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Providing Audit assistance and expertise that makes an impact, we’ll give you the autonomy to inspire and grow your portfolio and colleagues in a way that works for you. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to work on varied, interesting, and challenging work with a huge network of diverse colleagues and great opportunities to collaborate and learn.

Whatever your definition of success, we’ll support you to identify and achieve it.

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R14472
iconLocation:
London, United Kingdom
iconDate posted:
26 January 2024
iconCategory:
Audit

Private Equity Tax Senior Manager/Associate Director

Ideas | People | Trust

We’re BDO. An accountancy and business advisory firm, providing the advice and solutions businesses need to navigate today’s changing world.

We’ll broaden your horizons

Tax is a dynamic, ever-changing industry.  As our clients’ needs and the regulatory environment evolve, you’ll encounter new problems to solve and new opportunities for growth.  Whether it’s advising clients on high-profile specialisms like Corporation Tax or leading the implementation of intelligent technology solutions, you’ll enjoy variety as well as stretch in your role.

You will be joining a fast-growing Private Equity funds tax team, working with great clients and a market leading group of people from a diverse range of backgrounds.

The role provides an exceptional opportunity for the successful candidate to develop their technical, commercial and client relationship skills in a supportive and collaborative environment, working with colleagues who are recognised as experts in the sector.

We are looking for someone who is willing to get involved, and who is keen to learn and develop – the team will support you in gaining market knowledge and profile, building your skills, and developing new technical expertise to help build your career.

BDO supports all kinds of different businesses in different sectors across the UK and around the world.  You’ll be providing Tax Advisory services to start-ups and scale-ups, to private businesses and FTSE listed multinationals.  Each of our clients has different needs and in applying your expertise in different contexts, you’ll develop your skills and gain valuable experience that will serve you throughout your career.

We’ll help you succeed

You will be joining a fast-growing Private Equity funds tax team, working with great clients and a market leading group of people from a diverse range of backgrounds. We are looking for someone who is willing to get involved, and who is keen to learn and develop – the team will support you in gaining market knowledge and profile, building your skills, and developing new technical expertise to help build your career.

The role provides an exceptional opportunity for the successful candidate to develop their technical, commercial and client relationship skills in a supportive and collaborative environment, working with colleagues who are recognised as experts in the sector.

Our client base will provide you with a fantastic opportunity to work on a challenging and varied portfolio, delivering tax reporting, compliance and advisory services both in the UK and internationally.

Furthermore, you will be able to consider and highlight further opportunities to develop new work and start to build your business.

You will be trusted to lead client relationships and run your portfolio of clients, supported by directors and partners in the team and working with more junior colleagues.  Your portfolio will include an exciting range of asset managers, investment partnerships and fund management structures across the Private Equity industry.

You will also:

  • Run client relationships - acting as a key point of contact for clients, ensuring the team respond promptly to, as well as anticipate, client requests/needs, and maintaining regular contact with clients.
  • Drive the Private Equity strategy by supporting the growth of the business through looking for opportunities, challenging and improving processes and delivering high quality advice and compliance.
  • Oversee a portfolio of clients, taking responsibility for delivery of tax compliance and advisory services supported by managers and the junior team.
  • Deal with interesting and varied tax issues, with support from partners and directors.
  • Leverage internal networks to serve clients, both in the UK and internationally.
  • Develop your own network of contacts internally and externally, supporting your own career development and the growth of our business.
  • Actively participate in the management of the group.
  • Be responsible for coaching and developing managers and more junior members of staff.

When you join us, we’ll make your growth our priority. If you can demonstrate the following skills, we can help you go far.

  • Qualified ACA/CTA (or equivalent) with demonstrable post-qualified experience.
  • Ideally the candidate would have relevant experience in a partnership tax compliance and advisory role or a corporate and personal tax compliance and advisory role, with some experience of dealing with private equity funds and management structures, or other asset management or financial services industries.
  • Experience of involvement in and dealing with complex tax advisory projects.
  • Ability to manage a client portfolio.
  • Experience of dealing with client senior management.
  • Self-motivated with excellent communication.
  • Experience of supervising junior staff.
  • A commitment to technical and personal development, with the drive and ambition to progress and fulfil your full potential.
  • A commercial mindset, being motivated to support the team’s growth.

You’ll also be yourself; we’ll recognise and value you for who you are and celebrate and reward your contributions to the business.  We’re committed to agile working, and we offer everyone the opportunity to work in ways that suit them, their teams, and the task in hand.

At BDO, we’ll help you achieve your personal goals and career ambitions, and we have programmes, resources, and frameworks that provide clarity and structure around career development.

We’re in it together

Mutual support and respect is one of BDO’s core values and we’re proud of our distinctive, people-centred culture.  From informal success conversations to formal mentoring and coaching, we’ll support you at every stage in your career, whatever your personal and professional needs.

Our agile working framework helps us stay connected, bringing teams together where and when it counts so they can share ideas and help one another.  At BDO, you’ll always have access to the people and resources you need to do your best work.

We know that collaboration is the key to creating value for the companies we work with and satisfying experiences for our colleagues, so we’ve invested in state-of-the-art collaboration spaces in our offices.  BDO’s people represent a wealth of knowledge and expertise, and we’ll encourage you to build your network, work alongside others, and share your skills and experiences.  With a range of multidisciplinary events and dedicated resources, you’ll never stop learning at BDO.

We’re looking forward to the future

At BDO, we help entrepreneurial businesses to succeed, fuelling the UK economy.

Our success is powered by our people, which is why we’re always finding new ways to invest in you. Across the UK thousands of unique minds continue to come together to help companies we work with to achieve their ambitions

We’ve got a clear purpose, and we’re confident in our future, because we’re adapting and evolving to build on our strengths, ensuring we continue to find the right combination of global reach, integrity and expertise. We shape the future together with openness and clarity, because we believe in empowering people to think creatively about how we can do things better.

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Success Profile

What makes a successful Audit Quality - Audit Stream Risk Management Senior Manager? Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right skill level.

  • Business thinking
  • Communicating
  • Decision making
  • Developing self & others
  • Collaborating
  • Innovation & Change

Our culture at BDO

We’re a thriving business that is respectful and client-focused while remaining firmly anchored in our core purpose – helping you succeed. Our Unifying Culture encourages us to be ourselves, to be inspired, challenged, collaborative and ultimately successful.

Career Path

Your career is what you make of it at BDO. Whether you want to move into a leadership position within Audit or grow your portfolio of skills and become an expert in your field, we’ll support you all the way.

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Move Up

We’ll give you access to team recognition, financial benefits and career progression opportunities that align with your interests and ambitions.

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Explore new areas

You can test some possibilities before committing to a permanent change. Knowing your alternatives gives you more control over your career.

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Grow in place

Master new skills and build productive relationships, deepening your knowledge, experience and specialism.

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Realign

Redesign work to fit your changing personal needs including reducing your responsibilities or workload in order to better balance your lifestyle.

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Move across

Identify other positions or areas of the business that better fit your skills, values or interests.

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Relocate

Investigate suitable roles available in other BDO offices, both in the UK and internationally.

MEET AN AUDIT PARTNER

Dee’s story is an inspiring one – here he talks about his experience at BDO after spending the first part of his career at another firm, and why the move to BDO has been a great one.

Rewards & Benefits

We offer a wide range of core and voluntary benefits, with a few examples below.

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Health and Wellness Programmes

We promote a positive working environment where our people can thrive.

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Pension Plan

A Group Personal Pension Plan, with matched employer contributions.

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Private Medical

Access to private medical treatment for you and your family.

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Income Protection Plan

Provides a proportion of your basic salary if you suffer a loss of earnings because of illness or injury.

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Holidays

Our holiday benefit enables you to purchase up to 10 days of additional leave.

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Bike to work scheme

A convenient, environmentally friendly and tax-effective way to acquire a bike for travelling to and from work.