Requirements & Qualifications
You will need to have obtained or be studying towards at least a 2:1 in any degree discipline, and have graduated by September 2020, as well as achieved at least 104 UCAS points (260 UCAS points pre-2017) for your A levels (or equivalent), at least a grade 4 (C) in English language and at least a grade 6 (B) in Maths in your GCSEs (or equivalent).
Tax Consulting is all about solving complex intellectual challenges. We help our clients make the right business decisions, on a worldwide scale, by working collaboratively and creatively. Which means you get to see the bigger picture and become an expert in your specialist field.
- Business Tax: It’s our job to help our clients understand and manage them. From day one, you’ll work closely with clients – big and small - across all industries, on every aspect of their corporate tax whether it be within Tax Management Consulting, Financial Services or Global Innovation & Investment Incentives. You’ll help them deal with the heightened focus on tax and the complexity of balancing legislation, case law and public perception. We also deliver large-scale, international projects, as the tax experts in a multidisciplinary team. In contrast, our Private Client Services sector provides tax advisory and compliance services to high net worth individuals, which includes domestic business owners and a high number of non-UK nationals, whose tax affairs can be complex. Finally, we offer the opportunity for you to join our US corporate tax team, based in London you will deliver on large corporate and partnership transactions, restructurings and sizeable US tax compliance engagements for multinational clients.
- Global Employer Services (GES): Two words sum up what we do in Global Employer Services; Mobility and Reward. The first is about helping employers of all shapes and sizes to move their people around the globe, providing expert legal and business advice on everything from immigration to tax. The second is about planning the right pay, pensions and benefits for their staff. You’ll get to use innovation and technology, such as business analytics, to deliver true insights and value to clients. We have offerings within specialist departments such as Payroll, Executive Compensation and Immigration. Join us and you’ll not only be among the experts in this field, but the market leaders.
- Indirect Tax: As an Indirect Tax professional, you’ll get to know all aspects of your client’s business and advise them on business-critical events. Much of this is rooted in law. Which means a big part of your job will be researching legislation and case law and relating it to clients, so you can find effective solutions for them. You could really help clients navigate everything from Brexit to US Trade Reform working in our Global Trade Advisory area, and all the uncertainties in-between including their tax systems and technology working within our Compliance & Technology area. Wherever you specialise, you’ll become an expert in customs, global trade, VAT, landfill tax and other indirect taxes that affect businesses, minimising the costs for clients, whenever, wherever and however they do business.
- Transactions: You will have the opportunity to advise on a variety of Transactions ranging from multinational world renowned businesses to significant local infrastructure such as the airports we use, to the real estate including offices and hotels around us. As part of your role you will get to work with overseas teams around the world on different workstreams. We work with our clients, the legal advisers, the investment bankers and other stakeholders through all aspects of the transaction to help our clients successfully buy a business allowing you to see the whole transaction timeline and build a strong knowledge of a wide variety of taxes and apply them in a commercial way. You can work on a variety of projects from the due diligence aspect which is to review the tax history of a business and identify any potential risks, or it could be the structuring process to help design and implement a corporate structure that allows our clients to buy a business.
Your professional experience
In Tax Consulting you’ll get to work with and learn from some of the most talented and experienced professionals in the industry. You’ll be learning every day, from new tax legislation to technical skills, being proactive and adapting quickly to different types of work. You’ll have the opportunity to work with FTSE 100 organisations, start-ups and private individuals, helping them solve some of the most complex issues their business is ever likely to face.
You will attend The Tax Analyst Academy in your first two weeks at Deloitte. During this time, you will get the opportunity to meet your peers and learn the soft skills and technical skills to operate as a tax professional from day one in the office.
You will then participate in the Tax Analyst Development two year programme designed to prepare you for promotion to Consultant. The programme comprises of on the job learning, core training, and study for professional qualification training.