Whether they work for a major multinational or a local owner managed business, corporate tax and business tax specialists will be instrumental to major decisions made by that client. These accountants are regarded as some of the most technically proficient accountants within the profession. They must be adept at both advising clients on complex tax issues and completing big ticket compliance issues.
As we move into 2012 the demand for corporate tax specialists within the Big 4 and mid-tier firms remains buoyant, with the slowdown in corporate activity primarily affecting the M&A and transaction tax specialists. There’s still a high level of demand for senior manager and director grades, particularly those professionals with a track record of business development. newly qualified CTA candidates can also expect 2009 to bring opportunities in industry, financial services and practice.