Personal Tax Semi-Senior in Tamworth at Haines Watts

Date Posted: 7/30/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We are recruiting for a Tax Semi-Senior to work within our regional Tamworth office. This is a personal tax role reporting to the Tax Partner and will involve contributing to the provision of an excellent range of tax services to a diverse set of clients and providing support to the Tax team. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate initiative and good judgement when carrying out tasks on the client's behalf.

The Tax Semi-Senior role is offering a competitive salary and a great career path to progress within the firm and great benefits package.

The Tax Semi-Senior/Senior duties will be:

  • Preparing annual tax returns - individuals, partnerships, trusts, and forms p11Ds/PSAs - for an allocated portfolio of clients
  • Obtaining information from clients, third parties or elsewhere in the firm, as appropriate
  • Advising clients on tax liabilities as they become due
  • Completing posting for complex or missing areas of tax returns
  • Preparing basic capital gains computations
  • Preparing, amending and/or approving letters and emails for the Manager's approval
  • Drafting replies to clients or third-party correspondences, seeking further input, as appropriate
  • Electronically filing tax returns
  • Assisting in dealing with enquiries raised by HMRC
  • Preparing other forms, etc. as required by HMRC or other third parties
  • Monitoring chargeability on a weekly basis
  • Various ad-hoc work as they arise, such as technical research


  • Minimum 2-3 years' experience working in a tax environment


  • GCSE English and Maths grades C or above
  • ATT qualification would be a bonus but is not essential

The Tax Semi-Senior/Senior will have the following skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Business entrepreneurship and commercial awareness
  • Strong interpersonal skills

Personal Qualities

  • Enthusiastic, with a positive attitude
  • Adaptable and flexible
  • Strong team-player
  • Personable
  • Professional

If you are keen to secure a Tax Semi-Senior/Senior role within a unique top 15 accountancy firm offering a great start to your career, please apply today to find out more.

We do not pay agency fees where speculative and unsolicited CVs are submitted to Haines Watts by any means. For any CVs which are submitted without instruction from the Haines Watts Recruitment team, Haines Watts reserves the right to contact and work directly with these candidates without payment of any agency fee.