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Personal Tax Senior - Maternity Leave in Northampton at Haines Watts

Date Posted: 6/10/2019

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Personal Tax Senior - Maternity Cover

With over 60 offices around the UK, Haines Watts is a Top 15 firm of Chartered Accountants which specialises in the owner-managed business sector. Nationally, we support over 35,000 business owners around the UK giving our clients access to a huge amount of business expertise and knowledge. We work with business owners that are in the SME market, many with a family environment.

Position: Personal Tax Senior

Location: Northampton/Kettering

Job Type: Temporary Maternity Cover - 24th September 2019 until early February 2020

Annual Full Time Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 (would consider part-time/school hours applicant)

About the role:

We are looking for an experienced Personal Tax Senior to join our existing tax team in delivering tax compliance services in our busy period.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Complete and review Self-Assessment Tax Returns for a wide range of personal tax clients to include sole traders, directors, partnerships and some HNW clients also.
  • Utilising technology where appropriate
  • Manage a portfolio of clients, including interaction with clients and colleagues to ensure all deadlines (client & statutory) are met
  • Plan and manage work to ensure that clients are compliant, and all calculations submitted are accurate and timely
  • Identify other opportunities from your review of the company records and preparation of tax calculations

About you:

  • Minimum of 3 years' experience of working in tax, ideally obtained within practice
  • Ideally part ACCA/ATT qualified
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Capability to translate complex theories into plain English
  • Strong communication and organisational skills
  • Experience managing and controlling workflows in a practice environment
  • Excellent time management
  • Can work well under pressure, hit deadlines and respond promptly to requests
  • Can work as part of a team supporting both junior and senior members

What is on offer:

  • £25,000 - £30,000, depending on experience
  • Parking on site
  • Friendly and inclusive working environment
  • Flexibility with working hours