Deloitte, Consultant/Associate Director, Customs, Indirect Tax, London

The opportunity

Deloitte has the largest Indirect Tax Group in the UK, and is regarded within the firm as one of the leading and most successful service lines, with a reputation for being proactive, entrepreneurial, successful and fun to work with.

Deloitte is looking to recruit a Consultant/Associate Director to work within its Customs & International Trade Group, within the Indirect Tax practice. The role will expose you to a number of projects working in a variety of sectors and will involve working on client sites (UK / Europe). The current environment is an exciting one for Customs and Global Trade with new EU legislation introduced in 2016 and the potential changes as a result of the recent EU Referendum in the UK. Within the UK we have a team that works within the UK Indirect Tax practice in addition to being part of an EMEA wide Centre of Excellence for Customs & Global Trade.


In this role you would be required to support on all areas including:

  • Account Management / managing financials
  • Drafting of proposals to clients
  • Drafting of client advice (reports / memos)
  • Preparation of presentations and attending client meetings
  • Having 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



Role type

Permanent role


To be considered you must possess:

  • Customs experience working either in-house or in practice
  • A sound technical background in all key areas of customs management (classification, valuation, origin and special procedures)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong written skills (for example report writing)
  • Advanced computer skills (in particular excel / PowerPoint / Visio )

The role would be suited to someone who is organised and is able to manage workload and prioritise tasks appropriately. In addition the candidate should be someone who can work well in a team but who also has the ability to work on their own initiative when required. The ideal candidate would also be hardworking and ambitious.

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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?

This role will play an integral part in a high performing team that is regarded within the firm as one of the leading and most successful service lines, with a reputation for being proactive, entrepreneurial, successful and fun to work with.

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 special award for Best Innovation for our WorkAgility Time Out programme in the 2015 Top Employers for Working Families awards.

Requisition code: 123499

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One of the largest professional services organizations in the U.S., Deloitte delivers innovative solutions to the complex business problems facing companies around the world. Deloitte offers rewarding careers in four businesses—audit, tax, consulting, and financial advisory. Widely recognized for its inclusion initiatives, Deloitte is committed to building a workplace environment that allows people from all generations, ethnicities, and cultures to be their authentic selves.

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