Tax Associate - Hertfordshire - £50,000 to £70,000 per annum

Smart10 Ltd
From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
07 Oct 2017
07 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Tax Associate

Location: Hertfordshire (SG1)

Salary: £50,000 to £70,000

Contract: Permanent – Full Time

The Tax department provides taxation services to its clients and deals with all queries from basic compliance through to high-level advisory work. It prepares tax returns and computations, carries out tax planning/consultancy work, and deals with HMRC, clients and third parties

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity within an ambitious firm? If so, a fantastic opportunity has arisen. Within this role you will assist the partners in the provision of consultancy work, managing and developing junior staff and business development with the opportunity to progress to partner level.

Main responsibilities for the role are;

Assist in the provision of planning and advisory work for clients, as required

Build and maintain good working relationships with clients and colleagues within the firm

Assist in the allocation of compliance and other work to more junior members of staff, ensuring the effective development of staff

Assist in developing and implementing procedures in connection with running the department, as required

Assist in generating business development ideas and concepts, particularly in areas of specialism, as required

Prepare technical material such as factsheets and articles

Assist partners with project/consultancy work

Provide direction and support to junior members of staff in respect of all aspects of consultancy and compliance work

Develop/maintain areas of specialisation as agreed with the partners

Assist in marketing initiatives, such as the preparation of Factsheets, tendering to prospective clients etc. as required

Maintain awareness of UK taxation developments and other relevant taxation and accountancy developments

Skills/Experience required

Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent)

Competent at using MS Office

Good knowledge of all relevant computer applications

Good communication and presentation skills

Strong organisational and time management skills

Able to influence internal/external clients and colleagues

Able to work under pressure with accuracy and focus

Able to demonstrate problem solving skills

Self-motivated and able to apply relevant skills to new scenarios

Aware of own personal development and contributes towards it

Company Benefits

23 Days Annual leave – Pension – Annual bonus

Should you be short listed for this position, a member of the Smart10 team will be in touch with you in the next five working days. Good luck with your application!

Smart10 Ltd is a "Multi Award Winning" and independently run recruitment consultancy which specialises in both permanent and temporary positions across all Business Support roles. Smart10 have become renowned as one of Hertfordshire's most dynamic recruitment companies.

As a business, we won the Judges Award in 2012, Best New Business Award in 2013 and 'Business Person of The Year in 2016, at The Hertfordshire Business Awards, for being the most "promising" and "innovative" company within Hertfordshire.

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