Tax Semi Senior in London at Haines Watts

Date Posted: 9/11/2020

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Job Description

We are recruiting for a Tax Semi-Senior to work within our London Holborn office. This is a personal compliance tax role, which reports to the Tax Manager and will involve contributing to the provision of an excellent range of tax services to a diverse set of clients. You will also be providing support to supervisors and managers. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate initiative and good judgement when carrying out tasks on a 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 to 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 Tax Semi-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 duties will be:

* Preparing annual tax returns (owner managed business directors/shareholders, high net worth, sole traders, Partnerships (including LLPs), 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
* Monitoring and requesting budgets for the work that you are doing
* Liaising with the admin team where required in order to obtain and chase in information from client.
* Preparing capital gains computations
* Knowledge and experience in dealing with EIS and SEIS claims will be an advantage.
* Preparing/amending and/or approving letters and emails to HMRC and clients for the supervisor's approval
* Drafting replies to client or third party correspondence, seeking further input as appropriate
* Electronically filing tax returns as 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


* Minimum 2-3 years' experience working in a tax environment


* GCSE English and Maths grades C or above
* Ideally ATT Qualified

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 any agency fee.