Private Client Tax Senior- Top 50 Firm

Recruiter
Taylor Hawkes Ltd
Location
United Kingdom
Salary
£40k - £45k pa
Posted
06 Oct 2017
Closes
07 Nov 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Taylor Hawkes are working with a Top 50 Firm who act as auditors for organisations of every type and size. Their clients are active in all branches of commerce and industry, ranging from substantial corporations to small businesses. They also act for many charities, trade unions, trade associations, professional societies and other organisations in the not for profit sector. They are looking for a Tax Senior to join their Private Client department.

The Private Client department comprises 30 specialist staff and is headed by 6 Partners and 2 Principals. The department deals with private clients and trusts.

The role and responsibilities of the Tax Senior will be to look after the day to day running of a portfolio of clients, and assist with advisory work deriving from that portfolio. They will be expected to support on ad-hoc projects and advice as necessary.

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Prepare tax returns for review by the Manager
* Interface between clients and managers
* Assist with the training and supervision of more junior members of staff
* Assist with the general private client issues and suggest tax planning opportunities for clients within their portfolio
* Communication and correspondence with HMRC
* Communication with and answering queries from clients

The ideal candidate would be able to demonstrate:

* A minimum of 2 years' personal tax experience preferably within a practice environment
* Accurate work, displaying initiative with minimal supervision
* A proactive attitude
* Good general knowledge of income tax, capital allowances, employment taxes, capital gains tax and benefits, and non-doms.
* A basic knowledge of capital gains tax, treatment of foreign income, capital allowances, tax credits, and inheritance tax