Tax Assistant

Recruiter
AJ Chambers
Location
United Kingdom
Salary
£22,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted
06 Oct 2017
Closes
08 Nov 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An independent chartered accountants based in Central London are looking for a Tax Assistant to join their team. They will support candidates who wish to study towards the ATT qualification, and are offering a competitive remuneration package. The role will involve preparing tax returns and other documents for Manager review, and providing administration assistance where required.

The Role

- Ensuring you understand what the client's principle activities and jobs are and being the first point of contact for some clients
- Assisting clients with ad hoc questions in relation to basic financial matters
- Assisting clients on setting up and developing internal systems and controls, including implementing suitable accounting software
- Promote the firm and identify opportunities for obtaining new business
- Have a full awareness of services offered by the firm
- Supporting Partners with marketing and business development
- Prepare Sole Trader Profit and Loss accounts
- Prepare Self-Assessment, Partnership, and Corporation Tax Returns for review from a Manager
- Have a full knowledge of compliance and client take-on procedures including Anti-Money Laundering Procedures
- Help with general administration tasks where required

The Candidate

- Looking to study towards professional tax qualifications such as ATT
- Good awareness of technology
- Competent using MS Office, particularly Word and Excel
- Self-motivated and able to apply relevant skills to new scenarios
- Good people and communication skills
- Ability to work under pressure with accuracy and focus
- Excellent analytical and research skills
- Strong organisational and time management skills
- Great team member

For further information on this Tax Assistant role, please apply directly or contact Hannah Patmore at AJ Chambers.