This role represents an exciting opportunity to join a growing team focussing on real estate transactions and advisory work. Typical projects include tax and financial due diligence; tax structuring for acquisitions, disposals and the formation of funds and joint ventures.
You will gain significant hand on commercial exposure in this role, working on commercial transactions and client business plans, seeing projects from start to finish as well as ongoing tax advisory work throughout the life of an investment.
There will also be opportunities to work across the broader Tax Advisory team to gain wide-ranging skills and experience and develop your career in a progressive and supportive team.
Tax due diligence on corporate real estate acquisitions, including compiling information requests, reviewing documents and drafting reports, and managing the input of other specialists (e.g. VAT, capital allowances, employment taxes/CIS)
Tax structuring work for acquisitions, refinancings, reorganisations and disposals, including researching technical points, managing the input of other specialists and drafting practical, robustly supported advice and reports
Assisting clients on non tax specific workstreams such as funds flows and financial due diligence
Actively keeping up to date on specialist technical matter particularly in light of the changing real estate tax landscape, contributing to thought leadership material as required
Tax compliance and reporting for UK companies and non-resident landlords
Performing transfer pricing analysis in relation to related party debt financing
Advising both landlords and occupiers on all aspects of real estate lease transactions, from initial incentives to renewal, dilapidations and surrender
Proactively manage risk and engagement administration
Understand project objectives, and client requirements and deadlines
Assist in the planning of project timetables and be responsible for progress; working with the senior team to manage and deliver the project
Liaise directly with clients and develop client relationships
Attend, and contribute to, client meetings and conference calls
Support the team in their respective roles, as required
Actively participate in business development, as required
Assist in the team's internal training programme
Experience in providing real estate tax (or M&A;) advisory services on a UK and possibly also an international level
Previous experience working within a large tax consultancy firm preferred
Proven experience in delivering projects and liaising directly with clients is also essential
Skills and Competencies Required:
Excellent organisational and planning skills
Ability to prioritise and manage a varied and dynamic workload under pressure
An analytical and methodical approach
Good commercial grounding and pragmatic approach to problem solving
Team player but highly self-motivated with a strong ability to take initiative
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Excellent attention to detail
Resilient under pressure, ability to work to tight deadlines and remain focused
The drive and ambition to progress and fulfil your full potential
Excellent working knowledge of MS Office
Appreciation of key issues impacting the real estate industry
Education and Qualifications Required:
Qualified to a degree level (2.1) or equivalent
Studied or studying ACA and/or CTA or equivalent
About FTI Consulting:
FTI Consulting is a global business advisory firm, dedicated to helping organisations navigate and manage a diverse range of complex issues and business challenges. Our expertise covers the spectrum of Corporate Finance & Restructuring, Economic Consulting, Forensic & Litigation Consulting, Strategic Communications and Technology. We are a company of more than 4,600 professionals with annual revenues in excess of $1.8 billion, with offices located in every major business centre in the world.
Our professionals are some of the most experienced leaders in their fields, and advise across a range of industries. Our clients engage us for high-stakes concerns or emerging opportunities that require specialised expertise, and over the past two decades we have been engaged to work behind the headlines on some of the biggest news stories to date.
FTI Consulting is a fast growing and vibrant place to work. Steered by our values of Integrity, Creativity, Achievement, Empathy and Respect, its meritocratic culture invites both collaboration and healthy debate. We are large enough to be trusted by our clients to solve their biggest issues and yet small enough to know our colleagues on a personal level enabling better team working and a supportive culture to develop your career goals and ambitions.
About our Tax Advisory team:
We provide corporate tax advisory services to FTSE 100 and major corporations across a broad suite of tax services and technical specialisms. We are an independent expert led tax practice with definitive expertise across many areas of tax and a commercial approach to advising our clients. Our senior management team members are leaders in their field, qualified in accounting, tax, law and surveying and also includes valuations and technology experts and economists.
Within Real Estate, our industry-focused team has extensive experience in advising on all aspects of the real estate ownership cycle, from acquisitions to disposals, joint ventures through to compliance
and transfer pricing. Being drawn from specialist teams from across the Big Four accounting firms, the team thrives on complexity, advising on high value cross border transactions into the UK, and also acts as a hub on European investments.
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.