Personal Tax Senior in London at Haines Watts

Date Posted: 3/1/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

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

Due to growth within the largest and fastest growing region of Haines Watts, we are looking for highly skilled, entrepreneurial individuals to join the team to assist us in achieving our strategic goal of being the number one advisor to owner-managed businesses.

We are a top 15 accountancy firm specialising within the owner-managed business area across the UK. A well-established firm since the 1930s with an entrepreneurial and dynamic feel who are continuing to grow nationally as well as regionally.

The Personal Tax Senior role is offering a competitive salary, study support with CTA, a great career path to progress within the firm and great benefits package.

The Personal Tax Senior duties will be:

* Being the first point of contact for a portfolio of clients
* Preparing annual tax returns (including those for individuals. partnerships and trusts)
* Preparing forms P11D, PSAs, ATED and share schemes annual returns
* Obtaining missing information etc. from the client, third parties or elsewhere in the firm as appropriate
* Advising clients on tax liabilities as they become due
* Reviewing tax returns and accompanying workings as drafted by junior staff
* Completing posting for complex or missing areas of tax returns
* Preparing capital gains computations
* Preparing/amending and/or approving letters and emails for the manager's approval
* Drafting replies to client or third party correspondence, seeking further input as appropriate
* 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 it arises such as technical research and assisting with advising clients


* Minimum 3-4 years' experience working in a tax environment


* GCSE English and Maths grades C or above
* Ideally ATT qualified and studying towards CTA or recently passed CTA

The Personal Tax Senior will have the below 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 Personal Tax 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 any agency fee.