Private Equity Tax Transactions Director

  • Location
  • Contract Type
  • Posted
  • Start Date
  • Industry
    Professional Services
  • Salary
    GBP120000 - GBP140000 per annum + Bonus, pension and benefits
  • Expiry Date

Our client is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction, and advisory services, with a commitment to building a better working world. Their tax division collaborates with clients across industries, providing a broad range of transaction tax services. They are currently seeking a highly skilled and experienced professional to join their specialist Transactions Tax team at the Director level.

About the Role:

At the senior level within this team, you will play a pivotal role in contributing to the efficient and successful delivery of tax services to clients. This position offers a unique opportunity to work with the world’s largest private equity clients and focus on rapidly developing areas within the deals market. You will gain wide-ranging experience in various transactional areas, including private equity, infrastructure, clean-tech, distressed debt, turnaround transactions, and restructuring.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the efficient and successful delivery of tax services, building and maintaining strong client relationships.
  • Actively manage existing clients and contribute to winning new work through a proactive approach.
  • Ensure technical excellence and a practical/business-focused approach in delivering client services.
  • Develop and execute international tax strategies, collaborating with clients on projects such as expansion into new markets, pre-transaction reorganizations, and post-transaction integration.
  • Manage the risk arising from global law changes, including BEPS, and engage in lobbying and negotiation with tax authorities in the UK and globally.
  • Lead and manage a team, providing effective supervision, coaching, and mentoring to develop junior staff.
  • Contribute to the overall strategy and operations of the team.

Skills and Attributes for Success:

  • Client focus and commercial awareness.
  • Strong international and UK tax technical skills and understanding.
  • Excellent negotiation skills and ability to handle challenges.
  • Business development skills with the capability to identify and convert opportunities.
  • Strong business acumen, managing engagement financial results effectively.
  • Effective time management, remaining calm under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills in various situations, both written and oral.
  • Enthusiastic team player with the ability to create and sustain effective teams.
  • Change-oriented and innovative with a flexible approach to ways of working and adoption of new technologies.


  • Experienced tax practitioner with deep experience in tax transactions.
  • Professional qualification such as ATT / ACA / CA / CTA (or equivalent breadth of knowledge).
  • Graduate or equivalent work experience.
  • Experience in managing a team and/or coaching and developing team members.
  • Project management skills, including planning, prioritizing work, meeting deadlines, and monitoring budgets.

What Our Client Offers:

  • Continuous learning and development opportunities.
  • Tools and flexibility to make a meaningful impact.
  • Transformative leadership insights, coaching, and confidence-building.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture, embracing individual uniqueness and voices.

If this role sounds of interest and you would like a confidential conversation around where it could take you, please contact Sally McIntyre-Brown on 0207 332 2452 or on

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