Tax Semi-Senior in Hornchurch at Haines Watts

Date Posted: 9/17/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We are recruiting for a Tax Semi-Senior to work within our Hornchurch office. This is a personal compliance tax role and will be reporting to the Tax Managers and will involve contributing to the provision of an excellent range of tax services to a diverse set of clients and providing support to supervisors and managers. 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 1930's with an entrepreneurial and dynamic feel who are continuing to grow nationally as well as regionally.

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

The Tax Semi-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
  • Reviewing tax returns and accompanying workings as drafted by junior staff
  • 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 supervisor'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 18 months' experience working in a tax environment

Qualifications

  • GCSE English and Maths grades C or above
  • Ideally Studying towards ATT or CTA

The Tax Semi-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 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.