Tax Trainee

This is an excellent opportunity to join a well-established firm and begin your career and in the future, to undertake studies toward the relevant tax qualification ATT. Supporting the Manager as part of a team on the delivery of Bush & Co Limited’s general personal tax function, you will be executing the self-assessment tax return preparation for a range of clients.  The varied nature of our clients will mean that you will be constantly challenged and continually gaining valuable experience.

Main job tasks and responsibilities

  • To have a reasonable understanding of taxation principles and practices to deliver an effective service to clients.
  • Working with the Manager and team to ensure quality taxation services and excellent client service.
  • Delivering the self-assessment tax return preparation for clients with a variety of sources of income to include investment portfolios, rental income, pensions and overseas income.
  • To assist with other taxation paperwork and returns such as 60 day Capital Gains Tax returns and liaise with HM Revenue & Customs on client matters.
  • To have good client relationship skills, to be able to build strong relationships and handle client queries in a positive and client-focused manor.
  • Provide mentoring and guidance to other trainees within the team where necessary.
  • Assist the tax team with any ad hoc work that is required.
  • The opportunity in the future to undertake studies toward the relevant tax qualification ATT supported by Bush & Co Limited.

The ideal candidate will need to:

  • Be technically competent in Microsoft Office
  • Have good time management skills
  • Have good attention to detail
  • Have good planning and organising skills
  • Be able to communicate to people at all levels and demonstrate good people skills
  • Be able to know when to pass matters on to another team member
  • Be willing and eager to learn
  • Have a minimum of 8 GCSEs at 9-5 grades (A-C), with 6 (B) or above in Maths and English Language or equivalent.
  • Have A levels grades A-C where appropriate.

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  • Full time office-based role

What we can offer

• Competitive salary and annual bonus.
• Continuous training in soft skills, technical knowledge and professional development.
• Study support for ATT.
• Minimum 20 days holiday plus bank holidays, rising to 25 (depending on grade and position).
• One day annual leave for birthdays.
• Agile working where agreed.
• Company pension scheme.
• Social events throughout the year.