Senior Associate/Senior Manager | Tax Controversy and Policy Team

Auckland CBD | Senior Associate/Senior Manager | Tax Controversy and Policy Team | Ref: ERL2990 | Legal Staff

Outstanding opportunity for an ambitious, high calibre lawyer & tax specialist; One of the Big 4 International Accounting Firms; Attractive remuneration package including carpark on offer;

Our client, one of the Big 4 International Firms, are currently seeking a Senior Associate / Senior Manager to join their Tax Controversy and Policy team in Auckland. To be considered for this role you must be admitted to the New Zealand High Court as a barrister and solicitor and have proven experience spanning 6+ years PQE in tax compliance and/or tax advisory either within a Big 4 Accounting Firm or top-tier New Zealand law firm.

Skills and attributes required for the role:

  • Proven leadership experience and experience in managing staff
  • Strong and broad relationships with current and prospective clients and established relationships with Inland Revenue
  • A proven ability to manage engagement metrics and generate revenue by having a strong market presence
  • The ability to adapt and succeed in a fast paced environment.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Leading the management of tax disputes and other contentious tax matters (including audits, disputes and litigation)
  • Playing an active part in growing the practice and continuing to build on its success
  • Analyse research and deliver high quality legal advice that is commercially focused
  • Manage clients' tax risk by developing and testing governance frameworks, seeking binding rulings from Inland Revenue, making voluntary disclosures and using other tax risk mitigation techniques
  • Keeping up to date with latest tax developments and developing thought leadership
  • Working with staff to develop their technical and business acumen and assisting staff achieve their career objectives.

This is an outstanding opportunity for a forward thinking lawyer who is passionate about tax, backed by a proven record in this field, and keen to make an intelligent career move. A highly competitive remuneration package is on offer including a carpark and flexible working arrangements.

To find out more about this opportunity where you can be assured of absolute confidentiality, please contact Michelle Stewart or apply today quoting reference ELR2990.