Deloitte opportunities in Employment Taxes

  • competitve
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Deloitte
  • 23 Apr 18 2018-04-23

As a Consultant you will use your commercial awareness and professional expertise, along with leveraging the skills and expertise of others, to deliver the best possible experience and outcomes for our clients.

The Opportunity

Are you a qualified Tax or Audit professional seeking a new challenge? Deloitte are looking for individuals with a background in either audit or tax to move into an exciting and specialist area of our business. You must be qualified (ACA, CTA etc), however a tax background is not a 'must have' to apply for this position - we welcome candidates from a broad range of backgrounds.


Deloitte has a longstanding reputation of expertise in the field of employment taxes consulting, built up over many years of advising a wide range of UK and global companies.  We are offering a unique opportunity to work in a stimulating environment, with an exceptional team, advising a prestigious client portfolio.


This successful and expanding team is experiencing growth even in the current challenging environment.  This means that there is ample room for career development and progression.  We will provide you with the tools to reach your full potential and beyond, with no barriers. Achieve your aspirations by working with the best in the market.


Our Employment Tax Consulting business support clients with managing employment tax risks and to identify opportunities to add value to their organisation. At the moment our business is operating in a period of unprecedented legislative change which presents an exciting environment to advise clients. It is also at the heart of high profile economic issues impacting employers, such as the ‘gig economy’, the introduction of the Apprenticeship Levy and changes to the law on flexible remuneration.


Role description

Our Consultants take the lead on delivering key parts of our client services.  As a Consultant you will use your commercial awareness and professional expertise, along with leveraging the skills and expertise of others, to deliver the best possible experience and outcomes for our clients. You will have the opportunity to own or manage key elements of a client relationship and, with an appropriate level of support, will be expected to proactively identify innovative solutions for your clients and pursue new business development opportunities by utilising your networks and market knowledge.


You will act as coaches to junior team members and enjoy sharing your knowledge and expertise with others, as well as continuing to build your own technical expertise or specialism. Your desire to work as part of a team is critical to the role.



You will be based in a Deloitte London office, however travel may be required for client based projects. Whilst most clients are London based, you may be required to spend time off-site with regional and international clients.



This is a permanent role with a degree of flexibility. We are open to discussing the different ways in which we are able to support agile working arrangements. We recognise that our people are juggling demanding careers with commitments and interests outside of work.



Assisting clients with understanding complex tax law/HMRC interpretation
Assisting clients with identifying employment tax matters that could impact the success of  corporate transactions (and due diligence) 
Researching employment taxes case law and precedents
Providing advice on the tax treatment of all aspects of employee remuneration, such as salary, equity, benefits and expenses.  
Commitment to building and maintaining employment tax technical knowledge by attending structured development programmes and supplement by additional reading/research
Assisting clients with HMRC liaison and disputes  
Delivering quality advisory work to clients. For example, drafting correspondence to HMRC, participating on annual compliance projects, drafting advice to clients on various employment tax matters and considering the tax implications of proposed remuneration structures
To have a broader perspective of potential issues encountered when managing diverse teams and the strategies to overcome them; have a clear understanding of the firm’s commitment to creating a more inclusive culture
To have an active involvement in client meetings and encouraged to contribute or lead where appropriate. 
To focus on your personal and technical development. We take development very seriously and you'll benefit from continuous training and a transparent, interactive appraisal process.  With no micromanagement or quotas for promotion, you'll be empowered to manage your own workload and achieve career goals that you set yourself.




To build a full appreciation of current employment tax legislation, being qualified ACA or CTA, or equivalent qualification or experience
Ability to plan and prioritise workload, meet deadlines and work well under pressure
Strong client engagement and management experience with the ability to develop new business
Able to take ownership and use initiative to resolve problem
Ability to exercise appropriate level of judgement
Good team player with the ability to build effective relationships at all levels

You are here: Tax

Our business spans the full range of tax activities and by integrating these specialist areas when forging a team for the client, we can deliver the best advice to that client, wherever in the world they operate. Internally, the tax department is split into three main areas: Business Tax, Indirect Tax and Global Employer Services.

Our consultative approach adds significant value to our clients’ businesses and makes a tangible difference to their profits. As a result, you’ll get to work with a variety of clients, across a wide range of industry sectors, from large multinational companies to entrepreneurs and other high net worth individuals. This variety of work means you’ll gain broad and in-depth knowledge of business. As well as providing coaching in key financial, business, consulting and legal skills, we’ll also give you all the support you need to gain valuable professional qualifications.


About Deloitte

Our Purpose & Strategy

To make an impact that matters for our clients, our people and society - defines who we are and what we stand for. Our purpose provides the foundation for our strategy and our aspiration to be the undisputed leader in professional services: this is not about size, it's about being the first choice. The first choice for the largest and most influential clients, and the first choice for the best talent.


How will this role make an impact that matters with Deloitte?

You will be directly responsible for delivering services and managing relationships with some of the firm’s most valuable clients.


What do we do?

Deloitte offers Global integrated professional services that include Audit and Risk Advisory, Tax, Consulting and Financial Advisory. Our approach combines intellectual leadership, industrial expertise, insight, consulting & problem solving capabilities, technology revolutions and innovation from multiple disciplines to help our clients excel anywhere in the world.


What do we value?

At Deloitte we foster a collaborative culture where talented individuals can produce their best work. We value innovative thinking, diverse insights and a genuinely distinctive level of customer service.  We value difference, with respect at the heart of our inclusive culture, and we support agile working arrangements. Hear from some of our people already working at Deloitte in agile ways. We are proud to have received a Best for All Stages of Motherhood special award in 2016 as a Top Employer for Working Families.


Deloitte LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registered number OC303675 and registered office at 2 New Street Square, London, EC4A 3BZ. Deloitte LLP is the United Kingdom affiliate of Deloitte NWE LLP, a member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, a UK private company limited by guarantee (“DTTL”), its network of member firms, and their related entities. DTTL and each of its member firms are legally separate and independent entities.


Requisition code: 143666