Tax Consultant

Up to £400 per day
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SIMON TAYLOR

The position is based in the product advisory tax team of the wider EMEA Corporate Tax Department which is largely based in London. The team is a mix of international professionals of varying relevant qualification and fluent in a number of languages. The team covers tax risks in business transactions within the EMEA region (Europe, Middle East, Africa) for a wide range of businesses conducted including trading, investment banking, private banking, asset management, treasury and custody services.

Job Summary

The role involves supporting the product advisory tax team in advising various lines of business on tax-related risks, with a particular focus on the implementation of the EU DAC 6 directive. This will involve:

  • understanding the transactions / products of the lines of business;
  • understanding DAC 6 and how it may apply to transactions / products of the lines of business;
  • developing knowledge of worldwide tax regimes applicable to these transactions / products (both tax technical and practical);
  • communicating tax risks succinctly and clearly to non-tax colleagues;
  • conducting legal research into the application of new law across a number of jurisdictions; and
  • escalating risks internally within the team as appropriate.


Some prior knowledge of DAC 6 and OECD BEPs action item 12 is beneficial, but not essential. There will be good on-the-job training in a supportive environment where a positive team approach provides the benefits of an excellent working environment and very good opportunities for technical and personal development.

The successful candidate will also work with external tax advisors, as well as partnering internally with global Corporate Tax colleagues (including colleagues covering VAT) and non-Tax colleagues (such as the Business, Legal, Finance, Operations etc.).

Essential Skills / Experience: The successful candidate must:

  • speak excellent English;
  • possess excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • be detail-oriented and able to document project progress;
  • be professionally qualified in tax, law or accounting; and
  • have experience providing tax advice in a law or accounting firm (either currently or previously).

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

 

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