Tax assistant

This is an excellent opportunity to join a well-established firm and continue your career. From day one you will be a valued member of the team. The varied nature of our clients will mean that you will be constantly challenged and continually gaining valuable experience.

You will join our tax team which has a broad client base. Your main role will be undertaking the preparation of tax returns for a mix of clients and assisting the tax manager with varied other tax work as it arises.  

Main job tasks and responsibilities

  • To have a strong working knowledge of and undertake annual tax compliance work to include the preparation of personal tax returns.
  • Under the direction of the line manager and senior tax manager to be aware of statutory deadlines for the tax compliance work and ensure work is completed to meet deadlines.
  • Assist with the preparation of the year-end tax letters for the firm.
  • To ensure work is being undertaken in the most efficient manner, being up to date with the most recent software developments and working methods.
  • Provide ad hoc support to the line manager and senior tax manager as the work arises.
  • To undertake administration for the line manager and senior tax manager including new client on boarding and department billing.
  • To have excellent client relationship skills and handle client queries in a positive and client focused manner.

Candidates will need to:

  • Be qualified to AAT/ATT or equivalent by experience

  • Experience in basic tax return preparation and willingness to undertake new (challenging) tasks

  • Attention to detail and methodical working manner

  • Ability to prioritise work and communicate with the team and senior tax manager regarding workflow

  • At least 3 years experience of in personal tax compliance work

  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines, external and internal

  • Excellent client communication skills

  • Ability to demonstrate a commitment to continuous improvement

  • Intermediate knowledge of Excel spreadsheet development


  • Full time 

What we can offer

  • Competitive salary and annual bonus
  • Continuous training in soft skills, technical knowledge and professional development
  • Up to 23 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • One day annual leave for birthdays
  • Death in service cover
  • Agile working
  • Company pension scheme
  • Social events throughout the year

Let us know about you, with your CV and a cover letter

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