Live Q&A: Exploring jobs in finance — with Deloitte

A career in tax involves far more than number crunching, and experts in this area are keen to prove it is more creative than many graduates think.

So experts from Deloitte will be online today aiming to dispel the myths which surround this career choice.

To find out more about everything from salary to career progression within the company’s tax teams, join them between 12pm—3pm — advance questions are welcome below.

Our panel (more names to be added):

Emma Bairstow is an international tax partner and the head of tax in the Deloitte London Gatwick office. Emma focuses on assisting foreign companies expand their operations into the UK and Europe. She is a chartered accountant and also a chartered tax adviser.

Rebecca McHarg started work at Deloitte on a graduate placement in September 2009. Rebecca works in expatriate tax within the International Assignment Services (IAS) department; her work includes preparing UK tax returns as well as providing advice. She is based in Reading.

Katy Wintle is a manager in the tax department of the Deloitte Jersey office in the Channel Islands. She has worked at Deloitte for seven years and specialises in corporate and indirect tax. Her work includes managing tax audits and tax compliance work, as well as producing one-off pieces of both corporate and indirect tax advice.

Lisa Gordon is a senior manager in Private Client Services, working from Deloitte Edinburgh. Lisa originally started as a graduate recruit in 2000 in the Gatwick office. She specialises in the tax affairs of individuals such as employees, entrepreneurs or residents of exotic countries.

Lyndsay MacGregor is an assistant manager in the Global Employer Services team at Deloitte. Lyndsay works in the Manchester office and has been with Deloitte for three years. She has recently qualified as a chartered tax adviser.

Nicola Lynch is a tax manager working within the Global Employer Services team in the Manchester office at Deloitte. Nicola specialises in providing employment taxes advice, plus advice in relation to executive remuneration, employee share schemes and reward.

Charlotte Antell joined the graduate recruitment team at Deloitte three years ago. Charlotte has recruited full-time graduates for departments such as audit, information & technology risk, actuarial and corporate finance. She has recently moved internally and is now a resource manager for consulting and tax experienced hire.

Luke Johnson is an associate in the Indirect Tax Consulting department in Liverpool. He completed a summer internship with Deloitte before joining the company in Autumn last year.

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