Deloitte

Associate Director, Indirect Tax, Financial Services, Open to flexible working & returners

Recruiter
Deloitte
Location
Birmingham, Leeds, London, Glasgow
Salary
Competitive
Posted
11 Jan 2022
Closes
11 Feb 2022
Ref
4986
Contract Type
Permanent

Consultant/Associate Director, Indirect Tax, Financial Services, UK Wide

Your opportunity

The Indirect Tax Team has grown rapidly over the last 5 years and to continue that growth needs high calibre additional resource at Consultant and Associate Director level. Our team is regarded within the firm as one of the leading and most successful service lines, with a reputation for being proactive, entrepreneurial, successful and fun to work with.

We reward our employees on merit and not time served.

Working for us will present you with the opportunity to get involved with high profile clients and expand your horizons.

The Financial Services (“FS”) Indirect Tax team sits within the Indirect Tax group and focuses on the key industries of Banking & Capital Markets, Investment Management, Insurance and Fintech.

Team members have deep cross-FS industry knowledge and a wealth of experience in providing tailored and practical advice to clients on the application of VAT and IPT rules in relation to complex transactions and arrangements.

Keeping abreast of all relevant Indirect Tax issues and developments that clients are most concerned with, the team also works closely with industry bodies as well as frequently dealing with HM Treasury and HM Revenue & Customs, acting on behalf of clients and in the course of consultations. Consistent with its clients' operations, the work is often global in nature and provides the chance to broaden knowledge and interact with the Deloitte global network regularly. Members will expect to work with all other people in the team, often reporting direct to Partners.

Are you looking to return to the workplace after an extended career break?

For this role we can offer coaching and support designed for returners to refresh your knowledge and skills, and help your transition back into the workplace after a career break of 2 years or more. If this is relevant for you, just let your recruiter know when you make your application.

Your role

Working in the FS team will present any new member with the opportunity to become involved in challenging and interesting work, where innovation is welcomed and team spirit is vibrant and sociable.

Your skill set will be enhanced with us as you work across our diverse team on projects ranging from global restructurings to tax model transformations or from dispute resolution/litigation to VAT process automations.

As you are given the autonomy to establish your own contacts within a client and reach your own solutions your independence will be accelerated.

It is up to you to take this independence and build your own network. Whilst autonomy is encouraged the team network will always be available when you need support and advice.

You will have responsibility for:

  • Assisting with deepening relationships with target accounts, contributing to winning new work
  • Leading existing client engagements, regularly reporting direct to a partner
  • Assisting with developing less experienced staff with hands on advice and support
  • Input into development of new market opportunities locally, nationally and internationally with an opportunity to lead the market development of the new ideas
  • Contributing to enhancement of relationships with all targets and clients
  • Working closely with colleagues in other parts of the firm
  • Having a broader perspective of potential issues encountered when managing diverse teams and the strategies to overcome them; having a clear understanding of the firm's commitment to creating a more inclusive culture.

Your work, your choice

At Deloitte we believe the best impact is the value we add, not the hours we sit at our desk. We carefully consider agile ways of working, both formal and informal, that allow for the best impact for our people and our clients. Please speak to your recruiter about the working pattern that works best for you.

Location: Our team is primarily based across London, Birmingham, Leeds and Scotland

Work pattern: This is a permanent opportunity, and the role can be worked on a full-time basis.

Your professional experience

  • CTA or equivalent qualification
  • Prior Financial Services VAT experience gained within industry, professional services or HMRC
  • Excellent client facing, relationship building and business development skills, coupled with commercial awareness
  • The ability to be proactive, identify opportunities and take early responsibility

Your service line: Tax Consulting

Arguably the most stimulating career environment in our industry, tax at Deloitte is a far cry from tax at other firms. Here, it's all about collaborating with colleagues at the top of their game, across disciplines, for clients who urge us to constantly push the boundaries of our creativity. You'll find a diverse mix of people, all working together to deliver best-in-class advice. And you'll discover a structured programme that will help you develop even greater expertise. From fascinating projects to a wealth of secondment opportunities, both in the UK and overseas, you can enjoy a broad and rich career experience.

Personal independence

Regulation and controls are standard practice in our industry and Deloitte is no exception. These controls provide important legal protection for both you and the firm. We are subject to a number of audit regulations, one of which requires that certain colleagues abide by specific personal independence constraints. This can mean that you and your "Immediate Family Members" are not permitted to hold certain financial interests (shares, funds, bonds etc.) with audit clients of the firm.

The recruitment team will provide further detail as you progress through the recruitment process.

About Deloitte

Our Purpose & Strategy

To make an impact that matters for our clients, our people and society - defines who we are and what we stand for. Our purpose provides the foundation for our strategy and our aspiration to be the undisputed leader in professional services: this is not about size, it's about being the first choice. The first choice for the largest and most influential clients, and the first choice for the best talent.

What do we do?

Deloitte offers global integrated professional services that include Audit & Assurance, Consulting, Financial Advisory, Legal, Risk Advisory and Tax Consulting. Our approach combines intellectual leadership, industrial expertise, insight, consulting & problem solving capabilities whatever the role, technology revolutions and innovation from multiple disciplines to help our clients excel anywhere in the world.

Beyond the UK: Deloitte North and South Europe

The UK is part of Deloitte North and South Europe (NSE), the second largest member firm in the Deloitte network. Deloitte NSE combines operations in Belgium, Central Mediterranean (Italy, Greece, Malta), Ireland, the Middle East (Bahrain, Cyprus, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Oman, Palestinian Ruled Territories, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen), the Netherlands, the Nordics (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden), Switzerland and the UK. Deloitte NSE brings together 2,700 partners and over 50,000 people, combining our unmatched breadth and depth of capabilities in audit and assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, and tax and legal across the region. Being part of Deloitte NSE supports our aspiration to be the undisputed leader in professional services and will create more opportunity and growth for our people.

What do we value?

What brings us all together at Deloitte? It's how we approach the thousands of decisions we make every day. How we behave, our beliefs and our attitudes. In other words: our values. Whatever we do, wherever we are in the world, we lead the way, serve with integrity, take care of each other, foster inclusion, and collaborate for maximum impact. These five shared values lead every decision we make and action we take, guiding us to deliver impact how and where it matters most.

Being a Leader at Deloitte

Cultural fit and purpose-led leadership is crucial for Deloitte. Our leaders always set the example and inspire their colleagues. They make quality time for people and take an interest in them. They know what matters to people - both inside and outside work - and value them as individuals; always finding opportunities to develop them while showing respect and appreciation.

We expect colleagues at all levels to embrace and live our purpose and our leadership culture by challenging themselves to identify issues that are most important for our clients, our people, and for society and make an impact that matters. We know leadership comes in all shapes and sizes, but our Leadership Charter helps all of our people understand what we're looking for:

  • We live our purpose: we act as a role model, embracing and living our purpose and values, and recognising others for the impact they make
  • We develop talent: we develop high-performing people and teams through challenging and meaningful opportunities
  • We drive performance: we deliver exceptional client service; maximise results and drive high performance from people while fostering collaboration across businesses and borders
  • We believe positive influence can make an impact that matters: we influence clients, teams, and individuals positively, leading by example and establishing confident relationships with increasingly senior people
  • We move, together, towards a strategic direction: we understand key objectives for clients and Deloitte, aligning people to objectives and setting priorities and direction.

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