Corporate Tax Assistant Manager (Insurance)
- London, England, United Kingdom
- Permanent, Full time
- 31 Jul 17
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Insurance Corporate Tax Advisory Team
This dynamic and market leading team provides corporate tax services to Insurance clients ranging from UK branches of overseas financial institutions, smaller owner managed businesses through to major listed international groups. We advise companies across the whole of the insurance market including general and life insurers, Lloyd's market insurers and insurance brokers.
The department focuses on the provision of high quality commercial advice to our clients. Our approach has as its foundation a thorough understanding of our client's business strategy as well as the industry in which they operate. This enables us to work in partnership with them and to provide tailored and robust tax solutions to support their corporate goals. The work focuses on corporate tax advisory and M&A services, and includes building long-lasting client relationships and coordination of all tax services to clients.
- Carrying out a variety of corporate tax advisory work, including international and M&A work, and supporting compliance and audit teams where tax issues are more complex
- Efficient, effective and timely delivery of client work, usually in small teams
- Maintaining up to date UK tax knowledge and awareness to changes in applicable tax law.
- Development and maintenance of good client relationships, including ongoing identification of leads for new work, and liaison with other members of the client service team outside tax
- Identification of work opportunities through an internal network of contacts
- Development of more junior staff in the team, through on-the job coaching
- Liaising with other colleagues in tax and elsewhere to provide a complete tax service to clients
- Working with senior team members on identifying and following through future work opportunities and cross-selling to other disciplines.
Qualifications and Skills
- CTA and/or ACA/CA or equivalent qualified
- A commercial approach to resolving issues and providing advice
- High level analytical skills
- History of developing strong external and internal client relationships
- Project coordination/management skills
- The flexibility to adapt to the ever changing demands brought about by tax, regulatory and business changes.
Experience and Background
- Tax knowledge and awareness of other tax and accounting areas and ideally industry expertise in insurance.
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