Tax Assistant in Hereford at Haines Watts

Date Posted: 11/12/2019

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Job Description

Tax Assistant

Haines Watts are recruiting a Tax Assistant to join their busy tax team in modern, well-appointed offices in the centre of Hereford.

Haines Watts are well established, offering accountancy, specialist tax and business advisory services to clients including limited companies, charities and individuals.

Reporting directly to the Tax Manager, this position involves dealing with personal tax compliance for a portfolio of clients. The role also offers the opportunity for career development and on the job training.


  • Assisting with the preparation and submission of personal Tax Returns and computations
  • Advising clients on tax liabilities in a timely manner
  • Assisting in preparing P11Ds
  • Providing support on planning projects and researching technical issues on advisory work
  • Responding to client queries
  • Liaising with HMRC
  • Admin and other ad hoc tasks as required


  • ATT qualified or desire to commence their ATT studies
  • Previous personal tax experience gained in a practice environment
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Efficient and organised approach to work
  • Good IT skills and a working knowledge of Excel (IF formulas and VLOOKUP) and tax software
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Nice to have, but not essential

  • Experience preparing trust returns
  • Basic knowledge of corporate tax returns and their preparation

What's on offer?

Being part of Haines Watts means that there are broad training & development opportunities available. In addition, on offer includes:

  • Competitive salary - will depend entirely on experience.
  • Hours of work, 9:00am - 5:30pm, Monday to Friday (37.5 hours per week)
  • Death in service benefit
  • Income protection cover
  • Pension scheme
  • A range of optional salary sacrifice benefits

Please apply with CV and covering letter outlining your suitability for the role.

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.