Join the UK’s market leading Restructuring Tax team and make a real difference on a range of high profile and dynamic transactions. Our Financial Advisory Tax team specialises in providing tax advice on the restructuring of financially distressed businesses. They have built a fantastic track record in recent years, leading on some of Europe’s largest and most complex restructuring processes. These include debt restructuring transactions, debt-for-equity swaps, business reconstructions via Restructuring Plans, Schemes of Arrangement and CVAs, and insolvency appointments. The variety of work really stands out, as does the friendly and supportive nature of the team. The team has a great mix of UK and international transactions work and is looking to recruit a corporation tax specialist at Consultant level to build on the existing business capability and target a number of exciting developments in the restructuring market. As a Consultant this role will combine both advisory and compliance aspects of our work as we find this is the best way to quickly help new team members experience the breadth of work we are involved in. There is the opportunity to choose to specialise as you advance within the team. This is a unique opportunity to get involved. The role is technically interesting and personally rewarding.
Your key areas of focus will include:
Working directly with our financial advisory colleagues and external stakeholders including lenders, borrowers and legal advisors to understand the often complex commercial and legal requirements of each restructuring transaction;
Developing a strategy for achieving the commercial aims in a tax efficient manner and preparing reports setting out the steps necessary to meet the aims of the transaction;
Wherever Teneo take an insolvency appointment, essentially acting as the in-house tax team for that business and providing advice to insolvency practitioners on the direct tax consequences of their intended actions including asset and business sales. Sometimes this will involve working with an incumbent finance function and other times not.
Advising on the submission of appropriate tax returns or other documentation to tax authorities and liaising with them, as required;
Supporting the business development activities of the team (you will have a broad scope to build relationships both internally and with key clients); and
Contributing to the technical and personal development training of the broader team.
Key Skills & Experience
To qualify for the role you must have:
ACA/CTA or equivalent qualification or experience;
Strong UK tax technical skills;
Strong communication, team playing and project management skills; and
The ability to perform strongly under pressure.
Prior experience of transactions or insolvency processes is preferred but not essential.
What can we offer you?
New joiners are supported by a week-long induction programme, and continuous improvement is achieved through a structured and tailored programme that suits your career development.
As well as this we offer a whole host of benefits and reward including.
25 days holiday
Discretionary Bonus Scheme
Extensive investment in personal development & learning
Enhanced maternity and paternity leave (depending on length of service) and shared parental leave
Private medical insurance
Group Income protection
Cycle to work schemes
Regular social, cultural and charitable activities
Teneo advises business leaders, enabling them to achieve goals faster and at lower cost by earning trust, navigating disruption and removing barriers. We are built to help businesses succeed in a world no longer defined by boundaries and disciplines. Working exclusively with the CEOs and senior executives of the world’s leading companies, Teneo provides strategic counsel across their full range of key objectives and issues.
Our clients include a significant number of the FTSE 100 and Fortune 100, as well as other global public and private corporations.
We’re an ambitious, global consultancy which allows candidates unmatched opportunities to develop and work with inspiring, motivated people. Our teams bring together the disciplines of strategic communications, investor relations, restructuring, management consulting, physical & cyber risk, financial advisory, corporate governance advisory, ESG, DE&I, political & policy risk, and talent advisory, to solve for the most complex business challenges and opportunities. We aim to make companies and institutions stronger and more valuable. We are capable of advising at the most senior levels across the world’s leading businesses and organisations and we’re proud to work with some of the strongest brands in the world.
Across the globe, Teneo employs more than 1,200 people, offering global reach from a light infrastructure, built out of regional hubs.
Our culture is critical to our success. We have a flat management structure with an open and supportive office atmosphere. To support progression and learning, we foster a supportive environment with a focus on mental health and wellbeing as well as adopting an inclusive environment that allows all employees to flourish. We recognise that diversity is essential for our business and encourage applicants from all backgrounds.
At Teneo, we have fully embraced hybrid working and redefined the way we work such that it facilitates collaboration, optimises productivity and promotes the health and wellbeing of our people. We are also happy to discuss other forms of flexible working so please let us know if this is something you would like to discuss.