PwC

Indirect Tax Compliance Senior Associate - Part time, Flexible Contracts

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Recruiter
PwC
Location
Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary
Competitive
Posted
07 Jul 2021
Closes
07 Aug 2021
Ref
216074WD
Contract Type
Permanent

Tax

We help our clients stay ahead of changes that impact their businesses, navigating complexity and risk. We deliver deep tax technical, people and legal expertise, while providing the critical context to make informed and compliant decisions. With clients ranging from multinational organisations and public sector bodies to entrepreneurs and family businesses, the work we do is diverse.

This role is open specifically for people who are looking to work on a flexible contract.

We know everyone’s lives are different and that traditional working patterns may not be quite right for you. Whether you’ve taken a career break, had time out to support family or are looking to balance your career with another passion of yours, we can offer you a flexible contract to work the pattern that suits you.

  • Part time or annualised days contracts

This role can be offered on an annualised days contract. This means you would be on a permanent contract whilst working a certain number of days over the whole year. The expectation of when these days will be worked is flexible.

Once you’ve joined the firm you will have access to training, giving you the opportunity to upskill yourself on our various systems. You’ll also benefit from additional support designed to help you integrate into the firm and connect and build relationships with other flexible workers across our network.

Our Tax Compliance team is a leading provider of technology enabled compliance and integrated advisory services, working across an unrivalled range of prestigious clients. The variety of work, size of our team and focus on learning and development brings about opportunities to specialise in particular industries or technical areas.

PwC are the market leaders in global Indirect Tax compliance services, providing services to many of the firm’s largest and most important clients. We provide clients with Indirect tax compliance services Globally with a key focus in EMEA.

Our team is agile and open to new ways of working. The investment in automation and robotics enables us to be at the forefront of change and innovation. Together, we produce technical excellence, innovative solutions and an outstanding client experience.

The role

Within our Compliance Technology & Services team in Birmingham we are looking for an individual with an interest in developing their experience in indirect tax compliance and developing a career within an established team.

Working within the wider team you will be responsible for the review of draft indirect tax returns using our Indirect Tax Technologies. You will be allocated to a portfolio of clients in order that high quality returns are produced and client relationships are developed to maximum potential. You will be responsible for liaising with clients and the wider PwC network in order to ensure quality and timely delivery. You will build relationships with both client contacts and the PwC network.

Successful applicants will also have the opportunity to work on ad-hoc global Indirect Tax compliance projects, wider Indirect Tax process projects and assisting clients on issues such as overseas registrations, e-filing, potential impact of new overseas Indirect Tax legislation and tax authority audit support etc.

This role provides the successful candidate with an unparalleled opportunity to build global VAT technical skills, global Indirect Tax compliance awareness and the experience of working on complex and challenging assignments. This is an excellent platform for furthering your career within Indirect Tax and opportunities for training are available.

On a day to day basis responsibilities will include:

  • Dealing with client financial data and processing into our Indirect Tax Technologies
  • Running and reviewing the client specific exception reports produced by the technology
  • Reviewing draft returns before final review by Managers
  • With Manager support, co-ordinating timetables and contractual scope to ensure delivery against compliance obligations
  • Indirect Tax technical and accounting review of draft returns and client specific exception reports
  • Selecting specific transactions for further review
  • Liaising with the appropriate client personnel
  • Liaising with the global PwC network
  • Ensuring high quality service delivery to our clients
  • Keeping up to date with legislation and practical changes which impact Indirect Tax compliance
  • Monitoring relevant tax legislation and ensuring Indirect Tax processes accommodate technical requirements.

Successful candidates will need to possess and demonstrate a broad range of capabilities and skills, including:

  • Good VAT technical knowledge
  • EMEA VAT knowledge and experience preferred 
  • Previous experience in a VAT related role
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Excellent self-organisational skills
  • Ambition and a strong desire to succeed
  • A commitment to team working
  • An ability to work within a strict timetable and deadlines

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.

Diversity

Valuing Difference. Driving Inclusion.

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 because creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business, enabling us to solve important problems and deliver value to our clients. We encourage an inclusive culture where people can be themselves, are valued for their strengths and are empowered to be the best they can be. As an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we also support different ways of working offering flexible working arrangements.

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