Senior Manager – International Tax Services

Posted 8 months ago by Rutherford Cross
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Competitive Salary and excellent benefits
Sector Corporate Tax, International Tax
Hours Full Time
Job Type Practice
Recruiter Type Recruitment Consultant
Posted 8 months ago
Apply by Sunday, 13 May 2018

Rutherford Cross are working with a Big 4 firm who have an exciting opportunity to join their international tax services team in Aberdeen.  Recognised as leaders in international tax advisory and cross border M&A, this opportunity will see you working with some of the largest corporations in the world (with a focus on the Energy sector), advising on their international tax planning and M&A deals.

The client portfolio includes established oil and gas companies, through to private equity backed new entrants investing in emerging technologies. You will be working with some of the sector leading Partners who are well known and respected in the market. You’ll also be working with a high performing team who have advised on many high profile and market leading transactions.

The Job:

As International Tax Adviser, you will work on complex and challenging projects to include:

  • Expansion into new markets

  • Pre-transaction reorganisations and post-transaction integration

  • M&A diligence and tax structuring

  • Legal structure rationalisation

  • Operating model redesign

  • Optimisation of capital structure and financing

  • Advice on the tax aspects of some of the firms most complex audits

  • Managing the risk arising from global law change such as , and

  • Lobbying and negotiation with tax authorities in UK and globally

Key Responsibilities

  • Build and maintain relationships with clients, winning work proactively and contributing to winning new clients

  • Management of the successful delivery of technically complex and demanding consulting projects, ensuring technical excellence and practical / business driven approach taken

  • Overall responsibility of quality of client service

  • Build networks and relationships internally and externally for the team to leverage from

  • Develop junior staff through effectively supervising, coaching and mentoring

  • Significant involvement in the management of the team both in terms of strategy and operations

Candidate Requirements:

  • Client driven and commercially aware

  • Strong international and UK tax technical skills

  • Strong client relationship management skills with ability to develop quality outputs to clients

  • Negotiation skills, able to sustain opinion and handle challenges

  • Business development skills, able to identify and convert opportunities to sell work

  • Strong business acumen with ability to manage engagement financial results

  • Experienced tax practitioner with reviewing skills and expertise in international tax

  • Any of the following: ATT / / CA / (or breadth of knowledge equivalent to , e.g. law qualification)

  • Proven track record of Managing a team and mentoring and developing more junior team members

On Offer:

A competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance, as well as flexible working and career development. For more information in relation to the position, please email an updated CV to or call 07494 280 152 for a confidential discussion.


Rutherford Cross is a specialist tax and treasury recruiter servicing organisations in Scotland and the North West of England.  To discuss the opportunities in our portfolio or for confidential advice on your next career move please contact us: (Scotland) or (Manchester & NW).

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