Transactions Tax, Senior Consultant

Job Title: Senior Consultant - Transactions

Business Function: Corporate Finance - UK Tax

Job Status: Permanent

Location: London

Reporting to: Managing Director, Corporate Finance - UK Tax

About Tax Advisory:

We provide business taxes advisory services to FTSE 100, international funds and major corporations across a broad suite of tax services and technical specialisms. We are an independent expert led tax practice with definitive expertise across many areas of tax and a commercial approach to advising our clients. Our senior management team members are leaders in their field, qualified in accounting, tax, law and surveying and the team also includes valuations and technology experts and economists.

About the Role:

The Corporate Finance Practice in FTI Consulting is seeking a Senior Consultant / Director to support the senior team in providing tax input into transaction advisory, structuring and due diligence projects.

The tax team is involved in many transaction and due diligence projects which are generated from a variety of sources including the tax client base, part of wider projects with our Transaction Services and Restructuring teams, referrals from our international network, WTS International, and referrals from other international parts of the FTI firm. The role is to support the tax Senior Director and Managing Directors on the tax aspects of these projects, day to day liaison on the transaction process, identifying potential exposures and opportunities and drafting the due diligence and structuring reports.

You must have experience of advising on transactions and undertaking due diligences projects, be highly organised, have a good attention to detail and be able work to deadlines. You are likely to currently be part of a transaction services team at a Big 4 or equivalent, providing tax support.

At FTI, senior tax team members are actively involved with clients and projects. However, members at all grades team are encouraged to take on a greater amount of responsibility than is generally available in other practices. While support will be provided by tax sector specialists (e.g. employment tax, VAT etc.) you will need general knowledge across all tax areas, providing a high level of variety and a broad range of skills and knowledge development.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Leading or supporting the tax Senior Director and Managing Directors with tax on transactions, structuring and due diligence exercises;
  • Liaising with other members of the tax team and Transaction Services and Restructuring teams as required;
  • Delegating work to and managing the junior members of the tax team
  • Looking for opportunities to provide post-transaction advice and support to clients
  • Assisting the senior team with other advisory projects as required
  • Actively keeping up to date on technical matters and dealing with detailed technical queries raised, coordinating the preparation of practical, robustly supported advice
  • Assisting the senior team with thought leadership
  • Taking ownership of projects in relation to WIP management and billing
  • Undertaking training both for clients and internally as required

Education and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree (2.1) or equivalent
  • ACA, CTA or equivalent qualified

Experience, Skills and Competencies:

  • Relevant post qualified experience of tax with a focus on transactions from either an in-house or practice role
  • A good tax technical knowledge
  • An ability to communicate (verbal and written) complex technical issues in a straightforward and practical way to tax and non-tax specialists
  • Strong analytical skills and an eye for detail
  • Outgoing and personable and able to integrate with a team and interact with colleagues of all grades
  • Ability to prioritise and manage a varied workload under pressure
  • Proven ability to take ownership of projects and come to decisions independently whilst being supported by the senior team
  • Demonstrable skills at building and maintaining relationships with colleagues within and outside tax teams
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

#LI-WG2Our Benefits

Apart from the well-structured career path and excellent team environment, our employees enjoy a variety of perks and benefits.

We offer a competitive benefits and wellbeing programme including private medical insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, income protection, flex critical illness cover, 5% employer pension contribution, holiday buy, discounted gym membership, interest free travel loans, paid volunteer hours and corporate matching for charitable donations, and much more.

About FTI Consulting

What makes us unique? With more than 6,250 employees located in offices in every corner of the globe, we are the firm our clients call when their most important issues are at stake. Regardless of what level you are, you will have the opportunity to work alongside and learn from top experts in your field on high-profile engagements that impact history. Our culture is collaborative, and we value diversity, recognition, development and making a difference in our communities.

FTI Consulting is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange and has been recognized as a Best Firm to Work For by Consulting magazine and one of America's Best Management Consulting Firms by Forbes . For more information, visit and connect with us on Twitter ( @FTIConsulting ), Facebook and LinkedIn .

FTI Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, protected veteran status, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Job information

Firm: FTI Consulting

Location: London



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