Personal Tax Semi Senior - Excellent Top 20 Practice

Michael Page Finance
Maidstone, Kent
22 Jul 2017
21 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Personal Tax Semi-Senior - Maidstone. Providing compliance and advisory services for a busy and successful personal portfolio. Leading on all internal matters for the book of business. Supporting the senior management team and the partners in providing an excellent service to the portfolio in addition to spotting development opportunities. This role will suit somebody working in a personal tax role or in a mixed role, looking to specialise.

Client Details

Tax Semi-Senior: Top 20 Accountancy Practice, based in Maidstone working within an established tax team. The firm has a very successful tax team, reflecting the importance of tax within the firm. The team is stable, with many staff having progressed through the firm to more Senior positions. They have an excellent reputation and a various career options available for the prospective candidate. There is also an opportunity to get involved in more in-depth private client tax work.


Maidstone based Personal Tax Semi Senior

  • Request information from client
  • Work through the information and assess the tax impact of each piece of information
  • Prepare and generate tax returns using tax software
  • Send chasing letters to client if required, address any queries
  • Prepare letter to client, detailing liabilities and any tax saving opportunities
  • Draft letter for review and make any necessary changes (where appropriate)
  • Send letter and tax return to client for signature; log information sent and submit to HMRC
  • Liaise with HMRC on clients behalf
  • Inform client of tax liabilities; agree these to HMRC statement on account
  • Prepare client bill (where appropriate)
  • Coach junior staff on work delegated
  • Identify tax planning opportunities as appropriate
  • Assist on consultancy projects (where required)
  • Carry out research projects (where appropriate)
  • Regularly update your knowledge via Tax section on the Intranet
  • Positive involvement with tax advisory work relevant to your skill level


  • Preferably ATT qualified
  • Varied, practical and technical tax knowledge, minimum 2 years practical experience of personal tax matters
  • Experience of supervising and coaching more junior team members
  • Basic accounts knowledge
  • IT packages (MS Excel & Word, tax software)
  • Commercial awareness / client focus
  • Ability to work well under pressure and achieve challenging deadlines
  • Be positive and committed to dealings with both clients and the team.

Job Offer

£22,000- £30,000




Benefits Package