Insurance – Financial Services, Senior Associate

PwC. Published: December 18, 2022
Yeadon, United Kingdom
Job Type


TaxWe help our clients stay ahead of changes that impact their businesses, navigating complexity and risk. We deliver deep tax technical, people and legal expertise, while providing the critical context to make informed and compliant decisions. With clients ranging from multinational organisations and public sector bodies to entrepreneurs and family businesses, the work we do is diverse. PwC’s Insurance Tax team is the market leader in the provision of tax services to the UK insurance market. The team works nationally, centred in London with practices in Edinburgh, Leeds and Bristol. The Insurance Tax team is offering an exciting opportunity to join its growing team.


The role will require an ability to work as part of a team delivering a range of tax services to the insurance market. A strong background in corporate tax is required with experience of tax advisory work, tax compliance and tax accounting. An insurance background is beneficial but not essential. The Insurance Tax team provides tax services to all sectors of the insurance market, including general insurers, life and health insurers, reinsurance carriers, brokers and the Lloyd’s of London market. Clients include the biggest names in UK insurance, as well as the largest European, US and Bermudan groups. Alongside the top tier insurance groups, the team works with a large number of medium sized businesses and start-ups. The role will be focused on working with other team members to deliver a wide range of corporate tax services to our insurance clients.


There will be opportunities to develop a deep knowledge and experience of the insurance sector and get exposure to a wider variety of areas of tax including mergers and acquisitions, international tax, finance and amp; treasury tax, tax audits and group restructuring. The role will involve working closely with other tax professionals within the team and at our insurance clients, providing significant development opportunities that arise in working in a market leading team. The Insurance Tax team works nationally with teams in London, Edinburgh, Leeds and Bristol. Whilst we are location agnostic it is expected that the successful candidate will be willing to spend time with clients and colleagues in multiple locations.


Essential skills ACA/ATT/CTA qualification or equivalent (or working towards)Strong UK corporate tax background. Experience of working on tax compliance and tax advisory assignments. Good tax accounting knowledge. An ability to communicate effectively both with colleagues and senior stakeholders. A desire to take advantage of new opportunities for learning, sharing knowledge; and thinking creatively.


Desirable skills: A track record of delivering quality work for clients. A knowledge of the insurance market. Not the role for you? Apply promptly! A high volume of applicants is expected for the role as detailed below, do not wait to send your CV. Did you know PwC offers flexible career arrangements and contract work? Learn more.


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