Tax Semi-Senior / Senior in Peterborough at Haines Watts

Date Posted: 4/24/2018

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Job Description

We are looking for a highly skilled entrepreneurial individual to join the team to assist us in achieving our strategic goal of being the number one advisor to owner managed businessese.

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

This is a personal tax compliance role and will involve contributing to the provision of an excellent range of tax services to a diverse set of clients and providing support for the Tax Manager/Partner. 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 / 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 Tax Semi-Senior / Senior duties will be:

  • Preparing annual tax returns (individuals. Partnerships, companies, trusts and forms p11Ds/PSAs)
  • Obtaining missing information etc. from the client, third parties or elsewhere in the firm as appropriate
  • Advising clients on corporation tax liabilities as they become due
  • Preparing and reviewing tax returns with accompanying workings
  • 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 client or third party correspondence, seeking further input as appropriate
  • Electronically filing tax returns if necessary
  • 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


Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years' experience working in a tax environment

Qualifications:

  • GCSE English and Maths grades C or above
  • Ideally ATT Qualified with an intention to complete CTA qualification

The Tax Semi-Senior / 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 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 any agency fee.

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