Associate (Global Transaction Tax Advisory)

Alvarez & Marsal

Job information

Firm: Alvarez & Marsal

Location: London

Education: Postgraduate degree

Benefits: Competitive


Privately held since its founding in 1983, Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) is a leading global professional services firm that provides advisory, business performance improvement and turnaround management services.  With over 4000 people across four continents, A&M works closely with investors, law firms, corporate clients and private equity firms advising on a range of specialisms such as tax, disputes and investigations, corporate performance improvement, private equity services and restructuring & turnaround.

A&M Taxand was one of the founding members of Taxand which is now the world’s largest independent tax organisation with more than 400 tax partners and over 2,000 tax advisors in 48 countries.

Financial Investors - Global Transaction Tax Advisory

In today’s increasingly complex global tax environment, having international reach, a strong local presence and the right expertise is critical to the successful execution of corporate transactions.

Our extensive hands-on domestic and cross-border transaction experience helps resolve critical tax considerations in an efficient and practical manner. Our focus on operations and key commercial concerns drives targeted and effective strategies that meet issues head-on and achieve results.

Our tax-focused M&A professionals serve as dedicated entry-to-exit partners to provide seamless and integrated tax due diligence and transaction structuring services.

As a result of this breadth, along with A&M’s growth, we are expanding the tax practice rapidly at all levels and looking to recruit a couple of Associates into the team. 

The ideal candidate will be bright, entrepreneurial, action-orientated, and hands-on.  The individual does not necessarily need to have private equity or M&A tax experience but should have a genuine interest in this type of work and a desire to progress. The primary responsibilities would be private equity M&A work although we also provide general tax services to corporate clients who are likely to be portfolio companies of private equity funds

Primary responsibilities:

  • Performing tax due diligence on target businesses located in the UK and globally:
    • Drafting detailed technical questions
    • Producing first draft of the due diligence reports
    • Liaising with tax specialists in other areas
    • Co-ordinating global Taxand teams
  • Providing advice in respect of structuring acquisitions:
    • Preparation of acquisition steps reports
    • Incorporating tax structuring tax advice from other jurisdictions
  • Providing clients with ad-hoc advice on company reorganisations and restructuring activities

Other responsibilities:

  • Providing advice regarding tax technical issues in the UK and globally
  • Undertaking technical research projects
  • Involved in business development and marketing initiatives


  • ACA or CTA qualified with several years corporate tax compliance or advisory experience
  • Relevant/appropriate tax experience - we can only consider candidates with UK Tax experience for this role

Personal qualities:

  • A self-assured and strong communicator
  • Ability to direct others while teaching and coaching them
  • Flexibility in approach to clients and advice
  • Enjoy working in a close and dynamic team
  • Energetic with the ability to grow

What can we offer you?

  • Leadership: Growing leadership team and high-quality colleagues to work with in a fun and collegiate environment.
  • Career development: A&M is rapidly expanding. The opportunities for internal career progression as A&M Taxand grows is apparent.
  • Technical development: We will support your continuing professional development within this tax team through work opportunities and coaching from our experienced senior team.
  • Remuneration: A&M offers a competitive salary and an excellent and genuinely performance related bonus scheme where individuals’ contribution to the team’s success is identified during the year.

Voluntary Inclusion

It is Alvarez & Marsal’s policy to provide and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, pregnancy, marital status, family status, religion, national origin, age or disability or any other non-merit based factor in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.

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Please note that as per A&M policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters were engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that A&M will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.

Job information

Firm: Alvarez & Marsal

Location: London

Education: Postgraduate degree

Benefits: Competitive


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