Associate (Tax)

Location: Dublin

Contract Type: Full-time

Closing Date: 31 May 2021

Associate (Tax)

Associate (Tax)

Location: Dublin

Contract Type: Full-time

Closing Date: 31 May 2021

Walkers is currently seeking to recruit a newly or recently qualified lawyer or accountant and/or Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) to join their Tax team in Dublin.  This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a progressive market leading financial services law firm and obtain excellent market relevant training and potential for career progression.  With offices in 10 jurisdictions, Walkers is a leading international law firm that provides legal, corporate, fiduciary and compliance services to global corporations, financial institutions, capital markets participants and investment fund managers.

Reporting

The successful candidate will report to Jonathan Sheehan, Partner and Head of Tax

Job duties

The Walkers Tax team advise domestic and international corporations and financial institutions on a wide range of financial and commercial transactions, including debt capital markets, general corporate tax, investment funds, aircraft leasing, mergers and acquisitions, cross border tax planning and real estate work.  The role will involve assisting in advising clients directly and in conjunction with other practice groups and will include ongoing training, mentoring and support.  The successful candidate will work closely with the tax partners on a diverse range of tax technical matters.

Requirements:

Ideally applicants will be a qualified lawyer or accountant (NQ to 4 years PQE) and have passed or be in the process of completing their training to be a Chartered Tax Advisor (CTA) and have experience working in tax in a recognised law or accounting practice.

Suitable candidates will be able to demonstrate:

  • Strong academic record;
  • Strong tax technical skills and a passion for learning; 
  • Excellent drafting skills;
  • Commercial awareness;
  • A calm and measured approach to problem solving;
  • Ability to work on own initiative but also as part of a team;
  • A willingness to work hard;
  • An ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and clients.
  • Previous experience in the area of financial services tax is an advantage but is not a necessity.
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