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Tired of 6 minute schedules and time-sheets? Worried about going into a boring compliance driven Group Tax role… and the ceiling that can come with some In-House roles?! Worry no longer – we have a pure transaction, deals, M&A tax role In-House with zero, you heard that correctly, zero compliance!  Tax Lawyer or Tax Accountant sought with circa 4-6 years PQE. Must have UK tax experience.

About our Client

  • New York, US headquartered company with European operations headquartered in London.

  • In their sector this client is one of the market leading players. Competitors comment they are ‘renowned for what they do, nimble and hard to compete with’!

  • Fast-growth and strategic plans for their London and European offerings.  


Role Description

  • Advising internal teams in relation to the tax aspects of transactions, oft with a European dimension.

  • Managing Advisors (Legal and Accounting firms).

  • Undertaking due diligence as part of a transaction, satisfying conditions precedent, reviewing documents.

  • Co-ordinating, drafting and preparing advice, and negotiation of structures and documents.

  • Liaising with senior management – there is typically a flat structure so inherent confidence with Senior Management/ Executives.

  • Additional (* but not a pre-requisite) European languages would be useful.

  • Understanding of the wider business/City/commercial dynamics of deals i.e. valuations, wider Legal and Accounting issues would be ideal (but again, not a pre-requisite).

About You

  • Comfortable taking complex documents and tax intricacies, and negotiating both the technical and commercial element.

  • You will have worked mostly in a Deals/M&A/Transactional tax role to date.

  • Must be UK qualified and residing in the UK at present.

  • Able to work at a fast pace and manage Advisors & intermediaries.

  • Non-political – the team work very closely together so ‘fit’ and willingness to tackle tasks irrespective of your level is important.


Whats on Offer

  • In the coming years it is likely there will be further European presence for this Group – career opportunities will abound with these office openings.

  • Competitive salary, market leading.

  • Bonus up to 20% / discretionary.

  • Health Benefits and other benefits.

  • This client is ‘flying’ so an exciting time to join!

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