Tax Trainee - Top 20 practice with study package

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

A fantastic opportunity for a high calibre graduate or a tax trainee to join a highly reputable firm of chartered accountants based in Maidstone in a tax assistant position, offering excellent development and a fantastic chance to build your career. Starting off in compliance and gradually transitioning in to advisory work.

Client Details

This Maidstone based client is a national business with multiple offices across Kent and further afield. They have a wide array of clients and provide a mix of services including accounts, tax, audit and advisory services. This opportunity will give you fantastic grounding and set you in good stead to progress your career in tax, with the opportunity to become a specialist in a certain area in the future.


Tax Trainee - Top 20 Chartered Accountancy Practice Maidstone

  • Assisting with the preparation and submission of Tax Returns and computations
  • Advising clients on tax liabilities in a timely manner
  • Assisting clients with their tax compliance regulations and meeting the required deadlines in respect of tax compliance (filing and payment)
  • Assisting in preparing P11Ds
  • Undertaking research into tax enquiries and providing tax planning advice appropriate to your experience and training
  • Assist in providing tax advice on client portfolios and adhoc assignments as they arise
  • Developing strong working relationships with colleagues, clients and tax authorities
  • To provide support on planning projects and research technical issues on advisory work such as asset/business sales, succession planning and non-residence issues.
  • Working as part of a team
  • Answering telephone calls and dealing with basic client queries and /or enquiries (internal and external clients)
  • Providing general assistance to the tax team
  • Raise awareness of other business services, including Financial Services, and highlight possible cross or up selling opportunities
  • Admin and other ad hoc tasks as required


  • Basic knowledge and understanding of personal tax returns would be ideal
  • Achieved at least a grade B in both Mathematics and English Language GSCE (or equivalent)
  • Successfully studied to A Level (or equivalent) achieving a minimum of 300 UCAS points at A2 level
  • Achieved or be predicted to achieve at least a 2.1 in your chosen degree
  • Eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Efficient and organised approach to work
  • Good IT skills
  • Ability to balance your workload with the pressures of studying for a professional qualification
  • Effective time management
  • Self-motivated and professional manner
  • Good communication skills
  • Flexible approach and enthusiastic team player

Job Offer

  • £18,000 - £24,000 dependent on experience
  • 20 days' holiday (increases with service to 25 days) plus bank holiday
  • Pension
  • Study package
  • Income protection
  • Life Assurance/DIS benefit
  • Payment of professional subscription