability to exercise appropriate level of judgement
  • Drive and spirit to succeed and exceed our clients’ expectations and a positive approach to personal development

Communication skills

  • Strong business acumen and commercial awareness
  • Ability to adapt to changes in the external environment rapidly and to respond to clients appropriately in this context

Management skills

  • Good team player with the ability to build effective relationships at all levels
  • Experience of delegation and interest and skills to develop more junior members of the team

You are here: Tax

Our business spans the full range of tax activities and by integrating these specialist areas when forging a team for the client, we can deliver the best advice to that client, wherever in the world they operate. Internally, the tax department is split into three main areas: Business Tax, Indirect Tax and Global Employer Services.

Our consultative approach adds significant value to our clients’ businesses and makes a tangible difference to their profits. As a result, you’ll get to work with a variety of clients, across a wide range of industry sectors, from large multinational companies to entrepreneurs and other high net worth individuals. This variety of work means you’ll gain broad and in-depth knowledge of business. As well as providing coaching in key financial, business, consulting and legal skills, we’ll also give you all the support you need to gain valuable professional qualifications.

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